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Celebrate with SCPP and the Center for Racial Justice

Apr 27, 2022, 6:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall (Great Hall)
Fordies: Join Students of Color in Public Policy and the Center for Racial Justice for an end-of-year celebration honoring and celebrating our graduates of all degree levels.

Bagels and diplomacy

Apr 26, 2022, 10:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall student lounge
Fordies: Fuel up for finals with the International Policy Student Association—a student organization at the Ford School. Bagels, coffee, spreads, affirmations, and fruit provided.  

Global Fordies Iftar

Apr 18, 2022, 8:15 pm EDT
Weill Hall student lounge
Join Global Fordies—a student organization at the Ford School—for Iftar.

SCPP x BA '24 meet and greet

Apr 13, 2022, 6:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
The undergraduate chapter of Students of Color in Public Policy—a student organization at the Ford School—invites newly admitted BA students to an upcoming meet and greet.

Fordies move cities forward

Apr 7, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall #3240 (and virtual)
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.

The promise and challenge of recruiting a diverse teaching workforce

Apr 6, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
1210 Weill Hall (and on Zoom)
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.  

Lunch and learn with Dr. Gloria Helfand

Mar 31, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
1210 Weill Hall
Join the Environmental Policy Association—a student organization at the Ford School—for a lunch and learn event with environmental economist Dr. Gloria Helfand. Attendance is limited to U-M students

The history of racial covenants in Ann Arbor

Feb 24, 2022, 12:00 pm EST
1210 Weill Hall
Join the Domestic Policy Corps to learn from Justice InDeed, an interdisciplinary group working to eliminate racially restrictive covenants from thousands of existing deeds across Washtenaw County.

Trade and economic limitations in Puerto Rico

Feb 2, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
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.

A conversation on salary negotiation and networking for women of color

Jan 27, 2022, 5:00 pm EST
Students of Color in Public Policy (SCPP) is proud to host Dr. Morela Hernandez to guide students through a conversation and interactive exercise on leadership for women of color in public policy. This conversation will focus on negotiating salary and leveraging your network for career advancement.

BA major application review and panel

Jan 25, 2022, 5:30-7:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Join Undergraduate Students of Color in Public Policy for an undergraduate application preparation and panel.

Social Security's $147 billion problem

Nov 15, 2021, 7:00 pm EST
1120 Weill Hall (Annenberg Auditorium)
Join the Public Affairs Professional Association and learn how Social Security works and discuss solutions to one of the federal government's biggest challenges.
Ford School

Discussion on migration and refugee policy

Nov 12, 2021, 10:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Trotter Multicultural Center
This student-led discussion on migration and refugee policy will be facilitated by Ford school students Abigail Johnson, Fanta Condé, Marissa Uchimura, and Young Chan Lim. Open to all Ford School students.

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 (2021)

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!
Ford School

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.
Ford School

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.
Ford School

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.  
Ford School