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Sandy Su (MPA '20) on charting her career path

Oct 10, 2023
Sandy Su (MPA ‘21) was an experienced non-profit professional working in the humanitarian and development sectors in her home country of Myanmar. With aspirations to work internationally, she needed to expand her resume beyond her localized...
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Tara Lanigan (MPA '21) on her pivot to the public sector

Oct 3, 2023
Tara Lanigan (MPA ‘21) was working for a mobility start-up and wanted to focus more intentionally on transportation or sustainability policy. She was awarded a Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) in 2022 and serves as a policy advisor for the...
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Egle Klekere (MPA '21) on taking her firm to the next level

Oct 3, 2023
Egle Klekere (MPA, '21) is the founder of her own communications consulting firm in Latvia. She was looking for a program to help deepen her knowledge and gain new energy for her own and her company's performance. How has your work been...
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William Selesky (MPA '20) on value unlocked at the Ford School

Oct 3, 2023
William Selesky (MPA ‘20) was a practicing attorney in state government who wanted to expand his policy skill set and network beyond the legal profession. He now serves as corporate counsel for Amazon. What do you do for Amazon? I'm an...
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Inés Llorente (MPA '20) reflects on her time at the Ford School

Oct 2, 2023
Inés Llorente (MPA '20) was working for a human rights organization when she realized she wanted to go back to school to focus on immigration policy and refugee integration. She is now the outreach and content manager at the International Rescue...

Welcome new 2023 alumni board members

Jan 6, 2023
Six Ford School alumni have been elected by their peers to serve on the Alumni Board. The newly elected members bring experience in finance, consulting, government, and more. The elected members are: Alli Berry (BA '19) Brenda Duverce (MPP...

Ford School welcomes 2020 alumni to Comeback celebration

May 13, 2022
The Ford School welcomed back the Class of 2020 at a reception in their honor at Weill Hall, in conjunction with the University of Michigan Comeback Commencement Ceremony. Some 100 alumni, faculty, staff and families attended the...
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Spring 2021 Class Notes

Jun 10, 2021
Alan Miller (MPP/JD ‘74) coauthored a new book, Cut Super Climate Pollutants Now!, with Durwood Zaelke and Stephen O. Andersen (April 2021, Changemakers Books). Maureen Donohue Krauss (MPP ’85) was recently named president/CEO of the Detroit...
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Fall 2020 Class Notes

Dec 9, 2020
Patrick Larkey (MPP ‘71, PhD ‘75) is living the dream at Ariel Pointe of Sachse, Texas where he is writing an unredacted, personal history of the public policy field from its outset. Any old-timers willing to share vivid or not so vivid...

Welcome HoMe celebration

Sep 23, 2022, 3:30-8:00 pm EDT
Sep 24, 2022, 12:00-3:30 pm EDT
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
The Ford School warmly welcomes back our graduates for Homecoming this fall!  

Ford School 2020 Comeback Commencement reception

May 6, 2022, 3:30-5:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Great Hall
The Ford School invites graduates from the class of 2020, who are planning to attend the University’s 2020 Comeback Commencement, to an afternoon reception at Weill Hall.

Trivia and networking

Jan 13, 2021, 6:00-8:00 pm EST
Ford School trivia followed by networking session for graduate students and alumni.

The Weight of Debt, the Dignity of Debtors

Oct 2, 2020, 12:00 pm EDT
Join professor Frederick Wherry in this discussion about how dignity and respect affect consumers' engagements with and responses to debt. Wherry will share about his work to understand and empower the linkages between lending and human values.