Events

 
  • Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

    Sunny Ho, Doctoral Candidate, UI Counseling Psychology, Ching-Lan Lin, and Yunkgyoung Garrison, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

    This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of network analysis. Specific focus is given to importing and manipulating network data, network visualization, and calculating basic network statistics (e.g., density, centrality). This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with R. Example code will be provided.

    Register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d0R1gZb4SP5eLFb

  • Thursday, December 6th, 2018

    Don Gurnett, JA Van Allen/RJ Carver Professor of Physics and Astronomy, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

    Mercedes Niño-Murcia, Professor, UI Department of Spanish and Portuguese, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Friday, November 16th, 2018

    The workshop will discuss research data resources that are available through the University of Iowa, specifically the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the Central Plains Research Data Center (CPRDC). There will be an overview of each resource including what types of data are available followed by a demonstration of how to navigate and search for data.

    Register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_24CPTI2aGzX66kB

  • Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

    This workshop aims to cover a basic introduction to the R programming language. Participants will be introduced to the RStudio interface, syntax, script files, and basic functions (e.g., opening a dataset, summary statistics, etc.). In addition, participants will also learn how to manage single and multiple datasets. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with limited or no familiarity with R. Example code will be provided.

  • Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

    Chris Rossi, Professor at the UI College of Law and Director of Humanities Iowa, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

    Monica Gordillo, Lecturer in Management at Ivy College of Business, Iowa State University, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Thursday, November 1st, 2018

    A series of public forums on different social issues in Iowa are free and available to the public.

  • Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

    In this workshop, we will be using Pandas and Scikit-Learn packages to do data mining on a bunch of classic data sets. Specifically, we will walk through (i) data preprocessing (cleaning, transformation, and visualization), (ii) cross validation for hyperparameter searching; (iii) result interpretations and presentations. Example codes will be provided. Please take your laptop with you for hands-on exercises.

    Register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bQlyZAwF9wJcEIZ

  • Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

    Joelle Adda, Visiting Professor of Law at the UI College of Law, and Judge, National Court of Asylum in France, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Friday, October 26th, 2018

    RELAX: TALK: GROW (RTG) is a networking/policy planning event hosted by the University of Iowa African American Council and the Public Policy Center. RTG combines fellowship, local artists and policy discussions. Addressing the experiences of Iowa City’s black folks both on and off campus, this month’s program on “Building Community” runs from 5:30-7:00pm on Friday, October 26, and features a blend of relaxed socializing, creative performance and targeted conversation.

    Panelists:

  • Thursday, October 25th, 2018

    The PPC is co-sponsoring this UI Lecture Committee event, featuring U.S. Senator, Ben Sasse.

  • Thursday, October 25th, 2018

    The PPC's Politics and Policy Research Program director, Tracy Osborn, will be a speaker at this Obermann Conversation.

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