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
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[...]
Mapping the future of the Arctic teaser image
Apr 03, 2013
This March, 40 students from the Ford School and University of Toronto's School of Governance & Public Policy (SGPP[...]
Preventing vote-selling in the Philippines teaser image
Apr 02, 2013
Are reciprocity and the negative effects of breaking promises key factors in an individual's vote-selling behavior?[...]
Rabe quoted in NPR article on political polarization of states teaser image
Apr 01, 2013
Barry Rabe was quoted in an NPR article about the deepening political divide between U.S. states. The article, which is[...]
David Bohnett Foundation gift supports prestigious fellowship teaser image
Mar 29, 2013
A $374,000 gift from the David Bohnett Foundation will extend and expand the David Bohnett Public Service Fellowship at[...]
Ford School Charity Auction receives U-M award for excellence in philanthropy teaser image
Mar 29, 2013
In recognition of its annual event to raise funds for nonprofits in Michigan and around the world, the Ford School[...]
Wolfers quoted in Reuters article on income inequality teaser image
Mar 22, 2013
Reuters quoted Justin Wolfers in an article about a new Brookings Institution report about rising income inequality.[...]
Annual charity auction to raise funds for Detroit Action Commonwealth teaser image
Mar 22, 2013
The 2013 Ford School Charity Auction will take place on April 6 at the Kensington Court Hotel in Ann Arbor. The theme[...]
Parthasarathy quoted by PBS's NOVA Next in story on gene patents teaser image
Mar 19, 2013
Shobita Parthasarathy was interviewed in an article from PBS's NOVA Next about the effects of the U.S. patent system on[...]
National Poverty Center cited in article on global poverty teaser image
Mar 19, 2013
CBS Detroit cited research from the National Poverty Center ( NPC ) in a story about changing levels of poverty[...]
Davis appointed Michigan's chief medical executive teaser image
Mar 18, 2013
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) announced the appointment of Matthew M. Davis as chief medical[...]
Former Ford School dean Rebecca M. Blank to become the next chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Madison teaser image
Mar 18, 2013
Former dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Rebecca M. Blank, will[...]
Ford School MPP student among winners of 2013 Social Impact Challenge teaser image
Mar 18, 2013
March 18, 2013 Lauren Sheram (MPP '14) is among four U-M graduate students whose team, Focus Education, won the 2013[...]
Welcome new students teaser image
Mar 16, 2013
To all newly admitted BA and MPP/MPA students - welcome to the Ford School community! Master's students, be sure to[...]
Gramlich Showcase teaser image
Mar 16, 2013
Join us today for the 6th Annual Gramlich Showcase of Student Work from 4-6 p.m. today in Weill Hall. [ More ]
Local leaders: In residents we trust teaser image
Mar 15, 2013
Local government leaders in Michigan are more likely to trust their residents than their residents are to trust local[...]
Employers can now access 2013 Ford School resume books electronically teaser image
Mar 09, 2013
Employers can now request the 2013 resumes of Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Administration students to[...]
Ann Lin Detroit News op-ed calls for provisional residency for potential U.S. immigrants teaser image
Mar 06, 2013
In an op-ed for the Detroit News, Ann C. Lin suggests that a provisional residency system for U.S. immigrants should be[...]
Poverty rate is highest in 15 years, says Kristin Seefeldt teaser image
Mar 06, 2013
The Great Recession leaves behind the largest number of long-term unemployed people, or 4.7 million, since records were[...]
Bloomberg View columnist cites research by Susan Dynarski about the education gap between rich and poor teaser image
Mar 05, 2013
President Obama's former director of the Office of Management and Budget, Peter Orszag, discussed research by Susan[...]
Rabe discusses growing belief in global warming in "Policy Points" video teaser image
Mar 04, 2013
In a new installment of "Policy Points," Barry Rabe discusses the increasing belief among Americans in the existence of[...]
Policy Talks @ the Ford School with Helene Gayle teaser image
Mar 01, 2013
Join us for a 2013 Citi Foundation Lecture by Helene Gayle, president and CEO of CARE USA, on Wednesday, March 20 at 4:[...]
Detroit Free Press cites CLOSUP findings in editorial on state finances teaser image
Feb 28, 2013
The Detroit Free Press cited a recent Michigan Public Policy Survey ( MPPS ) in an editorial arguing that the well-[...]
Detroit Free Press profiles Harding course on urban policy and "The Wire" teaser image
Feb 24, 2013
A graduate-level public policy course taught by David Harding was featured in a Detroit Free Press article for its use[...]
NPM partners with Education Pioneers for 2013 Social Impact Challenge teaser image
Feb 20, 2013
On February 21, the Nonprofit and Public Management Center (NPM) will host Education Pioneers CEO Scott Morgan as part[...]
Tompkins-Stange receives Once Upon a Time grant for course on philanthropy teaser image
Feb 18, 2013
The Once Upon a Time Foundation (OUAT) has awarded a $50,000 grant to support a new Ford School course proposed by[...]
Global Michigan post on Lieberthal Policy Talks lecture teaser image
Feb 14, 2013
A new Global Michigan post highlights Kenneth Lieberthal's lecture on Chinese foreign policy at the latest event in the[...]
Orszag cites Dynarski in Bloomberg column on college enrollment teaser image
Feb 12, 2013
In his regular column for Bloomberg View, former director of the Office of Management and Budget Peter Orszag drew upon[...]
Rusty Hills op-ed on GOP State of the Union response published in the Washington Times teaser image
Feb 12, 2013
In an op-ed for the Washington Times, Rusty Hills proposes breathing new life into the Republican Party's response to[...]
Tom Ivacko's guest column in Bridge magazine proposes dialogue on funding for local governments teaser image
Feb 12, 2013
In a guest column for Bridge Magazine Tom Ivacko makes the case for a statewide discussion about how local governments[...]
President Ford statue unveiling, dedication teaser image
Feb 09, 2013
Join us on Tuesday, April 16 at 4:30 for the unveiling of a scaled model of the statue that appears in the U.S. Capitol[...]
Justin Wolfers interviewed on NPR about happiness in America teaser image
Feb 08, 2013
NPR's Morning Edition interviewed Justin Wolfers in a segment about happiness in America and whether the U.S. should[...]
Sheldon Danziger named new president of Russell Sage Foundation teaser image
Feb 08, 2013
Sheldon Danziger, the Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy and director of the National[...]
MPPS findings show desire for funding reform, Tom Ivacko tells Michigan Radio teaser image
Feb 08, 2013
The latest poll in the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS) , conducted by the Center for Local, State, and Urban[...]
A fair day in court: how one alumna works toward an impartial judicial system teaser image
Feb 07, 2013
Many Americans believe that justice is for sale—that judges, and their rulings, can be bought by special interests. It'[...]
U-M moves up on Peace Corps' annual top colleges rankings teaser image
Feb 05, 2013
For the thirteenth year in a row, the University of Michigan has earned a spot on the Peace Corps' annual list of the[...]
Ford School mourns the loss of Michael D. Cohen teaser image
Feb 04, 2013
*Information about Michael's memorial service* Michael D. Cohen, a professor emeritus of public policy and of[...]
NRC appoints Barry Rabe to steering committee on shale gas development teaser image
Feb 04, 2013
The National Research Council (NRC) has appointed Ford School Professor Barry Rabe to a steering committee that will[...]
Policy Talks @ the Ford School lecture by Ken Lieberthal: Feb. 13 teaser image
Feb 02, 2013
Join us as Ken Lieberthal returns to the University of Michigan on Wednesday, February 13 at 4 p.m. for a lecture on[...]
New York Times quotes Justin Wolfers on Fed's performance teaser image
Feb 01, 2013
Justin Wolfers was quoted in a New York Times article about efforts by the Federal Reserve Board to reduce unemployment[...]
Rabe speaks with Bloomberg Businessweek on climate change perceptions teaser image
Jan 31, 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek interviewed Barry Rabe in an article about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on oceanfront home[...]
Ann Lin discusses latest bipartisan immigration reform for "Policy Points" teaser image
Jan 31, 2013
The latest installment of " Policy Points ," Ann C. Lin discusses new immigration reform legislation unveiled last week[...]
Justin Wolfers discusses liability insurance for gun owners on NPR's Morning Edition teaser image
Jan 31, 2013
Justin Wolfers spoke with National Public Radio's Morning Edition about requiring gun owners to hold liability[...]
Jan 30, 2013
Dear Alumni and Friends: The holiday season has passed, taking with it the first half of the school year. Last semester[...]
The storm after the superstorm: alumna lobbies for forward-thinking relief teaser image
Jan 30, 2013
When Superstorm Sandy struck the northeast coast last October, it struck with a vengeance. It cascaded over seawalls;[...]
Ford School students to visit Cape Verde in March for 2013 IEDP teaser image
Jan 30, 2013
In March, twenty-five graduate students from the Ford School and other programs at the University of Michigan will[...]
Local leaders: Funding reforms needed to avoid service cuts teaser image
Jan 30, 2013
Local government leaders in Michigan report that the way their jurisdictions are funded requires significant reform to[...]
Los Angeles Times interviews Justin Wolfers on fourth-quarter economic slowdown teaser image
Jan 30, 2013
In a recent Los Angeles Times article Justin Wolfers commented on fears of a new recession following news that the U.S[...]
'Ford School feed' – how to RSVP for the DC trip, Fed Chairman Ben
Bernanke's visit, southeast Michigan's RTA, and more teaser image
Jan 30, 2013
The latest edition of the Ford School feed , an email news source for alumni and friends of the school, arrived in[...]