The Honorable Lori Lightfoot, the 56th mayor of Chicago, reflects on her background and preparation for public service, the challenges she faced as mayor, and lessons about leading in crises. February, 2024.
The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts hold a special event in honor of Earl Lewis for receiving the prestigious National Humanities Medal. January, 2024.
Two leading voices for rural prosperity: Tony Pipa (Scholar, Center for Sustainable Development, Brookings Institution, and Host, Reimagine Rural Podcast), share his experiences visiting rural communities across the country, and Sarah Lucas (Direc
The 2023 Mayors Forum will focus on topics particular to Big Ten college cities including development of infrastructure that promotes social cohesion, challenges and opportunities of creating an infrastructure for urban technology, and campus and
Pregnancy Justice president Lourdes Rivera delivers the 2023 Omenn-Darling Health Policy keynote address alongside Professor Paula Lantz on the landscape of reproductive rights in the U.S., both legally and through a racial and social justice lens
Learn more about our letter of recommendation requirement, how they are used in review of application, choosing recommenders (who can speak to abilities, skills, and success), how to ask for letters, giving recommenders enough time in advance, and
Former New York City mayor Bill de Blasio explores how urban tech is shaping social policy in “smart cities” like New York and beyond, how we can ensure that emerging technology serves the public interest, and what role local, state, national, and
This talk is a part of the Real World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions Speaker Series which introduces key issues regarding the causes and consequences of poverty through an in-person lecture series featuring experts in policy and practice from a
The Weiser Diplomacy Center and the American Academy of Diplomacy will co-host a discussion with four former senior diplomats with deep experience in Latin America to explore opportunities and challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.