Events

 
  • Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

    The PPC was proud to co-sponsor this event.

  • Friday, February 21st, 2020

    The PPC was proud to co-sponsor this event.

  • Friday, February 21st, 2020 to Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

    The PPC is proud to support Iowa City Darwin Day. All events are free and open to the public. Please click here to see event dates, times, and locations.

  • Thursday, February 20th, 2020

    ISRC Workshop: Introduction to ArcMap
    Seungwon Kim
    Thursday, February 20, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
    243 Jessup Hall

    This workshop aims to provide a quick introduction to ArcMap. Participants will learn to set workspace environments for projects, generate and manipulate spatial data, combine spatial datasets with data from different sources (i.e., *.txt or *.csv), visualize and publish maps. Participants are encouraged to bring up questions on spatial aspects of their research. No prior knowledge of ArcMap is required. Datasets will be provided. 

  • Thursday, February 20th, 2020

    ISRC Workshop: Introduction to Survey Design
    Emily Wetherell 
    Thursday, February 20, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
    N207 Lindquist Center

    In this workshop you will learn the basics of survey development. You will be introduced to best practices for writing questions about attitudes, behaviors, knowledge, and demographics. We will also discuss how to compile questions into a functional survey and how to evaluate a final survey.  

  • Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

    ISRC Workshop: Introduction and Data Management Using R
    Bomi Lee
    Wednesday, February 19, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
    3026 Seamans Center

  • Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this series of luncheons. For more information about the series, click here.

    Brian Ekdale, associate professor of Social Media and Global Digital Cultures at the University of Iowa, will present this week's topic. 

  • Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

    Immigration remains a key topic on campus, as well as in Iowa today. To shed light on that issue, a new course this spring, “Community Engaged Learning with Refugees and Immigrants in Iowa,” will present a panel composed of city and county officials who will discuss how the Iowa City area welcomes and supports refugees and immigrants.

  • Thursday, February 6th, 2020

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this event.

    Come celebrate the importance of community! Despite our political differences, we have more in common than we sometimes realize.

    The Iowa caucuses will have just finished, and most of the poltical ads will disappear, at least for a while. Breathe a sigh of relief, and come out for a bite to eat, something to drink, and good converstation! We'll also enjoy two presentations from people who have found common ground across the aisle.

  • Thursday, February 6th, 2020

    ISRC Workshop: Introduction to Stata
    Scott LaCombe
    Thursday, February 6th, 2:00pm- 3:15pm
    177 Schaeffer Hall

    This workshop aims to cover a basic introduction to Stata. Participants will be introduced to the Stata interface, command syntax, do-files, and basic functions (e.g., opening a dataset, summary statistics, etc.). In addition, participants will also learn how to manage single and multiple datasets. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with limited or no familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

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