• 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."

  • One-Year Anniversary of Health Care Reform

    Sunday, March 20th, 2011

    Peter Damiano spoke with Iowa Public Radio about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its effect on Iowa.

  • Recession Aggravates Underemployment

    Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht addressed the slowly improving unemployment figures in reflection to an Iowa City Press-Citizen article which pointed out that numbers may be deceiving.

  • 12th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session

    Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

    The University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Health Group will award UI students working on health-related research on Tuesday, April 26.

  • Sanctuary City Proposal Gets Another Look

    Saturday, February 26th, 2011

    Kevin Leicht addressed Iowa City's sanctuary city proposal stating that, "It's partly a way to say this is a welcoming place for diverse groups of people..."

  • A Democratic Senate Perspective on Health Care Reform

    Friday, February 25th, 2011

    Iowa state Senators Jack Hatch and Joe Bolkcom discussed the implementation of health care reform activities on March 4th.