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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
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
Free and open to the public. Carl Elliott, MD, PhD, will present a talk for the Health Policy Research Seminar Series.
2011 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Several alumni and former deans, Paul Courant and Becky Blank, participated in an active conversation about several key policy areas, and reconnected with old friends at the networking reception following the panel. A large group of current Ford School MPP students who were in DC for the school's annual recruiting trip also attended. Participants Moderator: Former School of Public Policy Dean and U-M Provost Paul N. Courant, Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy and Dean of Libraries, University of Michigan The Federal Budget & Intervention in the Economy: Lauren E.
2009 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm