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
Cooperation, Coordination, and Conciliation: John D. Dingell spells out what's lacking in Congress  teaser image
Feb 23, 2012
"Congress is an extremely well-designed institution," observed Rep. John D. Dingell at the Ford School event "What's[...]
Voice of America quotes John Ciorciari about funding for the Khmer Rouge Tribunal teaser image
Feb 22, 2012
The Voice of America reports that the Khmer Rouge Tribunal has requested $92 million from a group of 15 donor countries[...]
Michigan Radio interviews Richard L. Hall, Joe Schwarz about campaign funding, lobbyists, and term limits teaser image
Feb 21, 2012
Richard L. Hall and Joe Schwarz spoke with Michigan Radio's Lester Graham in a story called "Money and politics: when[...]
Joe Schwarz interview by Michigan Radio, "Money Talks: But is it free speech?" teaser image
Feb 20, 2012
Michigan Radio's Michigan Watch interviewed Joe Schwarz , a lecturer at the Ford School and former member of Congress,[...]
Lavelle: Women more likely than men to lose health insurance after divorce teaser image
Feb 17, 2012
Women are at greater risk than men of losing health insurance after a divorce, according to a new study led by Ford[...]
Rabe: "Wild West-style energy extraction" contrasts with residents' views teaser image
Feb 16, 2012
Ford School professor of environmental policy Barry G. Rabe has co-authored an op-ed for The Philadelphia Inquirer[...]
Schwarz pens Free Press op-ed, "MSU's insurance mandate makes healthy sense" teaser image
Feb 16, 2012
Michigan State University's new policy to require incoming students to have health insurance or enroll in a university-[...]
Jacob discusses MEAP results on "The Craig Fahle Show" teaser image
Feb 16, 2012
WDET talk show host Craig Fahle interviewed Ford School professor of education policy Brian A. Jacob about the recent[...]
The Detroit Free Press quotes Brian A. Jacob on improving student performance     teaser image
Feb 15, 2012
Michigan significantly raised the bar for its Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) last year, and the first[...]
Forrest Cox (BA '13) honored as a 2012 MLK Spirit Award recipient  teaser image
Feb 14, 2012
Forrest Cox (BA '13) was recognized as a 2012 Central Campus Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Spirit Award recipient[...]
Shobita Parthasarathy's book, Building Genetic Medicine,  which informs the debate over gene patents, re-released in paperback teaser image
Feb 13, 2012
Shobita Parthasarathy 's book on the development and implications of gene testing and patenting has been re-released in[...]
Barry Rabe quoted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about role of Public Utility Commission in regulation of shale gas drilling teaser image
Feb 12, 2012
Barry Rabe was quoted in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's (PUC)[...]
Olga (Savic) Stella makes Crain's Detroit Business "40 Under 40" list for 2011  teaser image
Feb 10, 2012
Crain's Detroit Business has named Olga (Savic) Stella (MPP '99) to its annual "40 Under 40" list for 2011. Stella, 35[...]
The New York Times cites Dynarski study in article on the education gap between rich and poor  teaser image
Feb 09, 2012
The New York Times referenced a study co-authored by Susan M. Dynarski in an article that discusses the widening[...]
MPPS report on Gov. Snyder's Economic Vitality Incentive Program gives insight into what local leaders may expect from his second budget announcement  teaser image
Feb 04, 2012
Local governments who saw their funding level from the state decrease under Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's Economic[...]
Ford School, STPP student Jasmine Crumsey joins in Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill teaser image
Feb 02, 2012
University of Michigan ecology graduate student Jasmine Crumsey joined nearly 30 other scientists from across the[...]
Sheldon Danziger comments on safety net for very poor following Romney's remarks  teaser image
Feb 02, 2012
Sheldon Danziger , director of the National Poverty Center and professor of public policy, commented on the strength of[...]
MPPS report about Economic Vitality Incentive Program appears in Associated Press, more  teaser image
Jan 31, 2012
The latest Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS), published Wednesday by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy ([...]
Barry Rabe's work cited in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article on President Obama's shale gas endorsement. teaser image
Jan 29, 2012
President Obama's message in the State of the Union in support of shale gas drilling likely found a receptive audience[...]
Michigan Radio interviews Helen Levy about health insurance exchanges  teaser image
Jan 25, 2012
Helen Levy spoke with Michigan Radio to discuss the health insurance exchanges currently being set up in Michigan under[...]
CLOSUP poll: Incentives working, but local officials in Michigan lukewarm about state funding reforms teaser image
Jan 25, 2012
Only a small minority of local officials in Michigan believe that major reforms in the way they receive state funding[...]
Barry Rabe quoted by ClimateWire on President Obama's rejection of oil pipeline from Canada teaser image
Jan 25, 2012
Professor Barry Rabe was quoted by ClimateWire on President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, which[...]
Jan 24, 2012
Dear Alumni and Friends: Later this week we'll bring over thirty MPP students to Washington DC for our annual careers[...]
Revamped Applied Policy Seminar launches students into "real world" policy challenges teaser image
Jan 24, 2012
For the Winter 2011 Applied Policy Seminar (APS), Huron Consulting Group tasked Kim Dunham (MPP '11) and her team of[...]
Employers: hire a Ford School intern or grad teaser image
Jan 23, 2012
Is your organization looking to fill a summer internship or full-time position? Then consider a Ford School student or[...]
Tom Ivacko pens two-part Dome op-ed about declining health of Michigan cities teaser image
Jan 23, 2012
The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy's (CLOSUP) Tom Ivacko wrote a two-part column for Dome magazine about the[...]
National Poverty Center researchers: perceived job insecurity impacts mental health teaser image
Jan 23, 2012
Mental health consequences of the Great Recession may extend to workers who perceive job insecurity, even if they have[...]
January edition of 'the Ford School feed' - New Alumni Board takes office, new research from NPC's Great Recession study, tales from the Applied Policy Seminar, and more teaser image
Jan 23, 2012
The latest edition of the Ford School feed , an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Ford students "exercise" to open 2012 with policy simulation  teaser image
Jan 23, 2012
The Ford School's MPA and MPP cohorts quickly turned their attention at the start of 2012 from "NYE" to "IPE." The[...]
Tom Ivacko quoted in Bridge Magazine article, "Big Township Bank Accounts Draw Concern, Defense" teaser image
Jan 19, 2012
Tom Ivacko , administrator for the Center of Local, State and Urban Policy, was quoted in a Bridge Magazine article[...]
Susan M. Dynarski elected to Policy Council of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management teaser image
Jan 19, 2012
Susan M. Dynarski was one of seven new representatives elected to the Policy Council of the Association for Public[...]
Doug Brook (MPA '67) honored with Naval Postgraduate School teaching excellence award teaser image
Jan 18, 2012
Ford School alumnus Doug Brook (MPA '67) was awarded the prestigious 2011 Naval Postgraduate School's Louis D. Liskin[...]
Elena Delbanco interviewed by The New York Times, NPR about finding a new home for her father's revered cello.    teaser image
Jan 17, 2012
Elena Delbanco , lecturer in expository writing in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and her husband,[...]
John Ciorciari quoted in AFP News article, "Taiwan-China ties could falter after poll: experts" teaser image
Jan 11, 2012
Assistant Professor of Public Policy John Ciorciari was quoted Wednesday by AFP News on the potential impact of[...]
Joe Schwarz spoke to Battle Creek Enquirer in article, "Cuts to military: 3,000 local jobs could hang in the balance" teaser image
Jan 06, 2012
Joe Schwarz spoke to the Battle Creek Enquirer about President Obama's announced cuts to national defense spending, and[...]
America Unequal teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
The Last Word Distinguished University Professor Sheldon H. Danziger is one of the nation's foremost experts on poverty[...]
Waiting for Superman: the sequel teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
Whether we believe in charter schools or harbor our reservations, the fact remains that they're a vital part of our[...]
MPP student Pallavi Shukla builds a school in Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
Durga, the Hindu goddess of power, is often depicted mounted on a tiger, her eight arms loaded for bear with a trident[...]
PPIA: 30 Years of Preparing Leaders teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
Bright, energetic, and compassionate, Tosha Downey—one of more than 4,000 graduates of the national Public Policy and[...]
From the Great Hall to the Great Wall teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
New course takes students and faculty to China to study contemporary policy Ford School Assistant Professor Philip[...]
To the city and the world teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
Los Angeles-based David Bohnett is the founder and managing member of the early stage technology fund, Baroda Ventures[...]
Public Service In The City teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
Bohnett Fellows learn to devise policy inside Detroit mayor's office Elizabeth Palazzola and Julie Schneider knew[...]
Joint PhD Program Reaches Ten Year Mark teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
Founding director Mary E. Corcoran and others reflect on the program's success When Mary E. Corcoran became program[...]
Ten Years After No Child Left Behind teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
Two alums reflect on school accountability President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced[...]
On the front lines teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
Teach for America a destination for service-minded Ford School undergraduates Elam Lantz entered the Ford School with[...]
State & Hill's Winter 2012 issue explores education reform, policy, evaluation, and more teaser image
Jan 05, 2012
State & Hill's Winter 2012 issue offers readers an opportunity to learn about the wide array of education reform[...]
Associate Dean Alan Deardorff to lead International Policy Center on interim basis teaser image
Jan 04, 2012
The Ford School's International Policy Center has a new interim leader, as Associate Dean Alan Deardorff has agreed to[...]
David K. Cohen, Susan M. Dynarski, and Brian A. Jacob cited in Education Week's 2012 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings teaser image
Jan 04, 2012
Three Ford School faculty members— David K. Cohen, Susan M. Dynarski , and Brian A. Jacob —were named to Education Week[...]
Detroit Free Press quotes Joe Schwarz in article, "House Republicans delay payroll tax cut and push voters' buttons" teaser image
Dec 22, 2011
The Detroit Free Press spoke with Joe Schwarz about the debate in Congress over the extension of the payroll tax cuts[...]
Scott Atran interviewed by CNN in article, "North Koreans grief-stricken over Kim's death" teaser image
Dec 21, 2011
Scott Atran spoke to CNN about the intense North Korean reactions to the death of Kim Jong-il. Upon hearing the news of[...]