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State & Hill 2019 Spotlight Summary

Apr 4, 2019
Policy Pitch Highlights Students’ Niche Nine returning MPP students reflected on their summer internships by sharing their experience and policy impact in the inaugural Policy Pitch Competition. Guest judges for the competition included former...
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Betty Ford's legacy celebrated on 100th anniversary of her birth

Apr 23, 2018
On Friday, 4/13/2018, the Ford School hosted a fun and festive dessert reception paying tribute to the legacy of Mrs. Betty Ford nearing the 100th anniversary of her birth. With remarks from Dean Michael Barr; eldest son of President and Mrs. Ford,...
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Betty Ford at 100

Apr 13, 2018
In 1994, former White House photographer David Hume Kennerly asked former First Lady Betty Ford if he could publish a photo he had taken on her last day in the White House. In the photo, Ford was posed atop the Cabinet Room table. As Kennerly...

The University of Michigan tribute to Mrs. Betty Ford

Sep 25, 2012
A trailblazing First Lady who brought candor and integrity to our national conversation. Keynote policy lecture by Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen for the CureMiki Orihara, Martha Graham Dance CompanyTribute remarks from...

Mrs. Betty Ford mourned, celebrated

Oct 19, 2011
In July, the Ford School community lost a good friend, Mrs. Betty Ford, who passed away at the age of 93.Tributes to the iconic former First Lady poured in from Ford School students, alumni, faculty, and staff via email and social media channels. In...

The Ford School mourns Mrs. Betty Ford (1918 - 2011)

Jul 8, 2011
The Ford School community is deeply saddened by the loss of our good friend, Mrs. Betty Ford, who passed away today at the age of 93.Mrs. Ford's life was marked by an unwavering commitment to her family and to a number of political and cultural...

Pass it on: The humanitarian spirit of Betty Ford

Apr 13, 2018, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Great Hall
Join us for a lively dessert reception (complete with a chocolate fountain!) as we celebrate the legacy of a woman whose advocacy, courage, and humor has helped so many others.

The University of Michigan tribute to Mrs. Betty Ford

Oct 11, 2012, 3:00-4:30 pm EDT
Rackham Auditorium
Join the conversation: #umbettyford A trailblazing First Lady who brought candor and integrity to our national conversation. A passionate advocate of women's rights, Mrs. Ford engaged challenging social issues at great political risk and with a rare personal vulnerability. Her considerable impact on American life and culture has only deepened with time.Keynote policy lecture by Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G.
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The University of Michigan tribute to Mrs. Betty Ford

Oct 11, 2012 1:09:34

The University of Michigan tribute to Mrs. Betty Ford. Keynote by Nancy G. Brinker, performance by Miki Orihara, tribute remarks from President Mary Sue Coleman, Michael Ford, and Sandy Weill. October, 2012.