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The Poverty Narrative

The Poverty Narrative: Confronting Inequity

Mar 5, 2021, All Day
The Poverty Narrative: Confronting Inequity Join us as we discuss connections between structural racism, and poverty in the U.S., and confronting policies and practices that perpetuate inequity in public health, housing, education and data.
Admissions

Meet us at the Major/Minor Expo

Mar 1, 2021, 3:00-5:00 pm EST
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Mar 5, 2021, 9:00-11:00 am EST
Career Fair Plus (CF+)
The LSA Newnan Academic Advising Center's Major/Minor Expo will allow you to explore 70+ majors and 100+ minors—including the Ford School's undergraduate major and minor in public policy—by talking with advisors, faculty, and current students.
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.
Admissions

Meet us at the Major/Minor Expo

Mar 1, 2021, 3:00-5:00 pm EST
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Mar 5, 2021, 9:00-11:00 am EST
Career Fair Plus (CF+)
The LSA Newnan Academic Advising Center's Major/Minor Expo will allow you to explore 70+ majors and 100+ minors—including the Ford School's undergraduate major and minor in public policy—by talking with advisors, faculty, and current students.
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. 
North American Colloquium Climate Series

Politics of pipelines

Feb 25, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Join leading scholars to discuss the politics associated with oil and gas pipeline construction in Canada and the United States.

Alumni in Residence conversation with Nicole Shepardson

Feb 22, 2021, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
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

History, reparations and policy 2.0

Feb 18, 2021, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
As part of the Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Discussion Series, faculty discussant, Earl Lewis, will share knowledge and ideas about history, reparations and policy. 

Reclaiming and repatriating African heritage

Feb 17, 2021, 11:00 am-12:15 pm EST
Ambassador Susan D. Page will moderate a discussion with cultural heritage experts from U-M and Africa surrounding the reclamation and repatriation of African heritage from Northern cultural institutions back to Africa.

Fintech in the African context

Feb 15, 2021, 9:30-10:45 am EST
Adrienne Harris will moderate a discussion regarding the impressive growth of the fintech industry across the African continent and the benefits as well as challenges for economies, governance, and society. Participants will include thought leaders from industry, government, and higher education.

Fireside chat with Vera Songwe and Susan Collins

Feb 15, 2021, 8:30-9:20 am EST
Following opening remarks by President Mark Schlissel, U.N. Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe and U-M Provost Susan M. Collins will kick off U-M Africa Week with a fireside chat.

Africa 2021, where do we go from here?

Feb 12, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EST
Join IEDP for a discussion with Kwame Owino, CEO of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), about the Kenyan policy landscape and where the region is going.
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Young Leaders in Public Service

Young Leaders in Public Service with Nick Colvin

Feb 10, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
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.
CFLP Blue Bag Lunches

Sustainability scrutiny in the financial markets

Feb 4, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Professor Adriaens' research explores the impact of water risk – as a proxy for climate impact - on corporate share price premiums and financial performance of global indexes, and the impact of green investment intent and corporate ESG disclosure on bond yield spread (relative to 10-year treasury notes).