Politics & Policy
  • Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

    The Conference on Gendered Violence took aim at gendered violence policies from a local to an international scale.

  • Monday, September 25th, 2017

    Local, state, national and international experts on gendered violence will come together for a day-long conference in downtown Iowa City.

  • Monday, September 18th, 2017

    The conference will examine domestic violence policies at local, state, national, and international levels, with some focus on recent changes in Iowa, the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), Supreme Court decisions, and administration changes.

  • Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

    This summer, the UI Public Policy Center is hosting three researchers for the inaugural Summer Scholars Program.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Thursday, February 16th, 2017

    The Public Policy Center hosted "Is Redistricting Polarizing America?" on Wednesday, Feb. 15. David Daley and John Winburn discussed the polarizing effects of redistricting. The discussion was moderated by Tracy Osborn, director of the PPC's Politics and Policy program and associate professor of political science. 
  • Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center, with support from the UI Department of Political Science, hosted “Is Redistricting Polarizing America?" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Old Capitol Senate Chambers as part of the Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy.

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