The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan


Catalyzing real and lasting change
We're engaged near and far with critical policy challenges
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A rigorous, applied policy education
Preparing students to act, serve, and lead
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Named for Michigan's favorite son
"The aura of President Ford is in these halls"
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Originally published in The University Record A major milestone is in sight for the faculty, students, alumni and staff of the Gerald R. Ford School [...]
The U-M Board of Regents candidates forum, held at the Ford School of Public Policy, was covered by the Michigan Daily and . The forum [...]



SEATING PASS REQUIRED. Honoring the Ford School's Centennial Reunion, we welcome Steven D. Levitt [...]

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
A major celebration of the Ford School's centennial held during University of [...]
11:00 am
Attend the Go Blue Homecoming Tailgate at the Oosterbaan Field House on [...]
12:30 pm


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Why the Ford School?
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Making a real and lasting difference in the world through game-changing discoveries; actionable policy solutions; rigorous, applied courses; and our powerful and growing network of alumni.More
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