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May 04, 2019
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The Ford School is proud to celebrate the achievements of the graduating classes of 2019! The Charge to the Class will be delivered by Peabody Award-winning journalist, author, and innovator Michele Norris. You can read more about Michele Norris...
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Apr 24, 2019
3:45 pm to 5:30 pm
Join Ford School students on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 3:45-5:30 pm for their final Applied Policy Seminar student flash presentations in the Betty Ford Classroom (1110 Weill Hall). Reception to follow. Please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/...
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Apr 19, 2019
9:00 am to 10:30 am
The Practical Community Learning Project (PCLP) independent study pilot is a semester-long policy-based community project in Detroit that provided students with opportunities for dialogue, research, and service. During Winter 2019, the Office of...
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Apr 12, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
The best ideas still need a communications plan to build awareness and catch on. This is uniquely true for public policy, where ideas are often shared and vetted through the lens of the media. Developing a message, telling a story, and utilizing...
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Apr 09, 2019
11:30 am to 12:50 pm
All students welcome. Lunch will be provided. Please fill out this survey to help us order food: https://forms.gle/kzHnRhoDdjXF1yQq9 From the speaker's bio: Katie Fahey served as the founder and executive of Voters Not Politicians, the grassroots,...
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Apr 05, 2019
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Effective advocacy is a critical part of the policy-making process at all levels of government. Now more than ever, advocates require knowledge and skills to create and sustain effective advocacyefforts.   This session will train participants in the...
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Mar 28, 2019
10:00 am to 11:30 am
The Office of Research and the Ford School's Program in Practical Policy Engagement would like to invite you to a presentation on, "The Federal Budget and Policy Process: an NSF perspective."   Please join Antony DiGiovanni (BA'95, MPP '00), Deputy...
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Mar 22, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
The best ideas still need a communications plan to build awareness and catch on. This is uniquely true for public policy, where ideas are often shared and vetted through the lens of the media. Developing a message, telling a story, and utilizing...
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Mar 14, 2019
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
The Program in Practical Policy Engagement (P3E) and the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) invite you to join us for an informal roundtable conversation with Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz (Ford MPP '96)  who will share his experience...
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Feb 22, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
The best ideas still need a communications plan to build awareness and catch on. This is uniquely true for public policy, where ideas are often shared and vetted through the lens of the media. Developing a message, telling a story, and utilizing...
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Feb 18, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Join the Ford School and WeListen for a Conversations Across Difference event with U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (D-MI 12th District) and Fred Upton (R-MI 6th District) moderated by Brendan...
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Jan 22, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
The Program for Practical Policy Engagement (P3E) in partnership with the Students of Color in Public Policy (SCPP) will hold a professional development workshop featuring guest speaker James Feagin, founder & CEO of projects+PEOPLE.
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Jan 18, 2019
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
The best ideas still need a communications plan to build awareness and catch on. This is uniquely true for public policy, where ideas are often shared and vetted through the lens of the media. Developing a message, telling a story, and utilizing...
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Dec 12, 2018
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Join Ford School students on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 1pm-2:30pm for their final Applied Policy Seminar student flash presentations in the Betty Ford Classroom (1110)/Weill Hall.  Reception to follow.RSVP Here.  Applied Policy Seminar...
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Oct 19, 2018
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Women represent just 15% of Michigan's local chief administrative officers.  Although women continue to be underrepresented as municipal managers, there is a growing contingent of dedicated women serving their communities and challenging the status...
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Sep 12, 2018
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Returning Ford School Master's students completing summer internship experiences will have the opportunity to reflect on their internship experience and celebrate the start of the upcoming school year.  Presenters will deliver pitches highlighting...
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