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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...

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...

Janet Weiss is the new Dean of Rackham Graduate School.

Aug 16, 2005
The Gerald Ford School of Public PolicyUniversity of MichiganContact: lklee[at]umich.eduExcerpt from U of M news and information, 6/23/2005Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Professor Janet A. Weiss has accepted an offer to become the next Dean...

Long prison sentences have minimal effects on young criminals

Aug 4, 2005
The Gerald Ford School of Public PolicyUniversity of MichiganContact: Linda Packo, (734) 764-8593, lklee[at]umich.eduFrom U of M News Service, 8/04/05.ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Young offenders aren't necessarily deterred from crime after they turn 18...

U-M's Gramlich named interim provost

Aug 3, 2005
Contact: Linda Packo, (734) 764-8593, lklee[at]umich.eduFrom the Michigan Record, 7/25/05.By Kim BroekhuizenOffice of the Vice President for CommunicationsU-M Professor Edward M. Gramlich, a Governor of the Federal Reserve Board, has been selected...

Gramlich returns to Ford School of Public Policy

May 18, 2005
Contact: Linda Packo, (734) 764-8593, lklee@umich.eduANN ARBOR, Mich.--- Edward M. Gramlich, who announced today that he's leaving his post as Governor of the Federal Reserve Board effective Aug. 31, will return to the University of...