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The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy invites you to an information session about our graduate programs and opportunities for you to make a difference in your community.
2013 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The United States is the largest source of greenhouse gases in the world and influences international policy. It turns out that Native American communities have the potential to generate up to one half of present US electrical consumption through producing power from the wind. This is the alternative to both military intervention into oil rich countries, and represents the potential for ecological sustainability.
2013 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Race and gender discrimination play an enormous role in all of our institutions, including media. This lecture will provide concepts, tools, and stories that help us close gaps and generate unity. A leading figure in the racial justice movement, Rinku Sen has positioned the Applied Research Center as a national home for media, research and activism for social change.
2013 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 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
Book signing with refreshments to follow. Nicola's Books will be on-site following the event with copies of the book for purchase. Join the conversation: #fordschoolscheiber About the book From the publisher: "Facing the worst economy since the 1930s, President Obama hired a crack team of escape artists: financial wizards who had pulled off numerous white-knuckle getaways during the Clinton era and who were ready to do it again. To their credit, they prevented a depression.
2012 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm