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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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Dean Yang receives grant to study subsidies, savings programs in Mozambique teaser image
Apr 29, 2011
Dean Yang received a grant from the University of Wisconsin and USAID to conduct field experiments in Mozambique. His[...]
Ford School BA student wins undergraduate research paper competition teaser image
Apr 29, 2011
A research paper by Tommaso Pavone (BA '11) took first place in the 2011 Inter-University Consortium for Political and[...]
Regents extend Paul N. Courant's appointment as University Librarian, Dean of Libraries teaser image
Apr 29, 2011
During their April meeting, the University of Michigan Regents extended Paul N. Courant's appointment as University[...]
Nearly $14,000 raised during 2011 Class Giving Campaign teaser image
Apr 27, 2011
The 2011 Class Giving Campaign—"One Ford. One Community. One Pledge." —has ended with tremendous results, raising a[...]
Brian A. Jacob research cited in Wall Street Journal blog about local, short-term effects of gun shows teaser image
Apr 27, 2011
Research by Brian A. Jacob was cited in a Wall Street Journal Ideas Market blog called, "Gun Shows Don't Increase Crime[...]
State & Hill's Spring 2011 issue explores international economics, development, and growth teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
This issue of the Ford School's State & Hill presents a suite of articles on international economics, development,[...]
Two Ford School doctoral students recognized for exceptional dissertations teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
Christopher Roberts (PhD '10) has been honored with Rackham's top doctoral award for his dissertation, "Exploring[...]
Undergrad covers big-time sports between Ford School classes teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
Writing concise policy memos was no sweat for Nicole Auerbach (BA '11), who covered U-M basketball, hockey and, in 2010[...]
Economist Jan Svejnar advises post-Soviet Bloc countries teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
Professor Jan Svejnar, the son of a prominent development economist, was forced to fee his home when the Soviets[...]
PhD student 'becomes the demand' teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
Understanding labor patterns in rural Malawi Jessica Goldberg understands the precepts of labor economics well enough[...]
Michigander finds new reasons to love Detroit teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
Last summer, life-long Michigander Mynti Hossain (MPP '11) won a competitive internship with the Detroit Economic[...]
Accounting for growth teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
Susan M. Collins and co-author Barry P. Bosworth, both senior fellows at the DC-based Brookings Institution, will[...]
A thinner blue line teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
David Thacher explores the growing gulf in public safety between haves, have-nots. Flint and Ann Arbor, Mich., are[...]
Sharpening a powerful anti-poverty tool teaser image
Apr 26, 2011
Development economist Dean Yang wields "gold standard" research design to boost the impact of the wages migrants send[...]
John Ciorciari quoted in Time about uptick in violence in Thai-Cambodian border dispute teaser image
Apr 25, 2011
John Ciorciari was quoted in a Time article called "Deadly Clashes as Thai-Cambodian Temple Tensions Reignite." The[...]
Susan M. Dynarski makes recommendations for federal Pell Grant reform teaser image
Apr 18, 2011
Susan M. Dynarski weighed in on the Pell Grant debate by signing a letter with recommendations for how Congress, in an[...]
Ford School Green Clean Day encourages reuse, recycling teaser image
Apr 15, 2011
On the last day of the U-M's spring break, while the building was still quiet, 31 Ford School staff and faculty members[...]
Ford School BA student Zachary Berlin is editor-in-chief of student-run magazine teaser image
Apr 14, 2011
Ford School undergrad Zachary Berlin is editor-in-chief of Consider, a point-counterpoint publication that returned to[...]
U-M ranked a top Peace Corps' Fellows/USA Graduate School teaser image
Apr 14, 2011
University of Michigan ranks No. 6 in the nation as a Peace Corps Fellows/USA school in the 2011 rankings of top Peace[...]
Susan Dynarski quoted in New York Times about rising "burden" of college loans teaser image
Apr 11, 2011
Susan M. Dynarski was quoted in a New York Times article called "Burden of College Loans on Graduates Grows." The[...]
Barry Rabe receives grant to study climate change policies in Canada, U.S. teaser image
Apr 07, 2011
Barry Rabe received a small grant from the Canadian Embassy to continue his research on climate change opinion and[...]
2011 Ford School Charity Auction raises $11,000 for Detroit-based refugee organization teaser image
Apr 07, 2011
The Ford School community—at its 14th annual Charity Auction—raised $11,000 for Freedom House Detroit, a refugee[...]
Nature.com posts Parthasarathy op-ed, "Gene Patents and Democracy" teaser image
Apr 01, 2011
Shobita Parthasarathy's opinion piece, "Gene Patents and Democracy," was posted to Nature.com's online community for[...]
Paul N. Courant interviewed by American Libraries about Google Books U.S. Court of Appeals ruling teaser image
Mar 29, 2011
Paul N. Courant was quoted in an American Libraries article about a recent U.S. Court of Appeals decision regarding the[...]
Ford School undergrads honored as Angell Scholars, Phi Beta Kappa members teaser image
Mar 28, 2011
Ford School BAs were recently honored as James B. Angell Scholars and invited to join the University of Michigan[...]
Matthew Davis quoted in Detroit Free Press article, "Patients, physicians turn to e-mail, Skype, texts to stay in touch" teaser image
Mar 26, 2011
Matthew Davis spoke to the Detroit Free Press about the increased demand for medically-related electronic communication[...]
Most communities in Michigan are working with others to increase efficiency, reduce costs teaser image
Mar 23, 2011
A new University of Michigan survey found that most communities statewide are already working together to increase[...]
Ford School International Economic Development Program studies, visits Grenada teaser image
Mar 23, 2011
In February, twenty-three graduate students from across the University of Michigan spent a week in Grenada as part of[...]
Barry Rabe quoted in New York Times article about carbon tax in British Columbia teaser image
Mar 22, 2011
Barry Rabe was quoted in a New York Times ClimateWire article called " British Columbia Survives 3 Years and $848[...]
Research by Paul N. Courant cited in Inside Higher Ed about library book sharing teaser image
Mar 16, 2011
Research by Paul N. Courant was cited in an Inside Higher Ed article, "Pays to Share," about the rising cost of[...]
John Ciorciari interviewed on CTN about Thailand, Cambodia border dispute teaser image
Mar 16, 2011
The Cambodian Television Network (CTN) interviewed John Ciorciari about the current border dispute between Thailand and[...]
U.S. News and World Report re-issues 2008 rankings for schools of public affairs teaser image
Mar 15, 2011
The Ford School ranks #7 overall among schools of public affairs, according to U.S. News and World Report data released[...]
David Bohnett Foundation Leadership and Public Service Fellowship applications now being accepted
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Mar 11, 2011
The Ford School is now accepting applications for the David Bohnett Foundation Leadership and Public Service Fellowship[...]