News

  • Marion Police, UI researchers seek partnership for better policing

    Thursday, August 17th, 2017

    The Marion Police Department is teaming up with University of Iowa Public Policy researchers to improve policing strategies, pending approval by the Marion City Council.

  • Marion PD, UI Public Policy Center hope to join forces

    Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

    Marion Police and the University of Iowa are trying to blaze a new trail with a pending partnership.

    Read the full KGAN story here

  • Marion Police partnering up with university researchers

    Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

    Can university researchers come up with a better way for police to do their jobs?

  • Weber appointed UI Engineering Executive Associate Dean

    Monday, August 14th, 2017

    Larry J. Weber has been appointed executive associate dean for the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa.

  • Iowa DOT sees many automated cars in I-80's future

    Monday, August 14th, 2017

    By 2040, at least a fifth of the traffic on Interstate 80 in Iowa will be highly automated, a new Iowa Department of Transportation study predicts, and planners need to take into account the changes when preparing for the future.

  • Damiano participates in CDHP oral health measurement meeting

    Monday, July 31st, 2017

    Dr. Peter Damiano participated in an oral health measurement meeting for the Children’s Dental Health Project (CDHP) in Washington, D.C.

  • Report: ICCSD lags on inclusion of LGBTQ students

    Friday, July 28th, 2017

    Sarah Bruch, Director of the PPC's Social and Education Policy Research Program, presented a policy brief containing data regarding LGBTQ student identities and demographics in the district as well as attitudes and beliefs of LGBTQ students to the Iowa City Community School District Board.

  • ICCSD looks to improve LGBTQ student experiences

    Friday, July 28th, 2017

    Data illustrating negative experiences among LGBTQ students at school are prompting the Iowa City Community School District to consider curriculum changes. 

    District officials at Tuesday night's school board meeting discussed plans to create a task force that will look at addressing sexual orientation and gender-based disparities in students' experiences at school. The task force will consider recommendations from the University of Iowa Public Policy Center, which include integrating more LGBTQ-inclusive classroom material. 

  • PPC, ICCSD release policy brief on LGBTQ student experiences

    Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

    The PPC and ICCSD have released a policy brief about the perceptions and experiences of LGBTQ students in the District’s schools.

  • Introducing underrepresented students to health professions

    Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

    A six-week summer program introduces underrepresented students to the health professions. PPC researchers presented about the dental field.

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