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United States general election

Nov 8, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
States and communities across the United States will hold a general election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

Michigan primary election

Aug 2, 2022, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EDT
At your polling location or local clerk's office, or by absentee ballot
Michigan will hold its primary election on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, and the Ford School strongly encourages all eligible voters to make their voices heard.

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.
STPP Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Science for the people: Innovation policy in the United States

Jan 26, 2022, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Join us for a conversation on deploying science, technology, and data for the public good, with Kumar Garg, senior managing director at Schmidt Futures and former assistant director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Professor Shobita Parthasarathy.
STPP Lecture Series, Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series

Fatima Hassan on global vaccine equity and health justice

Dec 6, 2021, 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Join us for a talk on global vaccine equity and health justice with Fatima Hassan, human rights lawyer, social justice activist, and the founder of the Health Justice Initiative in South Africa; and Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Towsley Policymaker in Residence at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

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.
STPP Lecture Series

Jacqueline Patterson on environmental and climate justice

Sep 27, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
Jacqueline Patterson, Founder and Executive Director of The Chisholm Legacy Project, and Kyle Whyte, Professor of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan and affiliate of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy program, discuss environmental and climate justice.

Living in a carceral state

Jun 11, 2021, 12:00 pm EDT
Chris Gilliard, Ursula Rao, Carolyn Sufrin, and chair John Carson comprise the third panel of the Behind Walls, Beyond Discipline: Science, Technology, and the Carceral State webinar series.

Privatization, technology, and the carceral state

May 28, 2021, 12:00 pm EDT
Kelly Gates, Anthony Ryan Hatch, Jorge Nuñez, and chair Heather Thompson comprise the second panel of the Behind Walls, Beyond Discipline: Science, Technology, and the Carceral State webinar series.
Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Lisa D. Cook on diversity and innovation

Feb 18, 2021, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
A conversation with Dr. Lisa D. Cook, professor of economics and international relations at Michigan State University, on the connections between economics, diversity, and innovation. 
STPP Lecture Series

Digital contact tracing: An unlikely policy story

Dec 7, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
Erin Simpson, Associate Director of Technology Policy at the Center for American Progress, will join STPP for a conversation about digital contact tracing and privacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 presidential election

Nov 3, 2020, 7:00 am-8:00 pm EST
At your polling location or by absentee ballot
The 2020 United States presidential election will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020. (Polling location times vary by state)
Harry A. and Margaret D. Towsley Foundation Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School, STPP Lecture Series

Cybersecurity: Threats, policy, and responses

Sep 30, 2020, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT
In this conversation, Paul Abbate, Associate Deputy Director of the FBI, and David Levy, Vice President of Amazon Web Services, will discuss some of the challenges in addressing current cybersecurity threats, formulating policy, and calibrating responses. 
STPP Lecture Series

To Solve Drug Pricing We Must Solve the Drug Patent Problem

Feb 24, 2020, 4:00 pm EST
1110 Weill Hall
Priti Krishtel is a 15-year veteran of the global access to medicines movement. In 2006, she co-founded I-MAK, a nonprofit that works to combat the rising cost of prescription drugs by re-imagining the patent system so that people can get the lifesaving medicine they need.  
Ford School
CLOSUP Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Opportunities and challenges of autonomous vehicles: Role of governments?

Feb 10, 2020, 4:00-5:20 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Join us to hear Christopher Hart, former Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board discuss opportunities of autonomous vehicles and the challenges they present to federal, state and local governments.