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Masterclass in Activism with Chloë Cheyenne

Mar 5, 2024, 4:30-6:00 pm EST
The Betty Classroom (Rm 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice proudly welcomes Chloë Cheyenne for our 2024 Masterclass in Activism event: A Conversation on Social Justice Activism in the Digital Age. This event is free and open to all. 

Challenges in Identifying Root Causes of Conflict

Mar 7, 2024, 6:00-7:30 pm EST
Weill Hall Conference Room 5240
Exploring the heart of conflict: Join our discussion with Ambassador Susan Page and Professor Yazir Henry to uncover the underlying reasons driving discord. Gain valuable insights to deepen your understanding, approach conflicts more effectively and explore strategies for promoting peace and resolution.

Fiscal Challenges Facing the Next Administration

Mar 11, 2024, 4:00 pm EDT
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Marc Goldwein, Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, discusses the fiscal challenges awaiting the next administration.

Black Maternal Rights: Voices and Visions

Mar 12, 2024, 6:00-8:00 pm EDT
Trotter Multicultural Center, Multipurpose Rooms 1-3
Join us for Black Maternal Rights: Voices & Visions, a compelling panel event focusing on the multifaceted issue of Black maternal reproductive rights.

Giving Blueday 2024: A decade of impact, driven by you.

Mar 13, 2024, 12:00 am-11:59 pm EDT
On Wednesday, March 13, celebrate Giving Blueday's 10th anniversary! From midnight through 11:59 p.m. EST, Fordies around the globe will have the opportunity to support what we love about the Ford School and University of Michigan! 

Beyond the Digital Divide

Mar 13, 2024, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, The Betty Classroom (Rm 1110)
The Center for Racial Justice and Science, Technology, and Public Policy (STPP) are excited to host Alejandro Mayoral Baños for his talk Beyond the Digital Divide: Unpacking the Complexities of Development and Data Colonialism. Alejandro will be exploring the intricate and multifaceted realm of Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), and assessing its promising advantages and its significant downfalls.

Hail Yeah!

Mar 14, 2024, 10:30 am-1:30 pm EDT
Great Hall
Thank an alum! Get a free t-shirt! 

A View from the Fed

Mar 21, 2024, 12:00 pm EDT
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Federal Reserve Bank Vice Chair for Supervision Michael S. Barr, former dean of the Ford School, will discuss the workings of the Fed, his work on banking reform, and the lessons of leadership he has learned in his career in and out of government service. 

17th annual Gramlich Showcase of Student Work

Mar 22, 2024, 3:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Rebecca M. Blank Great Hall
Each spring, Ford School faculty and staff nominate dozens of outstanding student research and service projects for recognition at the Gramlich Showcase of Student Work. Established in 2008 to honor internationally renowned economist and former Ford School dean, Ned Gramlich, this event features exceptional student work on a broad range of local, national, and international policy challenges.

Unlocking Success - Insights from Vera Songwe's Journey through World Bank, IFC, UN & the Brookings Institution!

Mar 26, 2024, 10:00-11:30 am EDT
4th Floor Meijer Lounge
The Weiser Diplomacy Center is thrilled to welcome Dr. Vera Songwe. With a wealth of experience spanning prestigious institutions such as the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, United Nations, Federal Reserve Bank of Minnesota, and the Brookings Institution, Dr. Songwe brings unparalleled expertise to the Ford School. Her accolades include being honored as the African Icon of the Year in 2022 by the African Bankers Association, recognition among the '100 Most Influential Africans' by Jeune Afrique in 2021, and inclusion in Forbes Magazine's list of the top 50 most influential African Women in 2019. Additionally, she was recognized by the Financial Times as one of the 25 Africans to watch.

Bridging the Health and Climate Financing Gaps: Africa's Strategic Role in Charting a New Economic and Policy Path

Mar 26, 2024, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
1120 Annenberg Auditorium
In light of Dr Songwe's appointment to the High-Level Independent Panel on financing the global commons for pandemic preparedness and response, this session will focus on the complex linkages between health equity and economic resilience in Africa. The speaker will shed light on the pathways to achieving health equity as a cornerstone for sustainable development and economic security in Africa. This conversation will also center around Dr Songwe's perspectives on Africa's place in the midst of global power dynamics and the evolving world economy. Their discussion will explore strategies for African nations to assert their agency, enhance their competitiveness, and secure their interests in a rapidly changing global order, drawing on Dr Songwe's extensive experience in international finance and economic policy-making. 

Getting things done in the Interagency: doing what's best for America

Mar 27, 2024, 4:00 pm EDT
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (Room 1120)
Former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security John Tien discusses how homeland and national security policy gets done and implemented based on his experience across four Administrations: Clinton, Bush, Obama, and Biden.
EPI Speaker Series

Why Substitute Teachers Matter and How Policy and Working Conditions Shape Their Decisions

Apr 4, 2024, 12:00-12:50 pm EDT
1230 Weill Hall
Educator staffing shortages have drawn considerable attention from policymakers and the public in recent years. While much attention is directed towards K-12 teachers, there is growing concern about shortages of substitute teachers because of the negative impact on teachers and administrators when schools regularly have insufficient staff to cover teacher absences and vacancies. 

2024 Ford School Commencement

May 5, 2024, 4:00 pm EDT
Hill Auditorium
The Ford School is proud to celebrate the achievements of the graduating classes of 2024!