Dan Sui is Professor and Chair of Geography at The Ohio State University. His current research focuses on volunteered geographic information and the use of social media as a new data source for geographic research as well as the legal and ethical issues of using geospatial technologies in society. The New Mappings Collaboratory at the University of Kentucky hosted Professor Sui, kicking off an effort to build partnerships around new spatial media education and research.
Cities, gender, history, social and physical landscapes, economics, open data - see how broad the UK Geography Department is and what out what it means to be a geographer!
Associate Professor Jeremy Crampton and graduate student Ate Poorthuis conduct a Drone demo on the front lawn of University of Kentucky.
For more on Jeremy Crampton and GIS mapping check out this story, complete with a photo album - as.uky.edu/balloon-mappings
Matt Wilson's GIS Workshop at the University of Kentucky builds connections to the community through partnerships with non-profit organizations such as Seedleaf and the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice.