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A world of difference

May 22, 2020
How the Weiser Diplomacy Center is preparing the next generation of foreign affairs leaders. When the Weiser Diplomacy Center (WDC) launched in fall 2019, it made a big splash with incredible speakers that included Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza...
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The Last Word: Edie Goldenberg wants students to register and vote

May 22, 2020
Goldenberg's “Turn Up Turnout” efforts have spread from the Ann Arbor campus to Dearborn and Flint, to all Big 10 schools through the Big Ten Voting Challenge, and to 25 other institutions in the state through the annual Michigan Student Voting...
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Toward a brighter future

May 22, 2020
New gift from Joan and Sanford Weill supports education and employment initiatives By David Pratt Longtime friends of the Ford School Joan and Sanford Weill have made a generous new investment in the school's work with a gift of $5...
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Learning by doing—on a global scale

May 22, 2020
In 20 years of global experiences, roughly 600 Ford School students have traveled to 18 countries, not including internships or study abroad. The lessons they bring back with them have helped shape careers of impact. From the idea that a group of...
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Spotlights – Spring 2020 State & Hill

May 22, 2020
All hands on deck Ford School faculty and research centers have been actively involved with the policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Luke Shaefer is advising the state on how to reduce the impact on low-income families. Michael Barr, Betsey...
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Tracking the issues

May 22, 2020
Before COVID-19 began to consume our daily news coverage, we asked nine Ford School faculty what policy topics 2020 political candidates should be talking about. Javed Ali, Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence: There is a lot more we can...
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Letter from the Dean

May 22, 2020
In this edition of State & Hill, you’ll read stories of our growing strength in teaching diplomacy, international development, and international politics, and stories of how we’re tackling inequalities in the financial system, access to voting,...
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Class Notes – Winter 2020

May 22, 2020
Bob Brown (MPA ’71) sold The Scottish Salmon Company and fully retired from active business life at age 73. John Reinemann (MPP ’90) will begin teaching in the Certified Public Manager (CPM) program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in fall...
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A Winding Path

May 22, 2020
Professor Robert Hampshire brings his transportation expertise to the Ford School By David Pratt State & Hill: How did you come to be interested in transportation systems and policy? Robert Hampshire: Well, it starts with me sitting in a...
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Faculty News - Spring 2020 State & Hill

May 22, 2020
Javed Ali wrote or co-authored multiple op-eds published by The Hill. He also appeared as a frequent commentator on MSNBC. Topics ranged from U.S. national security to crises in the Middle East. John Ayanian, inaugural Director of U-M’s Institute...
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Even so, the first bird

May 22, 2020
By Molly Spencer, writing instructor at the Ford School In the west, etched and bony light of moonset. East, warm breath of sun              fleshing the sky. Nothing will ever be as legible as these hills, still black with their faith...
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Help us unlock $50,000 for student support!

May 22, 2020
As you know, during this special reunion year, we are participating in an Alumni Giving Challenge! With matching funds from the Ford School Committee, our individual efforts combine to make a tremendous difference for Ford School students.* Now,...
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Faculty Findings - Spring 2020

May 22, 2020
Robin Jacob on closing early childhood achievement gaps The first five years of a child’s life are considered the most critical for development. But for too many children from low-income households, learning opportunities...