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April 16, 2014
The first cohort of Dow Sustainability Fellows has recently partnered with the City of Ann Arbor on a pilot project establishing a new, low-interest revolving loan fund for landlords and renters seeking to improve the energy efficiency of rental properties. Cassie Brown, who is seeking a dual degree in engineering and public policy and a Science, Technology, and Public Policy certificate, is among the Dow Sustainability Fellows engaged in the project. Others include Alicia Chin and Amy Eischen from the Ross School of Business, Efrie Friedlander from the Taubman College of Art and Architecture, and Emily Taylor, who is affiliated with the Erb Institute, the School of Natural Resources, and the Ross School of Business.
April 10, 2014
On April 9th, Professor of Public Policy Susan E. Waltz, a scholar and long-time leader in the field of human rights, describes "How Human Rights Went Global" in openSecurity. Waltz says the Universal Declaration of Human Rights isn't a document of western values imposed on the world, an argument used by many human rights abusers to discard the letter and intent of the Declaration. Rather, it "emerged from the wisdom of the post-war international crowd," a true reflection of international beliefs codified in international law.
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Policy Talks @ the Ford School
April 21, 2014
In a conversation moderated by Susan Waltz, Margo Picken and John Ciorciari will discuss the positive and negative effects of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge trials that began several years ago in "extraordinary chambers" of the courts of Cambodia. Will they bring "closure" to the country's dark past? What impact have they had on the situation of human rights in Cambodia today?
This event is co-sponsored by the International Institute at the University of Michigan.
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research
April 23, 2014
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