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Michigan May regular election

May 3, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold a regular election on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, and voters may have measures or candidates on their local ballots. The Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Shifting sands: Rethinking the international security landscape

Apr 20, 2022, 6:00-7:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1110 (Betty Ford Classroom), and livestreamed
Representative Elissa Slotkin of Michigan's 8th district joins the Ford School for a special event, in partnership with Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies (LRCCS).
Policy Talks @ the Ford School, Vandenberg Lecture

War in Ukraine

Apr 14, 2022, 12:00-2:00 pm EDT
Join us for a special pair of discussions on foreign policy priorities and global challenges with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), facilitated by Ford School Dean Michael Barr.   
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Alpha: Eddie Gallagher and the War for the Soul of the Navy SEALs

Mar 30, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
1110 Weill Hall, Betty Ford classroom
An epic account of the Navy SEALs of Alpha platoon, the startling accusations against their chief, Eddie Gallagher, and the courtroom battle that exposed the dark underbelly of America’s special forces–from a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter.
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Transnational advocacy and the BLM network

Mar 17, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Gay McDougall and Jamil Dakwar will join Professor John Ciorciari in conversation as part of a virtual series on the historical roots and impact of race shaping public policy in the global context.
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

Race and foreign policy professions

Feb 9, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Harry K. Thomas, Jr.—served as U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe (2016-2018), the Philippines (2010-2013) and Bangladesh (2003-2005) and is a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a senior strategic engagement leader at Special Operations Command—will join Professor John Ciorciari in conversation as part of a virtual series on the historical roots and impact of race shaping public policy in the global context. 
Racial Foundations of Public Policy

America and the colonial project

Feb 3, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Dr. Brenda Plummer will join Professor John Ciorciari in conversation as part of a virtual series on the historical roots and impact of race shaping public policy in the global context. 
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Student conversation with Colonel James T. Faust

Feb 1, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
5240 Weill Hall
Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (Retired) Colonel James T. (Tom) Faust will reflect on his career in the military and civilian service.

The promise—and failure—of human rights

Jan 31, 2022, 4:15-5:30 pm EST
1010 Weiser Hall
The heyday of the human rights movement—the 1990s—is well behind us. At its peak, the human rights movement was the most captivating ideology of its time. 
Developing Future Leaders in U.S.-Russia Relations

Refugee protection issues in Central Europe and the Balkans

Jan 31, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
Students will break into groups to reconcile the various conflicting mandates of the state and international actors, seeking ways forward that respect international legal obligations.

What is the future of the Sudans?

Jan 24, 2022, 3:00-4:00 pm EST
The Brookings Institution's Africa Security Initiative will host a panel of experts—including Ambassador Susan D. Page, a professor of practice at the Ford School— to discuss the future of the Sudans, and what the United States and its partners can do to support them.
Ford School

Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula

Jan 21, 2022, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Former Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun will discuss diplomatic options on the Korean Peninsula and the implications for relations between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea.
Weiser Diplomacy Center Series

Student conversation with Ambassador John Rakolta

Jan 20, 2022, 11:30 am-12:45 pm EST
3240 Weill Hall
Ambassador Rakolta will reflect on his experience as U.S. ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and his work on the historic Abraham Accords.

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.
North American Colloquium

Addressing nationalist extremism in North America: Policy tools & frameworks

Jan 10, 2022, 11:45 am-1:00 pm EST
Nationalist extremism poses mounting challenges around the world, including in North America. This web-based panel discussion will focus on the policy tools and frameworks available for countering nationalist extremism in Mexico, Canada and the United States.
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. 

Michigan November elections

Nov 2, 2021, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold elections on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.