Would you like help with absentee ballots? Do you have voter ID questions? Civic Duty Rice can help answer any questions you may have regarding Election Day! We can also help you create a voter plan, whether you would like to early vote or vote on Election Day on November 6th! Come out and talk with us about civic duty!
Employers often go to Google to learn about prospective hires; likewise, potential collaborators and members of your research community will look online for information about your work. This hands-on workshop will explore how to develop and maintain a compelling online presence, including:
StoryBox is a unique storytelling event that brings people together to ask big questions, share life stories, and illuminate what we have in common. We will be telling each other stories inspired by the theme of “Roots.”
Come help us celebrate the birthday of our country’s government. September 17th is the day the U.S. Constitution was ratified.
Please stop by the main entrance of Fondren to pick up a pocket Constitution, play trivia (and eat cookies), as well as register to vote!
StoryBox is a unique storytelling event that brings people together to ask big questions, share life stories, and illuminate what we have in common. We will be telling each other stories inspired by the theme of “Roots.” When we get together to share our stories, it ignites something special. You’ll uncover common ground with someone you might never have expected.
SPSS is a widely used program for statistical analysis in social science. SPSS allows you to perform highly complex data analysis with simple instructions. In this workshop we will take a step-by-step approach to the software through hands-on activities. No previous knowledge of SPSS is needed.
Every day, thousands (if not more) of programmers, statisticians, data scientists, information professionals, and journalists use Jupyter, an open-source web app that interactively presents live code augmented with visualizations and narrative text. Known as Notebooks, these interactive scripts are perfect for working with (or teaching) coding, as well as telling an unusual story aided by visuals. In this short course, we introduce the Juypter Lab setting and present the rock-bottom basics of firing up your first Notebook.
This brief workshop will introduce you to the basic concepts of supercomputing and walk you through a humanities use-case based on JSTOR data. You will learn the difference between HPC and HTC, how to log into Rice’s supercomputing clusters, how to schedule a job, how to monitor resource usage, and the basics of concepts like message passing and load-balancing.
Learn your way around with Fondren 101. It’s a tour, followed by a short class to show you where to go and how to look in the library. It’s your Fondren Library orientation.
Classes will meet in the Quad (East) entrance area of Fondren Library. Each session, including tour and classroom time, will last about 90 minutes.
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. Participants will walk away with ideas for completing a data management plan, naming and organizing files, and safely storing data.