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Director Joe Hoereth

Winter 2021 Letter from Director Joseph Hoereth

Friends of IPCE, I hope everyone has had a great end to their fall semesters, especially through all the adjustments of the pandemic. It has been a fluid transition back on campus this…

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2021 National Student Issues Convention Recap

On October 22, 2021, over 250 college and university students from around the United States convened online to discuss what issues most affect them. The students used ranked choice voting to determine that…

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Timuel Black, Weaver of Life and History

  “I never set out to make history, I just wanted to make things better for the people in the community.” Warren Chapman recalls Timuel Black making that statement during an impromptu conversation…

Director Joe Hoereth

Spring 2021 Letter from Director Joe Hoereth

Friends of IPCE,   Here we are in the fluid months of spring, wrapping up the tail end of the semester while looking ahead to summer projects and planning. It’s always nice to…

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The 2021 UPPF Research Symposium Follow-Up

This year’s symposium showcased our Fellows’ public policy research, with policy-related projects that stem from hands-on research experience. Topics included education reform, economic development, and environmental sustainability. Welcome remarks were given by Joseph…

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UPPF Fellows Receive 2020-2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship

IPCE would like to congratulate our UPPF Fellows Sean Flynn, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, Public Policy and Matthew Swalek, College of Education, Human Development and Learning as recipients of the 2020-2021 Dr. Martin…