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Navigating the Science-Action Labyrinth

School for Environment and Sustainability climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck discusses how he sees his role in global society and the complex landscape of converting science to action. April 27, 2020. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article ...


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Building Better Coronavirus Databases with Automatic Quality Checks

Michigan Engineering Professor Michael Cafarella leads an NSF-funded project that will build high-quality auxiliary datasets to enable automatic quality checking on COVID-19 data, ensuring accurate and helpful information. April 16, 2020. #5mins #Engineering #web-article ...


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Using Research Thinking to Address Health Policy Problems: Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H.

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation presented a seminar and hosted speaker Dr. Nicole Lurie to discuss how academic medical research should be utilized more by Healthcare and public health to inform decisions. February 25, 2020. #30-60mins #Medicine #video ...


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Business and the Environment, 50 Years After the First Earth Day: What’s Changed, What Hasn’t, and What Needs to Happen Now

Michigan Ross Professor Tom Lyon answers questions about corporate responsibility concerning the environment and sustainability, what has changed in the last 50 years, and what needs to change for a better future. March 9, 2020. # #Business #web-article ...


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Funding Local Government in Michigan: Broken System Puts Services at Long-term Risk

Ford School of Policy Director of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) Tom Ivacko discusses how although Michigan's economy is booming, local governments are not reaping benefits due to policy factors, finding costs are rising beyond revenue. February 25, 2020. #5...


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Youth Activism, Then and Now: Student Activists From Several Generations on Youth Activism

U-M School for Environment and Sustainability hosted a panel of student activists from the 1970’s, 80’s and 90’s for an informal dialogue to discuss strategies to change institutions and environmental justice. March 11, 2020. #60+mins #Environment/Sustainability #video ...


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Denis McDonough: New Frontiers - Labor, Immigration, and Foreign Policy

U-M Ford School of Public Policy hosts Denis McDonough to discuss the transforming labor market, new economy, and crisis response in the White House. March 10, 2020. #60+mins #PublicPolicy #video #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Society #Economics #Policy...


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Dr. Karl Hausker: Getting to Net-zero - Climate Challenges and Solutions

Ford School of Public Policy presents Dr. Karl Hausker in which he answers questions regarding the growing problem of climate change, discussing net-zero emission solutions and the Green New Deal. February 26, 2020. #30-60mins #PublicPolicy #video #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy ...


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In the Hill, Javed Ali Lays Out Concerns for Intelligence Agency

U-M Ford School Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence Javed Ali shares his thoughts in a "The Hill" post about changes in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). February 27, 2020. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy ...


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Chris Calabrese: The Pros and Cons of Facial Recognition Technology for Our Civil Liberties

U-M Ford School of Public Policy hosts Chris Calabrese to discuss facial recognition technology, and how it is changing our lives. He discusses what policymakers should address concerning this technology. February 12, 2020. #60+mins #PublicPolicy #video ...