February 5, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

CRF Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series Presents "Biomonitoring, Chemical Exposures and Human Health"

Antonia Calafat, Ph.D., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, will give a lecture that will review the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), which is conducted annually in the United States by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is designed to collect data on the health and nutritional status of the noninstitutionalized, civilian U.S. population.

February 9, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Intro to Social Network Theory

An ISSR short course by Matt Denny to introduce basic concepts from social network theory along with a number of resources for further exploration.

February 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

Black (im)Possibility: Ferguson and the Persistent Indictment of American Society

Part of the Distinguished Lecture Series on Social Thought and Political Economy, Chris Tinson, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Hampshire College, will give a talk that will engage the movement of our day as an ongoing, decentralized struggle for black humanity.


February 13, 2015 - 8:45pm

Research Computing for Social Scientists: A Panel Discussion of On-Campus Resources and Opportunities

The objective of this panel is to provide social scientists with a comprehensive overview of research computing resources and opportunities available on campus. Light refreshments will be served.

February 18, 2015 - 11:15am to 12:45pm

STPEC Brown Bag with Pioneer Valley Worker Center

This talk is part of the STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch Series.

February 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Getting Started in NVivo 10 for Windows

An ISSR short course by Jackie Stein - NVivo offers a platform to organize, analyze and parse through large amounts of qualitative data of all kinds—from interview recordings and field notes to video and images.

February 19, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Zube Lecture: "Cultural Landscapes in the US: Taking the Movement to Scale"

Presented by Brenda Barrett, editor of the Living Landscape Observer, a website providing commentary on landscape scale conservation, historic preservation and sustainable communities.

February 20, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Introduction to SPSS

An ISSR short course by Laras Sekarasih and IT Support guru Dan Cannity to learn everything you need to get started creating surveys, distributing, and analyzing results using the Qualtrics Research Suite.

February 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Third Annual Student Leadership Conference

The Annual Student Leadership Conference provides a forum for emerging and established student leaders to explore leadership opportunities, resources, and best practices, gain new knowledge and share ideas with peers.

February 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Intermediate R

An ISSR short course by Matt Denny to introduce intermediate programming techniques for efficiently managing and cleaning data.