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Sep
06
This symposium honors the scholarly legacy of Michael D. Cohen , who was the William D. Hamilton Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Information, and Public Policy at The University of Michigan. Michael taught at University of Michigan from 1973 until his retirement in 2012 and was a founding faculty member of the Ford School of Public Policy and the School of Information as well as the long-time co-director of ICOS (the Interdisciplinary Committee on Organization Studies).
2013 - 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
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
Oct
20
Free and open to the public. Registration required. Refreshments provided. Mistinguette Smith of the Black/Land Project will spend the month of October at the University of Michigan's Center for the Education of Women (CEW). While in residence as the 2011 Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist, Smith will interview black women in Michigan -- a leading state in dealing with post-industrial land issues -- about their relationship to the land. Smith will participate in two public events on the UM–Ann Arbor campus as well as one at the Charles H.
2011 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 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