Events

 
  • Saturday, April 17th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the Iowa Environmental Council.

    IEC is bringing the On Tour festival to Iowa, featuring films and panels that will spark conversation about making Iowa a better place to live, work, and explore!

    Featuring films and local panels focusing on climate change, clean water, clean energy, and environmental justice.

  • Monday, April 19th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the UI Honors Program.

    Learn more about sustainability and how you can make a difference on campus at our Lunch and Learn featuring the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability. This event will focus on discussions surrounding sustainability, so come with your questions ready!

    Panelists include Office staff and interns.

    Register HERE.

  • Monday, April 19th, 2021

    Join us for an evening of conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, founder of Urban Ocean Lab and Ocean Collectiv. This will be a moderated discussion. More details will be released soon.

    This event is sponsored by the UI Lecture Committee, the Office of Sustainability and the Environment, Public Policy Center, and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research.

  • Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC). Join us online for a program with Ana Rodriguez-Rodriguez, who will speak on "Neglected Women Writers of the Spanish Golden Age." More details to follow. 

    Regsiter HERE.

  • Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

    The PPC is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. 

    This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Tony Kraus from Urban and Regional Planning. His talk will focus on the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities.

    Join the event at https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99943856574?pwd=NlVQMzJ3bVdSQ1VjdEZ3dDlvSDg3UT09

    Meeting ID: 999 4385 6574 Passcode: Iowa_ENVS

  • Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

    The PPC is proud to sponsor this series of Old Capitol Round Table discussions. Join us for the third and final panel discussion in a series of virtual programs put on by The League of Women Voters of Johnson County, the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums, and the University of Iowa Public Policy Center in continuation of the 100th anniversary commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment. The focus of this panel session is to honor Iowa women elected to the Iowa Legislature and state and federal offices.

  • Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support the Earth Month event hosted by the Office of Sustainability and the Environment. 

    Join the student-interns behind UI's Underrepresented Students in Sustainability program for this round table discussion on underrepresentation in sustainability. All students are welcomed to attend and share their thoughts on how underrepresentation affects the student experience in sustainability. Students will have a chance to speak among themselves, and staff from each university will be in attendance to hear and respond to your thoughts and ideas.

  • Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support the Earth Month events hosted by the UI Center for Human Rights. The community is invited to share in conversations between students and a range of experts on different issues who are scheduled to speak to Professor Aaron Marr Page's Human Rights in the World Community course. On April 22, the guest expert is Michelle Cook. Michelle is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation and born of the Honághááhnii (One Who Walks Around You) clan.

  • Saturday, April 24th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support the Earth Month events hosted by Johnson County. The Johnson County Food Policy Council invites you to the 7th annual public forum featuring stories from food business entrepreneurs and community leaders. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in small group topic discussions about food justice related issues and provide input on equitable solutions to injustices in the food system.

  • Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support the Earth Month events hosted by UI Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. 

    This Environmental Brunch Seminar features Judy Joyce from Impact7G. Her talk will focus on the Field of Dreams and the Bear Creek Restoration.

    Join Zoom Meeting https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/99943856574?pwd=NlVQMzJ3bVdSQ1VjdEZ3dDlvSDg3UT09 (Links to an external site.)

    Meeting ID: 999 4385 6574 Passcode: Iowa_ENVS

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  • Thursday, April 15th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the Iowa State University Office of Sustainability.

    This discussion forum is intended for students from different universities to discuss what exactly sustainability looks like at their respective school. Topics for discussion will include working with university administration, engaging people who are apathetic about sustainability initiatives, environmental justice and how to implement it in a university setting, successful and unsuccessful projects, turning sustainable ideas into action, and many more!

  • Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the University of Northern Iowa.

    Join us in learning about steps you can take in the Cedar Valley to move the needle on Climate Change! We have three local speakers sharing about their area of expertise. Learn about ways we can fit in to help solve climate change. After hearing from our speakers we will have breakout rooms for people to engage with other attendees to share ideas and brainstorm.

  • Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC). Join us online for a program with Luis Martin-Estudillo, who will speak to us on "EU: Europe Undreamed. Artistic Responses to a Political Initiative".

  • Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the UI Tippie College of Business.

  • Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the Iowa Recycling Association. 

    This webinar will help students and recent graduates who are entering the workforce prepare for resumes and interviews. You will find out what recruiters from two Iowa-based environmental engineering firms are looking for in a resume and learn how to structure it to give you the best chance of earning an interview.

  • Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by Iowa Western Community College.

    Learn about the Iowa Western Community College Aquaponics project! 

    Join the event at https://iwcc.zoom.us/j/93807462674

  • Thursday, April 8th, 2021

    Successfully navigating the labyrinth of application processes, policies, and available resources that lead to successful research and scholarship grant submissions can be challenging, even for seasoned faculty, staff and students.

  • Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

    The Public Policy Center is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the UI Office of Sustainability and the Environment.

  • Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

    The Public Policy Center is proud to promote the Earth Month events hosted by the UI Center for Human Rights.

    In this webinar, we will explore the human rights impacts of climate change, particularly on marginalized communities. In addition, we will discuss why there is reason for hope despite the fact that the U.S. has so far failed to respond adequately to the crisis. Speakers: Dr. Louise Seamster, Stratis Giannakouros, and Dr. Maureen McCue.

    Join the event at https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/94839769875

  • Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture series hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC).

    Join us online for a program with Michael Zmolek, who will speak to us on "Impeachment and Empire".

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