Forkenbrock Series Events

  • 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.

  • Monday, March 23rd, 2015

    Dan McGehee (Public Policy Center), Chris Schwarz (UI National Advance Driving Simulator), David Conrad (UI Office of Research and Economic Development) and Mark Nolte (Iowa City Area Development) will present an overview of the policy issues Iowa will face to introduce autonomous vehicles into the state and the potential impact this could have on economic development.

  • Monday, March 9th, 2015

    Chuck Fluharty and Keith Mueller, both of the Rural Policy and Research Institute (RUPRI) and the UI College of Public Health, will present an overview of RUPRI and critical policy issues for rural communities.

    The Legislative Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series events are designed to allow University of Iowa faculty to share their expertise with Iowa legislators on critical issues relevant to the current session. They are also intended to familiarize legislators with experts they can turn to for assistance with research-based evidence on a regular basis.

  • Monday, February 23rd, 2015

    Drs. Pete Damiano (Public Policy Center and UI College of Dentistry) and Michael Flaum (UI Department of Psychiatry) will present an update on the Affordable Care Act and the mental health redesign for adults.

    The Legislative Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series events are designed to allow University of Iowa faculty to share their expertise with Iowa legislators on critical issues relevant to the current session. They are also intended to familiarize legislators with experts they can turn to for assistance with research-based evidence on a regular basis.

  • Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

    Thomas Frank, author of "What's the Matter with Kansas?" will present the lecture, "What's the Matter with Liberals?" on Wednesday, February 4.
  • Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

    The panel discussion will examine the challenges of meeting the needs of aging veterans, rural services, veteran mental health and other issues.
  • Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

    Back by popular demand! The Public Policy Center will host a second screening of the film, "Woke Up Black" on Thursday, October 23 in 100 Philllips Hall.
  • Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 to Thursday, October 16th, 2014

    This symposium takes a broad look at the scientific challenges and policy issues surrounding renewable energy, with special reference to Iowa and the Midwest.
  • Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

    The Public Policy Center will hold a free screening of the film, Woke Up Black, which examines the lives of five black youth in their daily lives.

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