Forkenbrock Series Events

  • Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

    The documentary film, "The Waiting Room," was screened at the University of Iowa's HNI Auditorium (Room C20) in the Pomerantz Center, on Tuesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. Following, IPR's Ben Kieffer hosted a Q&A discussion w/ director Peter Nicks.

  • Monday, April 8th, 2013

    On four Tuesdays in April, PPC, University and local experts examined hypothetical questions and the unintended consequences of these scenarios in a casual, conversational setting with the 70-100 local citizens and “universitizens” who attended the weekly discussions.  The topics drew thoughtful, animated discussion among the audience – which was the ultimate goal of the series.

  • Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

    Michael J. Gerson spoke on "The Role of U.S. Foreign Aid in Global HIV/AIDS Prevention" at the University of Iowa's Old Capitol Museum on Wednesday, April 3, at 7 p.m.

  • Monday, February 25th, 2013 to Monday, April 8th, 2013

    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.

  • Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

    Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Darling spoke on Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in the Senate Chamber in the Old Capitol Museum. His presentation described the enormity of the crisis leadership decisions made on behalf of all Americans during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

  • Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

    Robert Kaufman, of the University of Washington delivered a lecture titled, "Predicting Crash Injury Patterns and Severity," on Tuesday, November 20 at 4 p.m. in the Ziffren Auditorium located at 1500 John W. Colloton Pavilion.

  • Thursday, November 15th, 2012

    Dr. Flaura Winston of the University of Pennsylvania delivered a talk, "Academics to Action: Advancing Road Safety for Children and Teens," on Thursday, November 15 at 3 p.m. in the College of Public Health Building, Room S-030.

  • Monday, September 17th, 2012

    Director of the environmental policy research program, Jonathan Carlson, taught an eight hour class on water as part of the Senior College.

  • Thursday, May 10th, 2012

    UI Law Professor Sheldon Kurtz, PPC Director Peter Damiano and Iowa Policy Project Researcher Andrew Cannon discussed the constitutionality of the Patient Affordable Care Act, currently under review by the United States Supreme Court at the Iowa City Public Library on May 10th, 2012.