Event Series

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Join us on the road or online for upcoming graduate fairs, information sessions, or chats!

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Careers in Public Policy

Dec 16, 2020 1:02:00

This Webinar features Jennifer Niggemeier and alumni as they discuss how the Ford School helps students achieve their career goals and the alumni network.

Hands-on, practical experiences

Dec 10, 2020 0:47:43

In this webinar, Luke Shaefer, John Ciorciari, Liz Gerber and Shobita Parthasarathy talk about the wide range of opportunities for students to engage with real-world policy issues in the classroom and through research, activities, and workshops.

Tools for Influence and Action

Dec 3, 2020 0:44:00

Learn about opportunities to practice these skills in and out of the classroom and how they provide a toolbox of research, analytical, and management skills that are highly transferable across sectors and issue areas.

Why Now? Why Ford School?

Nov 19, 2020 0:46:15

Join the Ford School’s associate deans to learn how a Ford School master’s degree can help you make an impact on the public good at this critical time.

Alumni Panel Webinar

Apr 8, 2020 1:02:16

Ford School alums talk about how their Ford School education prepared them for the workplace and beyond. Featuring Grace Evans, Sam Geller, Latesha Love-Grayer, and Prathap Kasina.

Virtual Spring Preview: Welcome

Apr 6, 2020 0:47:27

A webinar from the Ford School. Hear from our leaders, ask questions, and learn about your fellow admitted students.

Virtual Spring Preview: Graduate Career Services

Apr 6, 2020 1:03:56

A webinar introduction to our strategic, well-connected GCS team. Staff will describe our approach to career development and current students will share their experiences with the various GCS programs and services.

Our Research Centers: Weiser Diplomacy Center

Mar 24, 2020 0:35:10

The Weiser Diplomacy Center, housed in the Ford School, is U-M’s dynamic new hub for the study and practice of diplomacy. Learn more about this exciting opportunity for students interested in foreign affairs—ending with an interactive Q&A.

Our Research Centers: Engaged Learning

Mar 24, 2020 1:00:21

Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement and Associate Dean Liz Gerber to learn how the Ford School offers unique, for-credit opportunities to actively engage with real-world policy issues—ending with an interactive Q&A.

Welcome Webinar: Policy Writing 101

Mar 19, 2020 0:32:26

Join our Writing Center’s Alex Ralph in unpacking how the Ford School uniquely prepares students to craft policy writing that furthers their careers.

Welcome Webinar: From Here to Career

Mar 17, 2020 0:46:19

Learn how the Ford School’s Graduate Career Services team accelerates the career development of our students and learn more about our Leadership Initiative.

Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy (BA)

Jan 31, 2020 0:01:13

Our world needs you. A BA degree from the Ford School gives you the knowledge and skills needed to analyze policy problems, understand the stakes, and create viable solutions.

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BA application bootcamp

Jan 25, 2021, 5:00-8:00 pm EST
Are you an undergraduate planning to apply to the Ford School this semester? Register to meet with a current Ford School undergraduate who will review and offer feedback on your essays and resume.
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Final Q&A: Meet Dean Barr

Jan 6, 2021, 8:00-8:45 pm EST
Join us for a special session with Dean Barr. Hear about his priorities for the school and what he’s most excited about for the upcoming year. Student Academic Services will also be on hand to answer any last minute application questions.
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Careers in Public Policy

Dec 16, 2020, 12:00-12:45 pm EST
With professional, personalized career services and a powerful, deeply committed alumni network, the Ford School helps students achieve their career goals.
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Hands-on, practical experiences

Dec 10, 2020, 8:00-8:45 pm EST
In this session, learn about the wide range of opportunities for students to engage with real-world policy issues in the classroom and through research, activities, and workshops.
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Tools for influence and action

Dec 3, 2020, 12:00-12:45 pm EST
Learn about opportunities to practice social science research and quantitative analysis skills in and out of the classroom and how they provide a toolbox of research, analytical, and management skills that are highly transferable across sectors and issue areas.
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Why now? Why Ford School?

Nov 19, 2020, 12:00-12:45 pm EST
Join the Ford School’s associate deans to learn how a Ford School master’s degree can help you make an impact on the public good at this critical time.
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Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Pittsburgh)

Nov 19, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us at Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Pittsburgh).
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Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Washington)

Nov 18, 2020, 7:30 pm EST
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us at the Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education event on November 18th.