• Birds Help Researchers Study Environmental Quality

    Monday, May 2nd, 2011

    In the reasearch study, "Is Economic Growth for the Birds?", published in Environmental Economics, PPC Environmental Policy researcher Aaron Strong uses avian biodiversity to analyze the impact of economic growth on environmental quality. Results of the study call into question policies that rely solely on economic growth for reversing environmental decline.

  • Iowans Not Satisfied With GOP Contenders

    Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

    The Hawkeye Poll indicates that Iowans are not content with their choices for the 2012 Republican nomination choices for president. Twenty-six percent of those polled who choose "someone else."

  • McGehee Receives Award for Traffic Safety

    Thursday, April 21st, 2011

    Iowa Commissioner of Public Safety Larry Noble recently presented HF Program Director Dan McGehee with the Commissioner's Special Award for Traffic Safety.

  • UI Faculty and Staff Attend CASIC Research Summit

    Monday, April 18th, 2011

    The CIC Center for Advanced Study in International Competitiveness developed twenty multi-disciplinary working groups that will develop research proposals on international competitiveness.

  • Director of ISRC To Give Keynote at Beloit College

    Thursday, April 14th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht will be the keynote speaker at Beloit College's sixth annual Duffy Colloquium where he will address the core question of "what makes a good society?"

  • Technology Reduces Unsafe Driving

    Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

    The PPC Human Factors & Vehicle Safety Program continues to study the effectiveness of cameras in cars to help teens hone their driving skills and how the technology reduces unsafe driving events.

  • Class Focuses on Sustainability in the Midwest

    Monday, April 4th, 2011

    How can the Midwest begin to move toward a sustainable future? Dr. Tracey Holloway, Director of the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, leads an interdisciplinary team of 30+ researchers who study connections between climate, land use, food, biodiversity, human health, and energy systems.

  • Research Presentation at the Association of Education Finance and Policy

    Monday, March 28th, 2011

    Phuong Nguyen presented a study examining whether municipalities respond symmetrically to increase and reductions in state education aid at the Association of Education Finance and Policy.

  • University of Iowa Professor Leads Effort to Create Center to Study International Competitiveness

    Thursday, March 24th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht and a research summit organizing committee will host a summit with the goal to promote large-scale, team-based interdisciplinary research generating breakthrough knowledge for major advancement.

  • World-Renowned Campus Architect to Visit UI

    Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

    The School of Urban and Regional Planning and the Public Policy Center are pleased to announce that Jay Chatterjee, Dean Emeritus of the School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning at the University of Cincinnati, will present "University of Cincinnati: Transformation of a Campus 1985-2005."