The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan
Nov 27, 2014
On Tuesday, December 2, the Ford School will participate in the University of Michigan’s first-ever day of giving.[...]
Nov 26, 2014
The inaugural Ford School Case Competition has come to an end, with a group of first-year MPP students taking this year[...]
Nov 24, 2014
Results from a recent survey released by the Ford School’s Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) served as[...]
Nov 21, 2014
This winter, Ruth Browne (MPP/MPH ’83), will return to the Ford School as the 2015 Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley[...]
Nov 20, 2014
“Why do we choose to cooperate and how can we promote greater cooperation in world affairs? These are the questions[...]
Nov 18, 2014
Run the Numbers by Elizabeth Wason Excerpted from "The Next Big Thing," in the fall 2014 edition of LSA Magazine In[...]
Nov 18, 2014
Like to surf the web? Get a start on your holiday shopping and consider gifts that show your Ford School spirit! Online[...]
Nov 18, 2014
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Fellowship, an endowed fund honoring the legacy of University of Michigan alumnus and[...]
Nov 18, 2014
The Ford School’s inaugural Case Competition Showcase, to be held on November 21, will be the culmination of a 10-day[...]
Nov 14, 2014
Mayor John Hieftje, a lecturer at the Ford School, chose to not seek reelection after serving 14 years in office.[...]
Nov 14, 2014
In “How Should States Tax New Fossil Fuel Boom,” Barry Rabe speaks with Michigan Radio’s Stateside with Cynthia Canty[...]
Nov 13, 2014
In the November 13 U.S. News & World Report story, “Obama’s latest climate goal with China, what it will take”[...]
Nov 13, 2014
Susan Dynarski spoke with Marketplace Morning Report for a November 13 story discussing new statistics on student loan[...]
Nov 12, 2014
“Despite the centrality of high-profile funders in the production of advocacy research, scholars have not closely[...]
Nov 11, 2014
A Q&A between Greta Guest, Michigan News, and Ann Lin , associate professor at the University of Michigan's Ford[...]
Nov 11, 2014
John Ciorciari was cited in an Associated Press article on China’s want for foreign help in its hunt for corrupt[...]
Nov 07, 2014
Election Day went well for local candidates with Ford School ties. One even made history. Stephanie Chang (MPP/MSW ’14[...]
Nov 07, 2014
As the Detroit bankruptcy agreement wins federal judge approval, we’re sharing a quick roundup of stories highlighting[...]
Nov 07, 2014
“The struggle to balance the demands of keeping unemployment low versus keeping a lid on inflation is just the sort of[...]
Nov 04, 2014
What an amazing, inspirational Centennial Reunion weekend! Along with some 300 faculty, students, and staff, nearly 150[...]
Nov 03, 2014
On October 31, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel appointed James Hackett interim athletic director,[...]
Oct 30, 2014
It’s Thursday afternoon, October 30. Steven Levitt is driving in from Chicago. The tent is being assembled in the[...]
Oct 28, 2014
The U-M Board of Regents candidates forum, held at the Ford School of Public Policy, was covered by the Michigan Daily[...]
Oct 27, 2014
Originally published in The University Record A major milestone is in sight for the faculty, students, alumni and staff[...]
Oct 24, 2014
John Ayanian discusses the success of Medicaid enlargement in Michigan in Crain's Detroit Business article, “ UM report[...]
Oct 24, 2014
Greg Robb, a senior economic reporter for MarketWatch , quotes Susan Collins in his October 23 piece, “In the battle[...]
Oct 24, 2014
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy hosted the first Bohnett Fellows Summit in Detroit in October, 2014. The[...]
Oct 22, 2014
Kary Moss speaks on the Detroit water shutoffs in Henry Gass’s “Do Detroit's water shutoffs violate international law?[...]
Oct 22, 2014
Governor Rick Snyder has appointed Dr. Matthew Davis, chief medical executive for the State of Michigan, and Nick Lyon[...]
Oct 22, 2014
“Since [Ferguson], government officials and the media have blamed police militarization on a U.S. Department of Defense[...]
Oct 22, 2014
“This month, we are inundated with pink,” writes Shobita Parthasarathy, for The Conversation, a news source newly[...]
Oct 21, 2014
Michael Barr was quoted in a Washington Post news feature about the boom of the rent-to-own retail industry since the[...]
Oct 20, 2014
Scott Atran discusses “the human dynamics of what we analyze as ‘breeding grounds for terrorism’” in “ Hopes and Dreams[...]
Oct 17, 2014
The latest edition of the Ford School feed, an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Oct 17, 2014
Following a University of Chicago Economic Experts panel on the work of Thomas Piketty, Justin Wolfers pens New York[...]
Oct 15, 2014
The Ford School Alumni Board is pleased to announce that Patrick Anderson (MPP ‘83) is the recipient of the 2014 Neil[...]
Oct 15, 2014
Ford School Alumni Board vice-chair, Peter Fritz, MPP/MBA '10, is organizing the 2014 Alumni Board elections. Alumni[...]
Oct 15, 2014
This letter originally appeared in the October 15, 2014 edition of our electronic newsletter, 'the ford school feed' .[...]
Oct 09, 2014
Policy Points is a video series featuring short segments on current events or recent research by faculty from the[...]
Oct 08, 2014
Kary Moss , who will be teaching at the Ford School this winter, speaks with the Detroit Free Press about the Supreme[...]
Oct 07, 2014
“Michigan health care professionals are ready to deal with the threat of the Ebola virus that is now on American shores[...]
Oct 06, 2014
“I belong to the generation that came of age in the days before Roe vs. Wade,” writes Marina v.N. Whitman, “[my 15-year[...]
Melyvn Levitsky on Brazil's Presidential Election
Oct 03, 2014
Melvyn Levitsky analyzes the dynamics of Brazil’s voting populace in Christina Silva’s October 3 International Business[...]
Oct 03, 2014
Of the 487 National Medals of Science bestowed since the award’s creation in 1959, less than two dozen have been[...]
Oct 02, 2014
For the first time in six years, more Michigan communities report that they are better able to meet their fiscal needs[...]
Sep 26, 2014
A current Education Policy Initiative study is the topic of the September 26 MLive article by Roberto Acosta, “[...]
Sep 26, 2014
In a Q&A session with the New Republic , Betsey Stevenson discusses the impact new policies to support working[...]
Sep 25, 2014
Written for Global Michigan by William Foreman . Brazil’s presidential election on Oct. 5 could be tight. The incumbent[...]
Sep 24, 2014
In recent years, scientists, engineers, and policymakers have started asking governments to fund research into[...]
Sep 22, 2014
“The Obama administration seems intent on putting [college] ratings in place in short order,” writes Dynarski in “Why[...]