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Link to:Ford School Writing Center team members recognized for writing pursuits
Aug 12, 2019
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Link to:Workshop series helps Ford students with communication skills
Feb 21, 2019
Even the best policies still need to be communicated well in order to be effective. But what’s the best way to tell a[...]
Link to:Students publish 15th edition of the Michigan Journal of Public Affairs
Jul 09, 2018
In June, Ford School graduate students announced the publication of the Michigan Journal of Public Affairs, Volume 15.[...]
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Nov 21, 2017
Dina Emam (MPP/MAE '18) shared an intimate glimpse into the life of a Cambodian refugee . Kyle Enochs (MPP '18) tackled[...]
Link to:Kramer, cofounder of MarketSnacks, makes Forbes magazine
Nov 17, 2017
This Tuesday, Forbes magazine honored Jack Kramer (MPP/MBA ‘19), cofounder of MarketSnacks , in its annual “30 Under 30[...]

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Dec
10
Eight scholars discuss the work, impact, and personality of the Laureates of this year's seven Nobel Prizes.
1:00 pm to 5:30 pm

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Apr
12
Join the Program for Practical Policy Engagement, Communications & Outreach, Public Engagement & Impact, and Michigan News for a Getting Stuff Done: Communications Skills Series .
2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Mar
22
Join the Program for Practical Policy Engagement, Communications & Outreach, Public Engagement & Impact, and Michigan News for a Getting Stuff Done: Communications Skills Series .
2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Feb
22
Join the Program for Practical Policy Engagement, Communications & Outreach, Public Engagement & Impact, and Michigan News for a Getting Stuff Done: Communications Skills Series .
2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Jan
18
Join the Program for Practical Policy Engagement, Communications & Outreach, Public Engagement & Impact, and Michigan News for a Getting Stuff Done: Communications Skills Series .
2019 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Oct
26
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post offers suggestions for both reporters and news consumers on navigating this new era. He will discuss how journalists can open up their own reporting process through social media, show the public the work that underlies their stories and invite readers in as co-collaborators.
2017 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Related Faculty/Staff

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Lecturer in Policy Writing
Email:
bchimera@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 764-5488
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Lecturer in Public Policy
Email:
gjhills@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6998
Photo of David Morse
Lecturer in Expository Writing
Email:
morsedl@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-1779
Photo of Alex Ralph
Lecturer in Policy Writing
Email:
ralpha@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-4260
Photo of Molly Spencer
Writing Instructor
Email:
mollysp@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-4260

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Credits: 
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Instructor: 
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2019
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Fall
2019
U-M Class#: 
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Instructor: 
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