January 19, 2021

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. January 11, 2021

    Page to discuss impact of race relations on policy abroad and at home

    A retired U.S. ambassador will explore the impact of race relations on U.S. foreign and domestic policy during the Donia Human Right Center’s annual lecture that is part of the 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  2. December 7, 2020

    U-M students selected for Marshall, Schwarzman scholarships

    Seven U-M students and recent graduates have been awarded prestigious scholarships for international study — one Marshall Scholarship and six Schwarzman Scholars.

  3. November 11, 2020

    Barr, Stevenson, McQuade to assist Biden-Harris transition

    President-elect Joe Biden has tapped U-M faculty members Michael Barr, Betsey Stevenson and Barbara McQuade to help review the operations of federal agencies as part of his transition team.

  4. October 6, 2020

    Ford School wins NASPAA 2020 Social Equity award

    The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has received the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration’s 2020 Social Equity Award in recognition of work by Poverty Solutions.

  5. October 5, 2020

    Michigan local officials confident 2020 elections will be accurate

    Confidence in running accurate elections among Michigan local government leaders remains high, despite challenges posed by a pandemic and an expected high voter turnout, according to a U-M survey. 

  6. October 1, 2020

    U-M joins universities, nonprofits, governments at Midwest Climate Summit

    U-M is partnering with approximately 20 other higher education institutions, nonprofits and local governments to kick off the Midwest Climate Summit, a virtual series of keynotes, panels and workshops throughout the fall.

  7. October 1, 2020

    More than $260K awarded for research on confronting, combating racism

    More than $260,000 total will be awarded to six action-based research projects as part of the inaugural “Confronting and Combating Racism” grants.

  8. September 21, 2020

    Gift aids professorships to advance social equality, inclusion

    With a $5 million gift from Harold and Carol Kohn and the Kohn Charitable Trust, U-M will establish two new professorships at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

  9. September 17, 2020

    Watkins-Hayes named University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor

    Celeste Watkins-Hayes, professor of sociology in LSA and of public policy in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, has been appointed a University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor.

  10. September 8, 2020

    Meet some of the new faculty and staff at U-M this year

    Recently hired faculty and staff members — and some longtime staffers who switched jobs — are settling into their new roles as the fall semester gets underway at U-M.