Events

  • Sunday, August 12th, 2012

    PPC Director, Peter Damiano, appeared on the television program "Ethical Perspectives on the News" on Sunday, August 12 on KCRG.

  • Thursday, May 10th, 2012

    UI Law Professor Sheldon Kurtz, PPC Director Peter Damiano and Iowa Policy Project Researcher Andrew Cannon discussed the constitutionality of the Patient Affordable Care Act, currently under review by the United States Supreme Court at the Iowa City Public Library on May 10th, 2012.
  • Thursday, April 26th, 2012

    Gerardo Sandoval, an Assistant Professor of Planning, Public Policy and Management at the University of Oregon, visited the University of Iowa campus on April 26th to discuss the transnational effects of the 2008 meatpacking facility raid in Postville, Iowa, and its impact on the economic fortunes of Postville and El Rosario, Guatemala.

  • Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

    Freda Lynn, Professor, Sociology

  • Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

    The University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Group held its 13th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 in the First Floor Atrium, Eckstein Medical Research Building (EMRB).
  • Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

    Fifty years ago, organized labor claimed nearly 40 percent of the private labor force; today, that number has dropped to 7 percent and organized labor has become just another “special interest” in party politics. Cornell labor scholar Lance Compa looks at the causes and consequences of this dramatic reversal in fortune, not only for American workers and politics, but also in an international context.
  • Monday, April 2nd, 2012

    Bill Strickland is the President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (MCG), and Bidwell Training Center (BTC).

    Strickland is nationally recognized as a visionary leader who authentically delivers educational and cultural opportunities to students and adults within an organizational culture that fosters innovation, creativity, responsibility and integrity.

  • Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

    EU’s Ambassador to the United States, the Honorable João Vale de Almeida, visited the University of Iowa campus on Wednesday, March 28th to deliver a public address at 3:30 p.m. in the Levitt Auditorium in the Boyd Law Building on "The State of the EU."

  • Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

    Marizen Ramirez, Professor, Injury Prevention Research Center & Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health

  • Friday, March 23rd, 2012

    This one-day symposium was for direct care health professionals, researchers, and policy makers whose focus is to improve the lives of aging individuals within the limits of their genetic predisposition. The purpose of this event was to educate the audience about challenges affecting the health of the aging mind and brain and offer expert advice for improving the quality of life and treatment of patients and their families living with cognitive brain disease.

    The symposium took place on March 23, 2012 in Urmila Sahai Seminar Room (2117 MERF) at The University of Iowa.

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