Events

  • Monday, June 5th, 2017

    Taught by Dr. Kang Pyo Lee.

    This introductory course will cover the basic elements in Python data analytics. The topics to be covered in the morning sessions include a brief introduction to data science and data analytics framework/tools/libraries, data handling with Python, and data analysis and visualization with Python. In the afternoon hands-on sessions, the attendees will be able to experience what data scientists actually do with some interesting datasets using the Jupyter Notebook. No prior experience with Python is necessary for this course.

  • Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

    Taught by Dr. Ariel Aloe.

    This introductory course in R will begin by covering the basic data and programming structures of the R language. According to interest and time available, subsequent topics will include linear algebra routines, data visualization, enhancing computational performance, and fundamental statistical procedures. Data analysis will be a fundamental part of the course.

    More information about the Data Science Institute is available here

  • Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

    Taught by Dr. Caglar Koylu.

    The course covers the topics of Geographic Information Science, Geovisualization, and Visual Analytics. 

    More information about the Data Science Institute is available here.

    Register here

  • Thursday, June 8th, 2017

    Taught by Dr. Kang Pyo Lee.

  • Friday, June 9th, 2017

    Taught by Dr. Daniel Sewell. 

    Introduction to Social Network Analysis with R will introduce attendees to concepts of social network analysis by illustration. The course will walk through R code, learning what the code does and introducing network concepts along the way. Attendees will leave with knowledge of commonly used R packages useful for network analysis. At least a small amount of prior experience with R is recommended.

  • Friday, May 5th, 2017

    Addressing the experiences of Iowa City’s black folks both on and off campus, this month’s program on “The Military” runs from 6:30-8 p.m. on Friday, May 5, and features a blend of relaxed socializing, creative performance and targeted conversation.

  • Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

    In case you missed it, Iowa Public Radio's condensed audio version is now available, as is the full video version here.

  • Friday, April 28th, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Evaluating Broader Impacts and Evaluating Project Summaries. 

  • Monday, April 24th, 2017

    Hyunsik Chun and Mike Sauder from the UI Department of Sociology will present "The rise of the logic of quantification in Korean higher education," from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24 in W113 Seashore Hall.

  • Monday, April 24th, 2017

    This workshop provides users with ways to interpret and visualize results from estimated models. Specific focus is given to interpretation and visualization of linear predictions, predicted probabilities, and marginal effects for OLS, Logit, and Probit models. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

    Peter Frase will read from "Four Futures: Life After Capitalism" at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 at Prairie Lights, 15 S. Dubuque St. 

    Frase argues that increasing automation and a growing scarcity of resources, thanks to climate change, will bring society as we know it tumbling down. In "Four Futures," Frase imagines how this post-capitalist world might look, deploying the tools of both social science and speculative fiction to explore what communism, rentism, socialism and exterminism might actually entail. 

  • Friday, April 21st, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Identifying the Responsibilities of PIs, Applying the Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), Recognizing when “Prior Approval” is Needed, Planing for Annual Reporting, and Exploring closeouts.

  • Monday, April 17th, 2017

    Cassie Barnhardt will present "Educational Equity and Democratic Engagement: The Role of Academic Citizenship," from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 17 as part of the Inequality Seminar. Barnhardt is an assistant professor of educational policy and leadership studies in the University of Iowa College of Education. 

  • Friday, April 14th, 2017

    This workshop will provide a tutorial on multilevel models (also known as hierarchical linear models). This workshop will cover how to conduct multilevel analyses using both Stata and R. Example code will be provided. We assume that participants have no prior knowledge of multilevel modeling and only basic familiarity with R and Stata. Example code will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Friday, April 14th, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Reviewing Comments.

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