We’ll celebrate the Classes of 2021 with a heartfelt set of virtual events and online tributes, including opportunities for families and friends to come together, meet our faculty and staff, and congratulate their graduates.
Join us for a virtual Open House—part of our 2021 commencement celebrations! This informal gathering is an opportunity for graduates to introduce their families and friends to Ford School faculty, staff, and fellow students.
Each year, The U-M Athletics Department holds a Big House 5k. Due to the virtual nature of this year’s 5k, we thought that this could be an excellent time to come together as a community to get moving together April 16-18!
Join us for the Alumni in Residence conversation with Lesley Miller (MPP/MBA '93) Deputy Representative of UNICEF in Viet Nam, focusing on advancing the rights and well-being of the most disadvantaged children and adolescents.
Eric Beinhart of the U.S. Department of Justice will discuss approaches to police reform in societies affected by conflict and ways to bridge the divide between formal law enforcement and traditional community governance structures in areas where state institutions have lacked capacity and/or legitimacy.
We invite Ford School students to join us for a conversation with Ambassador Joseph Yun on Biden administration's policy options with respect to North Korea. Yun is a senior advisor to the Asia Program at USIP and one of the nation’s leading experts on relations with North Korea.
Graduate students from more than 80 universities around Americas, Middle East, Africa and Europe will address pandemic in virtual NASPAA-Batten student simulation competition developed by the Center for Leadership Simulation and Gaming.
Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement for a discussion with Ja'Bree J.A. Harris, Civic Engagement Manager for Detroit Action, where he has the opportunity to engage in the political process to craft policy to fight injustice and promote equity.
Join us for the Alumni in Residence conversation with Nicole Shepardson (MPP '01), policy team leader and senior protection policy officer in the Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration at the U.S. Department of State.
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series
Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement for a discussion with Nick Colvin, an experienced government, real estate, economic development, and public law attorney with a background working in local, state and federal government.