Events

  • Monday, April 17th, 2017

    Cassie Barnhardt from Coe College 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, April 21st, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Identifying the Responsibilities of PIs, Applying the Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), Recognizing when “Prior Approval” is Needed, Planing for Annual Reporting, and Exploring closeouts.

  • Monday, April 24th, 2017

    his workshop provides users with ways to interpret and visualize results from estimated models. Specific focus is given to interpretation and visualization of linear predictions, predicted probabilities, and marginal effects for OLS, Logit, and Probit models. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Monday, April 24th, 2017

    Hyunsik Chun and Mike Sauder 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, April 28th, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Evaluating Broader Impacts and Evaluating Project Summaries. 

  • Monday, May 1st, 2017

    Brad Wright from the UI College of Public Health 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, May 5th, 2017

    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, each program runs from 5:30-7 p.m. and features a blend of relaxed socializing, creative performance and targeted conversation. Panelists and artists TBD. 

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  • Monday, March 6th, 2017

    Xavier Escandell from Grinnell College will present "Anti-immigrant and -refugee sentiments and institutional responses in the post-9/11 European Union" from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

  • Saturday, March 4th, 2017

    On Saturday, March 4, the University of Iowa Public Policy Center will sponsor a fundraiser to support the 1,500 UI student veterans and their families.

  • Saturday, March 4th, 2017

    In an era of alternative facts, fake news, and political leaders who reject evolutionary theory and climate change research, it seems imperative to defend science. But even in this historical moment feminists and anti-racists engage in a vigorous critique of mainstream science and the politics of knowledge production. How is it possible to defend science against know-nothing attacks from the right while still engaging the battle to improve the quality of scientific knowledge production via trenchant critique from the left?

  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    A free screening of "Newtown" will take place on Friday, March 3 at the Englert Theatre. The screening begins at 6 p.m., followed by a panel discussion at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    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.

    To register, click here.

  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    Dynamic systems theory highlights the importance of evolution in shaping our capacity for development and helps explain how cultural difference becomes bodily difference. This talk describes my current research program which applies dynamic systems theory to the study of the emergence of gender differences, gender identity, and human sexuality.

  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    Anne Fausto-Sterling will present as part of Iowa City Darwin Day. Fausto-Sterling is well-known for her study of gender, and is frequently consulted for her expertise and commentary by media outlets such as “Week in Review,” the Washington Post, The New York Times, and National Public Radio. She also writes regularly for The Huffington Post, the Boston Review and Psychology Today

  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Applying Proper NSF format and Preparing Proposal Components. 

  • Friday, March 3rd, 2017

    Anne Fausto-Sterling will present as part of Iowa City Darwin Day. Fausto-Sterling is well-known for her study of gender, and is frequently consulted for her expertise and commentary by media outlets such as “Week in Review,” the Washington Post, The New York Times, and National Public Radio. She also writes regularly for The Huffington Post, the Boston Review and Psychology Today

  • Monday, February 27th, 2017

    Ain Grooms, Assistant Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, will present this week's Inequality Seminar.

    Grooms' research examines how school leaders in the rural US South allocate Title I dollars in their schools, and juxtaposes the allocation of Title I against academic achievement of black students enrolled in segregates schools in the rural South. More details can be found here.

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