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Restorative Justice and its Policy Implications

Mar 25, 2024, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Join Dr. Estelle E. Archibold, the Leadership Initiative and the Center for Racial Justice for this virtual session about restorative justice and its policy implications.

Finding Yourself in a World That Didn't Always Include You

Feb 16, 2024, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium, Rm 1120
In this enlightening conversation, Distinguished Professor Dr. Earl Lewis delves into a profound exploration of his personal journey spanning over three decades, during which he navigated spaces where representation was sparse or non-existent. This event is hosted by the graduate chapter of Students of Color in Public Policy (SCPP).

CommuniTea

Nov 7, 2023, 5:00-6:00 pm EST
Becky Blank Great Hall
Join your fellow Ford Students for CommuniTea! A student-led series of informal, bi-weekly gatherings held in Weill Hall, focusing on key topics of interest to our community

CommuniTea

Oct 24, 2023, 5:00-6:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 3240
Join us for CommuniTea! A student-led series of informal, bi-weekly gatherings held in Weill Hall, focusing on key topics of interest to our community.

Center for Racial Justice Open House

Sep 26, 2023, 5:30-8:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium, Room 1120
Join the Center for Racial Justice on Tuesday, September 26 for our Open House! Get acquainted with the upcoming initiatives CRJ has prepared for the academic year, and join us in extending a warm welcome to our AY 23-24 Visiting and Postdoctoral Fellows!

CommuniTea

Sep 12, 2023, 5:00-6:00 pm EDT
Becky Blank Great Hall
We're excited to introduce CommuniTea, a student-led series of informal, bi-weekly gatherings held in Weill Hall, focusing on key topics of interest to our community. 

"Students for Fair Admissions" cases: Understanding the oral arguments

Nov 2, 2022, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Room 1220
On October 31, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two companion cases on affirmative action: Students for Fair Admissions (S.F.F.A) v. Harvard and S.F.F.A. v. University of North Carolina. How will each side make its case? What arguments will the judges find most compelling? What questions will they ask?
Welcome Week

Fall 2022 incoming master's welcome week

Aug 22-26, 2022, All Day
Weill Hall (1st & 2nd floor)
The official start of the school year, welcome week and orientation activities at the Ford School give new master's students the opportunity to meet and engage with peers, faculty, and staff, and begin the process of preparing for the academic year.

2022 Ford School Commencement

Apr 30, 2022, 4:30-6:15 pm EDT
Elbel Field
The Ford School is proud to celebrate the achievements of the graduating classes of 2022!

Celebrate with SCPP and the Center for Racial Justice

Apr 27, 2022, 6:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall (Great Hall)
Fordies: Join Students of Color in Public Policy and the Center for Racial Justice for an end-of-year celebration honoring and celebrating our graduates of all degree levels.
Admissions

Hands-on, practical experiences

Dec 9, 2021, 1:00 pm EST
In this session, learn about the wide range of opportunities for students to engage with real-world policy issues in the classroom and through research, activities, and workshops.

China, strategic challenges old and new

Dec 8, 2021, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
1120 Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
An expert panel will explore elements of U.S.-China relationship in 2021. Ambassador Gerald Feierstein will moderate conversation with Ambassadors Sylvia Stanfield, Craig Allen, and David Shear. 
Admissions

BA in public policy info session at Trotter

Dec 7, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Trotter Multicultural Center
How will you make a difference? Join Associate Dean Celeste Watkins-Hayes at the Trotter Multicultural Center for an undergraduate information session for students interested in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Discussion on migration and refugee policy

Nov 12, 2021, 10:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Trotter Multicultural Center
This student-led discussion on migration and refugee policy will be facilitated by Ford school students Abigail Johnson, Fanta Condé, Marissa Uchimura, and Young Chan Lim. Open to all Ford School students.
North American Colloquium

Historical drivers of nationalist extremism in North America

Oct 28, 2021, 12:30-1:30 pm EDT
Experts from the Autonomous National University of Mexico, University of Toronto, and University of Michigan discussed the local and transnational factors giving rise to far-right social movements and policies in each country. 

Dinner for democracy: Race and the criminal justice system

Oct 22, 2021, 5:00-6:20 pm EDT
This virtual event will be a question-and-answer style panel with Eli Savit, Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney; Victoria Burton-Harris, Washtenaw County Chief Assistant; Dr. Jeremiah Wade Olsen, professor at UM-Flint; and Alyshia Dyer (MPP/MSW’22), former Washtenaw County Deputy Sheriff.
Public Policy and Institutional Discrimination Series

Embracing diversity in national security and diplomacy

Oct 21, 2021, 12:00-12:50 pm EDT
The series, open to U-M students, faculty, and staff, is designed to foster dialogue on important issues of U.S. public policy. Facilitated by faculty discussants Susan Page and Javed Ali, this session focuses on the need for diversity in one of the nation’s oldest government agencies. 

Career talk with Andrew Clark

Oct 4, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm EDT
Student & Academic Services and the Weiser Diplomacy Center host a career talk with Andrew Clark, U-M History graduate '08 and a current Foreign Affairs Officer at the U.S. Department of State.

U.S. Army War College policy simulation on Jammu and Kashmir region

Oct 1-2, 2021, All Day
Ford School, various classrooms
Through this International Strategic Crisis Negotiation Exercise students will learn about the conflict in the Jammu and Kashmir region and be tasked with using diplomacy to address a variety of issues regarding this long-standing conflict.

Alumni-in-Residence student conversation with Penny Naas (MPP '93)

Sep 23, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EDT
3240 Weill Hall
Graduate Career Services and the Weiser Diplomacy Center invite Ford School graduate and undergraduate students to an Alumni-in-Residence conversation with UPS President for International Public Affairs and Sustainability, Penelope Naas. 

What's next for Afghanistan?

Aug 30, 2021, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Betty Ford Classroom, 1110 Weill Hall
Join Ford School faculty for a conversation about the situation in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO forces.  
Welcome Week

Fall 2021 incoming master's welcome week

Aug 23-27, 2021, All Day
Weill Hall (1st & 2nd floor)
The official start of the school year, welcome week and orientation activities at the Ford School give new master's students the opportunity to meet and engage with peers, faculty, and staff, and begin the process of preparing for the academic year.