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Carbon tax shift working in Canada, Barry Rabe tells ClimateWire, but hasn't spread elsewhere teaser image
Jul 30, 2013
An upcoming issue of Canadian Public Policy includes a study by the environmental think tank Sustainable Prosperity[...]
Helen Levy helps set the record straight on Obamacare at Michigan Public Radio teaser image
Jul 30, 2013
Mired in politics before and since it was signed into law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is still[...]
Jul 30, 2013
The Ford School is pleased to welcome new Diplomat in Residence (DIR), Michelle Jones, for the 2013-14 academic year.[...]
Jul 30, 2013
When she was a University of Texas junior, Cortney Sanders, as a member and chair of the Black Student Alliance and in[...]
Ban smoking when kids are in the car, survey says, but few states have laws that actually do teaser image
Jul 22, 2013
According to the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, although 87 percent of adults agree[...]
Lelia Gowland discusses the Youth Promise Act on New Orleans television  teaser image
Jul 22, 2013
Ford School alumna Lelia Gowland (MPP '11) discussed the newly introduced Youth Promise Act (YPA) on WGNO's "The 411,"[...]
Jul 22, 2013
The Michigan Daily has named Ford School BA senior Kevin Mersol-Barg (BA '14) a Student of the Year. Each year, the[...]
John Chamberlin quoted in USA Today on caucus payments teaser image
Jul 21, 2013
USA Today reports that none of the early voting states—Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, or Nevada—have laws or[...]
Jeff Barnes applauds U-M Board of Regents for new tuition policy teaser image
Jul 19, 2013
In a letter to the editor of the Michigan Daily, Ford School alumni board member Jeff Barnes (MPP '09) applauds the[...]
Jul 15, 2013
Kevin Stange's research on the impact higher tuition rates may have on student enrollment in high-cost disciplines is[...]
Jul 15, 2013
The Education Policy Initiative (EPI) has launched a new website that now makes its applied policy research even more[...]
NPR explores defining moment in the life of the young Gerald Ford teaser image
Jul 14, 2013
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gerald Ford, Don Gonyea of NPR's " All Things Considered " examines[...]
A year of reflection, engagement at the Ford School characterize President Ford centennial teaser image
Jul 14, 2013
July 14 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of President Ford, and throughout the year, the Ford School has[...]
Marina Whitman on learning to climb the jungle gym without falling off teaser image
Jul 13, 2013
In a July 13 op-ed , Marina v.N. Whitman admits that before she had read "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,"[...]
Jul 13, 2013
Click the links below to watch videos of President Gerald R. Ford from the school's naming ceremony, Weill Hall site[...]
Jul 12, 2013
They raised a glass in San Francisco. They networked in Detroit. They shared a laugh in Tokyo. July 14 is President[...]
Jul 11, 2013
Ford School alumnus Andrew Schroeder (MPP '07) , director of research and analysis for Direct Relief , accepted the[...]
Jul 11, 2013
Wear one, share one, and send us a photo with a prominent policymaker to win 2 tickets to a 2013 U-M home football game[...]
Mel Levitsky discusses U.S.-Russia relations on 1320 WILS-AM radio teaser image
Jul 10, 2013
It's not in the best interests of Russia to award asylum to NSA leaker and fugitive Edward Snowden, Melvyn Levitsky[...]
Get the student loan matter out of the political arena, according to Dynarski teaser image
Jul 09, 2013
As of July 1, Federal student loan interest rates doubled to 6.8%—a matter that could be fixed retroactively by[...]
Sharon Maccini new director of Ford School BA program teaser image
Jul 09, 2013
Congratulations to economist Sharon Maccini , who becomes the new director of the Ford School's undergraduate degree[...]
Creating change teaser image
Jul 03, 2013
"I don't have day-to-day contact with the victims, but the most gratifying thing about the work I do is that it's[...]
Jul 02, 2013
As the nation prepares to celebrate its independence from British rule, trust in the government formed 237 years ago[...]
The Ford School welcomes Susan Guindi, the new director of Student and Academic Services teaser image
Jul 01, 2013
After a nationwide search, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy welcomes Susan Guindi as the new director of[...]
Jul 01, 2013
"In the American press, [the war in Syria is] described as a conflict between democracy and a dictator, and the[...]
Jun 26, 2013
A new national survey released in June shows that child poverty is on the rise, with more than 23 percent of American[...]
Craig Ruff joins Snyder administration teaser image
Jun 25, 2013
Craig Ruff has joined the administration of Gov. Rick Snyder as a policy adviser in education. Ruff is a senior policy[...]
Jun 25, 2013
In March 2013, Jill R. Horwitz, Brenna D. Kelly, and John E. DiNardo published "Wellness Incentives In The Workplace:[...]
Susan M. Collins tapped as president of Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs teaser image
Jun 21, 2013
From the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs The Association of Professional Schools of[...]
An evening with Henry Kissinger and Paul O'Neill honors President Ford's centennial  teaser image
Jun 21, 2013
It was the latest highpoint in a year filled with them: on Wednesday evening, as part of the Citi Foundation Lecture[...]
Winter 2013 has chilled Americans' acceptance of global warming, finds National Surveys on Energy and Environment teaser image
Jun 19, 2013
A complaint-worthy winter has led to a drop in the number of Americans who believe that global warming is real,[...]
Jun 19, 2013
It was a scene that began like so many others: Kay (Milewski) Kelly (MPA '05) and her husband had just brought home[...]
Recent BA graduate joins a growing cohort of Ford School Presidential Fellows teaser image
Jun 18, 2013
Madelynne Wager (BA '13) spent her senior year at the Ford School participating in a program that—of the many thousands[...]
Jun 13, 2013
Congratulations to the Ford School Class of 2013 on a successful Class Gift Campaign. The campaign topped its goal of[...]
Jun 11, 2013
The latest edition of the Ford School feed, an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]
Jun 11, 2013
Congratulations to Elisabeth Johnston, alumni relations manager, and Bonnie Roberts, project coordinator for the Center[...]
Jun 11, 2013
Before Gerald Ford was president, he was an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. This comes as no surprise to[...]
Jun 11, 2013
When Daniel Steinborn earned his master's of public policy in the spring of 1971, he returned to Seattle to begin what[...]
"A Grand Bargain on Fracking? Lessons from Springfield, Illinois," Barry Rabe's latest blog post teaser image
Jun 10, 2013
A Grand Bargain on Fracking? Lessons from Springfield, Illinois by Barry Rabe Editor's Note: A new Illinois statewide[...]
Jun 10, 2013
Today, the White House announced President Obama's appointment of Ford School economist Betsey Stevenson as a member of[...]
Jun 07, 2013
Dean Collins and other University leaders congratulate Congressman John Dingell on becoming the longest-serving member[...]
Gene patents limit availability of information, says Parthasarathy in New York Times op-ed teaser image
Jun 06, 2013
In the article, " Ownership of Genes Stops Research ," at the New York Times, Shobita Parthasarathy , associate[...]
Can a human gene be patented? Parthasarathy discusses Supreme Court case teaser image
Jun 06, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision[...]
Shobita Parthasarathy interviewed by MIT Press about breast cancer gene patents, health care technology case studies teaser image
Jun 02, 2013
In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day Shobita Parthasarathy was interviewed by the MIT Press about cancer research[...]
Melvyn Levitsky guest on Northern Michigan's 1270 WMKT radio program teaser image
May 28, 2013
Ambassador Melvyn Levitsky was interviewed on 1270 WMKT's Vic McCarty Show about the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate[...]
May 28, 2013
The spring 2013 issue of the Michigan Journal of Public Affairs (MJPA) is now online. This issue includes articles on[...]
May 28, 2013
Most local government leaders in Michigan believe residents should provide input into policymaking, but relatively few[...]
May 26, 2013
Join us in a city near you to celebrate your Ford School spirit and President Ford's centennial year! [More]
May 24, 2013
The results from a public opinion survey on fracking from the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy and the[...]
Poll finds a dangerous 'mismatch' between actual student stimulant use and parental suspicion of drug abuse teaser image
May 21, 2013
The National Poll on Children's Health from U-M's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital found that only 1 percent of parents[...]