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


June 15, 2010

Greetings from the Dean

Image of Susan Collins photo

Dean Susan M. Collins highlights some of the latest happenings at the Ford School, including international internships, recent diversity initiatives, and more.


School News

Read more about commencement

Memorable day for 2010 graduates

President Obama, Ford School commencement book-end exciting day. [More]

School hosts CIA recruiting simulation

"Energy security crisis" tests students in first-ever U-M-hosted recruiting simulation. [More]

From Romania to Jo-berg: interns at work on five continents... [More]

Faculty News

Shobita Parthasarathy

Techno-fixes for climate change? Not so fast...

Shobita Parthasarathy, students help the GAO assess the burgeoning field of geoengineering. [More]

Sheldon Danziger inducted into AAPSS

Honor recognizes research contributions and impact on public policy. [More]

Sociologist David Harding joins the faculty... [More]

School awarded $5.9 million federal grant to study education reform in Michigan... [More]

Alumni and Friends

Harold Ford Jr.

Students meet Harold Ford Jr., Sanford Weill

Small-group sessions, public lecture highlights of the visit. [More]

Projects sought for revamped Applied Policy Seminar

Interested in partnering with the Ford School on a policy project for your organization? [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

State & Hill hits the street � tell us what you think. [Magazine]

Chicago alumni reception: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Evanston. [More]

Class of 1960: 50th anniversary celebrations start Thursday, October 14, 2010. [More]

NYC alumni reception:

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


Multimedia icon Commencement 2010 - keynote speaker Mike Pan (MPP '99). [Watch]

Multimedia icon Harold Ford Jr.

Multimedia icon Health care reform.

Multimedia icon Gramlich Showcase Sights and Sounds. [Watch]

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