June 18, 2021

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. February 25, 2021

    Ford School’s Shobita Parthasarathy testifies before House panel

    Shobita Parthasarathy, professor of public policy at the Ford School, testified Feb. 25 before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies.

  2. February 24, 2021

    Many local leaders lack awareness of state’s redistricting plan

    Michigan’s local government leaders reported mixed familiarity with the state’s new approach to redistricting, according to a 2020 survey by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy at the Ford School.

  3. January 21, 2021

    Robert Hampshire joins Biden administration to work in transportation

    Robert Hampshire, a faculty member in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, College of Engineering and U-M Transportation Research Institute, has joined the Biden administration’s Department of Transportation.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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. 

  9. 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.

  10. 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.