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Returning students practice leadership skills

Oct 9, 2023
On an overcast morning in late August, 38 continuing Ford School MPP students gathered in the Dixboro Woods to strategize, communicate, and achieve a shared objective. But it wasn’t to fulfill a consulting project or a problem set. It was part of...
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Ford School names 2023 Weill Scholars and Weill Youth Policy Fellow

Sep 28, 2023
Six outstanding master’s students have been named as the 2023 Weill Scholars and Weill Youth Policy (YPL) Fellows. Weill Youth Policy Fellow Samuel Owusu (MPP ‘25) and Weill Scholars Winnie Chen (MPP ‘25), Naomi Garcia (MPP ‘25), Nia Knox (MPP ‘25),...
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Bryant named 2023 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Fellow

Sep 27, 2023
Honoring the legacy of President Ford, Kathleen Bryant (MPP ‘25) and previous fellows exemplify the president’s commitment to bipartisan cooperation and civility, community service, and public sector service. Each year, the Gerald R. Ford...
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Ford School names Brooke Tran as 2023 Kohn Scholar

Sep 21, 2023
The Ford School recognizes Brooke H. Tran (MPP ‘25) as the 2023 Kohn Scholar. Tran joins the 2022 Kohn Scholar, Lizett Aguilar (MPP ‘24) in this honor. Kohn Scholars are chosen for their outstanding qualifications and commitment to public service...
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Ford School announces 2023 Rebecca A. Copeland Fellows

Sep 6, 2023
The Ford School is proud to recognize Olivia Morris (MPP/MSW ‘25) and Jennie Scheerer (MPP/MPH ‘24) as the 2023 Rebecca A. Copeland Fellows. They were chosen for their commitment to public service and focus on promoting health equity. Morris and...
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Ford School recognizes 2022 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Fellow

Jan 4, 2023
The Ford School of Public Policy names Katie Hyland (MPP ‘24) as the 2022 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Fellow. Honoring the legacy of President Ford, fellows are chosen for their commitment to bipartisan cooperation and civility, engagement in...
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Ford School recognizes 2022 Rebecca A. Copeland Fellows

Jan 3, 2023
The Ford School is proud to recognize Huda Bashir (MPP/MPH ‘23) and Brynna Thigpen (MPP/MBA ‘23) as the 2022 Rebecca A. Copeland Fellows. They were chosen for their commitment to public service and focus on promoting health equity. Bashir is...
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Aguilar named as Kohn Scholar

Jan 3, 2023
The Ford School recognizes Lizett Aguilar (MPP ‘24) as the 2022 Kohn Scholar. She joins 2021 Kohn Scholar Marco Ramirez (MPP ‘23). Kohn Scholars are chosen for their outstanding qualifications and commitment to public service and advancing social...
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Two students awarded Rebecca A. Copeland Fellowships

Jan 21, 2022
Two graduate students, Phong Khải Hồng (MPP/MS, ‘24) and Danielle Wallick (MPP/MURP, ‘23) were recently recognized as the first recipients of the Ford School’s Rebecca A. Copeland Fellowship, for their commitment to public service and focus on...
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2022 Riecker Michigan Delegation Fellows named

Jan 13, 2022
The 2022 winter semester will look a little bit different for two second-year Ford School graduate students. Bethany Haddad (MPP ‘22) and Kate Randall (MPP ‘22), were selected from a very competitive pool of applicants for the prestigious Riecker...
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Welcome newly-elected 2022 Alumni Board members

Dec 16, 2021
Six Ford School alumni have been elected to serve on the Alumni Board by their peers. The newly elected members are all engaged alumni, bringing experience from numerous fields, including environmental work, philanthropy, consulting, government, and...
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MPP student receives 2021-22 Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarship

Dec 8, 2021
Three full-time MBA students from the Ross School of Business were recently announced as the recipients of the 2021-22 Skip and Carrie Gordon Scholarships. Those Michigan Ross students, including one dual MBA/MPP student — Nathan Alston (MBA...
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Brittney Barros briefs Congress on foster care legislation

Nov 3, 2021
Brittney Barros, dual MSW and MPP student, will brief Congress this week on the Protecting Sibling Relationships in Foster Care Act, legislation which Barros developed as a 2018 intern with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI)....
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Bentley gift bolsters MPP internships

Jun 28, 2021
Thanks to a generous gift from Ann Bentley and the Alvin M. Bentley Foundation in 2020 and in 2021, 10 MPP students were able to secure required summer internships without worrying about costs or income.  “Funding support enables Ford School...
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Kristy Hartman (MPP ‘13) informs and supports state energy policy

Jun 28, 2021
Before she took a position at the Nuclear Energy Institute as the director of stakeholder strategy & engagement, Kristy Hartman (MPP ‘13) served as the energy program director at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). NCSL’s energy...

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.