Forkenbrock Series Events

  • Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center will present a free screening of "Inequality for All", a 2013 documentary that examines the widening income inequality in the United States, presented by Robert Reich.

  • Friday, May 31st, 2013

    Local leaders, policy makers, residents, and scholars will begin to bridge the gap between rural and urban approaches to water management and explore ways to mitigate the impact of future disasters.

  • Thursday, May 30th, 2013

    In conjunction with the fifth anniversary of Eastern Iowa's historic flooding, Legion Arts presents "Trouble the Water," a groundbreaking exhibit in which contemporary artists explore issues related to water.

  • Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

    Dr. Ilina Sen, professor at the Tata Institue for Social Studies, will discuss the articulation of women’s voices within resistance movements.

  • Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

    The documentary film, "The Waiting Room," was screened at the University of Iowa's HNI Auditorium (Room C20) in the Pomerantz Center, on Tuesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. Following, IPR's Ben Kieffer hosted a Q&A discussion w/ director Peter Nicks.

  • Monday, April 8th, 2013

    On four Tuesdays in April, PPC, University and local experts examined hypothetical questions and the unintended consequences of these scenarios in a casual, conversational setting with the 70-100 local citizens and “universitizens” who attended the weekly discussions.  The topics drew thoughtful, animated discussion among the audience – which was the ultimate goal of the series.

  • Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

    Michael J. Gerson spoke on "The Role of U.S. Foreign Aid in Global HIV/AIDS Prevention" at the University of Iowa's Old Capitol Museum on Wednesday, April 3, at 7 p.m.

  • Monday, February 25th, 2013 to Monday, April 8th, 2013

    The Legislative Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series events are designed to allow University of Iowa faculty to share their expertise with Iowa legislators on critical issues relevant to the current session.

  • Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

    Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Darling spoke on Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in the Senate Chamber in the Old Capitol Museum. His presentation described the enormity of the crisis leadership decisions made on behalf of all Americans during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.