show/hide details
Ford School Logo

RSS | iCal

Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Equal Work, Equal Pay
7:00 PM -  9:00 PM
Vivian R. Shaw Lecture

Equal pay advocate Lilly Ledbetter will recount her story of discrimination at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and the subsequent legal battle that resulted in the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Her experience resonates with women everywhere who continue to struggle for equity in the workplace. A question-and-answer period with the audience and a book signing will follow the lecture.

Thursday, October 03, 2013
Ann Arbor Idealist Grad Fair
5:00 PM -  8:00 PM

Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship, and many more.

Friday, October 04, 2013
Reunion Weekend: Classes of 1963 and 2003
All Day Event

The University of Michigan and the Ford School are planning a series of activities to welcome the class of 1963 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!

Monday, October 07, 2013
Information Session - Ford School BA Program
6:00 PM -  7:00 PM

Calling all U-M freshman and sophomore undergrads! If you have any interest in Public Policy – or just want to know what it is – we invite you to come join us for an Information Session about our BA program in Public Policy on Monday, October 7 from 6 - 7PM in the Annenberg Auditorium where we will talk about the admissions procedures, curriculum and answer your questions.

Thursday, October 24, 2013
Conference on student loans: Opening plenary session
4:30 PM
Featuring a Policy Talks @ the Ford School lecture by Roberto Rodríguez (AB '97), Special Assistant to the President for Education Policy
Roberto J. Rodríguez

The keynote event and reception will launch the 2.5-day conference on student loans and growing debt burdens. This conference will be a focal point for understanding what is arguably the student of higher education's greatest challenge today: financing college.

Monday, October 28, 2013
The need for commonsense immigration reform
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Cecilia Muñoz

A lecture from Cecilia Muñoz (AB '84), director of the White House Domestic Policy Council