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R is a programming language that is popular for data exploration, visualization, and statistical analysis. This workshop will introduce participants to basic R tasks such as reading data into R, analyzing data, and plotting data.

No prior programming knowledge is required, just a basic understanding of computer files and folders. Please bring a laptop to this workshop. In advance of the workshop, please install R from r-project.org and the free version of RStudio Desktop from rstudio.com. If you need help installing these, please schedule a Coding Consultation (...

Date and Time:
Thursday, November 16, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: STEMworks (Gelman 201)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Research Data Workshops
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Churchill's Last Stand

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes Felix Klos for a discussion of his new book, Churchill's Last Stand: The Struggle to Unite Europe.

Felix Klos is an American/Dutch historian and the author of Churchill on Europe: The Untold Story of Churchill's European Project.  He has worked as an intern in the United States Senate and for the Dutch Liberal Democratic Party D66.   

Mr Klos was educated at Middlebury College and the University of Oxford. 

Date and Time:
Monday, December 4, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: Public
Missing Maps

Join the GWU Humanitarian Mapping Society, and the Missing Maps Project for a mapathon, helping to map areas where humanitarian organizations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable populations. 

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally 'missing' from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project who's goal is to map the most vulnerable places in the...

Date and Time:
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public


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