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Javed Ali draws parallels between 9/11 and COVID-19 responses

Apr 2, 2020
As the United States grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are looking to recent historical crises to provide insights into the challenges we currently face. Javed Ali, Towsley Policymaker in Residence at the Ford School, wrote an opinion...

Ford School economists comment on Federal response to COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020
A historic $2 trillion relief package has just been approved by Congress in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and subsequent economic crisis. Professors Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers have weighed in on the relief package and the economic...

Shaefer discusses jump in joblessness that strains safety nets

Mar 27, 2020
With widespread shutdowns of businesses across the country due to COVID-19, states have seen a dramatic rise in the number of unemployed and those seeking unemployment benefits. This week, unemployment claims jumped 2000% in Michigan, putting the...
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Revisit Ford School Policy Talks online

Mar 25, 2020
For all of us, adjusting to the new reality of staying home and staying safe means finding ways to stay educated and informed from afar. As we practice safe social distancing, the Ford School has postponed all in-person public events for the...

Coronavirus response suffers when local government is starved

Mar 20, 2020
Local governments are on the front lines of the response to the coronavirus crisis. Their actions will ultimately shape how well the U.S. can survive COVID-19 and its economic aftermath, according to an opinion contribution in The Hill written by...
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The Ford School ranks number one in social policy

Mar 17, 2020
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan is recognized again as one of America’s top graduate programs in public affairs, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. According to the rankings, based...
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A man of enormous integrity: How the Ford School got its name

Nov 14, 2019
In December 1977, at the annual party of the Institute of Public Policy Studies (IPPS), a young graduate student named James McIntire (MPP ’78) found himself chatting with the Institute’s director, the political scientist Jack L. Walker, Jr. Out...

Ford School faculty well represented at annual Awards Dinner

Oct 30, 2019
Five Ford School faculty are among the thirty-six University of Michigan faculty members who will be honored on October 30 at the annual Faculty Awards Dinner, which recognizes notable contributions in the areas of teaching, service and...

Alumni Panel Webinar

Apr 8, 2020 1:02:16

Ford School alums talk about how their Ford School education prepared them for the workplace and beyond. Featuring Grace Evans, Sam Geller, Latesha Love-Grayer, and Prathap Kasina.

Virtual Spring Preview: Welcome

Apr 6, 2020 0:47:27

A webinar from the Ford School. Hear from our leaders, ask questions, and learn about your fellow admitted students.

Virtual Spring Preview: Graduate Career Services

Apr 6, 2020 1:03:56

A webinar introduction to our strategic, well-connected GCS team. Staff will describe our approach to career development and current students will share their experiences with the various GCS programs and services.

Our Research Centers: Weiser Diplomacy Center

Mar 24, 2020 0:35:10

The Weiser Diplomacy Center, housed in the Ford School, is U-M’s dynamic new hub for the study and practice of diplomacy. Learn more about this exciting opportunity for students interested in foreign affairs—ending with an interactive Q&A.

Our Research Centers: Engaged Learning

Mar 24, 2020 1:00:21

Join the Program in Practical Policy Engagement and Associate Dean Liz Gerber to learn how the Ford School offers unique, for-credit opportunities to actively engage with real-world policy issues—ending with an interactive Q&A.

Welcome Webinar: Policy Writing 101

Mar 19, 2020 0:32:26

Join our Writing Center’s Alex Ralph in unpacking how the Ford School uniquely prepares students to craft policy writing that furthers their careers.