Social & Education Policy News
Tuesday, November 24th, 2020
26 students participated in the inaugural Summer Policy Research Institute (SPRI), a six- to eight-week program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in policy research
Friday, September 25th, 2020
Jocelyn Roof (she/her) is a fourth-year student originally from Waterloo, IA studying political science and sociology. Jocelyn has been an intern at the PPC since 2018, and serves as the executive director and founder of Hawk The Vote, a campus-wide nonpartisan initiative to get students registered, educated, and turned out to vote.
Thursday, July 30th, 2020
Nicholas Bowman, senior research fellow in the Social and Education Policy Research Program, has been selected as the new Mary Louise Petersen Chair in Higher Education in the UI College of Education. He will begin the position Aug. 19.
Friday, June 12th, 2020
A special issue of the Journal of Family Communication will highlight the impact of COVID-19 on family communication, teaching, research, and practice.
Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
Monday, May 4th, 2020
Cassie Barnhardt was one of ten fellows selected for the 2020-2021 class at the University of California's National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement.
Friday, April 24th, 2020
David Frisvold was named co-editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM).
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
Several of the Public Policy Center's (PPC) research fellows and affiliates were interviewed for "Pandemic Insights," a series of YouTube videos presented by the Obermann Center.
Monday, April 20th, 2020
Melissa Tully, senior research fellow in the Media, Policy, and Public Opinion Research Program and associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will be teaching a graduate seminar on media and activism in the Fall 2020 semester.
Friday, March 20th, 2020
Jerry Anthony, Senior Research Fellow, Social and Education Policy Research Program, was selected to be inducted to the American Institute of Certified Planner's (AICP) College of Fellows.