Events

  • Thursday, November 30th, 2017

    Sara Mitchell, F. Wendell Miller Professor in the University of Iowa Department of Political Science, will present "Maritime conflicts in the South China Sea" for the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) luncheon at noon on Thursday, Nov. 30. The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the luncheon. 

    Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website

  • Friday, November 17th, 2017

    This workshop provides users with ways to interpret and visualize results from estimated models. Specific focus is given to interpretation and visualization of linear predictions and marginal effects for OLS models and various extensions (e.g., interactions, log transformations, etc.). This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

    Registration is available here

  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    Join us for Wonk Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Iowa City Public Library.

  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    T.B. Bram Elias, clinical associate professor in the University of Iowa College of Law, will present "Immigration hits home: How new immigration policies affect Iowa City and how Iowa City is responding" for the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) luncheon at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the luncheon.

    Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website

  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    In this last workshop, we will have a brief introduction to network analysis in Python using NetworkX. We will start by comparing different packages in Python for network stuff. We then use one or more real work datasets to familiarize ourselves with the functions in NetworkX, including network statistics, visualization, clustering, etc. Please bring your own laptop for hands-on exercise and practice.

    Registration is available here

  • Saturday, November 11th, 2017

    The Iowa Women’s Archives is marking a major milestone this year: its 25th anniversary! On Nov. 10-11, 2017 they will celebrate 25 years of gathering and illuminating the history of Iowa women with an open house, gala dinner, and a symposium, "The Iowa Women’s Archives at 25: The Feminist Impulse at Work." The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the celebration.

  • Friday, November 10th, 2017

    Eric Hirsh, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies in the Department of Earth and Environment at Franklin and Marshall College, will present "Two Ways of Looking at Abundance" at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 in 27 Macbride Hall. The Public Policy Center is co-sponsoring this event. 

  • Friday, November 10th, 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.

    Registration is available here

  • Friday, November 10th, 2017

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

    Registration is available here

  • Friday, November 10th, 2017

    The Iowa Women’s Archives is marking a major milestone this year: its 25th anniversary! On Nov. 10-11, 2017 they will celebrate 25 years of gathering and illuminating the history of Iowa women with an open house, gala dinner, and a symposium, "The Iowa Women’s Archives at 25: The Feminist Impulse at Work." The Public Policy Center is a co-sponsor of the celebration.

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