Extracting Data from the Web: Web Scraping Using R

This course will introduce you to extracting structured data from web pages, also known as “scraping” the pages. We will use the R programming language. The first portion of the course will introduce basic HTML, CSS selectors, Developer Tools in Google Chrome, and the R packages used for web scraping. The second portion will consist... Read more »

Introduction to Qualtrics

Room 219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Qualtrics allows users to build complex surveys, distribute them, and analyze the responses all from one place. In this course, we will cover basic Qualtrics functions including creating some of... Read more »

2023 UCC Consulting Bootcamp

Join the Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC) for a day of networking with 10+ firms and attend workshops to help you prepare for recruiting, interviewing, and consulting.  The day will be... Read more »

Public Health Career Planning

228 Rosenau Hall Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

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Gillings on the Ground Disaster Response Training Program (Week 1)

Gillings on the Ground (GoG), is a free, six-week virtual "mini-course" hosted by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Through weekly sessions with community partners and UNC faculty members, GoG helps participants develop the skills needed to work effectively with communities in disaster preparedness and response.

Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium

William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Interdisciplinary Nutrition Sciences Symposium (INSS) is an annual translational nutrition science conference. This conference will build on the dialogue that began in their first three symposia to develop best practices for translational nutrition science and to generate ideas for proposals and collaborative projects, which will lead public health, therapeutic and clinical efforts to reduce obesity and its... Read more »

2023 Undergraduate Business Symposium

We are excited to be hosting the 2023 Undergraduate Business Symposium – the signature career development and networking event of the year! Join us this September to have the opportunity... Read more »

Strategies to Ensure the Completion of the Doctoral Dissertation

This workshop will present proven strategies for mapping out a dissertation completion plan in any discipline. Workshop participants will learn how to develop relational success with the dissertation chair and committee, identify and delimit the dissertation topic, undertake a disciplined approach to the review of literature and become familiar with the essential chapter development of... Read more »

Academic Publishing 101: From Idea to Article…and Beyond

Room 219 Davis Library 208 Raleigh St., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Although graduate school teaches you many things, many Ph.D. students complete their dissertations having never been fully trained in academic publishing. How does academic publishing actually work? Where should you publish your research? How do you actually get papers accepted in strong academic journals? In this talk, we will discuss several major ideas in academic... Read more »

Introduction to Focus Groups

Focus groups are commonly used to capture rich information about attitudes and beliefs. This class will prepare prospective students to organize and moderate focus groups. Students will learn the most... Read more »

Introduction to Atlas.ti Part 1

This short course will demonstrate the capabilities of the PC version of ATLAS.ti (v 23), a qualitative analysis software program for coding and interpreting qualitative data. ATLAS.ti also provides numerous options for attaching memos and comments to text segments, documents, and codes. We will demonstrate how to import textual data, create and apply codes, write... Read more »