Forkenbrock Series Events

  • 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.

  • Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC) presented a community-focused series of events.

  • Thursday, November 30th, 2017

    These public panels are part of the undergraduate course, "Equality, Opportunity and Public Policy in America,"

  • Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

    Join us for Wonk Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Iowa City Public Library.

  • Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

    Join us for Wonk Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Iowa City Public Library.

    Rene Rocha, researcher in the PPC's Politics and Policy Research Program, and panelists will discuss how U.S. immigration policy has changed dramatically in the first year of Trump’s presidency, and the impact those changes have had on immigrants in Iowa. Rocha is also an associate professor in the Department of Political Science in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.