Social & Education Policy News
Monday, August 16th, 2021
Several PPC research fellows were awarded grants in the first round of Jumpstarting Tomorrow grants, sponsored by the Research Development Office (RDO) and the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).
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.
Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
Dr. Kristi Hendrickson, with the assistance of undergraduate student Emily Garcia, will conduct a study on meeting the needs of bilingual individuals, under the Summer Policy Research Program.
Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
The Summer Policy Research Program provides funding to researchers to hire students to work on their projects.
Monday, May 3rd, 2021
A policy brief by Phuong Nguyen-Hoang summarizes three of his studies on tax increment financing in Iowa.
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