Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. June 2, 2023

    New deans recommended for Ford School, Dentistry

    Celeste M. Watkins-Hayes has been recommended to be the next Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and Jacques E. Nör has been recommended to be dean of the School of Dentistry.

  2. June 2, 2023

    Watkins-Hayes recommended as new dean of Ford School

    Celeste M. Watkins-Hayes, interim dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, has been recommended as the school’s next dean.

  3. May 8, 2023

    Advising Council of U-M honors outstanding academic advisers

    The Advising Council of U-M has recognized Jordan Long of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Leonora Lucaj in the College of Engineering for outstanding academic advising.

  4. May 1, 2023

    Accolades — May 2023

    Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.

  5. April 26, 2023

    Youth Policy Lab to evaluate state child welfare program

    In an effort to reduce child maltreatment recidivism and foster care placement, U-M’s Youth Policy Lab will evaluate a new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services program called SafeCare.

  6. April 12, 2023

    Ford School junior is named U-M’s 30th Truman Scholar

    Yasmine Elkharssa, a junior at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy with a passion for fighting injustice through law and policy, has been selected as U-M’s 30th Truman Scholar. 

  7. March 6, 2023

    Ford School fellow finds outlet in music

    Kaj Althaus, a Michigan Data and Policy Fellow with the Ford School’s Youth Policy Lab, performs in a band called Toed in the Ann Arbor and metro Detroit areas.

  8. March 1, 2023

    Whitmer to speak at U-M event with CNN’s Wallace

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will visit the Ann Arbor campus March 8 for a special event with CNN anchor Chris Wallace at Rackham Auditorium, part of the series “Democracy in crisis: Views from the press.”

  9. February 13, 2023

    Lecturer brings personal touch to cherry farm

    Attia Qureshi, a lecturer at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, helps operate a cherry and apple orchard at Wunsch Farms in northern Michigan.

  10. February 9, 2023

    U-M launches three online courses using extended reality

    The Center for Academic Innovation and Coursera have launched the first three in a set of 10 planned online learning opportunities that integrate extended-reality technologies into the learning experience.