Deans on the Hill
The Ford School joined U.S. Representative Joyce Beatty, then-chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, to bring together policy deans Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Trevor Brown (Ohio State), and Maria Cancian (Georgetown) to talk to prospective students on Capitol Hill. Towsley Policymaker in Residence Hardy Vieux (MPP/JD '97) moderated the discussion.
Former President Clinton's head speechwriter, Michael Waldman, inspired MPP students to practice policymaking and agenda setting as they simulated a U.S. State of the Union Address at the annual Integrated Policy Exercise (IPE) led by Elisabeth Gerber.
A spring tradition continues
The 16th annual Gramlich Showcase filled The Becky with impressive student work on EU migration, housing, health assessments, and more.
Black perspectives in public policy
Program in Practical Policy Engagement's community engagement manager DeAndré J. Calvert moderated a discussion, Black Perspectives in Public Policy, with Patrick Wimberly, mayor of Inkster, MI; Alma Wheeler Smith, former Michigan state legislator; and Theodore Jones, Detroit Public Schools Community District project manager.
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