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


January 24, 2012

Greetings from the Dean

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Dean Susan M. Collins on the latest Ford School news, including our annual DC student-alumni networking reception, record masters degree applications, and a video recap of the 2012 Integrated Policy Exercise. [More]

Alumni news

DC alums: RSVP now for 'America the Unequal'

DC alums: RSVP now for 'America the Unequal'

Last days to register for the 1/26 DC Trip networking reception and policy event. [More]

Alumni Board seats new members

Meet the newest members of the Ford School Alumni Board, whose terms began on January 1. [More]

PPIA anniversary: 30 years of preparing leaders like Tosha Downey (MPP' 96)... [More]

Alums: we seek internships, jobs for students... [More]

Around the school

Tales from the Applied Policy Seminar

Tales from the Applied Policy Seminar

Students, clients reap rewards from for-credit consulting projects. [More]

2012 IPE: U.S.-Mexico Border Policy

Contaminated water, border disputes, media coverage, and Congressional hearings round out this year�s all-school exercise. [More]

Ford School seeks new Director of Development... [More]

Elena Delbanco talks to New York Times, NPR about her father’s 300-year-old Stradivarius cello... [More]

Faculty research

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Declining health, future prospects of Michigan cities

CLOSUP’s Tom Ivacko writes a two-part column for the influential Dome magazine. [More]

Perceived job insecurity impacts mental health

New findings from the National Poverty Center�s study of the Great Recession. [More]

Agence France-Press, Christian Science Monitor quote John Ciorciari on Secretary Clinton�s visit to Myanmar... [More]

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Keeping in touch: alumni news

Upcoming alumni policy event & reception: Thursday, January 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. [More]

Save the date for 2012 Spirit Day: Thursday, July 12, 2012. [More]

Considering a gift to the Annual Fund? Meet Ben Curtiss-Lusher. [More]

State & Hill: Winter 2012 issue now available. [More]

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


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Q&A with World Bank President Robert Zoellick. [Watch]

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. [Watch]

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Michael S. McPherson and the 'undermatch' phenomenon. [Watch]

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2012 Integrated Policy Exercise. [Watch]

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Slideshow: the Year in Review [Watch]

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