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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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]