Category: Ford School of Public Policy
Sep 20, 2023
The University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy presents US Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo, will reflects on economic growth, innovation, and American competitiveness. She is joined by Professor of public policy and economics Betsey Stevenson.Read More
NATO Ambassador Julianne Smith on the war in Ukraine, meeting global challenges | Policy Talks @ Ford School
Mar 23, 2023
The University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy presents NATO Ambassador Julianne Smith for the 5th annual Arthur Vandenberg Lecture. Ambassador Smith talks about confronting the crisis in Ukraine and adapting to meet the global challenges of the world.Read More
Mar 6, 2023
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sits down with CNN anchor Chris Wallace for a fireside chat about politics, public service and the media at the University of Michigan. The conversation is hosted by the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy and its partners.Read More
Jan 23, 2023
Columbia Journalism School dean and and The New Yorker journalist Jelani Cobb examines race and the historic challenges to democracy, the impact of the media, and how these obstacles frame and inform our current moment.Read More
Jan 9, 2023
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy welcomes former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.Read More
Jan 9, 2023
A majority of Americans are not satisfied with how democratic systems in the United States are functioning. Former Michigan Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI) and Peter Meijer (R-MI) explore the bipartisan challenge of restoring faith in our democratic systems and highlight ways individuals can be part of the solution.Read More
FBI Director Christopher Wray presented as 2022 Josh Rosenthal Memorial Speaker | Policy Talks @ Ford School
Nov 30, 2022
FBI Director Christopher Wray joins the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy for a conversation on cybersecurity, civil liberties, domestic violent extremism and more.Read More
News From Around Detroit
- Art behind bars: U-M program is changing lives of Michigan inmatesby Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Artwork from current and former inmates is on display through Sunday in the Free Your Mind: Art and Incarceration in Michigan exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.
- With a new director coming soon, what’s the state of DDOT?by Bryce Huffman (Bryce Huffman, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Detroit Department of Transportation leader Mikel Oglesby is leaving at the close of October, prompting some advocates and union officials to worry about DDOT’s future. Oglesby and city leaders say plans will stay on track.
- Metro Detroit students start new school year with familiar challenges, fresh solutionsby Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press, Orlando Bailey, Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat Detroit, Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press and Micah Walker (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
The 2023-24 year marks the fourth full school year since the pandemic started, and offers the state’s public schools an opportunity to recalibrate academic recovery programs, tackle mental health issues, and address longstanding problems.
- New school year and new challenges on the first day of school in metro Detroitby Lily Altavena, Detroit Free Press, Ethan Bakuli, Chalkbeat Detroit, Orlando Bailey and Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press (Orlando Bailey, Author at BridgeDetroit)
As the new school year begins in Detroit Public Schools Community District and others across Michigan, students face familiar challenges — with the promise of fresh solutions.
- Eastside Community Network regroups after center rammed by pickup truckby Olivia Lewis (Olivia Lewis, Author at BridgeDetroit)
Benjamin Noah Weinstein, a 42-year-old white Detroiter, is charged with six felonies in connection with the Aug. 19 incident that damaged the longtime community center with a predominately Black membership
- Tim Wakefield, knuckleball-wielding pitcher who helped Red Sox win 2004 World Series, dies at 57
Tim Wakefield, the knuckleballing workhorse of the Red Sox pitching staff who bounced back after giving up a season-ending home run to the Yankees in the 2003 playoffs to help Boston win its curse-busting World Series title the following year, has died.
- Slovakia's ex-premier with pro-Russian stance leads his leftist party to election win
A populist former prime minister and his leftist party have won early parliamentary elections in Slovakia, staging a political comeback after campaigning on a pro-Russian and anti-American message, according to complete results announced Sunday.
- How much aid the U.S. has sent to Ukraine, in 6 charts
Six graphics illustrate the extraordinary level of support the United States has provided Ukraine in its war against Russian invaders.