Events

  • Sunday, December 17th, 2017

    The Public Policy Center is co-sponsoring a "Last Dash" Holiday Fundraiser for the Crisis Center of Johnson County Food Bank at The Mill (120 E. Burlington, Iowa City) from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17. 

    The event will feature the local band, HomeBrewed, along with Kevin "B.F." Burt. Admission is a donation of $5 for kids, $10 for adults or three non-perishable food items.

  • Friday, February 23rd, 2018

    The Public Policy Center is co-sponsoring the 2018 Iowa City Darwin Day. More information is available at http://iowacitydarwinday.org/

  • Saturday, February 24th, 2018

    The Public Policy Center is co-sponsoring the 2018 Iowa City Darwin Day. More information is available at http://iowacitydarwinday.org/

  • Thursday, December 14th, 2017

    Paul Greenough, emeritus professor of modern Indian history and community and behavioral health at the University of Iowa, will present "Chasing urban cows in India: A fool's errand to mend an environmental crisis?" for the Iowa City Foreign Relations (ICFRC) luncheon at noon on Thursday, Dec. 14. The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the luncheon. 

    Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website

  • Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

    Mariano Magalhaes, professor of political science at Augustana College, and Elisa Klewinski, in political science and environmental studies at Augustana College, will present "Operation car wash: The economic and political challenges confronting Brazil" for the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) luncheon at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the luncheon. 

    Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website

  • Thursday, November 30th, 2017

    These public panels are part of the undergraduate course, "Equality, Opportunity and Public Policy in America,"

  • Thursday, November 30th, 2017

    Sara Mitchell, F. Wendell Miller Professor in the University of Iowa Department of Political Science, will present "Maritime conflicts in the South China Sea" for the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) luncheon at noon on Thursday, Nov. 30. The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the luncheon. 

    Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website

  • Friday, November 17th, 2017

    This workshop provides users with ways to interpret and visualize results from estimated models. Specific focus is given to interpretation and visualization of linear predictions and marginal effects for OLS models and various extensions (e.g., interactions, log transformations, etc.). This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

    Registration is available here

  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    Join us for Wonk Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Iowa City Public Library.

  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    T.B. Bram Elias, clinical associate professor in the University of Iowa College of Law, will present "Immigration hits home: How new immigration policies affect Iowa City and how Iowa City is responding" for the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) luncheon at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the luncheon.

    Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website

  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    In this last workshop, we will have a brief introduction to network analysis in Python using NetworkX. We will start by comparing different packages in Python for network stuff. We then use one or more real work datasets to familiarize ourselves with the functions in NetworkX, including network statistics, visualization, clustering, etc. Please bring your own laptop for hands-on exercise and practice.

    Registration is available here

  • Saturday, November 11th, 2017

    The Iowa Women’s Archives is marking a major milestone this year: its 25th anniversary! On Nov. 10-11, 2017 they will celebrate 25 years of gathering and illuminating the history of Iowa women with an open house, gala dinner, and a symposium, "The Iowa Women’s Archives at 25: The Feminist Impulse at Work." The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the celebration.

  • Friday, November 10th, 2017

    Eric Hirsh, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies in the Department of Earth and Environment at Franklin and Marshall College, will present "Two Ways of Looking at Abundance" at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 in 27 Macbride Hall. The Public Policy Center is co-sponsoring this event. 

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