This event is hosted by the African Studies Center and organized as part of U-M's Africa Week, which brings together thought leaders in higher education, industry, and government for a series of discussions on the key issues and opportunities that
Peter Adriaens explains how Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) measurement, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, and Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) are increasingly important considerations to manage growth and climate
Debora L. VanNijnatten and Marcela López-Vallejo discuss the current dynamics of climate policy within Canada and Mexico as well as the most promising avenues for climate policy cooperation going forward. February 2021.
A discussion with Ja'Bree J.A. Harris, Civic Engagement Manager for Detroit Action, where he has the opportunity to engage in the political process to craft policy to fight injustice and promote equity.
Donia Human Rights Center Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture. "U.S. Race Relations and Foreign Policy" featuring Ambassador Susan D. Page, Professor of Practice in International Diplomacy, Gerald R.
Linda Tesar reviews some recent evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on economic activity in the US and abroad and will discuss some of the ways that macroeconomists have begun to model the "COVID shock" and its economic effects. Janurary 2021.
Students Molly Kalb (BA ‘21) and Mariam Sayeed (MPP ‘21) worked with Voters Not Politicians (VNP) to conduct research and produced a short, lively, informative video that will be used in VNP's public engagement efforts around the Independent Citiz
Michigan Minds Podcast: Sarah Mills, senior research specialist and program manager at the Ford School of Public Policy and the Graham Sustainability Institute, discusses her research examining the impact of renewable energy on rural communities a
In this episode of Michigan Minds, Kaitlin Raimi explains her research on how people compare their own beliefs and behaviors to those of others, specifically climate change and environmental behaviors. December 2020.
Professor Barry Rabe and Dr. Joshua Basseches discuss Rabe's newest book, Trump, the Administrative Presidency, and Federalism, as well as Basseches' ongoing research on the politics of U.S. state-level climate and energy policy.
In this webinar, Luke Shaefer, John Ciorciari, Liz Gerber and Shobita Parthasarathy talk about the wide range of opportunities for students to engage with real-world policy issues in the classroom and through research, activities, and workshops.
Barr spoke at the annual New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coalition conference, sharing his experience as a Clinton administration official as the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act was established and signed into law in December, 2000.
Vivian Walker and John Ciorciari with a welcome address by Rejaul Karim Laskar, representing the Global Forum for Scholars & Practitioners of Diplomacy discuss diplomacy in 2021 and beyond. December 2020.
Learn about opportunities to practice these skills in and out of the classroom and how they provide a toolbox of research, analytical, and management skills that are highly transferable across sectors and issue areas.