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Upcoming Events

  • Workshop: Making Sense of the American Community Survey

    Event Date: 
    Monday, October 15, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 15, 2018, 2:00pm

    The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that generates estimates on social, economic, housing, and demographic topics. Attendees will be able to access data using American FactFinder and other online Census data tools available from the ACS website. Facilitators: Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian, & Eric Coyle, U.S. Census presenter The event is part of the University Libraries Faculty & Graduate Student Workshop Series

    Event Location: 
    Eureka Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    Open to all faculty & graduate students. Please RSVP online.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Klai Juba Wald Fall 2018 Lecture Series: Clare Lyster

    Event Date: 
    Monday, October 15, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 15, 2018, 5:30pm

    Clare Lyster is an architect, educator and writer based in Chicago, where she is an Associate Professor at the UIC School of Architecture. Her work explores urbanism from the perspective of contemporary theories in landscape, infrastructure and globalization. She is founder of CLUAA [pr: clu-aa], Clare Lyster Urbanism And Architecture, a research-based design practice that focuses on the city, with an emphasis on designing public space and intensifying urban systems as ways to productively invigorate collective life in the built environment. CLUAA's work has been exhibited at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago History Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, The Lisbon Architecture Triennale, University College Dublin, The Seoul Biennale for Architecture and Urbanism. the Venice Biennale and in an upcoming show Patent at the V+A Museum in London. Clare is author of Learning from Logistics: How Networks Change Cities (Birkhauser, 2016); co- editor of Third Coast Atlas, (ACTAR 2017) with Daniel Ibanez, Mason White and Charles Waldheim; Envisioning the Bloomingdale: 5 Concepts (Chicago Architecture Club, August 2009) and 306090 vol. 09 Regarding Public Space, (Princeton Architectural Press, 2005), with Cecilia Benites. Essays have appeared in Cabinet, Chicago Architect, Harvard Design Magazine, the Journal of Architectural Education, the Journal of Landscape Architecture, MONU, The Architects Newspaper, Places and Volume as as well as chapters in edited anthologies on landscape and mobility networks. In 2015 she collaborated with Dyehouse Films, to produce a movie about the I+M Canal, a waterway that was pivotal in the early evolution of Chicago. Research has been funded by the Arts Council of Ireland, the UIC College of Architecture, Design & The Arts, and the Graham Foundation. Clare is a registered architect in New York and Illinois and holds a BArch from University College Dublin (Ireland) and a MArch from Yale University. She has also taught at Syracuse University, University of Toronto, and Harvard University and was the Gillmor Lecturer at the University of Calgary in fall 2017.

    Event Location: 
    Main Hall, Architecture Studies Library
    Building Name: 
    Paul B. Sogg Architecture Building
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to the public.
    Event Sponsor: 
    Klai Juba Wald Architecture + Interiors
  • Workshop: Cleaning Data with Excel and OpenRefine

    Event Date: 
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 16, 2018, 10:00am

    In this workshop, participants will learn about cleaning messy data with Excel and OpenRefine, a free, open-source application used for cleaning and transforming data. Participants will gain hand-on experience cleaning up some common messy-data problems. Facilitator: Hilla Sang, Data Visualization & GIS Specialist The event is part of the University Libraries' Faculty & Graduate Student Workshop Series

    Event Location: 
    Rhyolite Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    Open to all faculty and graduate students. Please RSVP online.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Workshop: Data on a Deadline

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 17, 2018, 2:00pm

    Data on a Deadline: Accessing Quick Census Reports & Interactive Maps Learn how to use a variety of data access tools available online at census.gov that can quickly provide a snapshot of your community. Live exercises using tools such as including QuickFacts, Census Explorer, and American FactFinder. Facilitators: Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian, & Eric Coyle, U.S. Census presenter The event is part of the University Libraries' Faculty & Graduate Student Workshop Series

    Event Location: 
    Eureka Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    Open to all faculty & graduate students. Please RSVP online.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Event: From Stonewall to Selena

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Oct. 17, 2018, 3:00pm

    Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Event From Stonewall to Selena: Strengthening the Representation of LGBTQ+ and Latinx Folx in Wikipedia Inspired by Latinx Heritage Month and Las Vegas LGBTQ+ PRIDE Month, the UNLV University Libraries are hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focused on Latinx and LGBTQ+ people. A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is an event where people come together to help build the world's most popular online research tool. People of all identities are welcome to participate. It's a great way to do your part to improve Wikipedia with your existing subject knowledge and begin to acquire new skills. No previous Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training and resources will be provided. Feel free to bring your own laptop. RSVP encouraged and snacks will be provided. If you have questions, please contact Chelsea Heinbach, Teaching and Learning Librarian at chelsea.heinbach@unlv.edu

    Event Location: 
    Amargosa Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the community.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries

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