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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Humphrey School Professor Samuel Myers to receive Westerfield Award from National Economic Association

Dr. Samuel Myers, Jr., the Roy Wilkins Professor of Human Relations and Social Justice at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, has been named recipient of the Samuel Z. Westerfield, Jr., Award by the National Economic Association (NEA). The award is the NEA's highest honor.

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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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Humphrey School Dean Delivers Keynote at U's Global Health Day 

Eric Schwartz, dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, delivered the keynote address at the University of Minnesota's first Global Health Day. His remarks on the Ethical Considerations for Global Health focused on responses to the Ebola crisis.

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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

Washington Mandela Fellowship Info Session
Jan 30, 10:00 AM | Andreas Theater, HHH110

Tanzania course information session with Prof. Ed Goetz
Feb 2, 03:00 PM | A110 Mayo Building UMN East Bank

How has governing in Minnesota changed?
Feb 3, 12:00 PM | Humphrey Forum