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Fiscal Health: Mixed Signals for Michigan's Local Governments

While Michigan has had steady economic growth over the past ten years, a survey conducted by Ford School of Public Policy has found that many local government officials have mixed reviews on how well the economy is actually doing. December 11, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Society #Economics #Finance #Featured #FeaturedPolitics ​​


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Voters Agree With Polls That Favor Their Candidates

U-M Associate Professor of Communication and Media Josh Pasek discusses how voters will cherry pick the polls that favor their choice in candidates. Disappointing, but not surprising, he says. November 7, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Government/Politics #Featured #FeaturedPolitics #election ​​​


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Media, Information and the U.S.-Russia Relationship: A Conversation with Yevgenia Albats and Ambassa

Ford School of Public Policy to host Russian journalist and scholar Yevgenia Albats and Ambassador Susan Elliott, a recently retired U.S. diplomat, to discuss how media and information are changing the relationship between Russia and the United States. #60+mins #PublicPolicy #Event #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Media #InformationScience #Lecture

 01-15-2020 | 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM ET


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Preventing Firearm Injuries among Children and Teens: The State of Science

School of Public Health presents a conference identifying current research on firearm injury amongst children and teenagers, and potential solutions to combat this growing issue. #60+mins #PublicHealth #Symposium #SchoolofPublicHealth #Society #Government/Politics #GunControl #YouthandAdolescent

 10-21-2019 | 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM ET


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Bigger Spend, Same End: Post-Hospital Care Study Suggests Medicare Could Save Money

A Michigan Medicine research team has found that Medicare can be more effective and less costly for patients and taxpayers if Medicare spends less, which will eventually save more. September 3, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Government/Politics #MedicalAdvice #Medicare/Medicaid ​​​​​​​​


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Educators: The Unsung Heroes Supporting Immigrant Families in Wake of ICE Raids

School of Public Health Assistant Professor William Lopez coauthors a piece commending the efforts of educators in supporting immigrant families facing threats of ICE raids. August 12, 2019. # #PublicHealth #web-article #SchoolofPublicHealth #Government/Politics #Society #Immigration #Refugees #Education #Community #WilliamLopez ​​​​​​​​​​​


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Why a Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Prices Should Not Be Piecemeal

School of Education Associate Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education Minal Patel contributes to an article in the Conversation that highlights how raising health care costs over time are leading to higher out-of-pocket expenses for patients including prescription drugs. September 10, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #HealthandWellness #Government/Politics #Business #Pharmacy #MinalRPatel #JoeGerald ​​​​​​​​​​


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"The Education of an Idealist"

Ford School of Public Policy is hosting Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power for a conversation about her distinguished career and her newly published book "The Education of an Idealist". #5-15mins #PublicPolicy #Event #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Society #Politics ​​​​​​​

 09-25-2019 | 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM ET


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Americans Reflect on Apollo 11 and the Space Program

50 years after NASA first landed on the moon, Americans continue to be more impressed with the achievements and discoveries in space, according to recent surveys. July 17, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Government/Politics #Society #SpaceScience #Technology ​​​​​​​​


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Ali Proposes a Commission to Fight Domestic Terror

Ford School of Public Policy Towsley Policymaker in Residence Javed Ali recommends a transparent, diverse committee of national leaders and non-partisan professionals to fight domestic terrorism. August 16, 2019. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Security #Safety #Service #SocialCampaigns ​​​