Social & Education Policy News
Monday, April 24th, 2017
Hyunsik Chun and Mike Sauder from the UI Department of Sociology will present "The rise of the logic of quantification in Korean higher education," from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24 in W113 Seashore Hall.
Friday, April 21st, 2017
The Iowa City Police Department is working with Sarah Bruch to foster trust and improve relationships with the community by addressing racial profiling and bridging the gap between police officers and minorities.
Monday, April 17th, 2017
Community leaders and government officials from across the state are beginning to build the strategies for better racial equity in Iowa.
Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Cassie Barnhardt will present "Educational Equity and Democratic Engagement: The Role of Academic Citizenship," from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 17 as part of the Inequality Seminar. Barnhardt is an assistant professor of educational policy and leadership studies in the University of Iowa College of Education.
Monday, April 3rd, 2017
The results of a University of Iowa Parental Leave Survey Report released March 31 revealed several key findings that could help the community understand first-time parents at the UI.
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
David Frisvold, PPC Scholar-in-Residence and associate professor in the Department of Economics, will participate in a work shop at Iowa State University, "Federal Statistical Research Data Centers: Opportunities for Researchers to Use Restricted Access Data," on Thursday, March 30. Frisvold will present "Health Economics Research in the RDC."
Friday, March 24th, 2017
Brian An from the University of Iowa College of Education will present "Social origins, academic strength of school curriculum and access to selective higher education institutions: Evidence from Scotland and the U.S." from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27 in W113 Seashore as part of the Inequality Seminar.
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Join in on a presentation and discussion of the results from the 2016 Parental Leave Survey, administered to faculty and staff at the University of Iowa.
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Xavier Escandell from Grinnell College will present "Anti-immigrant and -refugee sentiments and institutional responses in the post-9/11 European Union" from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6 in W113 Seashore Hall.
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
For one expert, the issue of college affordability stretches to more than just student debt; it also goes back to the lack of financial support.
Professor Sara Goldrick-Rab of Temple University discussed the “crisis” of student-loan debt in a Monday evening lecture at the Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St.