Forkenbrock Series Events
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.
Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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.
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
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.
Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Frances Flannery and Rodney A. Werline presented, "Marshaling Political Authority" from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Gilmore Hall.