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John Ciorciari quoted in TIME article about factory conditions in Cambodia, Bangladesh teaser image
May 20, 2013
John Ciorciari was interviewed by TIME in an article— "A Tale of Two Factory Disasters: What Cambodia Can Teach[...]
Fracking brings economic boost, but risks raise concerns teaser image
May 14, 2013
Most Michigan and Pennsylvania residents say fracking is good for the economy, but have concerns about chemicals used[...]
Matthew Davis quoted in Wall Street Journal about children's medicine teaser image
May 13, 2013
Matthew Davis, MD was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about warnings on the use of cold and cough medicine for[...]
May 13, 2013
As part of "Educational Pathways and Employment Outcomes of Community College Students," a major research project led[...]
May 10, 2013
Recent Ford School grad Kristen Schultz (MPP/MBA '13) was profiled in a Washington Post story about college graduates[...]
Inflation rate hovers at half of target, Wolfers weighs in on Fed's next move teaser image
May 08, 2013
The current inflation rate is at half of its 2 percent target, Reuters reports , which is a "major test" for the[...]
Susan Waltz reflects on United Nations General Assembly international Arms Trade Treaty teaser image
May 08, 2013
This April, the United Nations General Assembly finalized the text of an international Arms Trade Treaty designed to[...]
May 07, 2013
U-M ranks No. 7 in the nation as a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows university in the 2013 rankings of top Peace[...]
May 07, 2013
A study by Megan Tompkins-Stange about the influence of grant giving foundations on charter schools was described in an[...]
Inaugural Wallenberg Fellow to study conservation practice in Kenya teaser image
May 04, 2013
By Kevin Brown - The University Record The first-ever $25,000 Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship will be awarded to Zachary[...]
Justin Wolfers in New York Times article examining unemployment rates for college graduates teaser image
May 03, 2013
Justin Wolfers was quoted in a New York Times article, " College Graduates Fare Well in Jobs Market, Even Through[...]
May 03, 2013
Visit the Ford School's Flickr page to view and download photos from Friday's 2013 Graduation Open House . Directions[...]
May 03, 2013
Incoming MPP/MBA candidates Brian Garcia and Brian McMillan have been selected to receive the prestigious David Bohnett[...]
May 02, 2013
"Working for President Ford was a pivotal point in my service to our country," stated Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (ret.[...]
May 01, 2013
Matthew Davis was quoted in an Ann Arbor Journal article about the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's National Voices Project,[...]
NAS publication features report on aging co-authored by Susan M. Collins teaser image
Apr 30, 2013
A report co-authored by Susan M. Collins will be featured in a new publication celebrating National Academy of Sciences[...]
Apr 30, 2013
David Cohen, the John Dewey Professor of Education and professor of education policy and public policy at the Ford[...]
New research by Stevenson and Wolfers counters conventional wisdom, shows you can never have too much money teaser image
Apr 29, 2013
According to the Easterlin Paradox, posited by Richard Easterlin in 1974, greater average well being does not correlate[...]
Yu Xie named 2013 Henry and Bryna David Endowment recipient teaser image
Apr 29, 2013
Yu Xie has been named the 2013 recipient of the Henry and Bryna David Endowment by the National Research Council's[...]
Assuming Success: Grant Erwin (MPP '09) teaser image
Apr 29, 2013
For seven days in September 2012, thousands of Chicago public school teachers walked off their jobs when contract[...]
Ford School APS students reimagine GM Powertrain Plant Facility and Willow Run Airport teaser image
Apr 26, 2013
Ford School master's students Patrick Leonard, Tyler Sawher, Dan Trubman, and Eboni Wells presented proposals to local[...]
Ford School community participates in run to honor victims of Boston Marathon bombing teaser image
Apr 24, 2013
Members of the Ford School community participated in a three-mile solidarity run through Ann Arbor on Saturday to honor[...]
Melvyn Levitsky appears in Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Advisor, answering the question: How Will an Investigation of Lula Affect Brazil's Politics? teaser image
Apr 24, 2013
How Will an Investigation of Lula Affect Brazil's Politics? Question from Latin America Advisor Prosecutors in Brazil[...]
Apr 22, 2013
Robert Axelrod has been named the winner of the 2013 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science. The Skytte Prize is among[...]
Comparing the advantages in international trade teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
In March 1990, Associate Dean Alan V. Deardorff shivered in a cold passenger jet on a runway in Alpena, MI. He was[...]
John R. Chamberlin: Making a life teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
This Saturday, John Chamberlin will board a plane for Paris. He's gearing up for new adventures in retirement. Over the[...]
Atran article, Black and White and Red All Over, featured in Foreign Policy magazine teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
An article by Scott Atran in Foreign Policy magazine discusses media coverage of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing[...]
Putting out the flames: from the health of cities to the health care industry teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
In the summer of 1967, James B. Hudak (MPP '71) watched Detroit burn. He was between his sophomore and junior years as[...]
Order maintenance in the eyes of Olmsted teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
In the center of our nation's most densely populated city - a city buffeted by noise and commerce and pollution - lies[...]
Brian A. Jacob helps city schools become data driven teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
In an era of shrinking public education budgets, school districts cannot afford to make the wrong decision when they[...]
A look back at Grutter v. Bollinger teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
Ten years after the U.S. Supreme Court heard Grutter v. Bollinger , we look back at President Ford's defense of[...]
After war teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
Zouheir Al Ghreiwati looks toward the future of Syria Zouheir Al Ghreiwati's (BA '14) native land is a warzone. Hailing[...]
Alumna combats violence against women with GenderHopes teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
Knowledge is power for combatting violence against women "So far, there aren't reliable statistics on domestic violence[...]
Urban policy-themed Spring edition of State & Hill published teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
Cities—in America and around the globe—remain vitally important in fueling economic growth, producing jobs, and[...]
Improving urban health through the power of community teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
Ruth Browne (MPP/MPH '83) just did the happy dance. She's celebrating a gift to the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban[...]
An engaged citizen teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
Barry Rabe on the future of CLOSUP A six-inch bobblehead of Ron Swanson, director of a fictitious Midwestern parks[...]
You can get there from here teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
RTA Board representative Elisabeth R. Gerber sees the possibilities transit can offer for Southeast Michigan-and for[...]
It is a big tent after all: Don Borut and the National League of Cities teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
Public protests were common; drugs and riots weren't uncommon; and crowds of young people spent their summers in tents[...]
All in the game teaser image
Apr 22, 2013
An interdisciplinary approach to urban policy "Aw yeah. That golden rule." -Bunk Moreland Dirty and disheveled, Dukie[...]
Fifth Annual Public Policy Connects conference welcomes students from Washtenaw International High School teaser image
Apr 17, 2013
Public Policy Connects (PPC) stepped up to a new challenge in 2013. Held on Saturday, April 13, the 5th Annual student-[...]
Brent Scowcroft dedicates statue of President Ford teaser image
Apr 17, 2013
On Tuesday, April 16, Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (ret. USAF), former National Security Adviser for the Gerald Ford and[...]
Ford Centennial button contest urges Fordies to wear one, share one teaser image
Apr 16, 2013
The Gerald R. Ford centennial celebration is gaining steam, and a great way to show school pride and commemorate[...]
Ford School students travel to Cape Verde for 2013 IEDP teaser image
Apr 12, 2013
In March, graduate students from the Ford School and other programs at the University of Michigan spent ten days[...]
Danziger receives School of Social Work faculty award  teaser image
Apr 12, 2013
The Distinguished Faculty Committee of the University of Michigan's School of Social Work has unanimously selected[...]
Graduation Open House teaser image
Apr 12, 2013
Join us on Friday, May 3 at 3 p.m. for the Ford School's annual Open House. All students, families, and friends are[...]
Ciorciari joins UN General Assembly debate on global criminal justice teaser image
Apr 12, 2013
John Ciorciari's participation in a thematic debate before the UN General Assembly was discussed in a press release[...]
2013 Commencement teaser image
Apr 11, 2013
The Ford School's 2013 Commencement begins at 5 p.m. at Rackham Auditorium with the Charge to the Class by the[...]
BBC's Business Matters interviews Stevenson on declining female happiness teaser image
Apr 11, 2013
Business Matters, a program of the BBC World Service, interviewed Betsey Stevenson about the disparity between[...]
Apr 10, 2013
The Ford School seeks proposals from alumni to develop Summer 2015 internship partnerships in the areas of science,[...]
Stevenson opinion article on minimum wage in Washington Post teaser image
Apr 05, 2013
The Washington Post published an op-ed by Betsey Stevenson , entitled "Five Myths about the Minimum Wage." The topic[...]