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

What's new about our new site? Just about everything.  teaser image
Welcome to the Ford School's all-new presence on the web. For the past ten months, we've been working to design, create, and implement a brand new [...]
Proximity to Great Lakes a key factor in local officials' views teaser image
By Greta Guest ANN ARBOR—Nearly all of Michigan's local leaders see the Great Lakes as a valuable economic resource for the state, but some don't see [...]

Events

On the politics of historical injuries: Colombia's struggles for peace and memory teaser image
Sep
17

The Ford School welcomes human rights scholar Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, associate professor and chair of [...]

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sep
17
The Ford School welcomes human rights scholar Alejandro Castillejo-Cuéllar, associate professor and [...]
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sep
18
The IPC is honored to convene this panel of intellectuals, human rights [...]
6:00 pm to 7:30 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
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