Join us for a virtual Open House—part of our 2021 commencement celebrations! This informal gathering is an opportunity for graduates to introduce their families and friends to Ford School faculty, staff, and fellow students.
Each year, The U-M Athletics Department holds a Big House 5k. Due to the virtual nature of this year’s 5k, we thought that this could be an excellent time to come together as a community to get moving together April 16-18!
Join the Trotter Multicultural Center as they host Dr. Paula Lantz and Nicholas St. Fleur in a Trotter Distinguished Leadership Series discussion that reflects on the impact of the pandemic on local community health and policy and explores what comes next.
Coach John Beilein, in conversation with professor Paula Lantz, on the importance of teams and leadership: how we can building teams, what makes for an effective team, dealing with conflict within a team, and more.
Join Reuben J. Miller as he examines the afterlife of mass incarceration, attending to how U.S. criminal justice policy has changed the social life of the city and altered the contours of American democracy one family at a time.
Join Casey Sullens and selected members of the staff wellness committee, as well as your fellow Fordies to discuss your favorite winter activities/holiday traditions, the concept of cozy, and ways to beat those winter blues. Check your email for the Zoom link.
The Ford School Community Building Committee welcomes you and your fellow Fordies on Monday, November 30th to break down the November 28th, U-M v. Penn State game's plays. Open to all Ford School staff, faculty, and students: check your email for Zoom link.
Associate Dean Luke Shaefer will moderate a conversation with Ford School faculty members Shobita Parthasarathy, John Ciorciari, and Justin Wolfers about the 2020 Presidential election and policy priorities of the next presidential term.
Beginning October 26th, join your fellow Fordies the Monday after each University of Michigan football game to break down the game's plays. Open to all Ford School staff, faculty, and students: check your email for Zoom link.
Bond with fellow Fordies during your meetings and classes by wearing a spirited outfit, creating a unique Zoom background, or updating your name on Zoom to match our themes this week. Open to all Ford School faculty, staff, and students.
Our second virtual lounge is just in time for Halloween, and our resident character artist and costume expert, Delaney Andrews, will be sharing her tips and tricks for creating simple, innovative, and affordable costumes.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School,
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series
Join us for a conversation on current relations between the United States and China and possible paths forward given COVID and the upcoming U.S. elections. Panelists will include Kenneth Lieberthal, senior fellow emeritus at Brookings, Mary Gallagher, professor of political science, and Ann Lin, associate professor of public policy. Ford School Dean Michael Barr will moderate the discussion.
Join professor Frederick Wherry in this discussion about how dignity and respect affect consumers' engagements with and responses to debt. Wherry will share about his work to understand and empower the linkages between lending and human values.