R is a programming language and environment designed for statistical computing. If you do statistical analysis, data visualization, or data manipulation, it’s a powerful tool that is used by academics and data scientists alike. It supports reproducible workflows and helps you take analysis beyond using built-in models on relatively clean data sets as you might with other statistical analysis programs. Participants are expected to attend all three days. If you’re a Stata user, you might want Intro to R for Stata Users instead.