Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
Chris Buresh, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, and researcher in the Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program, will present and lead small group discussions on the opioid crisis, how it affects you, and how we can work together to make a difference.
Friday, April 27th, 2018
ISRC Workshop: Introduction to Dynamic Documents in R and Stata
April 27, 2018 1:30-2:20 p.m.
131 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
This workshop will provide an introduction to creating dynamic documents. Dynamic documents are files that combine text and statistical code in the same file This workshop will cover how to create web pages, Word documents, and pdf documents featuring an integration of statistical code and text in the same R or Stata file. We assume that participants have a basic familiarity with R and Stata. Example code will be provided.
Thursday, April 26th, 2018
The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this Obermann Center conversation, which includes Cori Peek-Asa, Professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at the UI College of Public Health, and Researcher in the PPC Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program; and Mark Berg, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, and Director of the PPC Crime and Justice Policy Research Program.
Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this year's WorldCanvass event, Climate Science and the Environment.
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
The PPC is proud to co-sponsor Prompt for the Planet, a special edition of The Green Room. The first-ever Youth Poet Laureate of the United States of America, Amanda Gorman, has developed an initiative directed at 15-25 year-olds. With the hope of uniting the voices of young people far and wide, Amanda has created a prompt to activate her generation through poetry, art, photography, etc.
This is a two-part event:
Saturday, April 21st, 2018
In celebration of Earth Week, the Public Policy Center hosted a World Climate Simulation.
Friday, April 20th, 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, the runs from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20 at the Englert Theatre, and features a blend of relaxed socializing, creative performance and targeted conversation. The topic of this month's event is "Keeping Cultural Events Fresh." Panelists include:
Thursday, April 19th, 2018
The Public Policy Center is co-sponsoring the 2018 Spring Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities Conference: “Urgency for Equity: Focusing on Youth-Serving Institutions.”
Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
The University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC) presented a community-focused series of events.
Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor this lecture by Ellen Stofan, Chief Scientist for NASA.
Ellen Stofan helped demolish barriers for women in science while working at the very frontiers of tech. In talks, she argues for greater diversity in the STEM fields, demonstrates why space exploration is crucial for innovation, and shows why studying our nearby planets is key to combating climate change here on Earth.