Iowa Social Science Research Center
  • Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht addressed the slowly improving unemployment figures in reflection to an Iowa City Press-Citizen article which pointed out that numbers may be deceiving.
  • Saturday, February 26th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht addressed Iowa City's sanctuary city proposal stating that, "It's partly a way to say this is a welcoming place for diverse groups of people..."
  • Saturday, February 19th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht discussed immigration and the possibility that Iowa city may become a Sanctuary City on Iowa Public Radio.
  • Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

    The Hawkeye Poll reported that that 61 percent of respondents believed that illegal immigration was "very important" in their voting choices during the 2010 election.
  • Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

    The Iowa Social Science Research Center will host an Open House on Wednesday, January 26th from 2:00 - 4:00pm on the 8th floor of the Jefferson Building.
  • Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

    Karen Heimer and Janet Lauritsen were awarded a research grant that will help fund a project that will analyze how the exposure of minorities and women to violent criminal victimization has changed in the U.S.

  • Monday, December 20th, 2010

    The Hawkeye Poll found that 52 percent of respondents did not believe the United States would win the war in Afghanistan while 57 percent support maintaining troop presence for at least another year.
  • Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

    The Iowa Social Science Research Center has completed the move to the newly-renovated space on the 8th floor of the Jefferson Building located in downtown Iowa City.
  • Monday, December 13th, 2010

    The Hawkeye Poll found that 65 percent of those polled favored the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes.
  • Monday, December 6th, 2010

    The Office for the Vice President for Research announced the opening of the Social Science Funding Program which will provide seed funding to collect pilot data or other preliminary work.

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