Social & Education Policy
  • Monday, June 25th, 2018

    Three students are visiting the PPC as summer interns of 2018. Two, Starr Davis and Chad Rhym, are here as part of the UI Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP), and one, Conrad Kim, as part of the Iowa Center for Research for Undergraduates Program (ICRU). To read more about the students, click here.

  • Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

    Jerry Anthony, Associate Professor in the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning and Researcher in the Social and Education Policy Research Program, gave a presentation on affordable housing in Muscatine, IA earlier this month. 

  • Monday, May 21st, 2018

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC) and the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) released a report on Tuesday, May 8 that describes student experiences of school climate in the District’s schools.

  • Thursday, May 17th, 2018

    The Public Policy Center is welcoming four 2018 Summer Scholars-in-Residence: Aislinn Conrad-Hiebner, Armeda Wojciak, Megan Gilster, Jessica Welburn, and returning 2017 scholar, Rebecca Kreitzer.

  • Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

    Phuong Nguyen-Hoang was selected as one of three winners of the Curriculum Innovation Award, sponsored by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

  • Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

    Phuong Nguyen-Hoang recently had an article, "Is Tax Increment Financing a Fiscal Bane or Boon?" published in the Journal of Planning Education and Research.

  • Friday, April 27th, 2018

    PPC students Kaelynn Heiberg and Rachel Maller presented at the annual Research in the Capitol event. Their poster, "Evaluation of Educational Equity Interventions," highlighted the importance of the Equity Implemented Partnership between the Iowa City Community School District and the Public Policy Center Social & Education Policy Research Program.

  • Monday, April 9th, 2018

    Haifeng Qian, Assistant Professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning and PPC Social & Education Policy researcher, was awarded the Best Conference Paper award at the Urban Affairs Association (UAA) annual conference award luncheon on Friday, April 6.

  • Monday, March 5th, 2018

    Dr. Sarah Bruch, assistant professor in the UI Department of Sociology, and director of the PPC's Social and Education Policy Program was interviewed for a story on Fox28 about her work with the Iowa City Community School District. Bruch conducted a survey in 2016 among Iowa City students to examine their feelings of inclusiveness along gender lines.

  • Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

    A study by Jerry Anthony was recognized by the National Low-Income Housing Coalition.

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