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Penny Pritzker, former U.S. Secretary of Commerce, participates in a conversation on America's economic future with Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Interim Associate Director of Social Science and Policy at the University Energy Institute in Weilll Hall Friday.

Former Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, who worked under President Barack Obama and currently works as chairman of PSP Capital Partners and its affiliate, Pritzker Realty Group, spoke Friday in the Ford School of Public Policy’s Annenberg Auditorium.

Last week, Michigan lawmakers of the Progressive Women's Caucus proposed new legislation to fight sexual assault.

Last week, the Michigan lawmakers of the Progressive Women’s Caucus proposed new legislation to fight sexual assault and bolster resources available to victims in t

Mayor Christopher Taylor participates in a conversation with students on public policy in Weill Hall Wednesday.

Approximately 20 students gathered Wednesday night at the Ford School of Public Policy as Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor discussed a wide array of issues relevant to city residents, including how the City Council, under his leadership, has tried to foster stronger ties with University of Mich

Bret Stephens, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner, discusses the roles of free speech and personal discomfort in education in the League Tuesday.

Bret Stephens, a columnist at the New York Times, spoke on the importance of free speech and disagreement Thursday at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in a talk titled, “Free Speech and the Necessity of Discomfort.” The talk, presented by Wall

Ana Navarro, a Republican strategist and political contributor to CNN, ABC News, and Telemundo, discusses her views on recent political events and answers various questions from the public at Mendelssohn Theatre Monday.

Ana Navarro, a Republican strategist and political contributor, spoke at the University of Michigan’s Lydia Mendelssohn Theater Monday night as a pa

  Michigan Gov. Snyder appoints anti-LQBTQ+ activist to Civil Rights Commission.

Gov. Rick Snyder recently sparked controversy by appointing Bishop Ira Combs Jr. to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. Combs, a Republican and Pentecostal minister in Jackson, is well-known for condemning pro-LGBT legislation.

Dan Haberman, one of the eight candidates for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District seat, and University of Michigan alumnus, has made the decision to unionize his campaign staff.

Dan Haberman, one of the 11 candidates for Michigan’s 11th Congressional District seat and University of Michigan alum, has made the decision to unionize his campaign staff. 

On Monday, several Michigan lawmakers proposed new legislation to fight sexual assault and harassment, especially in response to the Larry Nassar trials and #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.

On Monday, several Michigan lawmakers proposed new legislation during a Michigan House of Representatives meeting to fight sexual assault and har

With the 2018 elections on the horizon, candidates across parties and levels of government have begun fundraising for their campaigns.

Wednesday, Gov. Rick Snyder suggested a 2 percent increase in funding for the state’s higher education budget during the 2018-2019 fiscal year.