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Oct
12
The University of Michigan and the Ford School are planning a series of activities to welcome the class of 1962 back to Ann Arbor. The Reunion Weekend will offer alumni the chance to reconnect with old classmates and visit campus. Though much has changed since its time as the Institute for Public Administration, the Ford School of Public Policy is still committed to public policy research and education-come visit us and see how! University-wide reunion events are planned for October 11-14.
2012 -
Jun
21
The Ford School of Public Policy will host a special showing of The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets . Producer Michael Heaney will lead a post-film discussion, looking for feedback to assist in the development of the film. From the producers: "This documentary film is a study of the lives of activists in the anti-war movement.
2012 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Feb
14
Leah Nichols, Postdoctoral Fellow in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Commentator: Jason Owen-Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology and Organizational Studies, University of Michigan Co-sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute Abstract: For the past thirty years, significant policy attention has been given to improving the transfer of technology from universities to private industry in an effort to improve U.S.
2011 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Oct
14
Weill Hall The University of Michigan and the Ford School are planning a series of activities to welcome the class of 1960 back to Ann Arbor. The Reunion Weekend will offer alumni the chance to reconnect with old classmates and visit campus.
2010 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Sep
14
Should there be boundaries to patentable subject matter? What happens if the patents stifle innovation, rather than promoting it? How should we proceed if patents negatively influence health care, rather than enhancing it? The panel will discuss these questions by focusing on the controversy over patents on the breast and ovarian cancer (BRCA) genes, which led to a current ACLU class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Myriad Genetics.
2009 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm