Events

  • Monday, March 20th, 2017

    This workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction to graphics in Stata. Topics for this workshop primarily covers creating and editing descriptive graphs (e.g. bar graphs, box plots, scatterplots). This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided. 

    To register, click here.

  • Friday, March 10th, 2017

    This workshop aims to cover data entry and management in Stata. The workshop covers concepts such as labeling data, variables, amd values; generating, replacing, and recoding variables; combining and reshaping data; and accessing saved results. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Thursday, March 9th, 2017

    This workshop will focus on web crawling using Python. You will learn how to retrieve and clean online data using the package Scrapy. The instructor will walk you through a real-life example step by step. No prior knowledge of Python is required. Example codes will be provided.

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  • Thursday, March 9th, 2017

    Join us at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 for a public forum about how we can collectively support the intellectual infrastructure of our region and ensure a robust national research enterprise to strengthen Iowa’s future in the global economy. 

  • Monday, March 6th, 2017

    Xavier Escandell from Grinnell College will present "Anti-immigrant and -refugee sentiments and institutional responses in the post-9/11 European Union" from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

  • Saturday, March 4th, 2017

    On Saturday, March 4, the University of Iowa Public Policy Center will sponsor a fundraiser to support the 1,500 UI student veterans and their families.

  • Saturday, March 4th, 2017

    In an era of alternative facts, fake news, and political leaders who reject evolutionary theory and climate change research, it seems imperative to defend science. But even in this historical moment feminists and anti-racists engage in a vigorous critique of mainstream science and the politics of knowledge production. How is it possible to defend science against know-nothing attacks from the right while still engaging the battle to improve the quality of scientific knowledge production via trenchant critique from the left?

  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    A free screening of "Newtown" will take place on Friday, March 3 at the Englert Theatre. The screening begins at 6 p.m., followed by a panel discussion at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    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.

    To register, click here.

  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    Dynamic systems theory highlights the importance of evolution in shaping our capacity for development and helps explain how cultural difference becomes bodily difference. This talk describes my current research program which applies dynamic systems theory to the study of the emergence of gender differences, gender identity, and human sexuality.

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