Iowa Social Science Research Center
  • Monday, August 22nd, 2011

    The ISRC has released its annual report for FY 2010-11. Highlights of the year include the reformulation of the center as a part of the Public Policy Center, and a move to a newly-renovated facility. This year the ISRC worked with 20 departments/units across campus, completing ten surveys, and providing assistance for 34 grant proposals.

  • Thursday, August 11th, 2011

    The U.S. Census Bureau's short-form data for Iowa in 2010 is now accessible which offers demographic information at the block level.
  • Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

    The University of Iowa hosted a ISA meeting that brought 110 scholars from 30 different countries to campus to discuss various topics related to social stratification and mobility from August 9-12th.
  • Monday, June 6th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht joined Heather McGhee in a discussion of why the American dream is slipping away for middle class Americans and if it's possible to get it back on an NPR podcast.
  • Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht discussed the status of the middle class in America with CNN American Sauce host, Lisa Desjardins on the segment, "This is Rich Vs. Poor."
  • Sunday, May 15th, 2011

    Dr. Peter Damiano, Ki Park and Kristi Law released data that investigates the current technology usage in five health care provider settings.
  • Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

    The Hawkeye Poll indicates that Iowans are not content with their choices for the 2012 Republican nomination choices for president. Twenty-six percent of those polled who choose "someone else."
  • Monday, April 18th, 2011

    The CIC Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness developed twenty multi-disciplinary working groups that will develop research proposals on international competitiveness.
  • Thursday, April 14th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht will be the keynote speaker at Beloit College's sixth annual Duffy Colloquium where he will address the core question of "what makes a good society?"
  • Thursday, March 24th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht and a research summit organizing committee will host a summit with the goal to promote large-scale, team-based interdisciplinary research generating breakthrough knowledge for major advancement.