• Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

    Fifty years ago, organized labor claimed nearly 40 percent of the private labor force; today, that number has dropped to 7 percent and organized labor has become just another “special interest” in party politics. Cornell labor scholar Lance Compa looks at the causes and consequences of this dramatic reversal in fortune, not only for American workers and politics, but also in an international context.

  • Monday, April 2nd, 2012

    Bill Strickland is the President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild (MCG), and Bidwell Training Center (BTC).

    Strickland is nationally recognized as a visionary leader who authentically delivers educational and cultural opportunities to students and adults within an organizational culture that fosters innovation, creativity, responsibility and integrity.

  • Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

    EU’s Ambassador to the United States, the Honorable João Vale de Almeida, visited the University of Iowa campus on Wednesday, March 28th to deliver a public address at 3:30 p.m. in the Levitt Auditorium in the Boyd Law Building on "The State of the EU."

  • Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

    Marizen Ramirez, Professor, Injury Prevention Research Center & Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health

  • Friday, March 23rd, 2012

    This one-day symposium was for direct care health professionals, researchers, and policy makers whose focus is to improve the lives of aging individuals within the limits of their genetic predisposition. The purpose of this event was to educate the audience about challenges affecting the health of the aging mind and brain and offer expert advice for improving the quality of life and treatment of patients and their families living with cognitive brain disease.

    The symposium took place on March 23, 2012 in Urmila Sahai Seminar Room (2117 MERF) at The University of Iowa.

  • Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

    Robert Edgar, president and CEO of Common Cause, spoke about the influence of campaign financing, the Citizens United court case, and the rise of SuperPACs.

  • Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

    Tulane Professor Sally Kenney discussed her book, "Gender and Justice: Why Women Judges Really Matter", on February 29th, 2012.

  • Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

    Eric Tate, Professor, Geography

  • Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

    Scott Spak, Urban and Regional Planning and Public Policy Center

  • Monday, February 6th, 2012 to Monday, March 12th, 2012

    The Legislative Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series events were designed to allow University of Iowa faculty to share their expertise with Iowa legislators on critical issues relevant to the current session.