Education in the United States

Related Past Events

Spring Preview is a weekend designed to give newly admitted master's students all the information they need to make a decision about pursing a Ford School master's degree. Admitted students have the opportunity to meet with Ford School faculty, students, staff, and alumni, and get a chance to visit the University of Michigan campus and city of Ann Arbor. Admitted master's students can RSVP or view the full agenda. Registration for this event is required.
2014 -
The Erb Colloquium is an informal gathering; please feel free to bring your own lunch. Arthur Lupia is the Hal R. Varian Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research. Arthur Lupia examines how information and institutions affect policy and politics.
2012 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Free and open to the public. C. Vivian Stringer is the Head Women's Basketball Coach at Rutgers University. With over 40 years of coaching experience, Coach Stringer's unique insights on how the world of sports continues to evolve, she'll share her history as a child growing up in Edenborn, PA, as a basketball/field hockey player at Slippery Rock University and as head women's basketball coach at three different Division I Universities (Cheyney State, University of Iowa and Rutgers University).
2012 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Moderator: Paul N. Courant , University Librarian and Dean of Libraries; Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Professor of Economics; and Professor of Information Panelists: Sheldon H. Danziger , Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R.
2012 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Many of the decisions facing legislators require a level of scientific or technical expertise that very few have. Examples of such decisions in the field of health include: stem cell research, vaccination programs, biotechnology funding, and soil and water contamination. This workshop will focus on the underlying decision processes that Michigan policy-makers use to protect the public health of Michigan's citizens. How do they leverage background knowledge with political constraints, lobbying efforts, and the advice of experts? What expertise networks do they use?
2012 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm