Events

  • 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. 

  • Saturday, March 25th, 2017

    The Public Policy Center is a co-sponser of this event. This one-day campus-community conference will draw on Iowa's rich history of intertwined struggles for workplace and civil rights into dialogue with present-day movements for racial and economic justice.

    Featured speakers and workshop sessions:

  • Friday, March 24th, 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 include:

  • Friday, March 24th, 2017

    This is the third lecture of the R workshop series. The workshop will provide an introduction to presenting statistics with R, especially how to plot various statistics and estimates with the basic graph engine and ggplot2-based packages. No prior knowledge of R or any other statistical software is required. Example code will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Friday, March 24th, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Budgets and Justifications. 

  • Friday, March 24th, 2017

    This multidisciplinary conference is organized by the Johnson County Disproportionate Minory Contact Committee. 

    The keynote speaker is former Iowa educator and renowned anti-racism activist, Jane Elliott. Ms. Elliott will explore the problems of racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia, and ethnocentrism and the responsibility shared by all of us for illuminating them in and eliminating them from our environment and ourselves.

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