This Week in The Catalyst Newsletter
  1. Learn to Analyze Your Data in R (Coffee provided) - Today!
  2. NCRC Thanksgiving Lunch - Tomorrow!
  3. Holiday Chem 101- RSVP required
  4. Winter Silhoutte Bonsai Expo
Learning to Graph your Data in R
Who: Everyone on campus
What: Learn how to use R in your data analysis! This webinar will focus on graphing your data in R, teaching you how to make scatterplots, bargraphs, histograms, and many others, and best of all, how to make those graphs look exactly how you want!

When: This workshop will be held Thursday, November 21st, 3:30-5pm
: NRI Room 1331

What to do: Registration has closed. Please bring your own laptop. We will have charging stations.
NCRC Thanksgiving Lunch
What: A potluck lunch with friends and colleagues from across the NCRC!
Who: All NCRC employees
When: This friday, November 22nd at 11:30am
Where: UNC NRI building, 1st floor foyer

What to do: Sign up here to bring a dish to share. Food from across the world is welcome and encouraged!
Holiday Chem 101!
What: Casually unwind with your colleagues and meet new people from around campus! Learn about current research through poster presentations while you enjoy drinks and snacks. 

When: Thursday, December 5th from 4-5:30pm
Where: 2nd floor atrium, David H. Murdock Core Lab Building

What to do: Email Shelley Hancock at if you want to share your research. Please RSVP here to attend.
Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo
What: An exhibit of the best bonsai in their winter appearance
Where: DHMRI, 150 N. Research Campus Drive
When: Saturday, December 7th from 10am-5pm and Sunday, December 8th from 10am-3pm
What to do: Show up! Free admission to exhibition, bonsai demos, and vendors. For more information click here
Ongoing Campus Activities and Events
Campus running group:
  • A group of people from the NCRC who run together
  • Interested? Contact Julie Stegall at 704-706-5613 or
Volleyball group:
  • Informal volleyball games at the Kannapolis YMCA
  • Interested? Contact Hamed Bostan at 704-340-8773 or

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