Forkenbrock Series Events

  • Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center hosted "Is Redistricting Polarizing America?" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the Old Capitol Senate Chambers.

  • Thursday, December 1st, 2016

    Join us for a series of public forums that touch on education, work and wages, poverty policy and risk and social insurance, supported by the Public Policy Center as part of the Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy. 

  • Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

    Joe Palca discussed creativity, innovation and the translation of science as part of the Public Policy Center's Forkenbrock Series and the Office of Research and Economic Development's Creative Matters series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in 100 Phillips Hall.

  • Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

    On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Public Policy Center hosted Jay Newton-Small for a lecture, “The Effect of Women in Politics: Do They Make a Difference?” at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Capitol Senate Chambers. Newton-Small’s lecture was followed by a panel discussion and book signing.

    Newton-Small is Washington correspondent for TIME and the author of Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works. Her lecture was a part of the Run Up to the 2016 Election series. 

  • Thursday, October 27th, 2016

    The Public Policy Center will co-sponsor a lecture by Marc Edwards, environmental engineer and water activist. Edwards will present the Richard L. Valentine Distinguished Lecture, "The Flint Michigan Water Crisis: Miracle or Disaster?" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27.

  • Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

    The Public Policy Center co-sponsored a lecture by Jay Hakes as part of the Run Up to the 2016 Election series. Hakes presented "Energy Challenges for the Next American President" from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 in LR 2 Van Allen Hall. 

  • Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

    Frances Flannery and Rodney A. Werline presented, "Marshaling Political Authority" from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Gilmore Hall.

  • Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

    Tim McBride presented, "Health insurance coverage in a post-election landscape," at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11 in 106 Gilmore Hall as part of the Public Policy Center's Run Up to the 2016 Election series. 

  • Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

    The Public Policy Center co-sponsored a lecture, "Working to End Child Slavery," by Kailash Satyarthi, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. The lecture took place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 in the 2nd Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union.