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U-M climbs to fourth in nation for Peace Corps 2017 top volunteer-producing schools

March 6, 2017

The University of Michigan has been ranked fourth as one of the Peace Corps' 2017 top volunteer-producing schools. U-M was also ranked fourth on the Peace Corps’ list of the top-producing graduate...

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Levitsky in Christian Science Monitor on Huntsman as U.S. ambassador to Russia

March 6, 2017

Melvyn Levitsky was featured in a recent Christian Science Monitor article on whether former Utah governor and Obama-era ambassador to China Jon Huntsman would be an effective choice as the U.S....

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Michigan News release: Axelrod on "the blame game" for measuring cyber attack response

March 3, 2017

Whether a nation should retaliate against a cyber attack is a complicated decision, and a new framework guided by game theory could help policymakers determine the best strategy.

The "Blame...

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Axelrod, Atran in Science: "Challenges in researching terrorism from the field"

January 27, 2017

Engaging with youth involved in or susceptible to violent extremism is key in helping the U.S. government understand—and combat—terrorist groups such as Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, according...

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More a spectrum than a switch: John Ciorciari talks shared sovereignty

February 17, 2017

John Ciorciari's office is neat as a pin, but a towering stack of books looms by his keyboard.

Ciorciari has just earned tenure. He's just been appointed director of the Ford School's...

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Hacking for global health: Tackling wicked problems, like avian influenza, with creativity

March 9, 2017

Chiang Mai wasn't Annie Maxwell's (MPP '02) first introduction to the EpiHack. As president of the Skoll Global Threats Fund, which pioneered the "epidemiology hackathon" in 2013, Maxwell had...

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Whitman on infrastructure spending and Pax Americana in Freep, Conversation op-eds

March 9, 2017

In a December 13th Detroit Free Press op-ed,  “Where will public goods stand in Trump’s administration?”, Marina v.N. Whitman considers the importance of public goods to President-elect Trump’s...

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Dean Yang discusses new Mozambique intervention for orphans and vulnerable children

December 2, 2016

Dean Yang is the feature of a November 30 interview with Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access (AMA) at the University of California, Davis.

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Deardorff quoted in CNN Money story discussing President-elect's tariff plan

November 14, 2016

Throughout his campaign, President-elect Donald J. Trump promised to bring back jobs to the U.S. Trump plans to do this by applying, or at least threatening to use, tariffs on imported goods from...

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Yang on Trump immigration policies and implications for migration to the U.S.

November 11, 2016

Dean Yang is quoted in Max Ehrenfreund’s November 10 article for the Washington Post’s Wonkblog, “One of Trump’s policies could spark a boom in immigration from Mexico.”

Ehrenfreund...

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