• 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.

  • Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

    Hawkeye Poll callers will poll Americans on post-election political attitudes towards current issues such as immigration, special-interest groups and same-sex marriage.

  • Thursday, October 14th, 2010

    Kevin Leicht spoke with AMERICORP volunteers about the problems associated with tracking, studying and eliminating poverty in the United States on September 14th.

  • Sunday, October 10th, 2010

    Kevin Leicht discussed how trends in household debt and the rising costs of college and health care are "squeezing" the middle class in an article discussed on