News

  • How is Parental Leave Experienced at the University of Iowa?

    Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

    Join in on a presentation and discussion of the results from the 2016 Parental Leave Survey, administered to faculty and staff at the University of Iowa.
  • What the AHCA Could Mean For Iowans

    Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

    PPC Director Dr. Peter Damiano spoke with Iowa Public Radio host Ben Kieffer on River to River about the American Health Care Act (ACHA), which is currently being debated by Congress to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

  • Reynolds, Damiano receive funding to continue development of Patient-Centered Dental Home model

    Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

    Drs. Julie Reynolds and Peter Damiano were awarded a grant renewal from the DentaQuest Foundation to continue developing the Patient-Centered Dental Home (PCDH) model.

  • Damiano to present on the ACA at ADEA annual meeting

    Monday, March 6th, 2017

    Dr. Pete Damiano will participate in the American Dental Education Association’s Annual Session and Expedition March 16-20, 2017 in Long Beach, Calif.

  • Fundraiser helps fund computers for UI veterans

    Monday, March 6th, 2017

    The PPC hosted a fundraiser for UI student veterans on Saturday, March 4. The funds that were raised will go toward the purchase of new computers, printers and also hopefully provide a solid foundation for outfitting the permanent space for veterans on campus.

  • Republican health plans could have devastating consequences for your teeth

    Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

    Donald L. Chi, a researcher in the Public Policy Center's Health Policy Research Program, wrote an opinion piece in the Washington Post about the importance of dental care as part of the Affordable Care Act. Chi is a pediatric dentist and an associate professor at the University of Washington School of Dentistry. 

  • Inequality Seminar: March 6

    Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

    Xavier Escandell from Grinnell College will present "Anti-immigrant and -refugee sentiments and institutional responses in the post-9/11 European Union" from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

  • IPR: Is redistricting polarizing America?

    Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

    Iowa Public Radio host Ben Kieffer talks with David Daley, former editor-in-chief of Salon magazine who has written about redistricting, and Tracy Osborn, an associate professor of political science and director of the PPC's Politics and Policy Research Program at the University of Iowa. 

  • Redistricting and polarization in 2017

    Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

    Tracy Osborn, director of the Politics and Policy Research Program, and Jonathan Winburn from the University of Mississippi talk to KGAN's Iowa In Focus Host Kevin Barry about how redistricting has been around for centuries, but was used to an extreme never seen before around 2010.

  • Creating new knowledge through research

    Thursday, February 16th, 2017

    Pete Damiano and the Public Policy Center were featured in a publication for the Iowa section of the American Association for Dental Research's 64th Annual Meeting. 

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