The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University is committed to inspiring and developing the new generation of public and nonprofit professionals who can take on complex issues and make change a reality in civic life. Ranked as the best in Ohio and 25 nationally among the 272 Public Affairs graduate schools in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report ratings, the Glenn Colleges teaches its students how governments, nonprofits, and private firms can work together to serve the public and get results. Through internships, service opportunities, and collaborations with community partners, Glenn College students go beyond the classroom to tackle real-world issues that demand new approaches. The Glenn College’s faculty has practical, real-world knowledge that keeps Glenn College innovative research current with the complex realities of a fluid world. Providing technical assistance and consulting to local, state and federal government agencies as well as nonprofit and private organizations is one of the many ways the Glenn College improves public policy making and management through research and analysis. Learn more about the Glenn College at glenn.osu.edu.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Canadian Studies at SAIS is a university-based policy research institute on Canada. The Center links world class scholarship on Canadian affairs to the study of current events and policy challenges in support of the university’s academic mission. Located in Washington, D.C., the Center sponsors research and events, hosts visiting scholars, and engages outstanding SAIS graduate students in scholarship related to Canada, the challenges of U.S.-Canadian relations and the role of Canada around the world. The Center for Canadian Studies was founded at SAIS in 1960 by Bela Belassa and Canadian-born future Nobel laureate Robert Mundell, both members of the Johns Hopkins University faculty of Economics.
Dickinson Wright has a proud history of client service and a longstanding tradition of excellence. From our founding in Detroit in 1878 by two young lawyers, Henry Monroe Campbell and Henry Russel, the firm has evolved and flourished by maintaining a focus on the client while staying on the leading edge of legislative and technological developments. From a two-person firm serving Detroit-based clients, Dickinson Wright has evolved into a leading global law firm. With approximately 400 lawyers across more than 40 practice areas, Dickinson Wright serves clients from offices in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Saginaw and Troy, Michigan; Las Vegas, Nevada; Reno, Nevada; Columbus, Ohio; Lexington, Kentucky; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix, Arizona; Washington, D.C.; and Toronto, Ontario. We have worked with clients on six continents and our global presence continues to expand.
The Cross-Border Institute (CBI) at the University of Windsor was founded in 2008 under the direction of Dr. Bill Anderson, Ontario Research Chair in Cross-Border Transportation Policy. It is dedicated to research, education and public outreach related to the movement of people, goods and services across the Canada-US border. It takes a multi-disciplinary perspective, incorporating engineering, economics, the social sciences, management and law. Working with public and private sector stakeholders, CBI has developed expertise in cross-border business and border management, both critical to Canada’s economic future. It is a leading centre for research on cross-border supply chains and transportation. CBI continues to form partnership with public agencies, private firms, industry groups and community groups to advance the cause of making a better Canada – US border. It also works with institutions in other countries to address the global challenges of border management and cross-border commerce.