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Apr 16, 2014
The first cohort of Dow Sustainability Fellows has recently partnered with the City of Ann Arbor on a pilot project[...]
Khmer Rouge Trials: Serving to End or Compound Cambodia's Culture of Impunity? teaser image
Apr 10, 2014
In a conversation moderated by Susan Waltz, Margo Picken and John Ciorciari will discuss the positive and negative[...]
Waltz argues Universal Declaration of Human Rights a global, cooperative effort; not just a western idea teaser image
Apr 10, 2014
On April 9th, Professor of Public Policy Susan E. Waltz , a scholar and long-time leader in the field of human rights,[...]
Apr 10, 2014
"It's no overstatement to say that property tax revenues are really the lifeblood of local government. So what do local[...]
Ford School celebrates the legacy of Margaret Ann (Ranny) Riecker (HLLD '05) teaser image
Apr 09, 2014
Margaret Ann (Ranny) Riecker (HLLD '05), who passed away in Midland, Mich., on April 7, was among the Ford School's[...]
Maya Menlo plays a role in U-M decision to support Bangladesh factory safety accord  teaser image
Apr 08, 2014
"President Mary Sue Coleman announced April 1 that U-M will adopt the recommendations of the President's Advisory[...]
Apr 08, 2014
Ford School students and staff ran in the second annual Big House 5K: Trail to the Victors on Sunday, April 6. The[...]
Apr 08, 2014
CLOSUP's March report from the National Surveys on Energy and the Environment reveals declining support for state[...]
Harvard Political Review article quotes Mary Corcoran on gender inequality in the academy teaser image
Apr 04, 2014
In the Harvard Political Review article, "Leaks in the Pipeline: Gender Equity in the Academy," Kaitlyn Jeong quotes[...]
Debate over 'Pay It Forward' continues, Dynarski's suggested amendments receive increased attention teaser image
Apr 04, 2014
Susan Dynarski is quoted in a number of articles this month discussing 'Pay It Forward' legislation, now under[...]
Apr 03, 2014
Ruchi Chopda of the Times of India reports on a recent discovery by Dean Yang and Ganesh Seshan : motivating migrants[...]
Apr 03, 2014
This talk will investigate the problem of rising economic inequality in the United States and the various options for[...]
Apr 03, 2014
In the wake of the 2008 crisis, many have concluded that financial crises inevitably lead to prolonged, terrible[...]
Apr 03, 2014
The Ford School's distinguished Jack L. Walker, Jr. Professor of Public Policy Elisabeth R. Gerber will deliver a[...]
GM penny-wise and pound-foolish says Marina v.N. Whitman teaser image
Apr 02, 2014
In an interview with reporters, Marina v.N. Whitman , once the highest ranking female executive in the auto industry[...]
Mar 29, 2014
Joy Rohde will remark on major points of her book Armed with Expertise and answer questions from the audience. The[...]
Twenty years after the Rwandan Genocide, with Paul Rusesabagina teaser image
Mar 28, 2014
Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, Paul Rusesabagina, the Hutu hotel manager who sheltered and protected over 1,[...]
Informing local leaders about fiscal health and economic development teaser image
Mar 28, 2014
Five years ago, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy launched an ongoing survey of the chief elected and[...]
Mar 28, 2014
On March 26, 2014, Detroit's Emergency Manager, Kevyn Orr , spoke at the University of Michigan as part of an event put[...]
Mar 26, 2014
Over 400 people turned out on March 25th to hear Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr deliver a lecture as part of the[...]
Mar 21, 2014
Carrie Hessler-Radelet is acting Director of the Peace Corps as of July 2013. She was initially appointed deputy[...]
Mar 20, 2014
A recent Brookings paper published by the Ford School's Joshua K. Hausman and University of California, San Diego's[...]
Mar 19, 2014
On March 19, 2014 the second annual Student Day of Thanks was held in the Great Hall of the Ford School. Students wrote[...]
Mar 18, 2014
The Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies will give out funding for up to five project proposals. The Center is[...]
Mar 14, 2014
Ford School professors Susan Dynarski, Elisabeth Gerber, Yazier Henry, Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky and Justin Thomas[...]
Levitsky shares his view on Russia-Ukraine with U.S. News and World Report teaser image
Mar 07, 2014
On March 7, Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky was quoted in a U.S. News and World Report article on the emerging crisis[...]
Mar 07, 2014
"More than 200 million workers travel abroad to work as maids, construction labourers and at other low-wage jobs,"[...]
Mar 06, 2014
Dr. Matthew Davis , a Ford School faculty member and chief medical executive for the state of Michigan, calls on[...]
Mar 05, 2014
Ben Curtiss Lusher, a dual-master's candidate in business administration and public policy, has been recognized by the[...]
Mar 04, 2014
Each spring, Ford School faculty and staff nominate dozens of outstanding student research and service projects for[...]
Mar 04, 2014
Dean Yang , speaking in a Ford School Policy Points video, shares results from a recent microfinance study of the[...]
Mar 01, 2014
In a LA Times article on the March 1 attack, Philip Potter states that, although knives are low-tech, the attack showed[...]
Feb 26, 2014
Noelle Polaski (MPP, MA '16) is among four U-M graduate students whose team, Le Rouge, won the 2014 Social Impact[...]
Levitsky shares his views on marijuana legalization with teaser image
Feb 24, 2014
On February 19, Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky was quoted in a article on the push for marijuana[...]
Danziger speaks with Al Jazeera America on the U.S. poverty rate teaser image
Feb 24, 2014
On February 20, Professor Sheldon Danziger was interviewed in an Al Jazeera America article about the relationship[...]
Dynarski comments on proposals to offset the high cost of a college education teaser image
Feb 24, 2014
In an NPR article , Susan Dynarski asked to explain the viability of proposals out of Oregon and Tennessee aimed at[...]
Feb 24, 2014
At Brooking Institution's spring conference next month, Joshua Hausman and Johannes Wieland will have their paper on[...]
Ambassador Richard Boucher and Margo Picken to teach two new public policy courses teaser image
Feb 20, 2014
Announcing TWO exciting half-semester public policy courses taught by our Winter 2014 Towsley Foundation Policymakers[...]
A conversation on leadership and foreign policy teaser image
Feb 19, 2014
The focus of this Ford Policy Union will be on leadership and on specific examples from Ambassador Negroponte's[...]
Feb 13, 2014
The Ford School of Public Policy has engaged Hile Creative and The Linux Box to undertake a major project that is[...]
Feb 12, 2014
In a new Ford School Policy Points video , Ann Lin analyzes Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's plan to bring 50,000 highly[...]
Feb 10, 2014
On November 7, 2013 the Ford School joined with schools and colleges at the University of Michigan to kick off the[...]
Feb 08, 2014
In a Detroit Free Press op-ed , Marina v.N. Whitman calls for tax code reform as its current complexity often results[...]
Dynarski appointed as a Brookings Institution Nonresident Senior Fellow teaser image
Feb 06, 2014
In 2014, Susan Dynarski will serve as a nonresident senior fellow in the Brookings Institution's Economic Studies[...]
University of Michigan poll: Detroit bankruptcy was the right decision teaser image
Feb 03, 2014
Despite concerns about Detroit's bankruptcy, 56 percent of local government officials in Michigan said it was the right[...]
Feb 03, 2014
In a Voice of America article , John Ciorciari says the new commitment from the United Nations and Cambodia reinforcing[...]
Strategy to reduce infant mortality rate in Detroit must have strong medical and social component, says Davis teaser image
Jan 30, 2014
In a Detroit News article on Detroit's high infant mortality rate, Dr. Matthew Davis discusses the challenges to making[...]
Levy testifies in front of the House Ways and Means Committee on the Affordable Care Act's definition of full time employment teaser image
Jan 30, 2014
At the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee hearing on " The Impact of the Employer Mandate's Definition[...]
Jan 29, 2014
2013 marked the 100th anniversary of President Gerald R. Ford's birth. To honor our namesake's legacy, the Ford School[...]
Jan 29, 2014
The latest edition of the Ford School feed , an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]