Events

  • Friday, April 28th, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Evaluating Broader Impacts and Evaluating Project Summaries. 

  • Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

    As Iowa Governor Terry Branstad prepares to take his post as U.S. ambassador to China, four panelists, including two former ambassadors, will discuss diplomacy in the Trump administration.

  • Friday, May 5th, 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. Addressing the experiences of Iowa City's black folks both on and off campus, each program runs from 5:30-7 p.m. and features a blend of relaxed socializing, creative performance and targeted conversation. Panelists and artists TBD. 

  • Monday, April 24th, 2017

    Hyunsik Chun and Mike Sauder from the UI Department of Sociology will present "The rise of the logic of quantification in Korean higher education," from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24 in W113 Seashore Hall.

  • Monday, April 24th, 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, predicted probabilities, and marginal effects for OLS, Logit, and Probit models. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with only basic familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

    Peter Frase will read from "Four Futures: Life After Capitalism" at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 at Prairie Lights, 15 S. Dubuque St. 

    Frase argues that increasing automation and a growing scarcity of resources, thanks to climate change, will bring society as we know it tumbling down. In "Four Futures," Frase imagines how this post-capitalist world might look, deploying the tools of both social science and speculative fiction to explore what communism, rentism, socialism and exterminism might actually entail. 

  • Friday, April 21st, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Identifying the Responsibilities of PIs, Applying the Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), Recognizing when “Prior Approval” is Needed, Planing for Annual Reporting, and Exploring closeouts.

  • Monday, April 17th, 2017

    Cassie Barnhardt will present "Educational Equity and Democratic Engagement: The Role of Academic Citizenship," from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 17 as part of the Inequality Seminar. Barnhardt is an assistant professor of educational policy and leadership studies in the University of Iowa College of Education. 

  • Friday, April 14th, 2017

    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 Stata and R. Example code will be provided. We assume that participants have no prior knowledge of multilevel modeling and only basic familiarity with R and Stata. Example code will be provided.

    To register, click here.

  • Friday, April 14th, 2017

    This mini workshop will cover Reviewing Comments.

  • Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 to Friday, April 14th, 2017

    The Public Policy Center will co-sponsor the Provost's Global Forum 2017, Women's Health and the Environment: Going Up in Smoke, April 12-14. 

    Cooking with firewood and other biofuels is by many accounts one of the most urgent problems in the world today. The 2017 Provost's Global Forum will focus on several major dimensions of the cookstove problem:

  • Monday, April 10th, 2017

    Julia Garlick from the UI Department of Economics will present this week's Inequality Seminar.

    The Inequality Seminar is a seminar and speaker series that provides a forum on campus for faculty and graduate students who are interested in inequality broadly defined. It is an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to present their research and to hear about other inequality-related work from researchers on and off-campus.

    The Inequality Seminar meets Mondays from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in W113 Seashore Hall. For the Spring 2017 schedule, click here.

  • Monday, April 10th, 2017

    The Iowa Public Health Association will host "Iowa's Water Quality: A Public Health Perspective" on Monday, April 10 at the Holiday Inn - Airport in Des Moines. The intent of the workshop is to insert a public health perspective into the ongoing consideration of Iowa's water quality. 

    Presentations and panels will include the following topics: 

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