Forkenbrock Series Events

  • 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.
  • Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center invites you to join us for a series of public forums where our researchers will examine different hypothetical scenarios and their unintended consequences, and present their relevant research. 

    What If...everyone voted?
    Tuesday, April 29, 7:00-8:30pm

  • Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center invites you to join us for a series of public forums where our researchers will examine different hypothetical scenarios and their unintended consequences, and present their relevant research. 

     

    What If...everyone had health insurance?
    Tuesday, April 22, 7:00-8:30pm

  • Friday, April 18th, 2014

    Join us for a day-long symposium that will examine why women do or do not run for political office, how they govern once elected, and documentation of the history of women in politics.  The symposium will wrap up with a policy discussion and action steps.  Click on the tabs below for more information about agenda, speakers, etc. 

     

  • Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center invites you to join us for a series of public forums where our researchers will examine different hypothetical scenarios and their unintended consequences, and present their relevant research. 

     

    What If...we moved to a sustainable economy/society?
    Tuesday, April 15, 7:00-8:30pm

    Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A

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