Mobility Policy Lab—a student organization at the Ford School—invites you to join us for a panel with Sean Burnett (MPP/MURP '20), Shannon Weaver (MPP '20), and Eric Hanss (MPP '20) to share more about their experiences working with urban development and access to transportation in cities.
Join the Domestic Policy Corps—a student organization at the Ford School—for a conversation with Associate Professor Matthew Ronfeldt and doctoral candidate Emanuele Bardelli on the path that potential teachers of color take through college and after graduation to become teachers and explore possible policy levers that could lead to increasing the diversity of the teaching workforce.
Are you interested in international development and USAID? Join the International Policy Student Association to hear from Ms. Alexious Butler, the Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator in the USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security.
Policy for the People invites you to a lunch talk with Dr. José Caraballo-Cueto. Caraballo-Cueto will discuss the limitations to trade and commerce as a result of Puerto Rico's colonial relationship with the United States, reviewing legislation affecting Puerto Rico's economic transactions and assessing the impact of trade limitations on the island’s economy.
This panel discussion will feature climate policy experts as they provide insights on the current and future status of American climate action, steps needed to secure environmental justice, and the issues that need your advocacy.
Ambassador Susan D. Page will moderate a discussion with cultural heritage experts from U-M and Africa surrounding the reclamation and repatriation of African heritage from Northern cultural institutions back to Africa.
Students of Color in Public Policy, Women and Gender in Public Policy and Out in Public graduate student organizations present the second annual "A Seat at the Table: Women of Color in Public Service" panel and networking reception.
Consideration of the the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement has been postponed until after the election, when it may come up for a vote in Congress. Ford School Professor Alan Deardorff will moderate this two-person panel on the pros and cons of the TPP.
Organized by OUTbreak and Out in Public, the Trans Health Access panel brings together a diverse group of transgender advocates and community members to discuss barriers faced by the trans community when trying to access healthcare.
Thinking about pursuing a career in public office? Want to know what life is like on the campaign trail and beyond? U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell will introduce a panel of women leaders who have served in elected office in Michigan. Panelists will share their experiences and answer audience questions about what drove them to pursue a career in public office, how they ran successful campaigns, and what life looks like as an elected official.
Alumni Ticket Prices: Dinner with open bar: $55 Dinner without open bar $45 Come join us and enjoy a glamorous event of jazz music, delicious food, live and silent auctions and great fun and surprises! Tickets will be on sale from late February until mid-March. We are currently soliciting sponsorships as well as in-kind donations for the silent and live auctions!
Update: The Ford School Charity Auction has been selected to receive the Forever Go Blue Award for Excellence in Philanthropy Beyond the University of Michigan! Flapper style, the Charleston dance, and jazz music will be all the rage on Saturday, April 6th when the Ford School hosts its annual Charity Auction Event. The annual charity auction, in its 15th year, is an entirely student run organization that raises money from either a local, national, or international non-profit organization each year. The entire school votes to select a recipient each year.
"The Magic of Motown" Alumni Ticket Prices: Dinner with open bar: $45 Dinner without open bar $40 The event will include silent and live auctions including items such as a vacation getaway to the Ford Plantation in Georgia, dinner with current Ford School faculty members David Thacher and Mel Levitsky, and much more! Tickets are on sale from March 5-March 23.
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Department of Economics will host a Festschrift titled 'Comparative Advantage, Economic Growth, and the Gains from Trade and Globalization' in honor of Alan Deardorff on Friday and Saturday, October 2-3, 2009. Princeton University professor and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman will deliver the keynote address on Friday, 10/2 at 3:00pm. Registration is required for the Festschrift.