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Learn the Fundamentals of R

DAVIS (the Data Analytics, Visualization, and Information Syndicate) at Bizzell Library is offering a two-part Software Carpentry R lesson on March 10 and March 17. All OU-Tulsa students, faculty, staff, and residents are invited to register for this online workshop.

This is a workshop for beginners or learners who want to start programming with R. This workshop will focus on teaching the fundamentals of the programming language R, and will not teach statistical analysis.


Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America

Meals can tell us how power is exchanged between and among different peoples, races, genders, and classes. Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America looks at the Chesapeake region, during the early colonial era, where European settlers relied upon indentured servants, Native Americans, and African slave labor for life-saving knowledge of farming and food acquisition, and to gain economic prosperity. It is through the labor of slaves, like those at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, that we can learn about the ways that meals transcend taste and sustenance.

Renegades: Bruce Goff and the American School of Architecture

Renegades: Bruce Goff and the American School of Architecture

Under the leadership of Bruce Goff (1904-82), Herb Greene (b. 1929), Mendel Glickman (1895-1967), and many others, OU faculty developed a curriculum that emphasized individual creativity, organic forms, and experimentation. This radical approach to design drew students to Oklahoma from as far away as Japan and South America and later spread the American School influence to their practices in California, Hawaii, Japan, and beyond.