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Ford School students host annual US-Canada conference

Mar 31, 2015
The 6th annual Ford+SPPG Conference took place earlier this month at Joan and Sanford Weill Hall in Ann Arbor. The event brings together MPP candidates from the Ford School and the University of Toronto’s School of Public Policy and Governance...
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Axelrod begins State Department fellowship

Sep 2, 2014
Robert Axelrod, the Walgreen Professor for the Study of Human Understanding, will begin a one-year Jefferson Science Fellowship at the U.S. Department of State this August.Axelrod will assist with Secretary of State John Kerry’s Shared Prosperity...
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Welcome, and welcome back, to the Ford School

Sep 1, 2014
Members of the Ford School community—welcome, and welcome back! Summer tends to send us all around the globe—for family vacations, for research projects, for service engagements, for internships and jobs—but I love this time of year, when we...
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Khmer Rouge Tribunal begins new phase with wider scope

Aug 28, 2014
The Khmer Rouge tribunal's ongoing proceedings against the former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan are entering their second and final phase with broader attention to the regime's crimes, reports Sok Khemara in a Voice of America...
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Internship Field Report: Michele Majors @ UNHCR, Geneva

Jun 30, 2014
An email interview with Michele Majors, interning with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva, Switzerland.Review more internship field reports from Ford School students serving organizations around the world. Q. What do you love...
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Alum announces new UN strategy for fuel, energy

Jun 30, 2014
On May 13, Steven T. Corliss (MPP/JD '88) formally announced the UN Refugee Agency's Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) strategy, a global initiative that will help meet the energy needs of refugees living in camps in Africa, Asia, and the Middle...
State & Hill

Hybrid Justice and Armed With Expertise

May 6, 2014
Two new books from Ford School faculty members John D. Ciorciari and Joy Rohde deepen our understanding of international criminal justice systems and the role social scientists have played, for better or for worse, in American national...
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Close to the heart

Aug 19, 2013
The statistics are sobering: nearly half of every 100 children born in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in India, will be underweight; six will die before their first birthday. More than 80 percent of all children report repeated physical...
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Thinking and doing

Aug 10, 2013
Zenia Lewis (MPP '09) is just back from a whirlwind trip to Uganda and Ethiopia, but she doesn't sound the least bit jetlagged. In fact, her manner is lively and engaged—two attributes that must serve her well as a research analyst on the Africa...
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Creating change

Jul 3, 2013
"I don't have day-to-day contact with the victims, but the most gratifying thing about the work I do is that it's affecting the lives of trafficking victims around the world," says Jennifer K. Hong (MPP '11). Hong is reports and political affairs...
State & Hill

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

Dec 18, 2012
International development interns put ideas to work One block down Hill Street, just west of State, is Ali Baba's, a small Middle Eastern restaurant with habit-forming grape leaves and baklava. Any day of the week, you're sure to find a table, or...
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Starting over

Apr 26, 2012
Japan has known earthquakes—the Great Kanto quake of 1923, the Great Hanshin quake of 1995, the Fukui quake of 1948, and hundreds of others—but Japan had never known an earthquake like the 9.0 Tohoku quake that struck just off the northeast coast...