Humphrey Researchers Call for U.S. Government to Expand Role in Rebuilding Somalia

As Somalia continues to rebuild after a prolonged civil war that began in the early 1990s, researchers at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs recommend the U.S. government consider shifting its work from peacekeeping to rebuilding in ways that will help grow Somalia's economy.

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Former Star Tribune Publisher receives Award of Distinction from University of Minnesota Board of Regents

Roger Parkinson, former publisher and president of the Star Tribune and current vice chairman of the Humphrey School Dean's Advisory Council received the Award of Distinction, one of the highest awards given to a non-alumnus by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.

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Professor Greg Lindsey appointed scholar-in-residence for MnDOT

As the Minnesota Department of Transportation's first scholar-in-residence, Humphrey School Professor Greg Lindsey will work to institutionalize bicycle and pedestrian counting. 

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University of Minnesota, Humphrey School launch collaboration with Human Rights Watch

An exciting new initiative will provide University of Minnesota graduate students the opportunity to work directly with one of the world's largest and most prestigious human rights organizations.

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The Humphrey School: Inspiring Leaders to Advance the Common Good 

In this new video presentation, you'll see how the Humphrey School of Public Affairs prepares young people for careers in public life. Students come to us with a passion to become catalysts for change and we transform that passion into knowledge, into skills, and into action.

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Humphrey Rated among the top-ranking public policy schools

Earn a Master of Public Policy degree at one of the top-ranked public policy schools in the country—the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Our public policy degree trains leaders to design and advocate for better public policy solutions.

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Interested in Environmental Policy or Science and Technology Policy?

Become a top leader and policymaker with a Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy from the top-rated Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Topics covered in our graduate program include environmental policy and management, energy policy, science policy, and technology policy.

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Why a Mid-career Master of Public Affairs Degree?

Learn to help shape public policy and lead change with a graduate degree from the Humphrey School - a top public affairs school. Most students complete our mid-career Master of Public Affairs graduate program in less than three years.

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Events, Blogs + News

Events
Blogs
News
Tuesday
10
Women Leaders in the State Legislature
Mar 10, 12:00 PM | Humphrey Forum

Thursday
12
The Charlie Hebdo Attacks: Liberty v. Security in France Lecture
Mar 12, 05:00 PM | Cowles Auditorium; Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Friday
13
Conversation with Tim Pawlenty
Mar 13, 12:00 PM | Humphrey Forum