July 31, 2021

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. May 19, 2021

    Report: HAIL scholarship program boosts students’ trajectory

    HAIL, a U-M scholarship program that launched five years ago for high achieving, low-income students in Michigan, has boosted applications and enrollment while helping to diversify the student body.

  2. May 12, 2021

    Study finds vaccine hesitancy rooted in institutional mistrust

    Hesitancy by some to get a COVID-19 vaccine is due to longstanding mistrust in technical, health and government institutions, and it challenges efforts to achieve herd immunity, researchers say.

  3. May 7, 2021

    New co-directors at CFLP expand its work in financial inclusion

    The Gerald R. Ford School School of Public Policy’s Center on Finance, Law & Policy has expanded its leadership structure by naming Adrienne Harris and Jeremy Kress as co-faculty directors.

  4. May 3, 2021

    Webinar series examines science, technology and the ‘carceral state’

    The myriad issues playing a role in an exploding prison population in the United States and around the world will be addressed in a U-M webinar series “Behind Walls, Beyond Discipline: Science, Technology & the Carceral State.”

  5. April 12, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  6. April 8, 2021

    Kohn gift to help Ford School expand work in social policy, equity

    Gifts totaling $17 million from the Kohn Charitable Trust will establish a resource hub at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy to research policy promoting social equity and inclusion for all U.S. residents.

  7. March 22, 2021

    Anti-racism faculty hiring moves forward

    Eight new U-M faculty positions have been selected for funding in the first round of the Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative, a three-year effort that will add at least 20 new tenured or tenure-track faculty members.

  8. March 19, 2021

    Ford School in partnership to diversify, support Ph.D. applicants

    The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy is partnering with other leading policy schools to expand and broaden research fellowship and faculty mentorship opportunities for master’s degree graduates.

  9. March 10, 2021

    U-M expert examines wealth inequality-reducing policies

    To understand why rising wealth inequality does not equate to support for redistribution policies, the Ford School’s Charlotte Cavaillé says we must understand “the type of glasses that we wear to interpret the world.”

  10. March 8, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.