Events

  • Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 to Friday, April 14th, 2017

    The Public Policy Center will co-sponsor the Provost's Global Forum 2017, Women's Health and the Environment: Going Up in Smoke, April 12-14. 

    Cooking with firewood and other biofuels is by many accounts one of the most urgent problems in the world today. The 2017 Provost's Global Forum will focus on several major dimensions of the cookstove problem:

  • Monday, April 10th, 2017

    Julia Garlick from the UI Department of Economics will present this week's Inequality Seminar.

    The Inequality Seminar is a seminar and speaker series that provides a forum on campus for faculty and graduate students who are interested in inequality broadly defined. It is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to present their research and to hear about other inequality-related work from researchers on and off-campus.

    The Inequality Seminar meets Mondays from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in W113 Seashore Hall. For the Spring 2017 schedule, click here.

  • Monday, April 10th, 2017

    The Iowa Public Health Association will host "Iowa's Water Quality: A Public Health Perspective" on Monday, April 10 at the Holiday Inn - Airport in Des Moines. The intent of the workshop is to insert a public health perspective into the ongoing consideration of Iowa's water quality. 

    Presentations and panels will include the following topics: 

  • Thursday, April 6th, 2017

    This workshop will focus on text mining and social network analysis using Python. You will learn some basic skills about package NLTK (for text mining) and NetworkX (for complex networks analysis). No prior knowledge of Python is required. Example codes will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

    "What’s the Matter With Kansas" author Thomas Frank will talk about his newest book, "Listen, Liberal."

    Hailed as “the most prescient book” of the year, "Listen, Liberal" accurately described what ailed the Democratic Party even before the election of 2016 made their weaknesses obvious. It is the story of how the “Party of the People” detached itself from its historic constituency among average Americans and chose instead to line up with the winners of our new economic order.

  • Monday, April 3rd, 2017

    Hansini Munasinghe and Sarah Bruch from the UI Department of Sociology will present this week's Inequality Seminar.

    The Inequality Seminar is a seminar and speaker series that provides a forum on campus for faculty and graduate students who are interested in inequality broadly defined. It is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to present their research and to hear about other inequality-related work from researchers on and off-campus.

  • Friday, March 31st, 2017

    Join us for a presentation and discussion of the results from the 2016 Parental Leave Survey, administered to faculty and staff at the University of Iowa. The presentation will take place at 3:00pm at 101 BCSB.

  • Friday, March 31st, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Recognizing who will be reading proposals, explaining Ad Hoc panels and their roles, and identifying your "community" at NSF.

  • Thursday, March 30th, 2017

    Bear Braumoeller, associate professor of political science from The Ohio State University, will provide a broad overview of data visualization from 4-5 p.m., Thursday, March 30 in W307 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB). 

  • Monday, March 27th, 2017

    Brian An from the University of Iowa College of Education will present "Social origins, academic strength of school curriculum and access to selective higher education institutions: Evidence from Scotland and the U.S." from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27 in W113 Seashore as part of the Inequality Seminar. 

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