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International migration crisis virtual simulation

Jan 14, 2022, 2:00-5:00 pm EST
National Museum of American Diplomacy and the Weiser Diplomacy Center will host a virtual simulation for all Ford School students focused on an international migration crisis.
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. 
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. 
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. 

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.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

The road ahead for U.S.-Russia relations

Sep 20, 2021, 4:00-5:20 pm EDT
1120 Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium
Former Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun and Alina Polyakova, president and CEO of the Center for European Policy Analysis, discuss the state of relations between the United States and Russia. 
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.

NASPAA-Batten student simulation competition 2021 - Pandemic 2.0

Feb 27, 2021, 12:00-6:00 pm EST
Graduate students from more than 80 universities around Americas, Middle East, Africa and Europe will address pandemic in virtual NASPAA-Batten student simulation competition developed by the Center for Leadership Simulation and Gaming. 
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Democracy Support 101

Sep 14, 2020, 11:30 am-12:50 pm EDT
Please join us for a virtual seminar with Matt Dippell, Deputy Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Programs at the National Democratic Institute in conversation with Associate Professor John Ciorciari, director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center.

Ford School Reunion

Oct 4-5, 2019, 12:00-6:00 pm EDT
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
We'll be celebrating this fall! Save the date and join us for the Ford School Reunion!
Ford School

Welcome Picnic

Sep 8, 2019, 3:00-5:00 pm EDT
Burns Park Shelter
Join us for the 2019 IPC/WDC Welcome Picnic! 

2019 Ford School Commencement

May 4, 2019, 4:30-6:30 pm EDT
Rackham Auditorium
The Ford School is proud to celebrate the achievements of the graduating classes of 2019!

2019 Graduation Open House

May 3, 2019, 3:00-5:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall
Enjoy delicious food and live music as you tour the classrooms, spaces and suites of Weill Hall.

2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition at Ford School

Feb 23, 2019, 8:00 am-7:30 pm EST
Annenberg Auditorium and 1210, 1220, 1230 Weill
On February 23, the Ford School will host graduate students from 14 univerisities to participate in the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition. This year’s competition—a partnership between the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)—will connect a record 585 students from 11 global host sites including Dhaka, Cairo, Mexico City, and San Francisco to tackle policy issues associated with forced migration through computer-based simulated game play. 

IEDP Senegal Post-Trip Presentation

Mar 14, 2018, 5:30-7:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1120, Annenberg Auditorium
IEDP Senegal Post-Trip Presentation: Research & Exploration in DakarWinter 2018

Why does diplomacy fail?

Jan 26, 2018, 3:00-5:00 pm EST
Weill 1110, Betty Ford Classroom
Please join us for this fantastic opportunity in simulation exercise.

Info Session: 2018 IEDP & China Trip

Sep 19, 2017, 5:30-6:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (#1110)
Join us for a joint information session about the Ford School's graduate global engagement courses!
Ford School

The Limits of Alignment: Southeast Asia and the Great Powers since 1975

Nov 15, 2010, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall
John D. Ciorciari, Assistant Professor of Public Policy will discuss his book, published September, 2010 by the Georgetown University Press. His research interests are international politics, law, and finance. From 2004-07, he served as a policy official in the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of International Affairs.

U.S.-Russia Relations: Status of the 'Reset'

Jan 12, 2010, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Alumni Center, Founders Room 200 Fletcher St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109
The University of Michigan is pleased to announce the upcoming visit of John Beyrle, U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation. Ambassador Beyrle will deliver a public lecture titled 'U.S.-Russia Relations: Status of the 'Reset',' at the University of Michigan Alumni Center. A career Foreign Service Officer and specialist in Russian and East European Affairs, Ambassador Beyrle has held the top position in the Moscow Embassy since July 2008. This will be a unique opportunity to hear from a leading public official about U.S.