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
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Sep 08, 2011
The latest edition of the Ford School feed, an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Sep 08, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, I’ve recently returned from Jackson Hole, Wyo., where I participated once again in the Federal[...]
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[...]
Susan M. Collins interviewed by Bloomberg about President's jobs speech, fiscal policies teaser image
Sep 08, 2011
Susan M. Collins was interviewed by Bloomberg's Bottom Line news show prior to President Barack Obama's September 8th[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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 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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Annual retreat brings Ford School staff to Detroit teaser image
Aug 15, 2011
The Ford School staff traveled to the 'D' on a beautiful day in late June for the annual staff retreat, hoping to learn[...]
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[...]
Sheldon Danziger quoted in Yahoo News blog about how to create U.S. jobs teaser image
Aug 12, 2011
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in a Yahoo News blog post, "Five ideas to create jobs that are so crazy they might just[...]
Aug 10, 2011
Bob Axelrod has been recognized with one of the University of Michigan's most prestigious honors, the Regents' Award[...]
Alan V. Deardorff festschrift compilation published teaser image
Aug 10, 2011
World Scientific Books published a compilation of materials from Alan V. Deardorff's festschrift as part of its Studies[...]
Article by Matthew Davis appears in JAMA teaser image
Aug 09, 2011
"Equality-in-Quality in the Era of the Affordable Care Act," an article by Matthew Davis on disparities in health care[...]
Paul N. Courant speaks to The Economist about possible settlement in Google Books suit teaser image
Aug 08, 2011
The Economist interviewed Paul N. Courant in a recent podcast about issues surrounding a proposed settlement in an[...]
CLOSUP poll: Half of Michigan's local officials say state on the wrong track teaser image
Aug 04, 2011
Half of the local government officials surveyed in Michigan say the state is generally on the wrong track, while 32[...]
John Chamberlin Quoted in Detroit News Article "New 14th District: A land of opposites" teaser image
Aug 04, 2011
John Chamberlin was quoted in a Detroit News article about the new 14th district of Michigan, which has been proposed[...]
CLOSUP Opinion Poll of Michigan's Local Government Leaders Appears in Multiple News Sources teaser image
Aug 04, 2011
A pair of Associated Press stories about a recent Center for Local, State and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) poll on the[...]
Rebecca M. Blank assumes role of Acting Commerce Secretary teaser image
Aug 03, 2011
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke formally resigned on August 2, 2011 to be sworn in by Secretary of State Hillary[...]
Two Ford School alums receive PPIA emerging leader, achievement recognition awards teaser image
Aug 02, 2011
Two Ford School alumni, Karlo Marcelo (MPP '05) and Michael Pan (MPP '99) were honored in July with inaugural Public[...]