• Thursday, February 20th, 2020

    ISRC Workshop: Introduction to Survey Design
    Emily Wetherell 
    Thursday, February 20, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
    N207 Lindquist Center

    In this workshop you will learn the basics of survey development. You will be introduced to best practices for writing questions about attitudes, behaviors, knowledge, and demographics. We will also discuss how to compile questions into a functional survey and how to evaluate a final survey.  

  • Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

    ISRC Workshop: Introduction and Data Management Using R
    Bomi Lee
    Wednesday, February 19, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
    3026 Seamans Center

  • Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this series of luncheons. For more information about the series, click here.

    Brian Ekdale, associate professor of Social Media and Global Digital Cultures at the University of Iowa, will present this week's topic. 

  • Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

    Immigration remains a key topic on campus, as well as in Iowa today. To shed light on that issue, a new course this spring, “Community Engaged Learning with Refugees and Immigrants in Iowa,” will present a panel composed of city and county officials who will discuss how the Iowa City area welcomes and supports refugees and immigrants.

  • Thursday, February 6th, 2020

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this event.

    Come celebrate the importance of community! Despite our political differences, we have more in common than we sometimes realize.

    The Iowa caucuses will have just finished, and most of the poltical ads will disappear, at least for a while. Breathe a sigh of relief, and come out for a bite to eat, something to drink, and good converstation! We'll also enjoy two presentations from people who have found common ground across the aisle.

  • Thursday, February 6th, 2020

    ISRC Workshop: Introduction to Stata
    Scott LaCombe
    Thursday, February 6th, 2:00pm- 3:15pm
    177 Schaeffer Hall

    This workshop aims to cover a basic introduction to Stata. Participants will be introduced to the Stata interface, command syntax, do-files, and basic functions (e.g., opening a dataset, summary statistics, etc.). In addition, participants will also learn how to manage single and multiple datasets. This is an introductory workshop appropriate for those with limited or no familiarity with Stata. Example code will be provided.

  • Friday, January 31st, 2020

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

  • Friday, January 31st, 2020

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

  • Thursday, January 30th, 2020

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this event with the African American Council.

    Join us as we learn about the caucus from our panelists who will share their expertise and experience on the history of the caucus, how the caucus works, and its role in the process of electing the next president.


  • Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

    Join Kai Wright in a facilitated conversation as he expands upon his live taping about the historical roots of our contemporary politics. This will be a chance for a deeper conversation about his work in media, his public use of history, and the racial politics of 2020.