Social & Education Policy News

  • Friday, May 31st, 2019

    Jerry Anthony, associate professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, UI Graduate College, and researcher in the Social and Education Policy Research Program, was awarded the 2019 Michael Brody Award for Service. He was nominated by Rangaswamy Rajagopal, professor of Geography. Dr.

  • Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

    Jerry Anthony, Researcher in the Social and Education Policy Research Program, was chosen as a delegate to the first United Nations Habitat Congress (UN-Habitat) in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Friday, April 5th, 2019

    The results of a survey conducted by Sarah Bruch were revealed in the 2019-21 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion action plan, aimed to strengthen the campus climate.

  • Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

    The Social & Education Policy Research program sponsored an education forum, hosted by the Johnson County League of Women Voters on January 26.

  • Monday, January 7th, 2019

    Three of the Public Policy Center's student researchers are featured in this semester's OVPR "Dare to Discover" banner campaign.

  • Monday, December 3rd, 2018

    Felicia Pieper, Research Coordinator in the Health Policy Research Program, presented on a Health Equity panel for about sixty undergraduate students enrolled in the course “Big Ideas: Equality, Opportunity, and Public Policy in America,” which is led by Sarah Bruch, Director of the Social & Education

  • Monday, June 25th, 2018

    Three students are visiting the PPC as summer interns of 2018. Two, Starr Davis and Chad Rhym, are here as part of the UI Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP), and one, Conrad Kim, as part of the Iowa Center for Research for Undergraduates Program (ICRU). To read more about the students, click here.

  • Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

    Jerry Anthony, Associate Professor in the UI School of Urban and Regional Planning and Researcher in the Social and Education Policy Research Program, gave a presentation on affordable housing in Muscatine, IA earlier this month. 

  • Monday, May 21st, 2018

    The University of Iowa Public Policy Center (PPC) and the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD) released a report on Tuesday, May 8 that describes student experiences of school climate in the District’s schools.

  • Thursday, May 17th, 2018

    The Public Policy Center welcomed four 2018 Summer Scholars-in-Residence: Aislinn Conrad-Hiebner, Armeda Wojciak, Megan Gilster, Jessica Welburn, and returning 2017 scholar, Rebecca Kreitzer.