• Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

    Fred Boehmke, director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center, and senior research fellow in residence in the Politics and Policy Research Program, received a RAPID grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project entitled, “The Diffusion of State Policy Responses to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.” Th

  • Friday, July 10th, 2020

    Fred Boehmke was named a co-recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Mentoring Award by the Society for Political Methodology.

  • Thursday, December 12th, 2019

    The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research, will offer its data science institute in January and June 2020

  • Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

    Several Public Policy Center (PPC) staff and faculty members were recognized for longevity of service at a recent PPC meeting. The awardees are pictured below. Others who were awarded but not in attendance include:

    5 Years

  • Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

    Results of the recently released 2019 Hawkeye Poll show that Elizabeth Warren is gaining a foothold as the front runner among the large field of Democratic candidates in Iowa.

  • Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

    The UI Iowa Social Science Research Center and the Iowa Informatics Initiative will host a data science institute featuring five mini-classes the week of June 10, 2019.

  • Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is offering funds to support training in statistics, quantitative methods, research design, and data analysis at the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program. 

  • Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    Project TIER, an international community of scholars working on changing norms of research practice to promote transparency and reproducibility of empirical research in the social sciences, will award three or four faculty fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year.

  • Monday, December 17th, 2018

    The University of Iowa, a pioneer in Informatics research, will host a data science institute featuring a number of mini-classes the week of January 7-10, 2019.

  • Monday, November 5th, 2018

    This year's Hawkeye Poll results aligned very closely with the Des Moines Register's poll on the Iowa Gubernatorial race.