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An idea whose time has come: practical engagement

Mar 25, 2019
Philip Power, class of 1960, served on the University of Michigan Board of Regents from 1987 to 1999. Power, his parents, and his wife Kathy have supported the U-M Museum of Art, U-M Student Publications, the University Musical Society and the...

Greetings from the Dean – Feed January 30, 2019

Jan 30, 2019
The fall semester in Ann Arbor was a blur of activity, and the winter semester has started with a flurry of activity (and weather)! As 2018 drew to a close, so, too, did the University of Michigan’s Victors for Michigan campaign. Thanks to the...
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The Last Word: Elisabeth Gerber

Apr 25, 2018
A key Ford School priority is to engage more and better with external organizations and communities, leveraging Ford’s capacity and expertise, interdisciplinary approaches, and ability to assemble a network of policy-engaged university faculty....

Greetings from the Dean - Feed January 2014

Jan 28, 2014
A new year begins, and I write with the warmest wishes that 2014 will bring health, peace, and prosperity to you and yours, and to the many wonderful communities you serve. For the Ford School, 2014 is a very special year: our centennial anniversary...
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Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Dec 18, 2012
International development interns put ideas to work One block down Hill Street, just west of State, is Ali Baba's, a small Middle Eastern restaurant with habit-forming grape leaves and baklava. Any day of the week, you're sure to find a table, or...

Prepared to lead: Jeff S. Barnes (MPP '09)

May 12, 2012
It's a sure bet that running a political campaign isn't as difficult or dangerous as leading 500 soldiers into combat during two tours in Iraq. But when former army captain Jeff Barnes was offered the chance to join Rick Snyder's...

Greetings from the Dean

Jan 24, 2012
Dear Alumni and Friends:Later this week we'll bring over thirty MPP students toWashington DC for our annual careers trip. Many of you have volunteered to serve on career panels or to host a panel in your offices. Your commitment to supporting...

Greetings from the Dean

Sep 8, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, I’ve recently returned from Jackson Hole, Wyo., where I participated once again in the Federal Reserve Bank’s annual Economic Policy Symposium. This year’s focus was long-term global economic growth. With volatile...

Greetings from the Dean

Sep 8, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, I’ve recently returned from Jackson Hole, Wyo., where I participated once again in the Federal Reserve Bank’s annual Economic Policy Symposium. This year’s focus was long-term global economic growth. With volatile...
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Greetings from the Dean

Jan 26, 2011
Dear Alumni and Friends, First, I'm thrilled to report that the Ford School is featured in a new segment of Out of the Blue—now airing across the U.S. on the Big Ten Network. The program showcases the Ford School's highly-regarded "Applied Policy...
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Student work featured in episode of Out of the Blue

Jan 25, 2011
Professor Liz Gerber and students from the fall 2010 Applied Policy Seminar (now called Strategic Public Policy Consulting or SPPC) hit national airwaves as their work was featured on Out of the Blue, a University of Michigan-produced television...