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Sheldon Danziger was quoted this week in two places

Apr 4, 2007
Sheldon Danziger was quoted this week in a New York Times article, "The End of the Line as Detroit Workers Know It" (registration required) and in a commentary in the Christian Science Monitor, "The war on poverty is...
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Charity Auction 2007

Apr 1, 2007
The Spring Charity Auction is the most important student-led annual event at the Ford School. This year's was the biggest, best-dressed and most lucrative so far. Over $15,000 was raised in a single night to help fund the Direct Action Centre for...

Ford School celebrates Lunar New Year

Feb 13, 2007
Normally a place for quiet study, the 3rd floor reading room in Weill Hall was full of activity this past February 13th. Dozens of students packed in among tables laden with Asian foods, mahjong games, and cultural poster displays for two hours to...

Annual D.C. trip connects students, alumni

Feb 1, 2007
Ann Arbor lies a short distance by air from a key hub of the public policy world in Washington, DC. Each February the Ford School's Graduate Career Services Office organizes a trip aimed at tapping, strengthening, and expanding the network of...

IPE 2007 Takes on IMF / World Bank Reform

Jan 1, 2007
In early January of each year the Ford School runs a distinctive policy simulation called the Integrated Policy Exercise. All current students are required to participate by researching and representing the role of a particular stakeholder within a...

Ford School Dedicates Joan and Sanford Weill Hall

Oct 13, 2006
President Ford's son, Steve Ford, read his father's prepared remarks at the dedication. "& It is precisely because I have seen so much of our past, that I entertain no doubts about our future. Seventy-five years ago I learned to see...
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BA alum works to ensure prisoners' civil rights

Jul 3, 2006
For Gary Graca (BA '09), a degree in public policy was about seeing what happens out of public view. As a paralegal in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Graca visits the inner workings of state-funded prisons and...

Profile of MPP alum, Dudley Benoit

May 1, 2006
There was a time not too long ago when major U.S. banks simply refused to extend loans into many poor urban and rural areas of America. If one wanted, for instance, to build a new shopping center or a movie theater in parts of Harlem or the South...

Robert Smolik

Sep 16, 2005
The Gerald Ford School of Public PolicyUniversity of MichiganContact: lklee[at]umich.eduRobert Smolik is the Diplomat in Residence and Visiting Scholar at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. A...

First response to the Hurricane Katrina disaster

Sep 7, 2005
The Gerald Ford School of Public PolicyUniversity of MichiganContact: lklee[at]umich.eduThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the School of Public Health and the School of Engineering are co-sponsoring a panel discussion "First Response to the...