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LSA Wire profiled Jan Svejnar in "Campaigning for Economic Stability" teaser image
May 08, 2009
A feature article about Jan Svejnar appeared in the Spring 2009 LSA Wire, a publication of the U-M College of[...]
Nominations being accepted for Neil Staebler Distinguished Service Award teaser image
May 07, 2009
The Ford School Alumni Board is now accepting nominations for the 2009 Neil Staebler Distinguished Service Award. The[...]
Susan Dynarski quoted in UK Times Online article, "Does it pay to delay the start of your child's schooling?" teaser image
May 05, 2009
[ Read article ] [ Learn more about Dynarski's 'Academic Redshirting' research ]
Ford School students, faculty take study trip to Senegal teaser image
May 04, 2009
In February 2009, twenty-five graduate students from across the University of Michigan spent a week in the African[...]
Ford School alum, Geoff Young, profiled by Crain's Detroit Business as one of 2009's "20 in their 20s" teaser image
May 04, 2009
For the last four years, Crain's Detroit Business has profiled twenty people under the age of twenty who are committed[...]
Matt Davis interviewed by NPR in "Home Alone: Is your Tween Ready?" teaser image
May 04, 2009
An NPR Your Health segment revealed that many states do not have a defined aged at which children can be left home[...]
May 03, 2009
Robert Axelrod's book, "The Evolution of Cooperation," has been described as a "fascinating, provocative, and important[...]
Ford School student Elle Beard was profiled by the University Record as an outstanding U-M senior teaser image
Apr 23, 2009
Each year, the University Record features stories of outstanding graduates in its pre-commencement issue. Beard was[...]
President Obama nominated former Ford School Dean, Rebecca M. Blank, for the role of Under Secretary for Economic Affairs in the Department of Commerce teaser image
Apr 23, 2009
Blank was the Dean of the Ford School for nine years and was also co-director of the National Poverty Center; she is[...]
Ford School student C.J. Lee was honored as a 'Student of the Year' by The Statement, a weekly news magazine published by The Michigan Daily teaser image
Apr 08, 2009
Each year, The Statement profiles the "top headline makers and movers-and-shakers on campus" for the ending academic[...]
Apr 02, 2009
Phi Beta Kappa Seven Ford School undergraduate students were recently initiated into the University of Michigan Chapter[...]
Ford School student Sidney Brown was named a 2008-2010 Doris Duke Conservation Fellow teaser image
Mar 26, 2009
Sidney Brown, an Environmental Justice dual degree student, and seven School of Natural Resources peers were named 2008[...]
Ford School student Kathleen Ludewig and her U-M Health Office of Enabling Technologies teammates were selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative University teaser image
Mar 26, 2009
U-M students invited to present their strategy for making comprehensive health curricula available as open educational[...]
Susan Dynarski has been selected as an Editor for the Journal of Labor Economics teaser image
Mar 23, 2009
The Journal of Labor Economics (JOLE), published by the University of Chicago Press, is the top economics field journal[...]
Top student projects celebrated at Ford School's 2nd Annual Gramlich Showcase teaser image
Mar 20, 2009
Nearly 200 Ford School and campus community members visited the school on March 12 as graduate and undergraduate[...]
Policy implications of Kristin Seefeldt's research explored in magazine profile teaser image
Mar 16, 2009
A new book by the Ford School's Kristin S. Seefeldt was featured in a recent edition of Dome magazine, an online[...]
Jan Svejnar, Marina Whitman reflect on causes of economic crisis, prospects for recovery teaser image
Mar 16, 2009
Jan Svejnar and Marina v.N. Whitman Two Ford School faculty with deep expertise in economic policy were interviewed[...]
Mar 13, 2009
Clay Sherkey, author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, described Robert Alexrod's[...]
International Policy Center Director, Jan Svejnar, discusses global economic crisis with Europe-based University of Michigan alumni teaser image
Feb 25, 2009
On February 25, sixty alumni from the University of Michigan and other American universities gathered in Paris to[...]
Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky participated in a United Nations press conference to discuss the findings of the 2008 International Narcotics Control Board Annual Report teaser image
Feb 19, 2009
Melvyn Levitsky , a member of the International Narcotics Control Board (ICNB), highlighted the success of multilateral[...]
Ford School mourns the loss of Faith Vlcek teaser image
Feb 11, 2009
Faith Vlcek, a University of Michigan employee for over ten years, was killed in a car accident on February 10, 2009.[...]
Jan 26, 2009
Greetings! I am very pleased to introduce The Ford School Feed – a new electronic publication designed to link our[...]
Ford School visiting professor Scott Atran wrote a New York Times op-ed piece, "How Words Could End a War," about peace negotiations in the Middle East teaser image
Jan 24, 2009
[ Read New York Times op-ed ] [ Listen or watch Alan’s recent lecture: Looking for Al Qaeda: The Evolution of Terror[...]
Undergraduate program links Ford School with student-run campus paper, <em>The Daily</em> teaser image
Jan 16, 2009
Gary Graca, Nate Sandals and Ben Simon discovered a comforting community when they joined the staff at The Michigan[...]
Ford School alum David Newville has op-ed piece published in The Washington Post teaser image
Jan 11, 2009
Newville, a 2008 MPP graduate, co-authored the article "In D.C., Opening Doors Even in Tough Times." The op-ed piece[...]
Internship puts Ford School student in the right place at the right time teaser image
Jan 07, 2009
As a second-year MPP student at the Ford School, John Schurrer expected to be knee-deep in data when his summer[...]
U-M President's Challenge for graduate student support comes to an end teaser image
Jan 01, 2009
In September 2007, University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman issued a challenge to spur support for graduate[...]
Susan Dynarski was featured in the New York Times Magazine's "8th Annual Year in Ideas" for research presented in her paper, "The Lengthening of Childhood" teaser image
Dec 14, 2008
The New York Times 8th Annual Year in Ideas features the research and issues that have shaped the past 12 months.[...]
Dec 04, 2008
A paper exploring links between international trade and immigration authored by Andreas Hatzigeorgiou, a 2008 Ford[...]
Ford School student Gary Graca receives Stanford Lipsey Journalism Award teaser image
Dec 01, 2008
Gary Graca, a senior in the undergraduate public policy program, was awarded the 2008-09 Stanford Lipsey Journalism[...]
Cecilia Muñoz, former Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the Ford School, was appointed Director of Intergovernmental Affairs by President-elect Obama teaser image
Dec 01, 2008
As the director of intergovernmental affairs, Cecilia Muñoz will run the White House office responsible for local and[...]
What does $51 Million Look Like? teaser image
Nov 11, 2008
Since the Michigan Difference Campaign began in 2000, alumni, friends, foundations, and corporations have given over $[...]
Ford School community gathers in Weill Hall to watch the election returns teaser image
Nov 10, 2008
Students, faculty, and staff gathered at Weill Hall on November 4 to watch and discuss the results of the 2008[...]
New book, <em>The Fifth Freedom: Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972,</em> by Anthony S. Chen receives 2008 President's Book Award teaser image
Oct 29, 2008
The Fifth Freedom: Jobs, Politics, and Civil Rights in the United States, 1941-1972 (Princeton University Press,[...]
Dean of Libraries and Ford School professor Paul Courant involved with legal settlement between major universities, Google teaser image
Oct 28, 2008
The University of California, University of Michigan, and Stanford University announced today their joint support for[...]
Ford School announces faculty appointments teaser image
Oct 22, 2008
Three Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy professors recently received faculty appointments, Ford School Dean Susan[...]
Ford School, CLOSUP, and Michigan Radio co-host election town hall meeting teaser image
Oct 15, 2008
Experts in the environment, energy and economics joined with advocates for the two major presidential campaigns at the[...]
New research from Brian Jacob investigates the relationship between gun shows and gun-related deaths teaser image
Oct 07, 2008
Brian Jacob , director of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy , and researchers from the University of[...]
Brian Jacob earns prestigious David N. Kershaw Award and Prize teaser image
Oct 07, 2008
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Professor Brian Jacob will be presented the David N. Kershaw Award and Prize in[...]
James House has been appointed a Distinguished University Professor, the U-M's highest faculty honor teaser image
Oct 07, 2008
Distinguished University Professorships recognize full or associate professors for exceptional scholarly and/or[...]
Oct 03, 2008
This list of six science books, compiled by Nature, an international weekly journal of science, includes Axelrod 's[...]
Bringing the Classroom to Life: Ford School Practicum Courses teaser image
Oct 01, 2008
In the 2007–08 academic year, the Ford School offered two practicum classes, linking MPP students with local clients to[...]