Friday, August 13th, 2021
An interdisciplinary team of investigators from the University of Iowa Public Policy Center’s (PPC) Health Policy Research Program has received a five-year extension of their project evaluating the Iowa Wellness Plan, Iowa’s version of the Medicaid expansion.
Thursday, July 15th, 2021
An article co-authored by Mark Berg was awarded the 2021 Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award from the Rural Sociological Society.
Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
A team of summer scholars in residence will study mental health burden and the links between firearm and non-firearm violence.
Monday, July 12th, 2021
A survey conducted by a team that includes Natoshia Askelson, senior research fellow in the Health Policy Research Program, shows that only half of parents were in favor of having their adolescents vaccinated against COVID-19.
Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
As part of the Research in Brief semi-monthly video series that highlights the policy research work of the Public Policy Center, we present "Teaching in Brief" to highlight some of the Public Policy Center's efforts in student success. In this episode, visiting associate professor David Gould talks about his Life Design course, and the path that led him to education.
Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
A team of summer scholars in residence will study the impact of political representation on COVID-19 racial and ethnic disparities in Iowa.
Tuesday, June 29th, 2021
A group of undergraduate students will assist with Elizabeth Menninga's (Political Science) research under the Summer Policy Research Program.
Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
A team of Summer Scholars are working on the project, "Preparing for the Unknown: Assessing Factors that Impact Community Disaster Preparedness."
Thursday, June 17th, 2021
Carrie Schuettpelz, associate professor in the School of Planning and Public Affairs, will lead the project, "Defining and Cataloging Native American Membership Criteria," this summer. Acacia Roberts, a first-generation, Native law student, will assist with the research.
Thursday, June 10th, 2021
David Cassels Johnson, from the College of Education, and Christine Shea, from the Departments of Linguistics and Spanish and Portuguese, will work on their project on language policies for Spanish speakers in Iowa.