The exhibition traces the development of American landscape design by analyzing a group of landscapes that were chosen for their significance, state of preservation, and chronological and geographical distribution.
Register for Summer Session 2014. Course offerings include: World Politics, History of Baseball in America, Culture Through film, Exploring the Universe, Gender Sexuality, Literature & Culture, Human Nature and many more...
The new Models to Medicine Center of the recently launched Institute for Applied Life Sciences hosts a kick-off symposium on “Models to Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities.” Talks will describe exciting basic biomedical research pursuits that have been translated into therapeutic applications.
Seniors are cordially invited to attend the 16th Annual Commencement Ball - A Gatsby Affair. This final senior gala is a formal celebration and final tradition leading up to your Commencement Ceremony.
The Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA) is hosting a boot camp to help students get a headstart on their Fulbright scholarship applications and assist them in crafting a convincing application.
Veteran qualitative researchers discuss challenges and opportunities as they arise in designing thoughtful and responsive research; considering purpose, context, potential participants and ethics; modifying the initial design based on emerging understandings of the context; and the conceptual and epistemological assumptions and their implications.
May 12, 2014 9:00 am-3:00 pm May 13, 2014 9:00 am-2:00 pm
R is a free, open source programming language that gives empirical researchers a powerful set of tools for regression analysis. Workshop participants will learn how to import and export data, perform exploratory data analysis, run multiple regressions, conduct hypothesis testing, and estimate fixed and random effects models in the R environment.
This workshop will allow attendees to understand some of the goals and methods of social simulation, give them hands-on experience in experimenting on theoretical models, and point them to resources to begin using these tools in their own work. Applications will include social networks, organizations, and population health models.
May 21—May 22, 2014 9:00 am-3:00 pm May 23, 2014 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Social science researchers are often interested in retrieving data from the internet. Often, this can be accomplished using so-called web-scraping techniques. This course introduces the statistical programming language R, then demonstrates techniques for web scraping using R. Finally, tools for analyzing text data in R will be presented.
This workshop, presented by the Public Engagement Project, will help participants gain communication and networking skills that will enable them to engage strategically and effectively in public settings while also thriving in academia.