Upcoming events

At the Ford School, we strive to host a diverse array of timely, meaningful events that engage our students, community, and public policy leaders. All of our Fall 2020 events will be held online.
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Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

What is next for the U.S. Foreign Policy?

Dec 2, 2020, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
The Weiser Diplomacy Center is partnering with the American Academy of Diplomacy to bring seasoned U.S. diplomats to Ford School and discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy after presidential election 2020.

Post U-M v. Maryland Football Huddle

Dec 7, 2020, 8:30-9:00 am EST
Join your fellow Fordies on Monday, December 7th to break down the December 5th, U-M v. Maryland game's plays. Open to all Ford School staff, faculty, and students: check your email for Zoom link.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Public Diplomacy: A Vision for 2021 and Beyond

Dec 7, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EST
This event will feature Dr. Vivian S. Walker, Executive Director of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, in conversation with Professor John Ciorciari, Director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center at the University of Michigan, with a welcome address by Rejaul Karim Laskar, representing the Global Forum for Scholars & Practitioners of Diplomacy. 
STPP Lecture Series

Digital Contact Tracing: An Unlikely Policy Story

Dec 7, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Erin Simpson, Associate Director of Technology Policy at the Center for American Progress, will join STPP for a conversation about digital contact tracing and privacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Post U-M v. OSU Football Huddle

Dec 14, 2020, 8:30-9:00 am EST
Join your fellow Fordies on Monday, December 14th to break down the December 12th, U-M v. OSU game's plays. Open to all Ford School staff, faculty, and students: check your email for Zoom link.
Graduate Fairs

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

Oct 15, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
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Oct 23, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
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Nov 19, 2020, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
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Dec 17, 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).
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. 
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series

Lobbying and Mass Incarceration

Mar 11, 2021, 12:00-12:50 pm EST
Broderick Johnson will lead the discussion on lobbying and mass incarceration.