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Fall 2021 BA major orientation

Aug 27, 2021, 10:00 am-4:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Orientation is mandatory for all incoming undergraduates enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts in public policy program.

Information Loop

Aug 25, 2021, 1:30-4:40 pm EDT
Weill Hall (1st & 2nd floor)
The Information Loop provides an opportunity for incoming MPA and MPP students to learn more about the Ford School's Research Centers, Graduate Career Services, Student and Academic Services, U-M Campus Offices, and more!  

Safe swag pick-up and photo op for graduating Fordies

Apr 30, 2021, 9:00 am-2:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall back parking lot (off Oakland Ave)
Graduating Fordies: Come by for your commencement party in a bag, including yard signs, pompoms, balloons, and more! Appointments required. See details for registration information and health and safety expectations. 

2021 Open House

Apr 30, 2021, 3:00-5:00 pm EDT
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. 

P3E Winter 2021 Student Showcase

Apr 21, 2021, 4:00-5:20 pm EDT
Join P3E for Winter 2021 Practical Community Learning Project (PCLP) and research assistant student presentations.

Big House/Ford School Community 5k

Apr 16-18, 2021, All Day
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!

70th Annual UMDC Congressional Breakfast

Apr 14, 2021, 8:30-9:45 am EDT
Join UMDC virtually in the nation’s capital as we come together to celebrate the University of Michigan’s legacy of influential alumni in government.

2021 Earth Day Teach-In

Apr 13, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Join the Environmental Policy Association for an event in honor of the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day! 

Talent show

Apr 8, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm EDT
Everyone has a talent, often hidden. Let them be hidden no more! Join the Ford School community for an all-school talent show. 
Career Development

Alumni in Residence conversation with Lesley Miller

Mar 25, 2021, 8:00-9:00 pm EDT
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.

Ford School mixer

Mar 11, 2021, 7:00-7:50 pm EST
Interact with faculty and others around common interests through Zoom breakout rooms. Open to all Ford School students
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series

Lobbying and mass incarceration

Mar 11, 2021, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
Broderick Johnson, a Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the Ford School, will lead the discussion on lobbying and mass incarceration.

Cocoa and community with the deans

Mar 10, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Warm up with some hot cocoa and community as Dean Michael Barr, Associate Dean Paula Lantz, and Associate Dean Luke Shaefer host a casual conversation for Ford School students, staff, and faculty.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Police reform in conflict-affected countries

Mar 2, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EST
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.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

The Biden administration's policy options on North Korea

Mar 1, 2021, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
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.    

NASPAA-Batten student simulation competition 2021 - Pandemic 2.0

Feb 27, 2021, 12:00-6:00 pm EST
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.