September 30, 2020

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. December 3, 2018

    Ford School launches new degree that builds on work experience

    The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy is launching a new degree in the 2019-20 academic year geared toward students with some professional work experience who are passionate about public affairs.

  2. November 27, 2018

    Collaboration supports education research among U-M, MSU, state of Michigan

    A new education research collaboration and data center at U-M marks the start of a unique collaboration among U-M, Michigan State University and the state of Michigan.

  3. November 19, 2018

    Survey shows bipartisan support for independent investigations

    Democrats, Republicans and independents are all less likely to support candidates who would undermine the independence of law enforcement investigations, according to a new study.

  4. September 5, 2018

    New Weiser Diplomacy Center to bring foreign policy experts to U-M

    A $10 million gift from U-M alumni Ron and Eileen Weiser will establish a new diplomacy center to serve as a hub for engagement with the foreign policy community.

  5. April 25, 2018

    Power Foundation gift funds new policy engagement program

    A $1.5 million gift from the Power Foundation will fund a program to encourage partnerships among U-M faculty and students, and people and organizations outside the university, who are actively working on public policy.

  6. April 19, 2018

    Knight Foundation grant to help project amplify Detroit voices

    The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded $761,000 to help U-M researchers collect and report Detroit residents’ opinions on pressing and interesting policy issues.

  7. February 19, 2018

    Retired ambassador’s field experience informs his teaching

    According to retired ambassador Melvyn Levitsky, being a professor of practice requires infusing stimulating scholarly material with real-life experience.

  8. January 22, 2018

    South African scholar recounts anti-apartheid work

    Yazier Henry’s experiences growing up in South Africa, working against apartheid, and later with its survivors have inspired his scholarship.

  9. December 12, 2017

    Researchers recommend ‘pay-for-success’ intervention elements

    Seven recommendations for “pay-for-success” interventions identified by U-M researchers can help governments and private investors work together to effectively use this emerging financing model.

  10. December 4, 2017

    Retiring U.S. Rep. Levin to join Ford School of Public Policy

    U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, who has announced he won’t seek re-election next year, will join the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy as a Distinguished Policymaker in Residence in January 2019.