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
Updates on National Poverty Center Michigan Recession and Recovery Study teaser image
Nov 28, 2011
The Ford School's National Poverty Center's Michigan Recession and Recovery Study (MRRS) is analyzing data from its[...]
Agence France-Press (AFP) interviewed John Ciorciari in article, "In Myanmar trip, U.S. seeks clout on China doorstep"
 teaser image
Nov 28, 2011
John Ciorciari was interviewed for an Agence France-Press (AFP) article, published by Yahoo! News, about U.S. Secretary[...]
John R. Chamberlin quoted in Detroit Free Press article, "Ex-chairwoman of Detroit Metro Airport board didn't disclose conflicts of interest"  teaser image
Nov 27, 2011
John R. Chamberlin spoke to the Detroit Free Press about the resignation of Renee Axt, the former chairwoman of the[...]
Susan M. Dynarski's research on college graduation rates cited in New York Times editorial teaser image
Nov 23, 2011
Research by Susan M. Dynarski was cited in a New York Times editorial called "The Poor, the Near Poor, and You." The[...]
National Poverty Center job, research opportunities teaser image
Nov 22, 2011
The National Poverty Center (NPC), located within the Ford School of Public Policy, has a number of job and research[...]
Detroit Free Press spoke with John Chamberlin in article, "Shelby Twp. clerk retiring to become Auburn Hills clerk" teaser image
Nov 21, 2011
The Detroit Free Press spoke with John Chamberlin about ethics and the retirement of Shelby Twp. Clerk Terri Kowal.[...]
Barry G. Rabe named J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy teaser image
Nov 21, 2011
The Regents of the University of Michigan have approved the appointment of Barry G. Rabe as the J. Ira and Nicki Harris[...]
CLOSUP report: Pennsylvania citizens doubt media, environmentalists, scientists, governor in 'fracking' debate teaser image
Nov 16, 2011
Pennsylvanians have significant doubts about the credibility of the media, environmental groups and scientists on the[...]
13WHAM-TV in Rochester, NY cites CLOSUP's poll on hydrofracking  teaser image
Nov 16, 2011
Upstate New York is one of the regions where the emergence of hydrofracking technology—the use of chemicals to maximize[...]
Sheldon H. Danziger quoted in Wall Street Journal article, "Income Ladder's Sticky Steps" teaser image
Nov 12, 2011
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) spoke to Sheldon H. Danziger about the complexity of ranking American's income mobility.[...]
Detroit News interviews Rick Hall, "Michigan in GOP debate spotlight" teaser image
Nov 09, 2011
The Detroit News spoke to Rick Hall about anticipated topics of discussion at Wednesday's Republican presidential[...]
Sheldon Danziger spoke with the <em>Philadelphia Inquirer</em> in the article, "New census measure shows aid programs are helping poor children" teaser image
Nov 08, 2011
Sheldon Danziger spoke with the Philadelphia Inquirer about updated poverty data and social welfare programs. According[...]
Sheldon Danziger quoted in AP story, "U.S. Wealth Gap Between Young and Old Is Widest Ever" teaser image
Nov 07, 2011
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in an Associated Press (AP) article published in a number of news outlets, including the[...]
Brian A. Jacob quoted in Detroit News, "Educators say recalculated MEAP, merit test scores show challenges ahead" teaser image
Nov 04, 2011
Brian A. Jacob was quoted in a Detroit News article about new "cut scores" for the state's MEAP and Michigan Merit Exam[...]
John R. Chamberlin quoted on about Wayne county officials, well-paid contractors, and ethics teaser image
Nov 02, 2011
John R. Chamberlin was quoted in an story about the ethics of Wayne county public officials hiring specific[...]
Barry Rabe quoted in Center for Michigan article about billion-dollar mining operation exempt from Michigan's severance tax for natural resources teaser image
Nov 01, 2011
Barry Rabe was quoted in a Bridge magazine article, published by the Center for Michigan, about resource extraction[...]
House majority leader says government should support innovators teaser image
Nov 01, 2011
U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Monday told a packed gathering at the Michigan League Ballroom that to build[...]
Tom Ivacko pens Dome op-ed about declining health of Michigan cities teaser image
Oct 28, 2011
The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy's (CLOSUP) Tom Ivacko wrote an op-ed for Dome magazine titled, " Michigan[...]
Ford School lecture by Robert B. Zoellick, World Bank president, draws national news coverage. teaser image
Oct 25, 2011
Last Wednesday, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy hosted World Bank President and CEO Robert B. Zoellick as[...]
John Ciorciari quoted in Voice of America article about credibility of Khmer Rouge tribunal teaser image
Oct 24, 2011
John Ciorciari was quoted in a Voice of America (VOA) article, " Concern Mounts Over Credibility of the Court ," about[...]
Early childhood education research by Susan M. Dynarski discussed in Economist blog
 teaser image
Oct 24, 2011
Research on the impact of early childhood education by Susan M. Dynarski was examined in an Economist education blog[...]
CLOSUP's Michigan Public Policy Survey findings about financial struggles of local governments appear in news outlets teaser image
Oct 24, 2011
Findings from a new Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) administered by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy[...]
Susan E. Waltz monitored Tunisian vote teaser image
Oct 24, 2011
Susan E. Waltz , a professor of public policy at the University of Michigan, served as an observer in Sunday's historic[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]