• Social & Education Policy Program Sponsors LWVJC Forum

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    The Social & Education Policy Research program sponsored an education forum, hosted by the Johnson County League of Women Voters on January 26.

  • Heimer Delivers 36th Annual Presidential Lecture

    Thursday, January 31st, 2019

    Karen Heimer presented, "Violence Against Women: The Hidden Figures" for the 36th annual UI Presidential Lecture. VIDEO AVAILABLE.

  • Damiano on "Ethical Perspectives on the News"

    Monday, January 14th, 2019

    Director Peter Damiano appeared on KCRG-TV's Ethical Perspectives on the News to discuss "Making Good on Our Promises."

  • Call for Abstracts RSS Conference

    Friday, January 11th, 2019

    The RSS 2019 Call for Abstracts opened on 1 November 2018. We encourage you to submit an abstract for this exciting conference!

  • Three PPC Students Chosen for OVPR Dare to Discover Campaign

    Monday, January 7th, 2019

    Three of the Public Policy Center's student researchers are featured in this semester's OVPR "Dare to Discover" banner campaign.

  • UI3/ISRC Data Science Institute Returns in January

    Monday, December 17th, 2018

    The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research, will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes the week of January 7-10, 2019.

  • Pieper Participates in Big Ideas Panel on Managing Life Risks

    Monday, December 3rd, 2018

    Felicia Pieper, Research Coordinator in the Health Policy Research Program, presented on a Health Equity panel for about sixty undergraduate students enrolled in the course “Big Ideas: Equality, Opportunity, and Public Policy in America,” which is led by Sarah Bruch, Director of the Social & Education Policy Research Program. The panel was a capstone to the unit on “Managing Life Risks.” Students were familiarized with each panelist and their work beforehand and prepared questions

  • Berg, Rogers, and Wo Present at ASC Meeting

    Monday, December 3rd, 2018

    Members of the PPC’s Crime and Justice Policy Research Program recently presented their work at the American Society of Criminology annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Healthy Schools/Healthy Students Making an Impact in Rural Iowa

    Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

    K-12 students in Iowa in rural school districts are finding healthier choices in their school lunch rooms and learning about healthy eating habits

  • Connerly Receives Prestigious ASCP Award

    Monday, November 12th, 2018

    Chuck Connerly received the Jay Chatterjee Award for Distinguished Service to Planning Education from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.