Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Friday Prayers for Muslim Students & Friends

Join the Rice Muslim Student Association for Friday prayers

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3rd Floor

Introduction to Coordinate Systems and Projections

GIS data differs from other data types, primarily because it contains geographic coordinates descirbing the location of the data on the earth. Learn about geographic coordinate systems and map projections and how to work with them in ArcGIS.

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Creating a Digital Illustration in Adobe Photoshop Advanced (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to more advanced features of Adobe Photoshop. The training will cover key concepts and efficient workflows. The topics to be covered are:

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

Learn how to use Rice University's new Campus Press platform. 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Mapping Locations Using XY Coordinates

Learn how to map locations by longitude and latitude (X,Y) coordinates.


  • Formatting the raw data for import into ArcGIS
  • Mapping the data by XY coordinates
  • Exporting the data layer
  • Symbolizing the data layer

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the latest version of Final Cut Pro X. The training will cover key concepts and functions of the Final Cut Pro X application. The topics to be covered are:

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement B42F

Data wrangling with Microsoft Excel

Do you have texts but need a table? Do you have raw data but need to organize it? This workshop will cover techniques to clean, append, parse and analyze your data using advanced excel features and formulas. Learn simple methods for converting and modifying textual data into a tabular format.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Collaboration Space B43A

Video Editing with iMovie

Come to learn how to use iMovie to create professional-looking videos. iMovie is a mac based free video editing software that allows users to edit their own home movies with ease. The new update has added simplicity of the interface and improved file management.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Digital Media Commons, Multipurpose Room B42F

Social Explorer: Exploring Census Data

Learn how to extract tabular data and export maps and presentations for all of the population census data from 1790 to present.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of using Adobe Premiere Pro CC to edit video. The workshop will cover the following topics:

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)