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Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Patrick Clemins, Ph.D., Director, R&D Budget and Policy Program AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
3:00 PM -  4:00 PM

Dr. Patrick Clemins, Director of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Clemins will be discussing how President Obama's FY12 budget affects federal research and development programs. This information is important for each of us to consider as we pursue our research endeavors.

4th Annual Gramlich Showcase of Student Work
4:00 PM -  6:00 PM

An evaluation of the international diplomatic response to the Darfur crisis. An analysis of the outcomes of a state-imposed health care provider tax in Minnesota. An overview of the effects of demolishing public housing projects in Georgia. An appraisal of the challenges and opportunities of community mortgage programs in the Philippines.

Each spring, Ford School faculty and staff nominate dozens of outstanding student research and service projects for recognition at the Gramlich Showcase of Student Work. Established in 2008 to honor internationally renowned economist and former Ford School dean, Ned Gramlich, this event features exceptional student work on a broad range of local, national, and international policy challenges.