Data Analysis and Social Inquiry Lab

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Academic Resource Centers are a network of professionals from 13 offices or departments with expertise in teaching a variety of academic skills. Our purpose is to support faculty and student success in teaching and learning. Academic Advising Any student can work with an...

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Fall 2014 Schedule Evening Hours  7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. The special expertise of student staff members is noted below. All staff can assist with basic statistics, and finding and downloading data. In addition to hours listed below, staff are also available by appointment.  ...
Unemployment Rates by Race, Gender, Age, and Education Data characterizes U.S. unemployment rates based on race, gender, age, and education between August 2005 and September 2013. Values attained from the Current Population Survey (CPS). Data compiled by Pat Maher. Software...

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For ten weeks during the summer of 2013, Meg Rudy '14 and Isaiah Tyree '15 examined archival documents related to Professor Paul Lacson’s research on the Dakota peoples during the mid-nineteenth century. His work examines the history of the Dakota Indian diaspora out of...
As a post-baccalaureate fellow at the Data Analysis and Social Inquiry Lab (DASIL), Adam Lauretig ’13 is making it easier for others to visualize complex datasets. Lauretig was first introduced to the Polity IV project — run by the Center for Systemic Peace — in Danielle Lussier...

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Grinnell’s Data Analysis and Social Inquiry Lab (DASIL) helps students and faculty members  integrate data analysis into research and classroom work. In addition to software training and data-set preparation, the lab also provides experiential learning for student tutors;...