Events

 
  • Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

    The League of Women Voters of Johnson County, the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums and the University of Iowa Public Policy Center will continue the 100th anniversary commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment with a series of public webinars. These sessions examine the suffragists' work at the national, state and local levels that took the nation through the first step toward gender quality: a woman's right to vote. A monumental step, it was the first of many—some still ahead.

  • Monday, April 19th, 2021

    Join us for an evening of conversation with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, founder of Urban Ocean Lab and Ocean Collectiv. This will be a moderated discussion. More details will be released soon.

    This event is sponsored by the UI Lecture Committee, the Office of Sustainability and the Environment, Public Policy Center, and Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research

  • Monday, March 1st, 2021

    The Office of Sustainability, with the support of CLAS Strategic Initiative on Advancing Environmental Justice, Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences and Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement are excited to announce that Dr. Robert Bullard, the Father of Environmental Justice, will give a virtual public lecture on Monday, March 1, 7:00 pm. He will be giving a public lecture to UI, ISU, and UNI, followed by a Q&A with attendees, at this event. 

  • Monday, March 1st, 2021

    Monday, March 1, 12:30pm
    Please click the link below to join the Zoom webinar:
    https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/93887471054?pwd=SExZMkQ3KzRnZ1cvYVFyYlRGQ2pJQT09
    Passcode: #PLAY

  • Thursday, February 25th, 2021

    Summer scholars Colin Lewis-Beck and Tom Rice will present their work at this virtual lunch and learn.

  • Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

    The League of Women Voters of Johnson County, the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums and the University of Iowa Public Policy Center will continue the 100th anniversary commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment with a series of public webinars. The sessions examine the suffragists’ work at national, state and local levels that took the nation through the first step toward gender equality: a woman’s right to vote. That was a monumental step, and the first of many – some still ahead. 

  • Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council lectures. Join us online for a program with Tyler Priest, who will speak to us on "The Changing Landscape of Global Oil and Gas".

  • Friday, February 19th, 2021

    The PPC is proud to co-sponsor this Iowa City Darwin Day event. 

  • Thursday, February 11th, 2021

    Election 2020 put scores of social and technology issues in high relief, but few as starkly as the importance of faith in our election systems. On Thursday, February 11 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 PM EST, a panel of experts convened by ACM's US Technology Policy Committee (USTPC) will explore Technology & Trust: Voting in the Electronic Age in the latest USTPC "HotTopics" webinar.

  • Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

    The PPC is proud to support this event, sponsored by the UI Lecture Committee. The virtual discussion with the former Chairman of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele, moderated by Jim Leach.

  • Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

    Summer scholar Matt Dannenberg presented his work, “Contributions of anthropogenic warming to loss of vegetation health during the 2012-2015 U.S. West Coast drought,” at a February 2 virtual lunch and learn.

  • Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

    The Public Policy Center is proud to support this event hosted by the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies.

    How can artists and scholars help the nation contend with the peril in which we find ourselves—starting with our own campuses? 

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