Events

This is a list of events that we think our students might be interested in. It includes events co-sponsored by DCS, as well as other events from across campus.

There are no upcoming events.

Past Events

Dec
2

Investigating Ideas: Anelise Shrout and Karen Melvin

Please join us for a conversation with Anelise Shrout and Karen Melvin as they discuss their research on alms and charitable giving.

Nov
11

DCS Bookclub – “Race after Technology” by Ruha Benjamin

DCS is gathering a bookclub group again this fall, supported as an FLC. The book this semester is “Race after Technology” by Ruha Benjamin. This…

Nov
7

“Handguns and Hotspots: Spatio-temporal Models for Gun Crime in Chicago, Illinois”

Gun violence is a major public health problem in the United States. Costing $229 billion dollars annually, results in the deaths of 31,000 individuals and…

Oct
28

Perspectives on the Carnegie Active Learning Classrooms

Please join Bates ILS for a discussion on the use of Carnegie’s active learning classrooms. Faculty colleagues from across the disciplines will share their experiences…

Oct
22

DCS 2019 Open House

Come join the DCS faculty and students for an open house in our new lab spaces!  We’ll have flyers describing Winter and Short Term courses,…

Oct
21

DCS Bookclub – “Race after Technology” by Ruha Benjamin

DCS is gathering a bookclub group again this fall, supported as an FLC. The book this semester is “Race after Technology” by Ruha Benjamin. This…

Oct
15

Visualization Lab Open House

Over the summer, the first floor of Coram Library was renovated to accommodate ILS’s newest academic computing center — the Visualization Lab (or Viz Lab)….

Oct
3

The Annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture – Professor Rochelle Gutiérrez, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign “Rehumanizing Mathematics: What Might it Mean for Our Future?”

Rehumanizing Mathematics: What Might it Mean for Our Future? Much of the work around “equity” and “inclusion” in mathematics has been poorly defined (Gutiérrez, 2002)…

Sep
30

DCS Bookclub – “Race after Technology” by Ruha Benjamin

DCS is gathering a bookclub group again this fall, supported as an FLC. The book this semester is “Race after Technology” by Ruha Benjamin. This…

Sep
26

The Social Impact of Genetic Ancestry Testing

A talk by Wendy Roth, professor of sociology at The University of British Columbia. Sponsored by the departments of sociology, psychology and biology, and the…

Sep
25

GIS and Pizza

GIS and Pizza is an informal gathering of folks interested in working in ArcGIS software to produce maps and other visualizations of spatial data. Whether…