Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Using Excel to Manage and Analyze Data

Do you have data that you need to organize or analyze? This short course will cover techniques for organizing, importing, manipulating and summarizing your data using advanced Excel features such as data lists, pivot tables and functions. It will also provide tips for using Excel productively.


Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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


Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Collaboration Space B43A

Introduction to Blender: 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, June 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A

Patent Searching Class

The class covers preliminary U.S. patent searching using the resources in our patent searching area and online resources from the USPTO. Note: The scope of the class does not include trademark searching.


Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Fondren B43 Collaboration Space

Introduction to Data Management

Drowning in data? Not sure how to organize and back it up? This hands-on, interactive workshop will share tips for effectively organizing, documenting and storing research data.


Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Collaboration Space

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, June 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Collaboration Space, B43A

Colors in Data Visualization

This workshop will discuss how to select colors that complement the message of your data visualization without sacrificing readability.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
DMC Multi Purpose Room

Excel Charts Tips for Visualizing Data

Excel is an easy to use tool for creating charts and graphs. This short workshop will provide tips and techniques for refining and customizing Excel’s basic chart types.


Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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, June 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Digital Media Commons, Multipurpose Room B42F

Introduction to Photoshop (Adobe Creative Cloud)

This introductory workshop will cover Photoshop basics. Participants will be able to:


Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Basement B43A (Collaboration Space)