Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
The February 27 SSIG colloquium, "Party Change and Women's Issues in the U.S. State Legislatures: The Case of the Washington House of Representatives" was lectured by UI political science professor Tracy Osborn.
Monday, February 25th, 2013 to Monday, April 8th, 2013
The Legislative Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series events are designed to allow University of Iowa faculty to share their expertise with Iowa legislators on critical issues relevant to the current session.
Monday, February 25th, 2013
Changes in the way we cover, finance, and deliver health care are occurring rapidly. Some of this change is directly related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but some will happen regardless of the future of the ACA. Implications for legislation decision-making were discussed.
Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Darling spoke on Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in the Senate Chamber in the Old Capitol Museum. His presentation described the enormity of the crisis leadership decisions made on behalf of all Americans during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Children in Iowa were reported to be in generally good oral health. However, their oral health was rated lower than their overall physical health. Tune in to the December 18 webinar to learn more about the data in the newly-released Oral Health Report from the 2010 Iowa Child and Family Household Health Survey.
Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
Please join us for our next SSIG colloquium, "Workplace Wellness Programs for Aging Academics," on Wednesday, November 28, from 12 - 1 p.m. Our speaker will be UI professor Brian Kaskie of the department of health management and policy in the UI College of Public Health. Please note that this semester, we will meet in the Commons (302), Schaeffer Hall (SH) for all our colloquia.
Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Robert Kaufman, of the University of Washington delivered a lecture titled, "Predicting Crash Injury Patterns and Severity," on Tuesday, November 20 at 4 p.m. in the Ziffren Auditorium located at 1500 John W. Colloton Pavilion.
Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Dr. Flaura Winston of the University of Pennsylvania delivered a talk, "Academics to Action: Advancing Road Safety for Children and Teens," on Thursday, November 15 at 3 p.m. in the College of Public Health Building, Room S-030.
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
On November 13, 2012, the University of Iowa Health Sciences Policy Council will host, “Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland 5: Shaping Iowa’s Health Care Landscape” with keynote speaker Susan Dentzer at the Embassy Suites in Des Moines.
Thursday, November 1st, 2012
This fall the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IHG), the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetics, and Hardin Library for the Health Sciences are collaborating to present several events that welcome the public to reflect on the responsibilities of science and scientists to the broader culture.