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

Greg Robb, a senior economic reporter for MarketWatch , quotes Susan Collins in his October 23 piece, “In the battle for the U.S. Senate, the ‘E-word [...]
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy hosted the first Bohnett Fellows Summit in Detroit in October, 2014. The event--designed to highlight and [...]

Events

Oct
24

The four major-party candidates for Regent of the University of Michigan will [...]

4:00 pm
Oct
29
A presentation by Katherine Michelmore, postdoctoral fellow at the Gerald R. Ford [...]
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Oct
29
The Ford School's Joint PhD Program (Public Policy joint with Economics, Sociology [...]
11:45 am to 12:45 pm

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