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Tuesday, October 02, 2012
"The Martian's Daughter" by Marina von Neumann Whitman
5:30 PM -  7:00 PM
Marina v.N. Whitman

Marina Whitman, Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of Michigan, will read from and discuss her new memoir, The Martian's Daughter (University of Michigan Press, available in September), at an event hosted by the University Library and co-sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, the Center for the Education of Women, and the University of Michigan Press.

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Monday, October 08, 2012
How money corrupts Congress
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
Lecture by Lawrence Lessig, Harvard professor of law and leadership
Lawrence Lessig

Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Lecture by Lawrence Lessig, Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School, and director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.

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Thursday, October 11, 2012
The University of Michigan tribute to Mrs. Betty Ford
3:00 PM -  4:30 PM


A trailblazing First Lady who brought candor and integrity to our national conversation. A passionate advocate of women's rights, Mrs. Ford engaged challenging social issues at great political risk and with a rare personal vulnerability. Her considerable impact on American life and culture has only deepened with time.

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Friday, October 12, 2012
50th Reunion Weekend: Class of 1962
All Day Event
Weill Hall

The University of Michigan and the Ford School are planning a series of activities to welcome the class of 1962 back to Ann Arbor. The Reunion Weekend will offer alumni the chance to reconnect with old classmates and visit campus. Though much has changed since its time as the Institute for Public Administration, the Ford School of Public Policy is still committed to public policy research and education-come visit us and see how!

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Friday, October 19, 2012
Race, inequality, cultural deficiency narratives, and schooling
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
A Rackham Centennial Lecture
Angel Harris

A Rackham Centennial Lecture featuring Angel Harris, Princeton University Associate Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy Alumnus.

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Friday, October 26, 2012
The Twenty-third BREAD Conference on Development Economics
All Day Event

By invitation only.

About BREAD and BREAD Conferences
Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development, BREAD, is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002, dedicated to encourage research and scholarship in development economics. BREAD organizes conferences on development economics with a focus on mirco-economic issues.

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Saturday, October 27, 2012
The Twenty-third BREAD Conference on Development Economics
All Day Event

By invitation only.

About BREAD and BREAD Conferences
Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development, BREAD, is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002, dedicated to encourage research and scholarship in development economics. BREAD organizes conferences on development economics with a focus on mirco-economic issues.

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Monday, October 29, 2012
Race, incarceration, and American values
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
Lecture by Glenn Loury Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University.
Glenn Loury

Policy Talks @ the Ford School

From the speaker's bio: Glenn C. Loury is a distinguished academic economist who has contributed to a variety of areas in applied microeconomic theory. He has written over 200 essays and reviews on racial inequality and social policy that have appeared in dozens of influential journals of public affairs in the U.S. and abroad.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Lecture by Daniel Lurie, CEO & Founder of Tipping Point
7:00 PM -  8:30 PM
Daniel Lurie

Daniel Lurie is an emerging voice for philanthropy and has started an organization called Tipping Point — named after the book by Malcolm Gladwell about how a small group of people can make a big difference.

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