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Thursday, December 06, 2007
Loving Science to Death?: Why Politicians Embrace and Attack Science in Environmental Debates
5:00 PM -  6:30 PM

David Goldston is a Visiting Lecturer in the Science, Technology and Environment Program at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and he writes the monthly column 'Party of One' on Congress and science policy for the journal Nature.

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Friday, November 16, 2007
Iraq: Beyond Benchmarks - A Regional Perspective
4:00 PM -  5:00 PM

Ambassador Lawrence Butler is charged with overseeing U.S. policy creation and implementation efforts in Iraq, as well as staffing, financing, and management issues related to the U.S. Secretary of State Department's presence in Iraq.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2007
A Tribute to Ned Gramlich
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Please join the Ford School and the Department of Economics as we gather to remember and celebrate Ned Gramlich's many contributions to economics, policymaking, higher education, and the lives of his colleagues, students, and friends.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Reframing Sacred Values in Seemingly Intractable Conflicts
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Robert Axelrod, Walgreen Professor for the Study of Human Understanding, Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan.

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Thursday, November 08, 2007
Washington, DC Alumni Get-Together
6:30 PM -  8:00 PM

The Alumni Board of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy hosted an Alumni Get-Together.

Alumni, faculty and friends met the Ford School's new Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, Susan M. Collins.

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Monday, October 22, 2007
Nothing But Nets Malaria Boot Camp
4:30 PM -  6:30 PM

Nothing But Nets is a global, grassroots campaign to save lives by preventing malaria, a leading killer of children in Africa.

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Friday, October 19, 2007
Religious Perspectives on Climate Change: Turning Faith into Action
8:45 AM -  4:00 PM

A one day conference with beginning and ending keynotes, and two intermediate panel discussions.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2007
U.S.-Russia Relations: Present Realities - Future Prospects
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Ambassador Collins is an expert on Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

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Friday, October 12, 2007
Ann Arbor Alumni Reception Introduction of Dean Susan M. Collins
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Alumni, faculty and friends got together at Pizza House in Ann Arbor for a casual dinner and to meet the Ford School's new Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, Susan M. Collins.

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Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Public Goods and the Public Good: Economics, the University, and the Library
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Reception to follow. Free and open to the public.

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Friday, September 28, 2007
The University of Michigan Remembers President Gerald R. Ford (Part 2)
1:00 PM -  6:00 PM

The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will host an afternoon of activities celebrating the life and legacy of the University of Michigan's most famous alumnus.

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The University of Michigan Remembers President Gerald R. Ford (Part 3)
1:00 PM -  6:00 PM

The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will host an afternoon of activities celebrating the life and legacy of the University of Michigan's most famous alumnus.

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The University of Michigan Remembers President Gerald R. Ford. (Part 1)
1:00 PM -  6:00 PM

The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will host an afternoon of activities celebrating the life and legacy of the University of Michigan's most famous alumnus.

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Thursday, September 27, 2007
Europe as a Global Actor
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Zaki Laïdi, senior research fellow, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI); professor, Sciences Po and the College of Europe (Bruges); and special advisor to former EU Trade Commissioner for Trade.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Human Rights in the Post-September 11 World
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
A 2007 Josh Rosenthal Education Fund Lecture from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA.

Co-sponsored by the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the International Policy Center.

Interviews with and articles by Larry Cox are available via the Amnesty
International website.

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Saturday, April 28, 2007
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy 2007 Commencement
5:30 PM -  7:00 PM

The Charge to the Class will be delivered by Dan Glickman, President and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

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Monday, April 16, 2007
Building Genetic Medicine: Breast Cancer, Technology, and the Comparative Politics of Health Care
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Professor Shobita Parthasarathy will be speaking from her forthcoming book, to be published by MIT press in April, 2007. Reception to follow.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Queering Development: Genders, Sexualities and Global Power
1:00 PM -  3:00 PM

Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG)

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Wednesday, April 04, 2007
The Cost of Forgiveness: After South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
2007 Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

Yazier Henry, Director, Direct Action Centre for Peace and Memory, Capetown, South Africa; Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

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Friday, March 30, 2007
U.S. Policy in the Middle East: The Democracy Agenda
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Edward S. Walker, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates.

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Thursday, March 29, 2007
Edward S. Walker
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Edward S. Walker is one of the foremost U.S. experts on the politics of the Middle East. He served as Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs under both Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell (2000-2001), US Ambassador to Israel (1997-1999), US Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt (1994-1997), U.S. Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (1989-1992) and as Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations (1992-1993). 

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Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Latinos, immigration policy and the national interest
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM
2007 Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

Cecilia Muñoz, Vice President, Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation, National Council of La Raza; Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

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Monday, March 26, 2007
Radically Rethinking Climate Policy
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Steve Rayner, James Martin Professor of Science & Civilization, and the Director of the James Martin Institute, Said Business School, University of Oxford

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Thursday, February 22, 2007
Why should low-wage work bother me?: The cost of undervaluing and underpaying women's work
11:30 AM -  1:00 PM

The Center for the Education of Women 2007 Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist - Anne Ladky

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Monday, February 05, 2007
Humanitarian Action: Saving Lives, Facilitating Change, Working Toward Peace
4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Catherine Bertini, Professor of Practice in Public Administration, Syracuse University Maxwell School of Public Affairs; former Under-Secretary General for Management, United Nations and Executive Director, World Food Program; former Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Monday, January 08, 2007
Covering the New Secrecy: The Press and Public Policy Public Access to Public Records
1:00 PM -  5:00 PM

The Knight-Wallace Fellows at Michigan invite you to join nationally recognized journalists and experts as they examine restricted access to public information in an age of terrorism.

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