• Thursday, September 10th, 2015

    This week, the Inequality Seminar is proud to bring in University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor, Dr. Michael Olneck.  Dr. Olneck received his Ed.D. from Harvard Graduate School of Education in Education and Social Policy.  He will be giving a lecture titled, "Digital Badging and Inequality in Higher Education and the Workforce."

  • Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

    The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor the Fall 2015 Law Levitt Lecture with NPR Correspondent Nina Totenberg.

  • Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

    The Davies-deBoer Seminar in Health Economics will start the semester with University of California, Santa Barbara Assistant Professor Maya Rossin-Slater.  Professor Rossin-Slater received her Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University and has recently published research in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.  She will be giving a talk titled, “Are Different Early Investments Complement or Substitutes?

  • Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

    This week, the Inequality Seminar will host Professor Colin Gordon—Department of History at the University of Iowa—, who will give a lecture titled, "Understanding Ferguson: Segregation and Local Inequality in Greater St. Louis."

  • Thursday, August 27th, 2015

    This week the Inequality Seminar will host Professor Dave Frisvold—Department of Economics at the University of Iowa—, who will present "The Impact of Fluctuations in Resources on Test Scores: Evidence from TANG and SNAP Payments."

  • Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

    The SAFER-SIM Lecture series will kick-off this fall with a lecture by Shawn Allen, University of Iowa, on "Implementing SHRP-2 Naturalistic Driving Study Data for Use in Driving Simulation Environments."


  • Friday, May 1st, 2015

    Presentation Begins at 11:30 a.m.

  • Friday, April 24th, 2015

    Immigration policy is a hot topic with the next presidential election fast approaching, and the various candidates' stance on it could well make or break a nomination for them.

  • Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

    Crossing roads safely requires the integration of appropriate gap selection and coordination of movement and is influenced by a variety of factors, such as age and whether crossing alone or with others. As we age, we begin to gain more competence in these skills. In addition, choosing an appropriate gap and coordinating one’s movements when alone is different than when crossing with a partner.

  • Friday, April 17th, 2015

    The Transportation and Vehicle Safety Research Program will be hosting a public seminar and panel discussion on the future of driving and riding autonomous vehicles.  This event will bring together international experts who will demonstrate current robotic car technology as well as answer questions from the public and media.