Events

 
  • Thursday, March 7th, 2019

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this UI Lecture Committee event.

  • Thursday, March 7th, 2019

    Danielle Lussier, Associate Professor of Political Science at Grinnell College, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

    Each year the University of Iowa Veterans Association (UIVA) holds a spring fundraiser at the Iowa City VFW Post 3949 to support student veterans. This year, the UIVA fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 5:30 – 9:00 pm., and will include a dinner, silent auction, and live music.

    Proceeds will support professional development initiatives, such as business attire scholarships, funding for academic conferences and business cards, and coordination of early access at a UI job fair with employers specifically interested in hiring veterans.

  • Thursday, February 28th, 2019

    Menevis Cilizoglu, Assistant Professor of Political Science at St. Olaf College, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Monday, February 25th, 2019

    Intro to Data Visualization Using Stata 
    Scott LaCombe
    February 25, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
    13 Schaeffer Hall 

    This workshop will provide a basic introduction to graphics in Stata. Topics for this workshop primarily covers creating and editing presentation-quality graphics (e.g. bar graphs, box plots, scatterplots) using stata code. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

  • Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

    The Public Policy Center is proud to once again co-sponsor Iowa City Darwin Day. For more details and schedule, click here.

  • Friday, February 22nd, 2019

    The Public Policy Center is proud to once again co-sponsor Iowa City Darwin Day. For more details and schedules, click here.

  • Thursday, February 21st, 2019

    Spatial Regression with GeoDa and ArcMap 
    Seungwon Kim
    February 21, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
    243 Jessup Hall 

    The workshop will provide a brief introduction to spatial analysis, focusing on spatial regression using GeoDa, a free software package. Participants will learn to identify spatial dependency in the spatial datasets, visualize spatial autocorrelation and run spatial regression models. 

  • Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

    Basic Data Visualization Using R 
    Desmond D. Wallace
    February 20, 1:30pm - 2:45 pm
    61 Schaeffer Hall

    This workshop will provide a basic introduction to graphics in R. Topics for this workshop primarily covers creating and editing presentation-quality graphics (e.g. bar graphs, box plots, scatterplots) using the base, lattice, and ggplot plotting engines. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with R. Example code will be provided.

  • Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

    Keith Sahm, Program Director and Co-Founder of Force Blue in the Cayman Islands, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

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