The Ford School Feed: News for alumni and friends of the Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan


June 14, 2012

Greetings from the Dean

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Dean Susan M. Collins on the latest Ford School news, including her recent trip to Asia, a dramatically refreshed website, and some prestigious faculty awards. [More]

Alumni stories

Worldwide Ford School Spirit Day - July 12, 2012

Go for the gold at 2nd annual alumni-led Ford School Spirit Day

RSVP now for a July 12 event near you. [More]

Ford School pride goes digital

Visit Flickr to see photo booth pics from 2012 Graduation Open House. [More]

Building momentum in New Orleans... [More]

Sarah Pendergast (BA ’10) named delegate to UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil... [More]

Around the school

Our refreshed site

Notice a new look to the Ford School’s website?

Visual refresh is first stage in comprehensive redesign of our web presence. [More]

Ford School staff: service and teamwork

A Detroit day of service at Earthworks Urban Farm and Gleaners Community Foodbank. [More]

New journalist-targeted faculty video series... [More]

International Policy Center welcomes distinguished political scientist Allan C. Stam as director... [More]

Faculty news

Susan Dynarski

"Ignore the hype, college is a great investment"

Read CNNMoney op-ed by Susan M. Dynarski. [More]

David Harding earns American Sociological Association book award

2012 Outstanding Book Award will be given for Harding’s Living the Drama: Community, Conflict, and Culture Among Inner-City Boys. [More]

DOD to fund research by Philip B.K. Potter on alliances between terrorist groups... [More]

National Poverty Center study on financial support for college-age children sweeps national airwaves... [More]

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Keeping in touch: alumni news

RSVP now for 2nd Annual Worldwide Ford School Spirit Day: Thursday, July 12, 2012. [More]

State & Hill: Spring 2012 issue now available. [More]

Save the date: 50th reunion weekend, class of 1962. [More]

Stay connected: join other alumni on Facebook, LinkedIn, and InCircle. [More]


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2012 Spring Commencement. [Watch]

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Policy Points: Susan M. Collins on shrinking U.S. current account deficit. [Watch]

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Policy Talks: Panel on Michigan’s Emergency Manager Law. [Watch]

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John Dingell on "What's gone so wrong with Congress?" [Watch]

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n. 1. Distribution of a local broadcast by network or satellite to a larger audience. 2. A data format used to provide users with frequently updated content. 3. Email communications from the Ford School used to link our alumni and friends around the world to news and information about our community.

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