The Public Policy Center co-sponsored a lecture by Jay Hakes as part of the Run Up to the 2016 Election series. Hakes presented "Energy Challenges for the Next American President" from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in LR 2 Van Allen Hall.Read More ▸
The Public Policy Center will co-sponsor a lecture by Marc Edwards, environmental engineer and water activist. Edwards will present the Richard L. Valentine Distinguished Lecture, "The Flint Michigan Water Crisis: Miracle or Disaster?" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27.Read More ▸
On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Public Policy Center will host Jay Newton-Small for a lecture, “The Effect of Women in Politics: Do They Make a Difference?” at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Capitol Senate Chambers. Newton-Small’s lecture will be followed by a panel discussion and book signing.
Newton-Small is Washington correspondent for TIME and the author of Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works. Her lecture is a part of the Run Up to the 2016 Election series.Read More ▸
Joe Palca will discuss creativity, innovation, and the translation of science as part of the Public Policy Center's Forkenbrock Series and the Office of Research and Economic Development's Creative Matters series on at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Phillips Hall.Read More ▸
Energy Challenges for the Next American President
October 19th, 2016
LR2 Van Allen Hall
The Flint Michigan Water Crisis: Miracle or Disaster?
October 27th, 2016
John Pappajohn Business Building, Room W10
The Effect of Women in Politics: Do They Make a Difference?
November 1st, 2016
Old Capitol Senate Chambers
Reporting on Remarkable Science and Remarkable Scientists
November 16th, 2016
100 Phillips Hall
The Forkenbrock Series provides a forum for dialogue about policy areas from applied, academic, and interdisciplinary perspectives. The series was established in honor of David Forkenbrock, a nationally recognized transportation researcher. Dr. Forkenbrock established the PPC at the University of Iowa in 1987. His vision was to enable public and private sector decision makers to work with faculty, staff, and student researchers to explore solutions to complex problems related to the public interest. Dr. Forkenbrock died in 2008 of complications from lymphoma.