Events

  • Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center hosted "Is Redistricting Polarizing America?" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Old Capitol Senate Chambers.

  • Monday, February 13th, 2017

    Sara Goldrick-Rab is Professor of Higher Education Policy & Sociology at Temple University, and Founder of teh Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the nation's only translational research laboratory seeking ways to make college more affordable. A scholar-activist, she is committed to dissecting the intended and unintended consequences of the college-for-all movement in the US. She offers a critique of the current student loan debt situation and practical solutions.

  • Monday, February 13th, 2017

    The workshop will focus on the production of images and maps that can be used, for example, as publication material or in presentations. Participants will learn to change and improve visual characteristics of objects, organize elements within a map and export it. Participants are encouraged to bring up questions on spatial aspects of their research. No prior knowledge of ArcGIS or work with spatial data is required. Data will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Monday, February 13th, 2017

    Sarah Goldbrick-Rab will present "Making College Affordable: Adventures in Scholar-Activism" from 2-3:20 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

  • Friday, February 10th, 2017

    RELAX: TALK: GROW (RTG) is a networking/policy planning event hosted by the University of Iowa African American Council and the Public Policy Center. RTG combines fellowship, local artists and policy discussions. This month's discussion takes place from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10. The discussion topic is "Styles of Black activism." 

    Panelists include: 

  • Friday, February 10th, 2017

    This workshop aims to cover data entry and management in Stata. The workshop covers concepts such as labeling data, variables, and values; generating, replacing, and recoding variables; combining and reshaping data; and accessing saved results. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic or no familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

    The workshop aims to provide a practical introduction to ArcGIS to make the user more familiar with the software and its main functionalities. Participants will learn to efficiently organize the workspace, work with shapefiles, add data from different sources and generate new information. Participants are encouraged to bring up questions on spatial aspects of their research. No prior knowledge of ArcGIS is required. Data will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Monday, February 6th, 2017

    Nick Carnes, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University will present this week's Inequality Seminar.

  • Monday, January 30th, 2017

    The workshop aims to provide a practical introduction to ArcGIS to make the user more familiar with the software and its main functionalities. Participants will learn to efficiently organize the workspace, work with shapefiles, add data from different sources and generate new information. Participants are encouraged to bring up questions on spatial aspects of their research. No prior knowledge of ArcGIS is required. Data will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Monday, January 30th, 2017

    Matt Noellert of the UI History Department will present this week's Inequality Seminar.

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