Events

 
  • Thursday, March 28th, 2019

    Edith Parker, Dean of the UI College of Public Health, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Friday, March 29th, 2019

    Social Network Analysis in Python 
    Zhiya Zuo
    March 29, 12:30pm - 2:20pm
    C208 Pappajohn Business Building 

  • Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

    Jon Carlson, Professor of Law and International Studies and Victor & Carol Alvarez Fellow in Law at the UI College of Law, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

    Chris Buresh, Director of UIHC Emergency Medicine and Director of the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Thursday, April 18th, 2019

    Caitlin Chenus, UI Senior and Rex Honey Intern, Iowa Center for Human Rights; and Elizabeth Marilla-Kapp, UI School of Social Work, Iowa Writers Workshop and Kenneth Cmiel Intern, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

    Advanced Network Analysis Using R 
    Desmond D. Wallace and Scott LaCombe
    May 1, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
    61 Schaeffer Hall
     

  • Thursday, May 9th, 2019

    Dan Caplan, Department Head of UI Preventive & Community Dentistry; Kayla Erps, UI Dental Student; and Monika Bhuma, UI Global Health Student, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

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  • Friday, January 25th, 2019

    Accessing Data through ICPSR and CPRDC
    Giang Rudderham
    January 25, 2:30pm -3:20pm
    150 Schaeffer Hall

    The workshop will discuss research data resources that are available through the University of Iowa, specifically the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the Central Plains Research Data Center (CPRDC). There will be an overview of each resource including what types of data are available followed by a demonstration of how to navigate and search for data.

  • Thursday, January 24th, 2019

    Introduction to Data Management using Stata
    Scott LaCombe
    January 24, 1:30pm-2:45pm

    143 Schaeffer Hall

  • Friday, January 18th, 2019

    Survey Building with Qualtrics
    Giang Rudderham
    January 18, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
    150 Schaeffer Hall

    In this workshop you’ll learn to create, customize, and distribute Qualtrics surveys. There will be an overview of basic elements of Qualtrics and a demonstration of building a Qualtrics survey. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop and follow along. No knowledge of Qualtrics is required.  

  • Thursday, January 10th, 2019

    The Data Science Institute is a four-day series of workshops that teaches participants the basic building blocks of coding in the fields of Biological, Physical, and Social Sciences, and Digital Humanities. 

    On January 10, 2018, 8:30am to 12:15pm, Dr. Sai Kumar Ramadugu will teach participents how to use Argon.  The session includes:

  • Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

    The Data Science Institute is a four-day series of workshops that teaches participants the basic building blocks of coding in the fields of Biological, Physical, and Social Sciences, and Digital Humanities. 

    On January 9, from 8:30am to 12:15pm, Dr. Frederick J. Boehmke will cover the basics of data preparation and manipulation in Stata. Topics will include importing data, merging and combining data sets, cleaning data, variables, variable manipulations, loops, and data visualization.

  • Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

    The Data Science Institute is a four-day series of workshops that teaches participants the basic building blocks of coding in the fields of Biological, Physical, and Social Sciences, and Digital Humanities. 

  • Monday, January 7th, 2019

    The Data Science Institute is a four-day series of workshops that teaches participants the basic building blocks of coding in the fields of Biological, Physical, and Social Sciences, and Digital Humanities. 

  • Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

    Mercedes Niño-Murcia, Professor, UI Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Thursday, December 6th, 2018

    Don Gurnett, JA Van Allen/RJ Carver Professor of Physics and Astronomy, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

    This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of network analysis. Specific focus is given to importing and manipulating network data, network visualization, and calculating basic network statistics (e.g., density, centrality). This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with R. Example code will be provided.

    Register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d0R1gZb4SP5eLFb

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