Events

  • 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

    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. 

  • 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.

  • Monday, February 27th, 2017

    The Public Policy Center will co-sponsor an event, "Toward a legal definition of Islamophobia," at 12:40 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27 in UI College of Law Boyd Law Building, room 235. 

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