The Ford School Feed: News for alumni and friends of the Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan


October 6, 2010

Greetings from the Dean

Image of Susan Collins photo

Dean Susan M. Collins highlights some of the latest happenings at the Ford
School, including a welcome to some new members of the community.


Consider running for our Alumni Board

Alumni Board self-nominations now open

Alumni Board self-nominations now open

Alums: want to get involved and give back? Alumni Board Vice-Chair Jomo Thorne details the upcoming election. [More]

Around the school

Bohnett Fellowship strengthens ties with Detroit

Bohnett Fellowship strengthens ties with Detroit

An innovative new program gives Ford School students the chance to help revitalize Detroit. [More]

Peace Corps 50th anniversary to be celebrated at the University

The U-M will kick off the national celebration of the Peace Corps' 50th with a series of events. [More]

Ashley A. Langer joins the faculty... [More]

Susan Collins named to APSIA Executive Committee... [More]

Faculty research

Barry Rabe

Barry Rabe co-authors NOAA climate report for the U.S. Congress

Rabe, co-authors make recommendations to Congress for creation of new NOAA Climate Service line. [More]

Public sector excellence, innovation resource launched

New CLOSUP online database aggregates, shares award-winning public sector programs. [More]

Sheldon Danziger on the latest poverty numbers... [More]

John Ciorciari on the U.N. Khmer Rouge trials... [More]

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Keeping in touch: alumni news

APPAM/Boston reception: Thursday, November 4, 2010, Boston, MA. [More]

Alums vote to approve changes to Board bylaws. [More]

Stay connected: join other alumni on Facebook, LinkedIn, and InCircle. [More]


Multimedia icon Lord John Alderdice, a chief negotiator of the Belfast Accord. [Watch]

Multimedia icon Pundit Bill Ballenger sets the stage for Michiganís elections. [Watch]

Multimedia icon Ebonya Washington on grocery shopping patterns of the working poor. [Watch]

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