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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[...]
Matthew Davis quoted in UPI about medical research opportunities for children teaser image
Jul 25, 2011
Matthew Davis was quoted in a UPI article called, "Many unaware of child medical research." The article explains the[...]
Alan Deardorff quoted in Huffington Post article, "Major American Brands Silent on Alleged Rights Abuses at Overseas Factories" teaser image
Jul 21, 2011
Alan Deardorff was quoted in a Huffington Post article on issues surrounding the response of American corporations to[...]
Public policy program to celebrate 30th anniversary teaser image
Jul 20, 2011
In 1981 U-M joined several public policy schools across the country to create a program to prepare young adults for an[...]
Brian Jacob study featured in Chicago Tribune article, "Principals given flexibility in firing teachers showed they could evaluate well, study indicates" teaser image
Jul 19, 2011
The Chicago Tribune published an article examining the findings of a study by Brian Jacob on the effects of new firing[...]
Jan Svejnar elected to International Economic Association's Executive Committee teaser image
Jul 19, 2011
Jan Svejnar was elected to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association (IEA[...]
Gary Garbarino (MPP '86) profiled in Dome magazine teaser image
Jul 15, 2011
Gary Garbarino, an '86 MPP alumnus, was profiled in a Dome magazine article called "Lansing Institution." Garbarino has[...]
John Ciorciari was quoted in the Voice of America article, "ASEAN Meeting to Examine South China Sea Dispute." teaser image
Jul 12, 2011
John Ciorciari was quoted in a Voice of America article on the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations meeting[...]
The Ford School mourns Mrs. Betty Ford (1918 - 2011) teaser image
Jul 08, 2011
The Ford School community is deeply saddened by the loss of our good friend, Mrs. Betty Ford, who passed away today at[...]
Jul 07, 2011
Robert Axelrod has been named the recipient of the 2011 Charles E. Merriam Award, an award given by the American[...]
CLOSUP poll finds Michigan citizens, officials agree local government should tackle global warming teaser image
Jul 06, 2011
A large majority of Michigan citizens and local government leaders agree that local governments have a responsibility[...]
Brian Jacob quoted in Christian Science Monitor article, "America's biggest teacher and principal cheating scandal unfolds in Atlanta" teaser image
Jul 05, 2011
Brian Jacob was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on a major cheating scandal currently unfolding in the[...]
Matthew Davis quoted in Detroit News article, "Doctor's advice: shower before dip into pool" teaser image
Jul 04, 2011
Matthew Davis was quoted in a Detroit News article on preventing the spread of disease in public pools. The article[...]
Court decision says 2006 Proposal 2 unconstitutional teaser image
Jul 03, 2011
A panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, July 1, issued a decision finding as unconstitutional Proposal[...]
Marina Whitman quoted in Xinhua News article, "First female IMF chief receives praise from former hometown of Chicago" teaser image
Jun 29, 2011
Marina Whitman was quoted in a Xinhua English article on the reaction to the appointment of Christine Lagarde to the[...]
Ford School hosts fourth annual political networks conference teaser image
Jun 28, 2011
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy hosted the fourth annual International Political Networks Conference and[...]
Article by John D. Ciorciari on South China Sea disputes appears on CNN teaser image
Jun 27, 2011
An article by John D. Ciorciari, "Chinese Dilemmas in the South China Sea," appeared on CNN's website on June 23rd. The[...]
John D. Ciorciari quoted in Voice of America article, "Amnesty, Double Jeopardy on Agenda for Tribunal Hearing" teaser image
Jun 26, 2011
John D. Ciorciari was quoted in a Voice of America article on the issue of double jeopardy in Case 002, the upcoming[...]
John D. Ciorciari quoted in International Business Times article, "Prominent Indonesian Migrant fears Jakarta's inaction on Saudi beheading" teaser image
Jun 24, 2011
John D. Ciorciari was quoted in an International Business Times article on the situation surrounding the beheading of[...]
John D. Ciorciari quoted in Phnom Penh Post article, "Jurisdiction key in 003 fight" teaser image
Jun 23, 2011
John D. Ciorciari was quoted in a Phnom Penh Post article on the conflict over the limits of jurisdiction in the[...]
Dean Yang interviewed by American Public Media's Marketplace, "In Mozambique, subsidy curbs spark worries" teaser image
Jun 16, 2011
Dean Yang was interviewed about food subsidies in Mozambique on American Public Media's Marketplace, which is carried[...]
John D. Ciorciari quoted in International Business Times article, "Sino-Vietnamese tensions boil over South China Sea" teaser image
Jun 10, 2011
John D. Ciorciari was quoted in an International Business Times article about rising tensions between Vietnam and China[...]
Michigan Radio highlights new study by Susan M. Dynarski, Brian A. Jacob teaser image
Jun 08, 2011
A new study by Susan M. Dynarski and Brian A. Jacob was highlighted on the University of Michigan's NPR station,[...]
Two Ford School student-athletes named Spring 2011 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees teaser image
Jun 06, 2011
Two Ford School undergraduates were named to the Spring 2011 Academic All-Big Ten Team. Mary Grace Pellegrini, a member[...]
May 31, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, Earlier this month, I traveled to Washington, DC to celebrate the unveiling of a new statue at[...]
May edition of 'the Ford School feed': Ford School Spirit Day, President Ford statue dedication on Capitol Hill, 2011 Charity Auction, charter school research, and more teaser image
May 31, 2011
The latest edition of the Ford School feed, an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Call for nominations: Neil Staebler Distinguished Service Award teaser image
May 31, 2011
The Ford School Alumni Board is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Neil Staebler Distinguished Service Award . The[...]
2011 Ford School graduates celebrated at commencement ceremonies, open house teaser image
May 31, 2011
The 2011 University of Michigan commencement activities brought a long-awaited glimpse of spring to Ann Arbor, and[...]
Stephanie Chang, Diana Flora named 2011 David Bohnett Foundation Leadership and Public Service Fellows teaser image
May 31, 2011
The Ford School is pleased to announce our 2011 David Bohnett Foundation Leadership and Public Service Fellows,[...]
CLOSUP's Tom Ivacko pens guest column for The Center for Michigan's electronic newsletter teaser image
May 27, 2011
The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy's Tom Ivacko wrote a guest column for The Center for Michigan's[...]
Matthew Davis quoted in Science News about bacterial meningitis, vaccines teaser image
May 25, 2011
Matthew Davis was quoted in a Science News article, "Bacterial meningitis keeps falling: Vaccinations cut cases nearly[...]
Barry Rabe quoted in Inside EPA's Clean Energy Report about greenhouse gas reduction programs, renewable portfolio standards teaser image
May 24, 2011
Barry Rabe was quoted in an Inside EPA's Clean Energy Report article called "Economic Benefits Seen As Basis For[...]
John Ciorciari quoted in Voice of America article, "Legitimacy of Tribunal at Stake: Legal Observers" teaser image
May 24, 2011
John Ciorciari was quoted in a Voice of America article about political pressures on the UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal[...]
Shobita Parthasarathy promoted to tenured associate professor of public policy teaser image
May 24, 2011
The Ford School is proud to congratulate Shobita Parthasarathy on her promotion to an associate professor of public[...]
Richard L. Hall interviewed on NPR's Morning Edition about Mitt Romney's health care speech teaser image
May 13, 2011
Richard L. Hall was interviewed on NPR's nationwide broadcast of Morning Edition about Mitt Romney's recent health care[...]
Three Science, Technology, and Public Policy affiliates awarded American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellowships teaser image
May 12, 2011
Three Science, Technology, and Public Policy (STPP) students/researchers have been awarded the 2011 American[...]
John Ciorciari quoted in Phnom Penh Post about Khmer Rouge tribunal jurisdictional debate teaser image
May 12, 2011
John Ciorciari was quoted in a Phnom Penh Post article about the jurisdictional debate between the co-prosecutors of[...]
Aronoff, Nuszkowski (both MPP '03) selected as 2011 American Marshall Memorial Fellows teaser image
May 11, 2011
Jeffrey Aronoff and Lisa Nuszkowski (both MPP '03) were selected as just two of forty-six 2011 American Marshall[...]
Kathleen Mogelgaard (MPP '04) presents at U-M "Sustainability in Public Policy" event teaser image
May 11, 2011
Ford School alum Kathleen Mogelgaard (MPP '04) presented at a University of Michigan Alumni Association Lifelong[...]
Susan M. Dynarski, Brian A. Jacob receive grant to study Michigan's charter schools teaser image
May 05, 2011
Susan M. Dynarski and Brian A. Jacob received a $250,000 grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation to study charter[...]
Elisabeth R. Gerber pens Detroit Free Press op-ed about Michigan's brownfield, historic tax credits teaser image
May 04, 2011
Elisabeth R. Gerber , Chris Miller (DDA director and economic development coordinator for the city of Adrian), and[...]
President Gerald R. Ford memorialized in U.S. Capitol teaser image
May 04, 2011
A bronze statue of Michigan-native President Gerald R. Ford was dedicated in the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday. Ford, the[...]
David Harding's research on youth violence referenced in CBS Detroit article teaser image
May 03, 2011
Research by David Harding's was referenced in a CBS Detroit news story called "Unmasking Youth Violence." Harding's[...]
May 02, 2011
Research by Robert Axelrod was highlighted in a Defense Systems article called, "The wetware problem: Humans still the[...]
Kathryn M. Dominguez quoted in Sunday Business Post Online article, "Dollar only heading one way: down" teaser image
May 01, 2011
Kathryn M. Dominguez was quoted in the Sunday Business Post Online in an article about the decreasing value of the U.S[...]
Joe Schwarz cited in Detroit Free Press column about Governor Synder's approach to governing teaser image
May 01, 2011
Joe Schwarz was cited in a Detroit Free Press column called, " Brian Dickerson: A pragmatist's radical vision—Rick[...]
Brian A. Jacob quoted in Crain's Detroit Business article, "Snyder's plan stirs battle on teacher metrics: Education groups want flexibility for districts" teaser image
May 01, 2011
Brian A. Jacob was quoted in a Crain's Detroit Business article about Governor Snyder's plan to change Michigan's[...]