FBI director will talk terrorism, extremism in University of Michigan forum
ANN ARBOR, MI - Domestic terrorism, extremism, cybersecurity and more are the subjects at a University of Michigan forum Friday featuring FBI Director Christopher Wray. Lin, other faculty experts and students will be able to ask Wray questions regarding public policy the FBI helps form. The event is available to the public through livestream on the Ford School website. In-person attendance is limited to Ford School faculty, students and staff. Read more from The Ann Arbor News:E-superbike built by University of Michigan students reaching 160 mph speeds1st spacewalk taken by Michigan college alum piloting NASA SpaceX missionRebuilding trust comes first, says new University of Michigan president to campusmlive.com
$10M gift to University of Michigan Ford School to expand work in social policy, equity
ANN ARBOR, MI – A $10-million gift will help interdisciplinary research on policy that promotes social equity and inclusion at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy. The gift will fund the Kohn Collaborative for Social Policy and complete the $17-million investment made by Harold and Carol Kohn in the last several years, according to a university news release. “We know of no better home for the Kohn Collaborative than the Ford School,” the Kohns said in a statement. There are now five Kohn professorships at the school that aim to expand the school’s expertise and impact in domestic social policy, the release states. “The Kohn family has a long line of descendants who were merchants in Germany and the United States,” Harold Kohn said.mlive.com
University of Michigan to host free virtual event with Trevor Noah
ANN ARBOR – The University of Michigan’s University Musical Society and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will be hosting a free, interactive event with Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show, on Tuesday. The event is open to members of the U-M community as well as supporters and event attendees of UMS and the Ford School. The discussion with the outspoken comedian and author will be moderated by Michael Barr, Dean of the Ford School of Public Policy, with questions from U-M students. “U-M and Ford School students care deeply about our democracy and about the urgent work of building a racially just society,” Dean Barr said in a statement. “I’m excited to host this conversation between our students and the brilliant Trevor Noah, who speaks with such honesty and clarity about racism, social movements, and public policy.
Michigan Matters: Is Civility In Politics Dead?
Milliken was known for working both sides of the aisle and his focus on helping Detroit and then- Mayor Coleman A. The roundtable discussed the University of Michigan being chosen to host one of the three U.S. Presidential Debates next year and its significance. Also appearing on Michigan Matters was Margaret Trimer, of Delta Dentals Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, as she discussed the nonprofits growing imprint in healthcare and the community. Trimer discussed the importance of oral health to children which impacts so much in their lives not only today but tomorrow. Watch MICHIGAN MATTERS Sunday at 11:30am on CBS 62detroit.cbslocal.com