Events

 
  • Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

    Multilevel Models Using R and Stata 
    Desmond D. Wallace and Scott LaCombe
    March 27, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
    61 Schaeffer Hall
     

    This workshop will provide a tutorial on multilevel models (also known as hierarchical linear models). This workshop will cover how to conduct multilevel analyses using both R and Stata with continuous and binary dependent variables. We assume that participants have no prior knowledge of multilevel modeling and only basic familiarity with R and Stata. Example code will be provided.

  • Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

    Join us for a thoughtful discussion of politics in the United States and the future of the Democratic and Republican parties.

  • Thursday, March 28th, 2019

    Edith Parker, Dean of the UI College of Public Health, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

    The events take place at the Congregational Church Fellowship Hall, 30 N Clinton Street, Iowa City, from 12:00pm - 1:15pm. Registration is required. More information is available on the ICFRC website.

  • Friday, March 29th, 2019

    Social Network Analysis in Python 
    Zhiya Zuo
    March 29, 12:30pm - 2:20pm
    C208 Pappajohn Business Building 

  • Saturday, March 30th, 2019

    What has the "American Dream" looked like from the perspective of Iowa and Midwestern workers? To answer this question this conference will bring together UI faculty, students, and staff with labor, civil rights, and faith leaders for a day of conversation and community-building.

  • Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

    Jon Carlson, Professor of Law and International Studies and Victor & Carol Alvarez Fellow in Law at the UI College of Law, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

    Chris Buresh, Director of UIHC Emergency Medicine and Director of the International Emergency Medicine Fellowship, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Thursday, April 11th, 2019 to Saturday, April 13th, 2019

    In April, the University of Iowa will host scholars, experts, and researchers from around the world as part of the 2019 Provost’s Global Forum, Why School? International Perspectives on Education and Social Transformation. The goal of the Provost's Global Forum is to inspire discussions of global affairs and build relationships between the university and the state of Iowa.

  • Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

    Yuliya Kosyakova, a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Employment Research in Nuremburg Germany, will present the topic, Adult Education, Stratification, and Regime Change: Upgrading and Sidestepping in Russia, 1965–2005. The Public Policy Center is proud to support this Obermann Center talk.

    Tuesday, April 16, 11:00-12:00

    S204 Lindquist Ctr

  • Thursday, April 18th, 2019

    Caitlin Chenus, UI Senior and Rex Honey Intern, Iowa Center for Human Rights; and Elizabeth Marilla-Kapp, UI School of Social Work, Iowa Writers Workshop and Kenneth Cmiel Intern, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

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  • Friday, March 15th, 2019

    Scraping in Python 
    Zhiya Zuo
    March 15, 12:30pm - 2:20pm
    C208 Pappajohn Business Building 

  • Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

    Gabriele Villarini, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering & Environmental Engineering and Director of IIHR Hydroscience & Engineering, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Thursday, March 7th, 2019

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this UI Lecture Committee event.

  • Thursday, March 7th, 2019

    Danielle Lussier, Associate Professor of Political Science at Grinnell College, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

    Each year the University of Iowa Veterans Association (UIVA) holds a spring fundraiser at the Iowa City VFW Post 3949 to support student veterans. This year, the UIVA fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 5:30 – 9:00 pm., and will include a dinner, silent auction, and live music.

    Proceeds will support professional development initiatives, such as business attire scholarships, funding for academic conferences and business cards, and coordination of early access at a UI job fair with employers specifically interested in hiring veterans.

  • Thursday, February 28th, 2019

    Menevis Cilizoglu, Assistant Professor of Political Science at St. Olaf College, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Monday, February 25th, 2019

    Intro to Data Visualization Using Stata 
    Scott LaCombe
    February 25, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
    13 Schaeffer Hall 

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

  • Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

    The Public Policy Center is proud to once again co-sponsor Iowa City Darwin Day. For more details and schedule, click here.

  • Friday, February 22nd, 2019

    The Public Policy Center is proud to once again co-sponsor Iowa City Darwin Day. For more details and schedules, click here.

  • Thursday, February 21st, 2019

    Spatial Regression with GeoDa and ArcMap 
    Seungwon Kim
    February 21, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
    243 Jessup Hall 

    The workshop will provide a brief introduction to spatial analysis, focusing on spatial regression using GeoDa, a free software package. Participants will learn to identify spatial dependency in the spatial datasets, visualize spatial autocorrelation and run spatial regression models. 

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