Date: April 20, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Building: Biomedical & Physical Sciences

Room: Room 1300

R-Ladies East Lansing News

R-Ladies East Lansing (RLEL) had a great 2019 thanks to the support of MSU volunteers, supporters and sponsors! We especially recognize our sponsors from CMSE, ICER, College of NatSci, BEACON, MMG, Business Analytics, SSDA, ELLI lab, Digital Humanities, and the Krishnan lab.

For its rapid growth and service to the MSU community, RLEL recently received the ‘Excellence in Diversity Award’ from MSU Inclusion!

To participate in the R-Ladies East Lansing, please consider the following opportunities:

  1. Volunteer for a leadership role and/or to (co-)lead a meetup. Visit:
  2. Suggest topics and focus areas you’d like the group to address. Visit:
  3. Attend RLEL meetup events.

R-Ladies East Lansing | Spring 2020 Events

Join the R-ladies East Lansing Community this Spring learning new R-skills, sharing your knowledge about new R/data-science packages, and networking with other R users:

R-Ladies Workshops/Tutorials: Join us for our introductory R workshop series this Spring!

○ Feb 10 – Data Visualization 2.0

○ Feb 24 – R-Markdown and Reproducible Research

○ Mar 16 – Version Control: Git w/R

○ Mar 30 – Regular Expressions & String Manipulation w/R

Apr 17 Women+ Data Science Symposium: a platform for ALL practicing and aspiring data scientists, but especially women and gender minority participants, to discuss cutting-edge research, explore resources for research and career advancement, and network with other attendees. Everyone is welcome to contribute and attend. (See call for abstracts attached.) Abstract deadline: Feb 29, 2020. To register to attend or submit an abstract, visit

Apr 20 – Shutup & Code: An R study group for troubleshooting R code, aka - "live stack overflow"

Everyone is welcome to attend, including women, LGBTQ+, and men. As a diversity initiative, the mission of R-Ladies is to achieve proportionate representation by encouraging, inspiring, and empowering people of genders currently underrepresented in the R community. We encourage leadership by gender minorities and participation by all.

When: 6:00p–7:30p

Where: Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building, Rm 1300 (

RSVP on Meetup required Pizza and pop provided.

Registration for W+DS:

R Ladies Spring2020 Schedule