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State & Hill

The Last Word

Dec 8, 2014
We kicked off our Next Century Campaign as part of our Centennial Reunion celebrations. Here, two members of our development team, Dan Ginis and Sonia Gill, talk about our alumni campaign. S&H: Set the stage: what are our alumni campaign goals?...
State & Hill

PPIA: 30 Years of Preparing Leaders

Jan 5, 2012
Bright, energetic, and compassionate, Tosha Downey—one of more than 4,000 graduates of the national Public Policy and International Affairs program—is deeply engaged in Chicago's south side renaissance, and in dramatically improving educational...
CLOSUP Lecture Series

Philanthropic Foundations and the Grand Bargain in Detroit

Mar 17, 2016, 10:00-11:30 am EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (1110)
Mariam Noland has been widely recognized as the "hero of the Grand Bargain," the landmark effort to save Detroit from bankruptcy. She was a central figure in organizing a collaborative of foundations to donate $816 million to bail out Detroit's pension system and protect the Detroit Art Institute's art from being sold, and will help oversee the Foundation for Detroit's Future, which was established to oversee Grand Bargain funds, for the next 20 years. Ms. Noland will engage in conversation with Megan Tompkins-Stange, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, about her experience as a foundation professional, her views about the role of philanthropy in providing for public needs, and how community foundations act as agents of social change. 
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series

Can you be an entrepreneur in government?

Feb 16, 2015, 1:00-2:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (1110)
Dr. Shelley Metzenbaum talks about the excitement of working in government and how one person can make a difference using the tools of outcomes-focused goals and measurement to illuminate, motivate, and communicate.
Ford School

2013 U-M Social Innovation Summit: Exploring social funding models

Oct 11, 2013, 9:30 am-4:00 pm EDT
Blau Auditorium, Ross School of Business
Register now Free and open to the public with registration. About the event: Join leaders from across sectors including keynote Matt Flannery, Co-founder and CEO of Kiva, at the 2013 U-M Social Innovation Summit as we debate and discuss the following:What funding avenues exist for an idea, organization, or business with an explicit
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