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


October 14, 2009

Greetings from the Dean

Image of Susan Collins photo

Dean Susan M. Collins provides an update on the latest Ford School news, including a welcome to our incoming students and reflections on a busy and exciting fall semester. [More]

Consider running for our Alumni Board

Alumni Board

Self-nominations now being accepted for Alumni Board

Looking for a new way to get involved and give back? Learn more about the elections from Board Vice-Chair Elisabeth Wright Burak (MPP ’01). [More]

Alumni gather for 95th anniversary & reunion

Alumni Weekend

95th Anniversary and Alumni Reunion

In September, alumni, students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the school’s 95th birthday. See pictures from the event in our online slideshow. [More]

Douglas A. Brook (MPA '67) honored

The Ford School presented Douglas A. Brook with the Staebler Alumni Service Award at the reunion weekend. [More]

First edition of State & Hill recaps history of the school, looks ahead... [More]

Fall lectures draw crowds

Paul Krugman

Krugman keynotes festschrift for Alan Deardorff

Many of the world’s leading trade economists – including Paul Krugman – gathered for a conference in honor of Associate Dean Alan Deardorff. [More]

Live webcast on Thursday, 10/15 – the latest on prospects for health care reform legislation... [More]

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Keeping in touch: alumni news

Upcoming alumni reception: Thursday, November 5, 2009 in Washington, DC. [More]

Alumni Weekend: [Slideshow]

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


2009 Citigroup lectures from:

Multimedia icon Professor Paul Krugman. [Watch]

Multimedia icon Senator Chuck Hagel. [Watch]

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