Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. January 31, 2023

    Stevenson, Cortina receive 2022 public engagement awards

    President Santa J. Ono is honoring faculty members Betsey Stevenson and Lilia Cortina with the 2022 presidential public engagement awards for their commitment to public service and impact on society through national and state leadership.

  2. January 26, 2023

    Transitional kindergarten widely available, supported

    New findings by U-M’s Education Policy Initiative provide the first systematic description of transitional kindergarten, one of the largest early learning options the state funds.

  3. January 9, 2023

    Ports set to grow state economy thanks to U-M students’ work

    A new law that gives the state of Michigan’s 32 ports tools to expand and grow the maritime economy started out as a community project for a handful of U-M students.

  4. December 5, 2022

    Online course centers equity and justice in technology policy

    A new massive open online course will help STEM and policy professionals, community organizers, and students understand how injustices can become embedded in technology and associated policies.

  5. November 17, 2022

    Advisory committee named for Ford School dean search

    Provost Laurie K. McCauley has named a 14-member advisory committee to assist in the search for the next dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

  6. November 2, 2022

    Former legislators broadly favor reforming or ending term limits

    As voters in Michigan consider a ballot measure to change the state’s legislative term limits, a survey of former legislators shows overwhelming support for reforming or abolishing the limits.

  7. October 31, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  8. October 25, 2022

    Ford School to name Great Hall for former dean Rebecca Blank

    The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will honor former dean Rebecca Blank by naming Weill Hall’s central gathering space — currently known as The Great Hall — for her, in tribute to her leadership and legacy.

  9. October 19, 2022

    Income, segregated schools drive Black-white education gaps

    Given the same levels of family, school and neighborhood hardship, Black students would be more likely than their white classmates to complete high school and attend college.

  10. October 18, 2022

    Government officials cite good rapport with each other, public

    Michigan’s local government leaders report generally good relationships among officials and residents, despite well-documented examples of coarsening discourse and antagonism in public gatherings.