Events

 
  • Monday, November 4th, 2019

    As part of the University of Iowa 100 year commemoration of the 19th Amendment, Stacey Abrams will visit the UI campus to discuss voting rights.

  • Monday, November 4th, 2019

    2:30pm - 3:20pm

    This workshop provides a brief introduction to the basics of SPSS. We will cover the following topics: (1) How to import data, (2) How to transform data and create new variables, and (3) How to do analyses such as descriptive statistics, correlations, and mean comparisons. No previous SPSS experience is necessary! Bringing a laptop to follow along is encouraged, but not necessary.  

    Register here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8raP2IVw9BzmYbr

  • Friday, November 1st, 2019

    The PPC is pleased to co-sponsor this Witching Hour Festival event.

  • Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

    5:30pm - 6:45pm

    This workshop aims to provide a quick introduction to ArcMap. Participants will learn to set workspace environments for projects, generate and manipulate spatial data, combine spatial datasets with data from different sources (i.e., *.txt or *.csv), visualize and publish maps. Participants are encouraged to bring up questions on spatial aspects of their research. No prior knowledge of ArcMap is required. Datasets will be provided. 

  • Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

    Brenda Longfellow, associate professor and head of the Art History division at the University of Iowa, will present this week's topic.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Friday, October 25th, 2019

    Summer Scholar team Sato Ashida (Community and Behavioral Health), Caitlin Ward (Biostatistics), Tessa Heeren (Public Policy Center), and Daniel Sewell (Biostatistics) will present a Lunch and Learn session on Accountable Communities of Health.

  • Thursday, October 24th, 2019

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this event as part of our Run Up to the Caucus series of events.

    Tracy Osborn, associate professor of Political Science and director of the PPC's Politics and Policy Research program, will talk about the current status of women in politics. This event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Johnson County.

    The event begins at 7:30pm.

  • Thursday, October 24th, 2019

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this event.

    In the Strong America presentation, Strong Towns President and Founder Charles L. Marohn, Jr. highlights some of the most powerful stories in his book Strong Towns: A Bottom Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity—and uses those insights to highlight a path to community prosperity that’s as unique as your place.

  • Thursday, October 24th, 2019

    William Reisinger, Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa, will present.

    The PPC is a co-sponsor of the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) community luncheons, which seek to promote understanding of international issues with expert speakers from around the world.

  • Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

    This event brought together a panel of experts to discuss the burden of American gun violence and the potential for evidence-based public policy solutions.

    The PPC’s Crime & Justice Policy research program, directed by Mark Berg, hosted this panel as part of the Run Up to the 2020 Caucus – a series designed to examine different policy topics that will be discussed during the campaign.

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