Forkenbrock Series Events

  • Friday, June 17th, 2016

    The Public Policy Center's June symposium, "Iowa's Drinking Water: Could Flint Happen Here?" explored the current state of Iowa’s drinking water and the future challenges confronting water providers in the state to reliably deliver safe drinking water to Iowans.  Co-organized by the University of Iowa Public Policy Center and the Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC), this all day event included panels of water experts from academia, industry and the public sector, including the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

  • Thursday, May 5th, 2016

    Video is now available of Mary Beth Tinker's presentation at the Iowa City Public Library on Thursday, May 5.
  • Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

    The Public Policy Center, UI College of Law, and UI Lecture Committee sponsored a talk by Ben Plesser, senior producer at NBC News. Plesser's talk focused on his coverage of ISIS.
  • Thursday, February 4th, 2016

    Tim McCollow, from Milwaukee’s HOME GR/OWN initiative, discussed Milwaukee's urban food movement, and how city vacancies and neighborhoods have been transformed with healthy food access and greenspace developments.
  • Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

    "Policy Matters" is an undergraduate course that focuses on the policy challenges posed by the search for economic security and equality of opportunity.
  • Friday, December 4th, 2015

    Join us for a day-long symposium that will examine three pressing problems of politics.
  • Saturday, November 7th, 2015

    The History of the Iowa Caucuses is the first of a series of events examining the past, present and future of the caucuses through a partnership of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum...
  • Monday, October 19th, 2015

    STEM Education Equity: Policies to Create Opportunities in Rural Iowa is a day-long symposium on the opportunities and challenges of strengthening STEM education in Iowa.
  • Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

    The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor the Fall 2015 Law Levitt Lecture with NPR Correspondent Nina Totenberg.

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