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Weiss weighs in on tracking death records

Aug 10, 2021 Bloomberg
Tracking American deaths remains a messy business, even while millions of COVID stimulus dollars were sent to the deceased. A law signed by President Trump allows Social Security to collect death records from states and encourages states to submit...
State & Hill

Having an impact now

Dec 18, 2012
When Jeff Kessner (MPP/MUP '14) joined the Nonprofit and Public Management Center (NPM) last year, he knew he would learn a lot about how nonprofits work. But he didn't know that he would soon be on the board of one. "I was a Board Fellow last...

Social Impact Challenge Finals

Feb 20, 2014, 5:00-7:00 pm EST
Ross School of Business
The NPM Social Impact Challenge is an opportunity for graduate students to collaborate on solving real issues for an organization that focuses on social impact.Finalists will present their recommendations to a panel of expert judgesThe winning team will be awarded $2500Detroit Future City leadership will give keynote addressNetworking reception with hor d'oeurvesThis event is free and open to the public
Ford School

Social Impact Challenge preview and team matching

Jan 29, 2014, 7:00-8:30 pm EST
Ross School of Business
The NPM Social Impact Challenge is an opportunity for graduate students to collaborate on solving real issues for an organization that focuses on social impact. The NPM Student Advisory Board invites graduate students with social sector interests from all schools to learn more about the 2014 Challenge and connect with other students. The event features small group activities focused on social change in Detroit, with the opportunity to find teammates.
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series

Does Size Matter? The Role of Small High Schools in Reforming Public Education

Jan 31, 2011, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Betty Ford Classroom
Abstract Over the past two decades, many urban school districts have restructured large, traditional high schools into smaller learning communities. The idea behind this movement is that small schools provide a more personalized learning environment that allows teachers to more effectively address the multi-faceted needs of disadvantaged students. Despite mixed evidence on the efficacy of such reforms in practice, Detroit and other high-poverty districts have pressed forward with the creation of smaller high schools.
Ford School

Staebler Award

Neil Staebler Distinguished Alumni Service Award The Neil Staebler Distinguished Service Award recognizes a Ford School alumnus or alumna for outstanding professional achievement consistent with Neil Staebler’s dedication to excellence in public...