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
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Connected

Catalyzing real and lasting change
We're engaged near and far with critical policy challenges
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World-class

A rigorous, applied policy education
Preparing students to act, serve, and lead
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Inspired

Named for Michigan's favorite son
"The aura of President Ford is in these halls"
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News

The latest edition of the Ford School feed, an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in inboxes this week. This fall [...]
Following a University of Chicago Economic Experts panel on the work of Thomas Piketty, Justin Wolfers pens New York Times Upshot column, “Fellow [...]

Events

Oct
31

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

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Oct
22
A presentation by Peter Hinrichs, research economist in the Research Department of [...]
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Oct
23
Come to this workshop to learn more about finding funding for your [...]
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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Why the Ford School?
Why should you choose the Ford School?
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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Global Impact
The policy interests of Ford School students and alumni are diverse—they’re local and global, corporate and not-for-profit, educational and economic.Careers map