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Welcome hoMe celebration

Sep 23-24, 2022, All Day
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
The Ford School warmly welcomes back the classes of 2020 and 2021 to Weill Hall for a slate of activities during Homecoming weekend.   
Welcome Week

Fall 2022 incoming master's welcome week

Aug 22-26, 2022, All Day
Weill Hall (1st & 2nd floor)
The official start of the school year, welcome week and orientation activities at the Ford School give new master's students the opportunity to meet and engage with peers, faculty, and staff, and begin the process of preparing for the academic year.

Ford School 2020 Comeback Commencement reception

May 6, 2022, 3:30-5:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Great Hall
The Ford School invites graduates from the class of 2020, who are planning to attend the University’s 2020 Comeback Commencement, to an afternoon reception at Weill Hall.

Celebrate with SCPP and the Center for Racial Justice

Apr 27, 2022, 6:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall (Great Hall)
Fordies: Join Students of Color in Public Policy and the Center for Racial Justice for an end-of-year celebration honoring and celebrating our graduates of all degree levels.

Bagels and diplomacy

Apr 26, 2022, 10:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall student lounge
Fordies: Fuel up for finals with the International Policy Student Association—a student organization at the Ford School. Bagels, coffee, spreads, affirmations, and fruit provided.  

Therapaws study break

Apr 20, 2022, 11:00 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Great Hall
Fordies: Come and shake-off end-of-semester stress and relax with a few furry friends.
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Global Fordies Iftar

Apr 18, 2022, 8:15 pm EDT
Weill Hall student lounge
Join Global Fordies—a student organization at the Ford School—for Iftar.

Talent show

Apr 14, 2022, 5:30 pm EDT
1120 Weill Hall
Everyone has a talent, often hidden. Let them be hidden no more! Join the Ford School community for an all-school talent show. 
Admissions

SCPP x BA '24 meet and greet

Apr 13, 2022, 6:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
The undergraduate chapter of Students of Color in Public Policy—a student organization at the Ford School—invites newly admitted BA students to an upcoming meet and greet.
Getting Stuff Done

Getting the story told and working with the media

Apr 12, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement for a workshop on developing your message, telling your story, and utilizing traditional and social channels to get the word out. 
Admissions

Spring Preview Day 2022

Apr 8, 2022, All Day
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
Spring Preview is designed to help admitted master's students get to know our faculty, staff, and students—and each other!

Fordies move cities forward

Apr 7, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall #3240 (and virtual)
Mobility Policy Lab—a student organization at the Ford School—invites you to join us for a panel with Sean Burnett (MPP/MURP '20), Shannon Weaver (MPP '20), and Eric Hanss (MPP '20) to share more about their experiences working with urban development and access to transportation in cities.

The promise and challenge of recruiting a diverse teaching workforce

Apr 6, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
1210 Weill Hall (and on Zoom)
Join the Domestic Policy Corps—a student organization at the Ford School—for a conversation with Associate Professor Matthew Ronfeldt and doctoral candidate Emanuele Bardelli on the path that potential teachers of color take through college and after graduation to become teachers and explore possible policy levers that could lead to increasing the diversity of the teaching workforce.  

Lunch and learn with Dr. Gloria Helfand

Mar 31, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
1210 Weill Hall
Join the Environmental Policy Association—a student organization at the Ford School—for a lunch and learn event with environmental economist Dr. Gloria Helfand. Attendance is limited to U-M students
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series

Environmental justice

Mar 10, 2022, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
The series, open to U-M students, faculty, and staff, is designed to foster dialogue on important issues of U.S. public policy. Facilitated by faculty discussant Joshua Basseches, this session focuses on policy within and beyond environmental justice as it intersects with issues of social justice.

The history of racial covenants in Ann Arbor

Feb 24, 2022, 12:00 pm EST
1210 Weill Hall
Join the Domestic Policy Corps to learn from Justice InDeed, an interdisciplinary group working to eliminate racially restrictive covenants from thousands of existing deeds across Washtenaw County.
Admissions

Predoctoral Program in Policy information session

Feb 18, 2022, 4:00 pm EST
Have you considered a career as a public policy scholar? Join our information session to learn more about the Predoctoral Program in Policy, a year-long research assistantship that includes faculty mentoring and networking opportunities.
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series

Immigration reform and racial justice

Feb 17, 2022, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
The series, open to U-M students, faculty, and staff, is designed to foster dialogue on important issues of U.S. public policy. Facilitated by faculty discussant Ann Chih Lin, this session focuses on the impact of immigration reform policies as part of a larger struggle to advance racial justice.
Admissions

STPP graduate certificate information session

Feb 15, 2022, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Do you want to learn how science and technology policy is made? Are you interested in the social and ethical implications of developments like facial recognition, gene editing, or autonomous vehicles?

Peace Corps information session

Feb 15, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
5240 Weill Hall
Please join the University of Michigan's Peace Corps Office for an info session on the Peace Corps and Peace Corps Response.
Ford School