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
Latest edition of 'the Ford School feed': Now accepting self-nominations for the Alumni Board teaser image
Oct 06, 2010
The latest edition of the Ford School feed , an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Alumni Board self-nominations are now being accepted teaser image
Oct 06, 2010
The Ford School Alumni Board has opened the self-nomination process for its six open seats in the term beginning[...]
National Research Council releases long-awaited assessment of PhD programs teaser image
Oct 06, 2010
The Ford School PhD program scores highly among the nation's doctoral programs in Public Policy and Public[...]
Ford School alums approve changes to Alumni Board By-Laws teaser image
Oct 05, 2010
By a large majority, the Ford School alumni body has voted to approve two changes to the documents that govern the[...]
Energy economist Ashley A. Langer joins the Ford School faculty teaser image
Oct 05, 2010
The Ford School is very pleased to welcome Assistant Professor Ashley A. Langerto the faculty. Professor Langer's[...]
Peace Corps 50th to be celebrated at U-M teaser image
Oct 04, 2010
The University of Michigan will kick off the national celebration of the Peace Corps' 50th anniversary with a series of[...]
Sheldon Danziger quoted in Washington Post article about welfare measurement, allocation teaser image
Oct 02, 2010
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in a Washington Post article called "Welfare's safety net hard to measure among states."[...]
New CLOSUP database highlights public sector excellence, innovation teaser image
Sep 30, 2010
A new University of Michigan online database provides examples of excellence in the public sector and highlights[...]
Barry Rabe co-authors NOAA climate report for the U.S. Congress teaser image
Sep 28, 2010
Barry Rabe served on a National Academy of Public Administration panel that co-authored a report for the U.S.[...]
Gerard M. Anderson, Ford School alum, will become President and CEO of DTE Energy effective October 1st teaser image
Sep 28, 2010
Ford School alum Gerard M. Anderson (MPP '88) will become president and chief executive officer of DTE Energy beginning[...]
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in an Associated Press article called "Census finds record gap between rich and poor" teaser image
Sep 28, 2010
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in an AP article about the widening income gap between America's richest and poorest. The[...]
Ford School student, alum publish article in UC-Berkeley policy journal teaser image
Sep 21, 2010
An article by MPP student Britni Must and alum Kathleen Ludewig (MPP '10) was published in Policy Matters, a journal[...]
CLOSUP report featured in Detroit Free Press op-ed, "New leaders can't shrink from Michigan realities" teaser image
Sep 19, 2010
A Center for State, Local, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) report was cited in a Detroit Free Press op-ed, "New leaders can't[...]
Brian Jacob quoted in Macomb Daily article, "Privatization debate divides Oakland, Macomb schools" teaser image
Sep 19, 2010
Brian Jacob was quoted in a Macomb Daily article about the privatization debate in Oakland and Macomb county schools.[...]
Sheldon Danziger comments on the latest U.S. poverty levels teaser image
Sep 17, 2010
Sheldon Danziger spoke to a variety of media outlets about the release of a U.S. Census Bureau report on the nation’s[...]
John Ciorciari in The Economist, "When does a massacre become a genocide?"
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Sep 17, 2010
John Ciorciari was quoted in The Economist in an article about the second trial of the United Nations-backed tribunal[...]
Brian Jacob's research cited in The Washington Post, "What No Child Left Behind did and didn't do" teaser image
Sep 17, 2010
Brian Jacob's research about the impact of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act was cited in The Washington Post. The[...]
David Bohnett Public Service Fellowship strengthens ties between Ford School, City of Detroit teaser image
Sep 17, 2010
The City of Detroit offers a great opportunity to emerging policy leaders eager to revitalize the Motor City. Now the[...]
John Ciorciari quoted in Voice of America about Khmer Rouge trial teaser image
Sep 16, 2010
John Ciorciari answered three questions for Voice of America about the United Nations-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal and[...]
Sheldon Danziger discusses increased U.S. poverty level teaser image
Sep 15, 2010
In a new U-M podcast, Sheldon Danziger discusses the anticipated results of a forthcoming U.S. Census Bureau report on[...]
Kathryn Dominguez quoted in Financial Times article, "Decision on yen awaits Japan poll victor" teaser image
Sep 13, 2010
Kathryn Dominguez was quoted in a Financial Times article about the currency challenges facing Japan's new prime[...]
Barry Rabe quoted in Grist article, "Michigan governor's race" teaser image
Sep 09, 2010
Barry Rabe spoke to Grist in an article about Michigan's gubernatorial race between Republican Rick Snyder and Democrat[...]
John Chamberlin spoke to the University Record about LSA's theme semester, "What makes life worth living?" teaser image
Sep 09, 2010
John Chamberlin was interviewed by the University Record about LSA's Fall 2010 theme semester . The semester, asking[...]
Dean Yang's research featured in The Michigan Daily article, "Twelve of the most innovative ideas to come from the University community in the past year" teaser image
Sep 08, 2010
Research by Dean Yang was featured in the 'Ideas Issue’ of The Michigan Daily's weekly news magazine, The Statement.[...]
Brian Jacob quoted in Detroit News, "Teachers rule in experimental school" teaser image
Sep 03, 2010
Brian Jacob spoke to the Detroit News about the success of a new teacher-led Detroit school set to open this fall,[...]
Dean Susan M. Collins welcomes new Ford School students teaser image
Sep 01, 2010
Welcome to the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. On behalf of the entire Ford School community, I am very pleased[...]
Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky appears in Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Advisor, answering the question: "Has Dilma Already Won Brazil's Presidential Election?" teaser image
Aug 31, 2010
Has Dilma Already Won Brazil's Presidential Election? Question from "Latin American Advisor" Ruling party candidate[...]
Susan M. Collins quoted in New York Times article, "Bankers Told Recovery May Be Slow" teaser image
Aug 28, 2010
Susan M. Collins spoke to the New York Times following the Federal Reserve economic summit in Jackson Hole, Wyo. about[...]
Susan M. Collins interviewed by Reuters at Fed's Jackson Hole economicsummit teaser image
Aug 27, 2010
Watch Susan M. Collins' Reuters interview about possible Federal Reserve Board policy coming out of the economic summit[...]
Matthew Davis discusses parent concerns about cyberbullying teaser image
Aug 27, 2010
In a U-M vodcast, Matthew Davis talks about the results of a C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's[...]
David J. Harding op-ed, "Stop youth violence cycle," published in Detroit Free Press teaser image
Aug 26, 2010
An op-ed by David J. Harding about the cycle of youth violence was published in the Detroit Free Press. In "Stop youth[...]
Ford School named 'top performer' in U-M MHealthy Rewards Program teaser image
Aug 18, 2010
The Ford School was named a 'top performer' for its high level of participation—65 percent—in the University of[...]
Research by Susan M. Dynarski cited in article, "Is higher ed too high for Americans? Obama wants to restore U.S. to world lead in college graduates" teaser image
Aug 16, 2010
Research by Susan M. Dynarski was cited in an International Business Times article about the U.S. graduation rate[...]
Dean Susan M. Collins named to executive committee of Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs teaser image
Aug 13, 2010
Dean Susan M. Collins was named the secretary/treasurer of the executive committee of the Association of Professional[...]
CLOSUP report cited in a recent Christian Science Monitor article, "Tax holiday: 'tis the season when many states waive sales taxes." teaser image
Aug 09, 2010
A Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) report was cited in a recent Christian Science Monitor article[...]
CLOSUP report: Local jurisdictions, particularly Michigan's largest, actively encourage census participation teaser image
Aug 05, 2010
More than half of Michigan's local governments actively encouraged their citizens to complete their U.S. Census forms[...]
Kristin Seefeldt quoted in ABC News about growing ranks of millionaires, impoverished teaser image
Aug 05, 2010
Kristin Seefeldt spoke to ABC News about a report showing an increase in both the number of millionaires and the number[...]
2010 edition of student-run Michigan Journal of Public Affairs published teaser image
Aug 05, 2010
The Michigan Journal of Public Affairs (MJPA) published its 2010 edition featuring articles about: the relationship[...]
Robert M. Stern edits new book, "The Japanese Economy in Retrospect" teaser image
Aug 04, 2010
Robert M. Stern co-edited a new book, "The Japanese Economy in Retrospect," published by World Scientific. The book,[...]
Ford School student Meredith Horowski returns from Rwanda informed, inspired teaser image
Aug 02, 2010
Ford School BA student Meredith Horowski was chosen for a weeklong trip to Rwanda by ONE , an advocacy organization[...]
David Harding interviewed on Boston TV about his book on inner-city youth violence teaser image
Jul 30, 2010
David Harding was interviewed by Boston's Neighborhood Network News about his book, " Living the Drama: Community,[...]
CLOSUP report: Sales tax holiday spurs business, losses in tax collections teaser image
Jul 29, 2010
Sales tax holidays for certain goods lead to significantly higher sales on the goods, but also substantially reduce tax[...]
New book by Barry Rabe examines climate change through public policy lens teaser image
Jul 28, 2010
A new book edited by Barry Rabe , "Greenhouse Governance: Addressing Climate Change in America" features a number of[...]
John Ciorciari quoted in Washington Post article, "Khmer Rouge jailer faces 19 years for 16,000 dead" teaser image
Jul 27, 2010
John Ciorciari was quoted in an Associated Press story appearing in the Washington Post about the first sentencing of[...]
Melvyn Levitsky interviewed by NPR in "War on Drugs" segment teaser image
Jul 26, 2010
Melvyn Levitsky was interviewed by the Boston-based NPR public affairs show "You Are Here." In the show titled "War on[...]
John Chamberlin quoted in Washington Post article, "Detroit mayor says ousted chief 'blindsided' him" teaser image
Jul 22, 2010
John Chamberlin was quoted in an Associated Press story, appearing in the Washington Post and other news sources, about[...]
Diversity Center announces 2010-2011 grant recipients teaser image
Jul 14, 2010
The Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies issued its inaugural call for proposals in March for projects that[...]
Matthew Davis' latest survey gives new evidence that minority children have fewer opportunities than white peers teaser image
Jul 08, 2010
Matthew Davis' survey of professionals who work with young people, which gives new evidence that minority children have[...]
Matthew Davis quoted in Health Day story on teen cyberbullying via cell phone and web teaser image
Jul 06, 2010
Matthew Davis spoke to Health Day news about the results of a new survey showing that Finland teens who are victims of[...]
John Ciorciari discusses first ruling from Khmer Rouge tribunal teaser image
Jun 30, 2010
In a U-M vodcast, John Ciorciari talks about the first verdict to be issued by the United Nations-backed Khmer Rouge[...]