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Matthew Davis discusses short- and long-term benefits of investments in lead abatement

April 24, 2014

Ford School Professor Matthew Davis, who serves as chief medical executive for the State of Michigan, joined Michigan Radio on April 23 to discuss the continuing public health threat that lead poising poses to children in Michigan, and especially Detroit, where lead paint remains prevalent. Scientists have shown that lead poising is connected to diminishing intelligence, behavior problems, and even an increase in the likelihood of serving time in prison.


Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy 2014 Commencement

April 24, 2014

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. The Charge to the Class will be delivered by U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-MI).


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Jonathan Guryan, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University

Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research

April 30, 2014


2014 Graduation Open House

May 2, 2014

Students, family, and friends are invited to meet the faculty and staff of the Ford School and tour the classrooms, public spaces, and suites of Weill Hall, which opened its doors in 2006!


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