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
Ford School MPP students selected as Nonprofit and Public Management Board Fellows teaser image
Oct 21, 2011
Thirty-five University of Michigan graduate students, including 12 from the Ford School of Public Policy have been[...]
CLOSUP poll: Most local leaders in Michigan report ongoing financial woes teaser image
Oct 19, 2011
Nearly half of Michigan's local governments say they are somewhat or significantly less able to meet their financial[...]
Ford School expands scope of education policy research teaser image
Oct 19, 2011
Over the past year, significant new research and post-doctoral training grants added to the already active slate of[...]
CLOSUP poll fuels conversation, debate throughout Michigan teaser image
Oct 19, 2011
Local government officials are among the most important leaders in Michigan. But for years, little was known about[...]
New faculty affiliates deepen interdisciplinary expertise and broaden the school's policy impact teaser image
Oct 19, 2011
A distinguished cohort of five new faculty affiliates has strengthened the Ford School's connection to the Law School[...]
Mrs. Betty Ford mourned, celebrated teaser image
Oct 19, 2011
In July, the Ford School community lost a good friend, Mrs. Betty Ford, who passed away at the age of 93. Tributes to[...]
Ford School faculty earn top University of Michigan awards teaser image
Oct 19, 2011
Bob Axelrod In August 2011, Bob Axelrod was recognized with one of the University of Michigan's most prestigious honors[...]
Christopher Crachiola (BA '12) named German Academic Exchange Service Young Ambassador teaser image
Oct 12, 2011
The German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst – DAAD) selected Ford School student[...]
Matthew Davis interviewed on NPR's Morning Edition about pharmacy-based flu shots teaser image
Oct 10, 2011
Matthew Davis was interviewed on NPR's nationwide broadcast of Morning Edition for a segment called, "Pharmacies Inject[...]
Research by Susan M. Dynarski appears in New York Times Economix blog teaser image
Oct 07, 2011
Research by Susan M. Dynarski was cited in the New York Times Economix blog post, "From Kindergarten to College[...]
Oct 06, 2011
Applications for admission to the Fall 2012 cohort of the Ford School's MPP and MPA programs are now available online[...]
Oct 05, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends: I am honored and delighted that the University of Michigan Regents have approved my[...]
Alumni Board self-nominations are now being accepted teaser image
Oct 05, 2011
The Ford School Alumni Board has opened the self-nomination process for its six open seats (5 alumni from the graduate[...]
October edition of 'the Ford School feed:' Call for Alumni Board nominations, alumni service award recipient, upcoming lecture by the World Bank president, and more teaser image
Oct 05, 2011
The latest edition of the Ford School feed , an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Steve Tobocman (MPP/JD '97) receives 2011 Neil Staebler Distinguished Service Award teaser image
Oct 05, 2011
The Ford School Alumni Board is pleased to announce that Steve Tobocman (MPP/JD '97) is the recipient of the 2011 Neil[...]
Growing up in bad neighborhoods has a 'devastating' impact teaser image
Oct 04, 2011
Growing up in a poor neighborhood significantly reduces the chances that a child will graduate from high school,[...]
Brian Jacob receives U-M Faculty Recognition Award teaser image
Oct 03, 2011
Faculty Recognition Awards Faculty Recognition Awards are intended for faculty early in their careers who have[...]
David J. Harding profiled in Institute for Social Research magazine teaser image
Sep 29, 2011
David J. Harding and his research were profiled in a recent edition of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) magazine[...]
Alan V. Deardorff quoted in Fortune about Greece, Europe debt crisis teaser image
Sep 28, 2011
Alan V. Deardorff was quoted in a Fortune article titled, "Wanted: A radical idea to fix the Eurozone." The article[...]
Richard Hall quoted in Texas Tribune, KUT about Rick Perry's chance for success in Michigan teaser image
Sep 26, 2011
Richard Hall was quoted in the Texas Tribune and on KUT , an Austin-based NPR station, about Republican presidential[...]
Peace Corps monograph, "Charting the Future of International Service," published teaser image
Sep 22, 2011
In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the U.S. Peace Corps, the University of Michigan, the Brookings Institution[...]
Ford School introduces redesigned 2011-12 graduate brochure teaser image
Sep 19, 2011
The Ford School is pleased to share its newly redesigned graduate brochure with students, faculty, staff, and community[...]
Washington Post publishes David K. Cohen editorial, "Why education reform keeps failing" teaser image
Sep 16, 2011
The Washington Post published an editorial by David K. Cohen . The piece, which had previously appeared on the blog of[...]
Regents approve reappointment of Dean Susan M. Collins teaser image
Sep 15, 2011
This afternoon, the University Board of Regents approved the reappointment of Susan M. Collins as Joan and Sanford[...]
Detroit Free Press publishes community service retrospective by Ben Falik teaser image
Sep 15, 2011
The Detroit Free Press published an article by Ben Falik looking back on the first decade in the life of Summer in the[...]
Sheldon Danziger quoted in NPR, New York Times, and others about U.S. Census Bureau poverty report teaser image
Sep 14, 2011
Sheldon Danziger spoke to a number of news outlets following the release of the U.S. Census Bureau's annual poverty[...]
Sheldon Danziger quoted in New York Times article, "Soaring Poverty Casts Spotlight on 'Lost Decade'" teaser image
Sep 13, 2011
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in a New York Times article about the release of the U.S. Census Bureau's annual poverty[...]
Paul Courant quoted in several news sources about digitized books lawsuit teaser image
Sep 12, 2011
Paul Courant was quoted in several news sources about the opposition to the University of Michigan's and other[...]
Ann Lin comments on post-9/11 immigration reform prospects in Detroit News article teaser image
Sep 09, 2011
Ann Chih Lin was quoted in a Detroit News article on the progress and setbacks immigration reform has experienced since[...]
Greetings from the Dean teaser image
Sep 08, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, I’ve recently returned from Jackson Hole, Wyo., where I participated once again in the Federal[...]
Sep 08, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, I’ve recently returned from Jackson Hole, Wyo., where I participated once again in the Federal[...]
Leadership transitions mark start of the new school year teaser image
Sep 08, 2011
Edie Goldenberg Alan Deardorff has agreed to continue in his role of Associate Dean of the Ford School, but a number of[...]
Ford School celebrates 30 years of PPIA teaser image
Sep 08, 2011
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) program-a program designed[...]
Susan M. Collins interviewed by Bloomberg about President's jobs speech, fiscal policies teaser image
Sep 08, 2011
Susan M. Collins was interviewed by OM_09-08-2011_14.33.02.wmv">Bloomberg's Bottom Line news show prior to President[...]
John Chamberlin interviewed for The Hill article, "Conyers wants Obama's backing" teaser image
Sep 08, 2011
The Hill interviewed John Chamberlin in an article about Michigan Rep. John Conyers, Jr.'s 2012 reelection bid, and his[...]
September edition of 'the Ford School feed:' Collins reflects on Jackson Hole summit, Axelrod earns 2011 Merriam Award, PPIA celebrates 30 years, and more teaser image
Sep 08, 2011
The latest edition of the Ford School feed, an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Alums: please help us on the MPP/MPA recruiting trail teaser image
Sep 08, 2011
The Ford School admissions team will attend a number of MPP/MPA recruiting fairs throughout the fall, from New York to[...]
First annual Worldwide Ford School Spirit Day a success teaser image
Sep 07, 2011
Ford School fellowship reached an unprecedented scale on July 14, when alums and current students gathered at locations[...]
Sheldon Danziger quoted in AP article about increase in U.S. working-age poor teaser image
Sep 06, 2011
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in an Associated Press story published by CBS News, MSNBC, and others called, "Working-age[...]
New faculty affiliates bring wide range of expertise teaser image
Sep 06, 2011
Jill R. Horwitz Jill R. Horwitz is a Professor of Law, co-director of Michigan's Law and Economics Program, a Professor[...]
Please send your Class Notes for the next State & Hill teaser image
Sep 06, 2011
The next edition of the Ford School's magazine, State & Hill, is in progress and we want to include your good news[...]
Sheldon Danziger quoted in Philly.com article, "Activist's harsh words make waves" teaser image
Sep 04, 2011
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in a Philly.com article about conservative writer Robert Rector's claims that media has[...]
CLOSUP opinion poll on views of public sector unions appears in several news sources teaser image
Aug 31, 2011
The results of a Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) poll of local government leaders appeared in a[...]
Susan M. Collins interviewed on NPR about nominee for new chair of White House Council of Economic Advisers teaser image
Aug 30, 2011
Susan M. Collins was interviewed on NPR's Tell Me More about President Obama's choice of labor economist Alan Krueger[...]
CLOSUP report: majority of Michigan's local leaders say employee unions hurt fiscal health of their localities teaser image
Aug 29, 2011
More than half of the local government leaders surveyed in Michigan jurisdictions that have public employee unions say[...]
Dean Susan M. Collins welcomes new students to the Ford School community teaser image
Aug 26, 2011
Dear Students, On behalf of the entire Ford School community, I write to welcome you to the Gerald R. Ford School of[...]
Susan M. Collins interviewed by Reuters at Fed's Jackson Hole economic
summit teaser image
Aug 26, 2011
Susan M. Collins was interviewed by Reuters at last week's Jackson Hole Summit. Asked about economic policies that[...]
Elisabeth Gerber part of U-M multidisciplinary research project Great Lakes Adaptation Assessment teaser image
Aug 22, 2011
Elisabeth Gerber is one of seven University of Michigan faculty involved with a new university collaboration design to[...]
Jim Ellickson-Brown joins the Ford School as Diplomat in Residence teaser image
Aug 16, 2011
The Ford School is pleased to welcome Jim Ellickson-Brown as its Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the 2011-12 academic[...]
Matthew Davis quoted in CBS Detroit article, "U-M: Sexting Joins Top Health Concerns For Kids" teaser image
Aug 15, 2011
Matthew Davis was quoted in a CBS Detroit article describing a new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on[...]