Events

  • Thursday, September 21st, 2017 to Friday, September 22nd, 2017

    This one-and-a-half day symposium will feature Iowa-based and nationally-recognized speakers and discussion panels on a variety of drinking water issues facing the Midwest and the nation. Some of the topics to be addressed include the Health Impacts of Nitrate in Drinking Water, Health Impacts of Drinking Water Treatment, New and Emerging Drinking Water Threats, and Communiting with the Public on Drinking Water Issues. Information about registration, accommodations, parking and a final agenda is forthcoming. 

  • Monday, October 9th, 2017

    The Public Policy Center will host a day-long conference that will examine gendered violence at local, state, national, and international levels.

  • 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.

  • Thursday, June 8th, 2017

    Taught by Dr. Kang Pyo Lee.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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