Forkenbrock Series Events
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.
Friday, April 24th, 2015
Immigration policy is a hot topic with the next presidential election fast approaching, and the various candidates' stance on it could well make or break a nomination for them.
Thursday, April 9th, 2015
The Public Policy Center, in partnership with the UI Water Sustainability Initiative, is hosting a symposium on the interface of food production, agriculture and water quality.
Monday, March 30th, 2015
Linda Snetselaar, UI Associate Provost of Outreach and Engagement and Professor, UI College of Public Health; Helena Laroche, UI Carver College of Medicine; and Denise Aikoriegie, Des Moines Area Community College, will talk about community engagement and intervention around obesity.