The Center on Finance, Law & Policy and the University of Michigan's FinTech Initiative at the Ross School of Business are hosting “The Future of Fintech” conference to consider new business, policy, and regulatory questions raised by recent technological developments.
Join the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum for an event at the Ford School hosted as part of the long-awaited book tour for Richard Norton Smith's An Ordinary Man. Richard Norton Smith will be joined in conversation with Hank Meijer to explore Richard’s new book An Ordinary Man: The Surprising Life and Historic Presidency of Gerald R. Ford.
Ford School students, faculty, and staff - take a break before finals and join us for some food and fun at Know-your-Namesake trivia. Brush up on President Ford facts and join us for a special round of Gerald Ford themed trivia.
Michigan Public Budgeting and Finance Planning class (PubPol 715) invites you to join them for a conversation with guest speaker Robert Widigan, former CFO for the City of Flint and incoming Chief Deputy CFO of Wayne County.
Join P3E for a virtual panel discussion with policy experts that explores perspectives on Arab American issues and whether current policies and legislation meet the needs of Michigan’s Arab American population.
Join Brent McIntosh, UM alumna and former Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs for a discussion of the power, limits, and risks of economic sanctions as a tool of U.S. statecraft and the evolution of institutions of global financial coordination.
On Thursday, March 30 at 4pm, the Center for Racial Justice invites you to attend our CRJ Visiting Fellows Spring Showcase featuring the work of our inaugural cohort of visiting fellows: sociologist and legal scholar, Dr. Atinuke (Tinu) Adediran; freelance journalist, Makeda Easter; and writer and filmmaker, Julian Brave NoiseCat. Fellows will present their racial justice catalyst projects to the U-M community, followed by remarks from U-M community members: Vikramaditya S. Khanna (U-M Law), Srimoyee Mitra (U-M Stamps), and Forrest Cox (BA '13 and U-M Ross). A post-event reception will be held in the Rebecca M. Blank Great Hall. Please register here!
Policy Talks @ the Ford School,
The Ford School is pleased to present Ambassador Julianne Smith, U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO, for the 5th annnual Arthur Vandenberg Lecture: "NATO today: Confronting the crisis in Ukraine and adapting to meet global challenges"
Women make up over 50% of the state’s population, but just 16% of Michigan’s local chief administrative officers. The Michigan Municipal League’s 16/50 Project is transforming this leadership gap – getting more women seated in the municipal top spot in Michigan communities.
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.
This annual forum brings together Ford School economists for a discussion of the current state of the U.S. economy. From inflation to the labor market, faculty experts reflect on the most crucial issues facing the American economy, and the top-of-mind issues for its citizens.
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Here's your chance to get help with your legal, technology, accounting, and regulatory issues all at once! DNEP is proud to co-host a Small Business Resource Fair with the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation's District 4 Business Liaison Kenzie Current, Jefferson East, Inc., Michigan Law's Community Enterprise Clinic, and Accounting Aid Society.
Join Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Dean of the Ford School, for a welcome webinar. She will highlight our values, areas of expertise, and new faculty members. We will also showcase our research centers, the great ways our faculty and staff impact current policy issues, and our students and alumni.
This panel will analyze historical and contemporary instances of sexual violence by state and non-state actors amid armed conflict in South Asia, and discuss some policy and diplomacy tools for violence prevention.
Giving is everything. Giving brings us together. From midnight through 11:59 p.m. EST, Fordies around the globe have a unique opportunity to come together and support what each of us loves about the Ford School and University of Michigan.
Join us as we welcome Dr. Ruha Benjamin to campus to discuss her newest book, Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want. In this talk, Dr. Benjamin draws on the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic and introduces a micro-vision of change—a way of looking at the everyday ways people are working to combat unjust systems and build alternatives to the oppressive status quo.
For the March installment of the Ford School's "Food for Thought" series, Associate Dean John Ciorciari will be joined by Professors Susan D. Page and Javed Ali to discuss a crucial question in international politics: are we witnessing the arrival of a new Cold War?
Women’s rights have been at the forefront of policy conversations over the past few decades, especially recently. Join P3E for a discussion of policy perspectives on women’s rights issues with Christie Baer, Center on Finance, Law & Policy Assistant Director; Mara Ostfeld, Associate Faculty Director, Poverty Solutions; Research Director, Center for Racial Justice; Assistant Research Scientist, Ford School; and Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies; Tonya Burns, Flint city councilmember; and Missy Stults, Sustainability and Innovations Director for the City of Ann Arbor.
Visions of Labor Coordination and Fair Competition in Progressive Era Law & Reform
Professor Sanjukta Paul from Michigan Law will be speaking at our March blue bag lunch talk on Thursday, March 9 at 12pm. The talk will be virtual on Zoom. Please register by March 8.
Join the Center for Racial Justice for a workshop on creative practices for authentic community building with Holly Bass, part of our Racial Justice in Practice workshop series. Open to U-M students, faculty, staff, and community partners. In this workshop, we will explore the differences between activism, organizing, and culture shift work. We will explore how to build authentic relationships with those most affected by potential policy changes and those in the best position to bring about legal and social change. We will also explore how creativity and joy can guide our social justice work as individuals and collectives.