Events

 
  • Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

    The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor this virtual social justice event with award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones.

    Nikole Sheri Hannah-Jones is an American investigative journalist known for her coverage of civil rights in the United States. In April 2015, she became a staff writer for The New York Times, where she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2020.

    You can view the live stream here.

  • Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor "Racial and Social Justice Movements in Iowa: Past and Present—A CLAS Theme Year Event"

    Wednesday, September 23, 5:30-7:00

    Join a panel of faculty and other experts as they discuss the past and present of activism related to racial and social justice in Iowa.

  • Friday, September 25th, 2020

    PPC summer scholar Josh Tschantret took a computational approach to studying the theory that cultures of honor have higher homicide rates. He will be presenting his findings next week at a lunch and learn. All are welcome to join! More about his research here.

    Please email leslie-gannon@uiowa.edu for Zoom link and password.

  • Thursday, October 15th, 2020 to Friday, October 16th, 2020

    Learn to write winning grant proposals at these half-day virtual sessions sponsored by the Research Development Office in the Office of the Vice President for Research. The event will be presented by John D. Robertson, PhD, a managing member of Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshops.

  • Thursday, September 17th, 2020 to Friday, September 18th, 2020

    The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor the Iowa Aging Summit, a two-day lineup of informative and entertaining presentations and panels on helping older Iowans to live their best life. The event is online and is available for FREE to community members, practitioners, and students who work with or care about older Iowans.

  • Monday, June 15th, 2020

    An online webinar to explore how Iowa can emerge even stronger from the current health, social and economic challenges

    About this Event

    How can the Hawkeye State emerge even stronger from the current health, social, and economic challenges?

  • Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

    The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting a three-part series on the resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions.  

    Are you interested in improving long-term resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions using Covid-19 as the foundation? Do you want to learn about the diversity of campus perspectives exploring this problem and identify ways of connecting research activities more broadly? If so, join us for a three-part series highlighting multiple angles of inquiry in response to resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions.

  • Friday, June 5th, 2020

    The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting a three-part series on the resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions.  

    Are you interested in improving long-term resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions using Covid-19 as the foundation? Do you want to learn about the diversity of campus perspectives exploring this problem and identify ways of connecting research activities more broadly? If so, join us for a three-part series highlighting multiple angles of inquiry in response to resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions.

  • Friday, June 5th, 2020

    The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting a three-part series on the resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions.  

    Are you interested in improving long-term resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions using Covid-19 as the foundation? Do you want to learn about the diversity of campus perspectives exploring this problem and identify ways of connecting research activities more broadly? If so, join us for a three-part series highlighting multiple angles of inquiry in response to resilience and response to pandemics and disruptions.

  • Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

    The Public Policy Center will host an online forum to explore the COVID-related research being done on the UI campus, and brainstorm ways in which social science researchers might collaborate.

  • Thursday, April 30th, 2020

    Dr. Richard Larew presents a Facebook Live event featuring Professor David Gould, a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center. The last decade of Professor Gould's career has revolved around re-imagining higher education and he has created exciting new university courses concentrating on issues of meaning and community. 

  • Thursday, April 30th, 2020

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council luncheon series, which have moved to an online format due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

  • Thursday, April 30th, 2020

    Ethan Rogers, research associate in the Crime and Justice Policy Research Program, and Christopher Buresh, senior research fellow in the Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Research Program, presented.

  • Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

    Coping in the time of COVID-19 is an uncharted, life-changing task for everyone, and it can make caring for our own mental health and the mental health of those around us a challenge.

    To support you during this difficult time, the University of Iowa will host a mental health virtual panel discussion on Thursday, April 23, for faculty and staff to learn about the mental health resources that continue to be offered to the UI community, as well as strategies and tips for coping during the time of COVID-19.

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