Forkenbrock Series Events

  • 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. 

  • Monday, October 9th, 2017

    The conference examined gendered violence at local, state, national, and international levels.

  • Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

    Join the University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC) as we present a new, community-focused series of events. Each month we will present a policy topic from our various research areas, in a variety of formats. These events are free and open to the public. 

  • Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

    In case you missed it, Iowa Public Radio's condensed audio version is now available, as is the full video version here.

  • Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center hosted "Is Redistricting Polarizing America?" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Old Capitol Senate Chambers.

  • Thursday, December 1st, 2016

    Join us for a series of public forums that touch on education, work and wages, poverty policy and risk and social insurance, supported by the Public Policy Center as part of the Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy. 

  • Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

    Joe Palca discussed 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 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in 100 Phillips Hall.

  • Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

    On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Public Policy Center hosted 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 was 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 was a part of the Run Up to the 2016 Election series. 

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