Events

 
  • Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

    The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor this event as part of our Run Up to the Caucus series of events.

    Divided We Fall is a docu-series that shows ordinary Americans with diverse political viewpoints wrestling with what it truly means to be an American, the divides that confront us, and what we can do to bridge the gaps.

  • Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

    11:00am - 12:15pm

    This workshop will provide a tutorial on multilevel models (also known as hierarchical linear models). This workshop will cover how to conduct multilevel analyses using both R and Stata with continuous and binary dependent variables. We assume that participants have no prior knowledge of multilevel modeling and only basic familiarity with R and Stata. Example code will be provided.

    Register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0fkHvZVIDNHYDIx

  • Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

    The PPC is proud to sponsor this luncheon series.

    Lisa Angyal is a journalist from Sydney, Australia, living in the Iowa City Area. She is currently a Contributing Editor at MarieClaire.com. Prior to January 2019, Angyal was the founding Deputy Opinion Editor at HuffPost.com. Before launching the Opinion section, she spent two years as HuffPosts’s Senior Front Page Editor. During her time working at HuffPost, Angyal covered a variety of topics, from politics to popular opinion to classical ballet, as well as working on the 2016 Olympic gymnastics coverage. 

  • Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

    5:30pm - 6:45pm

  • Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

    The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor this event as part of our Run Up to the Caucus series.

    Professor Tracy Osborn, UI Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will lead this Passport Project class. The event is free and open to the public, Wednesday, November 6 at 4:30pm.

  • Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

    2:00pm - 3:15pm

    In this workshop you will learn how to use Sklearn Python package, which is a package for data mining using several machine learning algorithms. You will learn the mechanisms of how the algorithms work to predict the future events derived from given datasets, and how to integrate into Python codes to construct models and evaluate the predictions. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops to follow along.

  • Monday, November 4th, 2019

    As part of the University of Iowa 100 year commemoration of the 19th Amendment, Stacey Abrams will visit the UI campus to discuss voting rights.

  • Monday, November 4th, 2019

    2:30pm - 3:20pm

    This workshop provides a brief introduction to the basics of SPSS. We will cover the following topics: (1) How to import data, (2) How to transform data and create new variables, and (3) How to do analyses such as descriptive statistics, correlations, and mean comparisons. No previous SPSS experience is necessary! Bringing a laptop to follow along is encouraged, but not necessary.  

    Register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8raP2IVw9BzmYbr

  • Friday, November 1st, 2019

    The PPC is pleased to co-sponsor this Witching Hour Festival event.

  • Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

    5:30pm - 6:45pm

    This workshop aims to provide a quick introduction to ArcMap. Participants will learn to set workspace environments for projects, generate and manipulate spatial data, combine spatial datasets with data from different sources (i.e., *.txt or *.csv), visualize and publish maps. Participants are encouraged to bring up questions on spatial aspects of their research. No prior knowledge of ArcMap is required. Datasets will be provided. 

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