• How the House GOP healthcare proposal could impact Iowans

    Monday, May 8th, 2017

    Pete Damiano, Director of the Public Policy Center and the Health Policy Research Program at the University of Iowa, talks with Iowa Public Radio River to River host Ben Kieffer about what the new healthcare proposal might mean for Iowans.

  • Inequality Seminar: The rise of the logic of quantification in Korean higher education

    Monday, April 24th, 2017

    Hyunsik Chun and Mike Sauder from the UI Department of Sociology will present "The rise of the logic of quantification in Korean higher education," from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24 in W113 Seashore Hall.

  • Health Policy Research Program members participate and present at NOHC

    Monday, April 24th, 2017

    Several Public Policy Center researchers from the Health Policy Research Program participated and presented at the National Oral Health Conference April 24-26 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  

  • Iowa City police working to improve relationships with the community

    Friday, April 21st, 2017

    The Iowa City Police Department is working with Sarah Bruch to foster trust and improve relationships with the community by addressing racial profiling and bridging the gap between police officers and minorities. 

  • Aetna, Wellmark roil health market

    Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

    Insurance providers Aetna’s and Wellmark’s recent pullout from the Iowa individual insurance market could leave almost 60,000 Iowans and hospitals across the state in limbo.
  • PPC researcher Laurian receives Faculty Service Award from IISC

    Monday, April 17th, 2017

    Lucie Laurian, researcher in the PPC's Environmental Policy Reserach Program has been awarded the annual Faculty Award from the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities (IISC).

  • Local leaders meet to discuss racial equity in Iowa

    Monday, April 17th, 2017

    Community leaders and government officials from across the state are beginning to build the strategies for better racial equity in Iowa. 


  • Iowa driving the way for autonomous vehicles

    Monday, April 17th, 2017

    Some Iowa officials -- including those in economic development and state transportation -- have taken steps recently to position the state to be a leader in autonomous cars. 

  • Upcoming Inequality Seminar: Educational Equity and Democratic Engagement

    Thursday, April 13th, 2017

    Cassie Barnhardt will present "Educational Equity and Democratic Engagement: The Role of Academic Citizenship," from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 17 as part of the Inequality Seminar. Barnhardt is an assistant professor of educational policy and leadership studies in the University of Iowa College of Education. 

  • China, Iowa, and diplomacy in the Trump administration

    Thursday, April 13th, 2017

    As Iowa Governor Terry Branstad prepares to take his post as U.S. ambassador to China, join us for “China, Iowa, and diplomacy in the Trump administration,” a panel and Q&A, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 3, in Shambaugh Auditorium in the University of Iowa Main Library, 125 West Washington Street.