Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Introduction to GIS (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS for Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcGIS Pro to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

2020 Reception Honoring Rice University Authors, Editors, Composers and Artists of works published in 2019

The Friends of Fondren Library will host its annual event honoring Rice faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Friends of Fondren Library who have:
            *Authored a book or edited a journal published in 2019


Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 5:30pm
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library

Tableau Public II: Intermediate

This workshop will cover the following topics:


Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
1/31, 2/21 Fondren Basement B40D; 2/19, 4/2 Fondren Basement 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.


Friday, January 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Digital Media Commons, Multipurpose Room B42F

Introduction to Blender 2.8: Creating a 3D model for Absolute Beginners

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to open source 3D program Blender. This workshop is an introduction to Blender’s interface and will cover basic modeling techniques. Participants will learn to efficiently model in 3D while avoiding common pitfalls.


Friday, January 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Python-Pandas

Pandas is one of the most useful Python libraries, used for the creation, manipulation, and analysis of data tables. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of table creation and manipulation in Pandas.


Monday, February 3, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to GitHub

GitHub is a place where millions of developers gather every day to collaborate on open source software. It hosts billions of lines of code.


Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Collaboration Space, B43A

Introduction to GIS (Individual Course)

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) enable users to visualize and analyze spatial information in a dynamic digital environment. This short course will introduce students to general GIS concepts and applications. Participants will become familiar with the ArcGIS for Desktop 10 environment and will gain hands-on experience using ArcGIS Pro to create a GIS project utilizing a variety of data layers.


Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Creating an Academic Poster with PowerPoint

An effective poster can get your main points across to as many people as possible. In this workshop, we will talk about the general guidelines on how to create an effective poster. In addition, there will be a hands-on practice on creating an academic poster in PowerPoint.


Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Fondren Library Basement B40D

Introduction to Adobe After Effects: Creating Motion Graphics (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to Adobe After Effects. Participants will learn how create a motion graphic video using animation, effects and transitions. Participants will incorporate the 12 basic principles of animation in their video.


Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A