Classes & Events

Event/Description Date/Time/Location

Data Interpolation and Extraction

Learn how to interpolate point data into and extract point data from continuous surface data.

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Create a Web Site Using CampusPress

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

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library 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.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Digital Media Commons, Multipurpose Room B42F

Mapping Locations Using Addresses

Learn how to map locations using street addresses (geocoding).

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Advanced Excel

This short workshop will cover techniques for using Excel productively. It will introduce you to functionality such as Advanced Formulas, Data Tables & Conditional Formatting, Charting, Pivot tables and Macros and VBA programming.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fondren Library Basement 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, March 7, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Digital Media Commons Multipurpose Room, Fondren Library Basement B42F

Introduction to Tableau 

Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning visualization software tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms.  It helps people see and understand data. In this short course, we will cover the following topics:

• What is Tableau?

• What can Tableau do?

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Fondren Library Basement Collaboration Space, B43A

Intro to GarageBand

This course will cover the basics of using GarageBand. We'll go over recording, using the built-in loops, importing sounds, and exporting a final product.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
DMC Multipurpose Room

Spatial Statistics: Analyzing Spatial Patterns

Learn how to evaluate geographic patterns and identify statistically significant spatial clusters (hot spots) and outliers in your data.


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Fondren Library B43A

Creating a 3D model in Blender 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.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Collaboration Space, Fondren Library Basement B43A