News

  • Human Factors Program to Lead Transit Bus Drug Study

    Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

    The PPC received a $414,000 grant to develop and test new protocols for evaluating certain classes of prescription drugs for transit drivers, which will be led by Daniel McGehee.
  • Effects of Foreclosure Counseling

    Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

    Drs. Jerry Anthony and Thomas Verghese (CCCS of Atlanta) will present a paper on the effects of foreclosure prevention counseling at this year's annual conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning in Crystal City, Virginia
  • PPC Researcher Participates in Obermann Summer Symposium

    Sunday, July 19th, 2009

    Professor Jerry Anthony, Director of the PPC Housing Policy Research Program, has been chosen to participate in the Obermann Symposium which will look at trends in consumer debt in families.
  • PPC Part of New University Sustainability

    Friday, July 10th, 2009

    The PPC will collaborate with the Department of Urban and Regional Planning to hire a resource economist as part of the new university sustainability cluster hire.
  • Multiple Awards for PPC Research Assistant

    Friday, July 10th, 2009

    Nikhil Sikka, a graduate research assistant at the PPC, has received multiple awards for her excellence in the area of traffic and/or transportation engineering.

  • Special Appointment to Scientific Advisory Committee

    Friday, July 10th, 2009

    PPC Associate Raymond Kuthy has been invited to serve on the External Scientific Advisory Committee for the Collaborative Centers for Research to Reduce Oral Health Disparities.
  • PPC Director Discusses Health Care Reform on "The Exchange"

    Friday, February 20th, 2009

    Dr. Pete Damiano discussed health care reform on Iowa Public Radio on October 16th along with Jordan Cohen, former president of the American Association of Medical Colleges.
  • IHG Panel to Discuss Health Care Reform

    Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

    The UI Center for Human Rights and the Public Policy Center are co-sponsoring a panel discussion titled, "Health Care Reform: A Civil Discourse," on October 19th.
  • Public Policy Center Hosts Subprime Housing Crisis Symposium

    Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

    "The Subprime Housing Crisis" symposium included scholarly speakers from various fields who addressed the need for well-formulated policy responses to address the housing foreclosure crisis.

Pages