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We remember colleague and friend Katherine Terrell

Dec 31, 2009
Updated January 5, 2010A memorial fund has been established in Kathy's honor. Learn more about the fund and how to make a contribution here.Kathy's Business School colleagues have set up a permanant web page to which people can post their...
State & Hill

Opening doors to higher education

Sep 16, 2009
The Obama Administration implements Susan Dynarski's research on financial aid Stretched family incomes, fewer private sources of credit, and rising tuition costs–while still a key predictor of lifetime earnings, a college education has become...

Brian Jacob earns prestigious David N. Kershaw Award and Prize

Oct 7, 2008
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Professor Brian Jacob will be presented the David N. Kershaw Award and Prize in November for his contributions to the field of public policy analysis and management.Jacob, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of...
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Charity Auction 2007

Apr 1, 2007
The Spring Charity Auction is the most important student-led annual event at the Ford School. This year's was the biggest, best-dressed and most lucrative so far. Over $15,000 was raised in a single night to help fund the Direct Action Centre for...

Gramlich returns to Ford School of Public Policy

May 18, 2005
Contact: Linda Packo, (734) 764-8593, lklee@umich.eduANN ARBOR, Mich.--- Edward M. Gramlich, who announced today that he's leaving his post as Governor of the Federal Reserve Board effective Aug. 31, will return to the University of...

Master's Students Welcome Week

Aug 31, 2015, 9:00 am-5:00 pm EDT
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Great Hall
Day 1 Schedule: Meet Dean Susan M. Collins, learn from current students, and enjoy a reception with the entire Ford School community.
Ford School

The Economy, Public Policy and Poverty in the U.S.: What Changes Can President Obama Make?

Jun 24, 2009, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom
Professor Danziger is the Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Research Professor at the Population Studies Center. His research focuses on social welfare policies and on the effects of economic, demographic, and public policy changes on trends in poverty and inequality. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, Director of the National Poverty Center, and Director of the Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy.
Ford School

The Climate Fix: A Pragmatic Future for Climate Change

Oct 25, 2010, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
A lecture by Roger Pielke, Jr., University of Colorado, BoulderThe world's response to climate change is deeply flawed. The conventional wisdom on how to deal with climate change has failed and it's time to change course. To date, climate policies have been guided by targets and timetables for emissions reduction derived from various academic exercises. Such methods are both oblivious to and in violation of on-the-ground political and technological realities that serve as practical 'boundary conditions' for effective policy making.
Ford School

The battle over climate change

Oct 3, 2012, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Anthrax scares, nuisance lawsuits and political attacks and are all in a day's work for some climate scientists. In his July 2012 feature story in Popular Science, journalist Tom Clynes investigated the people and organizations behind the harassment—and their influence on scientific research, public opinion and policy.
Ford School

Master's Student Welcome Week

Sep 1, 2015, 8:30 am-5:00 pm EDT
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Great Hall
Day 2: Exercise your brain at Math Camp, enjoy lunch with faculty and staff, advance job prospects with Graduate Career Services, get caught up in the Logistics Loop, and more!
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