Social & Education Policy News

  • Monday, April 18th, 2011

    The CIC Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness developed twenty multi-disciplinary working groups that will develop research proposals on international competitiveness.

  • Monday, March 28th, 2011

    Phuong Nguyen presented a study examining whether municipalities respond symmetrically to increase and reductions in state education aid at the Association of Education Finance and Policy.

  • Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

    The School of Urban and Regional Planning and the Public Policy Center are pleased to announce that Jay Chatterjee, Dean Emeritus of the School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati, will present "University of Cincinnati: Transformation of a Campus 1985-2005."

  • Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

    Karen Heimer and Janet Lauritsen were awarded a research grant that will help fund a project that will analyze how the exposure of minorities and women to violent criminal victimization has changed in the U.S.

  • Thursday, May 13th, 2010

    A gender and violence class taught by Karen Heimer has evolved into a project called, "Provisions for Progress," to help survivors of domestic violence resettle into new homes.

  • Thursday, February 25th, 2010

    PPC researchers Jerry Anthony and Kevin Leicht were featured in a video piece by Iowa Magazine that looks at the continuing Great Recession and its effects on American consumers.

  • Sunday, November 1st, 2009

    Karen Heimer, Janet Lauritsen and James Lynch use pooled data from 1973 to 2005 to examine whether there's a gender gap or difference between female and male crime offenders.

  • Monday, September 28th, 2009

    PPC researcher Karen Heimer found that the victimization of black and Latinos increases during periods of economic recession.

  • 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

  • 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.