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Post U-M v. Rutgers Football Huddle

Nov 23, 2020, 8:30-9:00 am EST
Join your fellow Fordies on Monday, November 23rd to break down the November 21st, U-M v. Rutgers game's plays. Open to all Ford School staff, faculty, and students: check your email for Zoom link.

Bringing the Actual Science of Reading to Policy and Practice

Nov 19, 2020, 2:30-4:00 pm EST
Come learn from four stakeholders renowned for their experience and expertise in improving children's literacy; two professors of education, an education reporter, and the head of one of Michigan's school administrator associations.
Stream Available
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Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Pittsburgh)

Nov 19, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us at Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Pittsburgh).
Virtual Lounge

Thanksgiving Feasts & Family Traditions

Nov 19, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
On November 19, join Professor Ann Lin and your fellow Fordies to discuss your favorite Thanksgiving foods and family/friend traditions.
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Why Now? Why Ford School?

Nov 19, 2020, 12:00-12:45 pm EST
Join the Ford School’s associate deans to learn how a Ford School master’s degree can help you make an impact on the public good at this critical time.
Admissions

Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Washington)

Nov 18, 2020, 7:30 pm EST
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us at the Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education event on November 18th.
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Managing presidential campaigns: Lessons learned in 2020

Nov 18, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Join us for a discussion on elections and campaigns, in 2020 and beyond. The discussion will include Katie Packer Beeson, former deputy campaign manager for the Romney/Ryan campaign in 2012 and founding partner of Burning Glass Consulting, and Greg Schultz, general election strategist and senior advisor for the 2020 Biden campaign. Broderick Johnson, Towsley Policymaker in Residence, will moderate. 
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

The Evolving Role of the U.S. in the Gulf Region

Nov 16, 2020, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Join us for a virtual conversation co-hosted by the Gulf International Forum featuring Dr. Dania Thafer, Executive Director of the Gulf International Forum (GIF), Abbas Khadim, Director of Iraq Initiative at the Atlantic Council and General Anthony C. Zinni, former United States Marine Corps general in conversation with Ambassador Patrick Theros. 
CLOSUP Lecture Series, Conversations Across Difference

The Functioning of Democracy across the Urban-Rural Spectrum

Nov 16, 2020, 11:00-11:55 am EST
Free and open to the public – this is a virtual webinar on Zoom - please register! Student researchers will share their research on the similarities and differences across the urban/rural continuum with respect to: the state of civic discourse; public participation in decision-making; citizen engagement; internet connectivity and access to information; and privatization of local government services.  

Post U-M v. Wisconsin Football Huddle

Nov 16, 2020, 8:30-9:00 am EST
Join your fellow Fordies on Monday, November 16th to break down the November 14th, U-M v. Wisconsin game's plays. Open to all Ford School staff, faculty, and students: check your email for Zoom link.

U.S. Army War College: Simulation on the East Asia Summit

Nov 13, 2020, 8:30-11:30 am EST
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Nov 14, 2020, 8:30-11:30 am EST
Please join us for a virtual simulation with Ambassador Daniel Shields & Steven Hildebrand, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Strategist, Department of Strategic Wargaming, Center for Strategic Leadership at U.S. Army War College.

Measuring Liberal Arts: Creating an Index for Higher Education

Nov 13, 2020, 2:00-3:30 pm EST
The seminars feature path-breaking projects seeking to develop and refine measures of undergraduate education, and especially its liberal arts components, and to determine its impact on the present and future lives of students. 
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Zoom chats with Ford School alumni

Nov 13, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Prospective and current students: learn more about the community, classes, and extracurricular activities. Ask your questions and connect with Ford School alumni.
Ford School

U.S. Army War College: Simulation on the East Asia Summit

Nov 13, 2020, 8:30-11:30 am EST
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Nov 14, 2020, 8:30-11:30 am EST
Please join us for a virtual simulation with Ambassador Daniel Shields & Steven Hildebrand, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Strategist, Department of Strategic Wargaming, Center for Strategic Leadership at U.S. Army War College.
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series

Race, Media and Political Attitudes

Nov 12, 2020, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
Faculty discussant, Mara Ostfeld will discuss emerging trends in Race, Media and Political Attitudes.
Admissions

Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education (University of Michigan)

Nov 10, 2020, 5:30-6:30 pm EST
Are you interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy? Applications are now open and must be submitted through the Rackham School of Graduate Studies by the January 15th deadline. For more information about the admissions process, go to http://fordschool.umich.edu/mpp-mpa/admissions.  Join us at the Public Partnership for Policy and International Affairs Education event on November 10th.

Effective Advocacy Workshop

Nov 10, 2020, 4:00-5:20 pm EST
League of Conservation Voters (LCV) senior staff will discuss the steps to be an effective advocate and provide examples used by LCV during some of their successful campaigns.    

Post U-M v. Indiana Football Huddle

Nov 9, 2020, 8:30-9:00 am EST
Join your fellow Fordies on Monday, November 9th to break down the November 7th, U-M v. Indiana game's plays. Open to all Ford School staff, faculty, and students: check your email for Zoom link.

Community as Corporation: Talent Retention in Low-Status America

Nov 6, 2020, 12:00 pm EST
Majora Carter is a real estate developer, urban revitalization strategy consultant, MacArthur Fellow, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. As part of the Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions fall 2020 speaker series,  she discusses "Community as Corporation: Talent Retention in Low-Status America."
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Diplomacy and International Cooperation

Nov 5, 2020, 4:00-5:15 pm EST
Interested in a specific topic of study within International Affairs? Attend our virtual open houses throughout the months of October and November! Hear from a few schools at each session in a more intimate setting. Learn what YOU can do with an APSIA degree! This event is themed “Diplomacy and International Cooperation.”
Virtual Lounge

Holding Space for Self

Nov 5, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
The Ford School’s Embedded CAPS clinical social worker, Kristen Carney, will be sharing a brief presentation and Q & A on self-care and wellness. Open to Ford School faculty, staff, and students.