The Ford School Feed: News for alumni and friends of the Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan


January 26, 2010

Greetings from the Dean

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Dean Susan M. Collins gives an update on the latest Ford School news, including an overview of the searches that are underway to build our faculty and a record number of applications to our Master of Public Policy program.

Around the School

2010 IPE

Annual Integrated Policy Exercise takes on immigration

MPP students adopt U.S. Senate roles (and rules) to simulate prospects for comprehensive immigration reform. [More]

Katherine Terrell Svejnar remembered

A memorial fund honors Kathy's passion for international education. [More]

New video library extends reach of public lectures... [More]

In Ann Arbor on 3/17? Join us for 3rd annual Gramlich Showcase... [More]

Faculty News

Brian Jacob releases groundbreaking evaluation of NCLB

Brian Jacob releases groundbreaking evaluation of NCLB

As policymakers debate whether to 'end' or 'mend' No Child Left Behind, Brian Jacob publishes new research that sheds much-needed light on the results of the ambitious education policy initiative. [More]

Susan Collins at White House Jobs Forum

Susan was one of around 120 experts from business, policy, and academia invited to a presidential forum on jobs and economic growth. [More]

Barry Rabe explores public opinion on climate change policy... [More]

Alumni and Friends

DC Panel

Carl Simon, Barry Rabe headline DC panel & reception

Last days to register for the DC Trip policy panel and reception. Reconnect with favorite profs and network with students. [More]

Alumni Board seats new members

Find out more about the newest members of the Alumni Board. [More]

President's Challenge inspires, extends generous gift from Lyman and Beverly Hamilton... [More]

Alums: serve in the Peace Corps? We need to hear from you... [More]

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Keeping in touch: alumni news

Upcoming alumni policy panel & reception: Thursday, February 4, 2010 in Washington, DC. [More]

NYC alumni reception: Thursday, May 13, 2010 at the Midtown Executive Club. [More]

APPAM reception: [Slideshow]

Stay connected: join other alumni on Facebook, LinkedIn, and InCircle. [More]


Multimedia icon Roland Fryer on the Harlem Children's Zone.

Multimedia icon U.S. Ambassador to Russian Federation.

Multimedia icon Mary Sue Coleman, others on higher ed in Michigan.

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