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2021 Earth Day Teach-In

Apr 13, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Join the Environmental Policy Association for an event in honor of the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day! 

Talent show

Apr 8, 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm EDT
Everyone has a talent, often hidden. Let them be hidden no more! Join the Ford School community for an all-school talent show. 

U.S. climate policy in 2021 and beyond

Mar 9, 2021, 5:00-6:00 pm EST
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.

Africa 2021, where do we go from here?

Feb 12, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EST
Join IEDP for a discussion with Kwame Owino, CEO of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), about the Kenyan policy landscape and where the region is going.
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Lunch and learn talk: Implementing climate policies at the state level

Mar 11, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
1110 Weill, Betty Ford Classroom
A lecture and audience Q&A event where Dr. Bauman will share his perspectives and insights regarding climate change policies at the state level through the lens of economics. Open to the public and lunch will be provided!
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Election Watch Party 2018

Nov 6-7, 2018, 8:00 pm-12:00 am EST
Fraser's Pub
Ford School Election Watch Party on November 6 at Frasier’s Pub.
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Heath, History, Demography & Development (H2D2): Research Day

Apr 20, 2018, 8:00 am-5:30 pm EDT
Ross School of Business - Robertson Auditorium
The Economics Department at the University of Michigan will be hosting the fourth H2D2 Research Day on Friday, April 20, 2018. We are pleased to have Amitabh Chandra (Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy and Director of Health Policy Research, Harvard Kennedy School) as our keynote speaker. We intend for this mini-conference to draw both faculty and student attendees from the University of Michigan as well as from the greater mid-west and Canada. The conference will focus on the subfields of health, history, development, demography and family economics, broadly defined.
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A Seat at the Table: Women of Color in Public Service

Mar 27, 2018, 5:30-7:30 pm EDT
Michigan Union, Pendleton Room
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.  
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BA Application Bootcamp

Jan 11, 2017, 6:00-8:00 pm EST
Betty Ford Auditorium - 1110 Weill Hall
Have a current BA student review your application. Current students will answer your questions, read your essays, or just fill you with some good-luck vibes before you hit the 'send' button!
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2016 Ford School Charity Auction

Apr 2, 2016, 5:30-11:30 pm EDT
Kensington Court Hotel
Come join us and enjoy a glamorous event of jazz music, delicious food, live and silent auctions and great fun and surprises!
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Pathways to politics: Women in elected office

Apr 2, 2015, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
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.
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Global Policy Perspectives

Unaccompanied Minors

Mar 9, 2015, 6:00-7:30 pm EDT
Fisher Classroom 1220 Weill Hall
Join Amnesty International’s U-M chapter and the International Policy Student Association to discuss immigration policy with Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof; History Department, and Ann Lin; Ford School of Public Policy. We will be exploring the historical, legal, and political aspects of responding to the unaccompanied minors crisis.
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Student Organization Fair

Sep 10, 2014, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Great Hall
Hey Fordies! Come check out the Ford School's student organizations!
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2014 Ford School Charity Auction

Mar 29, 2014, 6:30-11:59 pm EDT
Kensington Court Hotel
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!
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Charity Gala: The Roaring Twenties

Apr 6, 2013, 5:00-11:59 pm EDT
Kensington Court Hotel
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.

2012 Ford School Charity Auction

Mar 31, 2012, 5:30-11:30 pm EDT
Kensington Court Hotel
"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.
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Why is "Restorative Justice" necessary now?

Mar 17, 2016, 5:00-6:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 1110
The rate of recidivism in the United States is over 50% and roughly 25% of the world's inmates are incarcerated in the U.S., which has exceeded U.S. incarceration capacity. The United States is pursuing countermeasures against recidivism and mass-incarceration. One of ways to mitigate those problems is Restorative Justice.