Social & Education Policy News
Thursday, July 11th, 2019
Summer scholar-in-residence Kayla Reed-Fitzke's research on childhood adversity in military service members may help provide more timely mental health interventions.
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
Dr. Sarah K Bruch continues her work partnering with the Iowa City and Waterloo School Districts with funding from the Spencer Foundation. This research-practice model leverages research and teacher knowledge to more effectively address persistent problems of policy and practice and improve students’ educational opportunities and outcomes.
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Jerry Anthony, Researcher in the Social and Education Policy Research Program, was chosen as a delegate to the first United Nations Habitat Congress (UN-Habitat) in Nairobi, Kenya.
Friday, April 5th, 2019
The results of a survey conducted by Sarah Bruch were revealed in the 2019-21 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion action plan, aimed to strengthen the campus climate.
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.
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.
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
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.