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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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A connected community
To each other, and to the world

Whether you're closing achievement gaps, improving water quality, reinvigorating struggling communities, or streamlining government services, there's a place for you here.

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A powerful network, a shared vision

Ford School alumni work all around the world, addressing an amazing variety of policy issues. They are diverse in their heritage, in their viewpoints, and in their passions. But Ford School alumni share this--a dedication to making a difference in our world.

You address our world's most pressing policy challenges. You make a difference. Bring that knowledge back to your alma mater. 

Stay informed through our high profile speaker series, Most of these events are live streamed and archived in our video library

Get inspired by new research findings from our distinguished faculty, who win national and international awards and are regularly featured in major media outlets. 

Network with fellow alumni working in your policy areas of interest. The Ford School is America's first public policy training program, and one of its most distinguished. Our powerful alumni network can enhance the value of your degree. 

Commission policy research projects through our Applied Policy Seminar or host interns at your organization. The Ford School curriculum emphasizes an applied approach to policy education, and we are always on the lookout for worthwhile applied policy projects.

And bring it all--your vision, your passion, your knowledge--to the next generation by joining panel discussions, sharing your professional achievements, providing career advice, conducting mock interviews, critiquing student resumes, hiring graduates, and more.

Whichever way you choose to engage, whatever time commitment you can make, we want to hear from you.

Be engaged. Be inspired. Be here. Centennial Reunion

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