Forkenbrock Series Events
Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
This event brought together a panel of experts to discuss the burden of American gun violence and the potential for evidence-based public policy solutions.
The PPC’s Crime & Justice Policy research program, directed by Mark Berg, hosted this panel as part of the Run Up to the 2020 Caucus – a series designed to examine different policy topics that will be discussed during the campaign.
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
This symposium focused on extreme weather events in Iowa and how communities might provide equitable responses, recovery and resilience.
Thursday, April 25th, 2019
In honor of its 30th anniversary, the Public Policy Center presented a fun, fast-paced showcase of its research!
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Thursday, November 29th, 2018
A series of public forums on different social issues in Iowa are free and available to the public.
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
The PPC is hosting a free screening of this documentary, followed by a Q&A. Open to the public.
Thursday, October 11th, 2018
Former Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle highlighted the importance of unbiased data for informing health care policymaking.
Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
The PPC is proud to support this year's Levitt Lecture, presented by the UI College of Law, the UI Lecture Committee, and Hancher Auditorium.
Roberts, named a "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress (2008), is one of the most esteemed and brilliant broadcast journalists of our time. She is a New York Times bestselling author, trusted historian on women in America, and a sought-after political commentator. In her presentation, Roberts will offer her unique perspective on the goings-on in the nation’s capital.
Saturday, April 21st, 2018
In celebration of Earth Week, the Public Policy Center hosted a World Climate Simulation.