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  • Damiano emcees 2017 White Coat Ceremony

    Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

    Dr. Pete Damiano served as the Master of Ceremonies for the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics 2017 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, May 19.

  • In self-steering race, GM maps new path with Super Cruise

    Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

    Dan McGehee provided perspective on autonomous driving in relation to Super Cruise, a new General Motors feature that aims to enable hands-free driving on the highway through eye-tracking sensors.

  • UI Public Policy Center, Iowa City Community School District release 2017 school climate survey report

    Monday, May 22nd, 2017

    The PPC and ICCSD released a report about school climate and students’ own perceptions of and experiences in the District’s schools. The report details results from a survey administered to all 5th through 12th grade students in the ICCSD in February and March 2017.

  • Cwiertny gets a firsthand look at the business of lawmaking

    Friday, May 19th, 2017

    David Cwiertny, Director of the PPC's Environmental Policy Research Program, has spent the past year on sabbatical in Washington, D.C. working in the U.S. Congress as part of a fellowship program sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

  • Reynolds participates in Dental Quality Alliance Conference

    Thursday, May 18th, 2017

    Dr. Julie Reynolds, researcher in the PPC’s Health Policy Research Program, participated in the 2017 Dental Quality Alliance Conference May 12-13. The conference was hosted by the American Dental Association at its headquarters in Chicago.

  • Peek-Asa recognized at University of Iowa Celebrating Excellence awards

    Friday, May 12th, 2017

    Corinne Peek-Asa, PPC researcher in the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program, was recognized at the 2017 University of Iowa Celebrating Excellence: Discovery and Innovation Awards Ceremony. 

  • Damiano participates in HealthAffairs forum

    Friday, May 12th, 2017

    Dr. Peter Damiano recently participated in a HealthAffairs forum: Oral Health in California.

  • Korns receives Fulbright to teach English in Russia

    Friday, May 12th, 2017

    Samantha Korns, who worked at the ISRC as a student employee for three years and is currently an acting supervisor for the call center, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award for an English teaching assistantship to Russia.

  • ISRC hosting Data Science Institute June 5-9

    Friday, May 12th, 2017

    The University of Iowa, a pioneer in informatics research, will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes June 5-9, 2017. The institute will teach participants about the basic building blocks of coding as applied in the fields of the biological, physical, social sciences and digital humanities.

  • China, Iowa and Diplomacy in the Trump Administration on IPR

    Monday, May 8th, 2017

    In this special edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer co-moderates a discussion with Lynn Hicks of the Des Moines Register. The conversation features a panel of guests with expertise in U.S. China relations.

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