Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

The Boniuk Institute and International Campaign for Tibet

The Dalia Lama's niece, Tencho, will be coming to Rice on behalf of the International Campaign for Tibet to give a speech about Tibetan education and how it stresses compassion and tolerance, especially for those who come from different backgrounds than you.


Monday, February 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3rd Floor

Creating Vector Data

Learn how to create new GIS vector data in the form of points, lines, and polygons.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Excel 101

 Introduction to using spreadsheets for beginners or a refresher for the sometime user. Covers basic features and options of Microsoft Excel, including how to organize and navigate tabular data, creating and using simple formulas, formatting worksheets and other helpful tips.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Fondren Collaboration Space B43A

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.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Jump Start Your Project: a Crash Workshop on Video Production

Using a real DMC video example, the workshop will walk you through the steps to take a media project from idea to reality. Participants will learn

  • Elements of an effective video
  • Steps of creating an effective video
  • Resources available at the DMC

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Fondren Library Basement B42F, DMC Multipurpose Room

Fondren 102 - Jump Start Your Project: a Crash Workshop on Video Production

Think you know the library?

Beyond its great spaces and basic search tools, the library serves the needs of advanced researchers with extensive specialized collections and skills instruction. Dig deeper with Fondren 102, a series of workshops introducing essential skills and subject resources.
 
Workshops are an hour long, free, and in the library Collaboration Space (B43A in the library basement) unless otherwise noted. Email instructors for details, or contact Joe Goetz at jeg3@rice.edu with any questions.


Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement B42F

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.


Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Friday Prayers for Muslim Students & Friends

Join the Rice Muslim Student Association for Friday prayers


Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library 3rd Floor

Introduction to Demographic and Business Data Products and Sources

Learn about the numerous data products released by the U.S. Census Bureau, including topics and variables, release frequency and availability of the particular geographic units. The best online interfaces for accessing the particular data you need will also be covered.


Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Introduction to Geoprocessing

Learn some of the most frequently used geoprocessing tools to highlight the spatial relationships between your datasets, including clip, buffer, dissolve and spatial join.


Monday, February 19, 2018 - 5:00am to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A