Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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.
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.
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.
May 1, 2023
Accolades — May 2023
Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.