Events

 
  • Friday, May 14th, 2021

    David Gould, Visiting Associate Professor, will give the commencement message, and honor Dr. Ken Mobily, professor of Therapeutic Recreation.

  • Thursday, May 13th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this lecture series with the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council.

    Join us online for a program with David Burger, who will speak to us on "A Year in Kabul: My Assignment in Afghanistan and Reflections of a Career Diplomat".

  • Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

    This project will increase the accessibility of a unique and important publicly-available set of emails on the Flint Water Crisis released by Michigan’s then-governor Rick Snyder. In early 2016, Snyder published a large archive (around 455,000 PDF pages) of emails related to the crisis sent to and from staff from multiple state government agencies. 

  • Thursday, April 29th, 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 Christine Petersen, who will speak to us on "Why Viral Variants Form and What it Means for Global Trends of SARS-CoV2 Now and Moving Forward with Vaccination."

  • Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

    In partnership with the Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities, a team of criminology majors and minors are developing a plan to provide feedback on policing practices in Waterloo, Iowa with regard to best practices for working with citizens with mental health concerns. The project, guided by Dr. Karen Heimer, examines current policing policies and strategies that guide officers when they encounter citizens who are experiencing episodes of mental illness.

  • Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

    You have a great project in mind, but you need funding to implement it. Maybe you’ve even identified an opportunity for grant funding, but how do you write a grant that will get funded? What do the grant reviewers look for in a proposal? How do you give yourself an edge in the application process? Mary Blackwood, Senior Sponsored Research Specialist at the UI Division of Sponsored Programs, will share her advice and take questions on the topic of grant writing.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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