Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

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Link to:Melvyn Levitsky in The Conversation, “Brazil: No longer the country of the future?”
Jun 02, 2016
Melvyn Levitsky, former U.S. ambassador to Brazil (1994-98) and a professor of international policy and practice at the[...]
Link to:Twenty years after the Rwandan Genocide, with Paul Rusesabagina
Mar 28, 2014
Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, Paul Rusesabagina, the Hutu hotel manager who sheltered and protected over 1,[...]
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Aug 29, 2014
"After spleens are vented…enough grudging accommodation can emerge to stop the killing even if dreams of triumph endure[...]
Link to:Brent Scowcroft dedicates statue of President Ford
Apr 17, 2013
On Tuesday, April 16, Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (ret. USAF), former National Security Advisor for the Gerald Ford and[...]
Link to:The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy to co-sponsor a talk by award winning CNN journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Apr 08, 2005
April 8, 2005 The Gerald Ford School of Public Policy University of Michigan Contact: lklee[at] Charlayne[...]


Related Past Events

Lucia Tajoli , a visiting professor at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and a Professor of Economics at the Politecnico di Milano, will give a "Conversations on Europe" lecture.
2012 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
You are invited to attend a campus lecture delivered by Dr. Rajiv Shah Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Dr. Shah (B.S. '95) is an alumnus of the University of Michigan, and will discuss "Innovation in Development Strategy." Dr. Shah's visit is organized by ONE @ the University of Michigan and hosted by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
2012 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Students in the U.S. currently rank 25th in math and 17th in science among their peers in other industrialized countries. Yet research shows that 80 percent of future jobs will require literacy and skills in these areas. To meet future workforce needs and maintain our global competitiveness, we must improve science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills among students and increase access to STEM careers particularly among underrepresented populations.
2012 - 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm
The recent recession and weak economic recovery have been characterized by historically high rates of long-term unemployment. Workers confronted with persistent unemployment face a number of challenges, including the threat of skills atrophy and becoming less attractive to prospective employers. Moreover, the dichotomy between workers continues to expand, as those with high levels of education and skills can command high wages, and those with little education and low skill levels can command only low wages in the service industry.
2012 - 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Frank Zarb , President Ford's "Energy Czar" during the 1970s energy crisis, discusses the country's tortured history developing effective energy policies. Sponsored by: Varnum Law, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
2012 - 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm