September 30, 2020

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

  1. November 6, 2017

    Statewide survey explores election problems, potential reforms

    A majority of local officials are very confident in their jurisdiction’s ability to administer accurate elections, but areas that hold nearly half the state’s population were more likely to report problems.

  2. October 10, 2017

    U-M nominates four for prestigious Rhodes, Marshall scholarships

    The university has nominated three recent alumni and one current senior for the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships, two of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships.

  3. June 15, 2017

    Michael S. Barr named dean of the Ford School of Public Policy

    Michael S. Barr will be the new Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

  4. June 15, 2017

    New deans at sustainability, public policy schools; interim at SMTD

    The Board of Regents on Thursday approved Jonathan T. Overpeck as dean of the new School for Environment and Sustainability, Michael S. Barr as dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and Melody Lynn Racine as interim dean for the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

  5. May 5, 2017

    ‘Listen to us,’ local Michigan leaders tell Lansing in new survey

    Many local government leaders across Michigan aren’t content with their jurisdiction’s relationship with state government, according to a new survey by U-M researchers.

  6. February 7, 2017

    Electricity costs likely to surge in new ways in a warming world

    Climate change is likely to increase U.S. electricity costs over the next century by billions of dollars more than economists previously forecast, according to a new study involving a U-M researcher.

  7. November 9, 2016

    U-M symposium to honor civil rights legacy of Jesse Jackson

    The university will honor the Rev. Jesse Jackson on his five decades of civil rights activism during a series of events Nov. 16. Jackson will deliver the keynote speech.

  8. October 13, 2016

    U-M launches Youth Policy Lab to improve young lives

    Researchers at U-M have launched a new lab designed to help state and local agencies, social service providers, nonprofits and educators improve life outcomes for Michigan youth.

  9. October 3, 2016

    Advisory committee named in Ford School dean search

    Provost Martha E. Pollack has appointed an advisory committee to search for a new dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. 

  10. September 22, 2016

    Ford School research shows a quiet crisis over K-12 class size

    New research from the Education Policy Initiative at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy found many Michigan K-12 students experience very large core classes, but some are at greater risk.