In the Media

Professor Ragui Assaad comments in this story about how the coronavirus outbreak is impacting Egypt's economy, especially relating to the country's large number of day laborers and those living in poverty. 

Daily News Egypt
March 23, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs was a guest on Almanac's political roundtable segment, discussing presidential politics and the COVID-19 outbreak.  

TPT Almanac
March 20, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story about voter turnout among college students and its potential impact in the November 2020 election.

MN Daily
March 18, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story on the recent marriage of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minneapolis to a political consultant who has worked for her in the past. 

Associated Press
March 12, 2020

Assistant Professor Daniel Cheng is interviewed for this story examining the increasing role of nonprofit organizations in providing public services in Canada's Yukon territory. 

CBC News, Canada
March 11, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story on how President Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis has been called into question. 

The Guardian
March 10, 2020

Research Fellow Eric Ostermeier comments in this story on President Trump's plans to campaign aggressively in Minnesota in advance of the November election. 

Washington Examiner
March 6, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on Joe Biden's surprise win in the Minnesota presidential primary on March 3. 

Financial Times
March 4, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar's chances of winning the March 3 primary in her home state of Minnesota. 

Associated Press
March 2, 2020

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Political Science Professor Julia Azari of Marquette University on the presidential nominating process. The event was moderated by UMN Political Science Professor Kathryn Pearson.

MPR News
March 2, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs comments on Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's decision to drop out of the presidential race on the eve of Super Tuesday. 

St. Cloud Times
March 2, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs explains how the Democratic presidential nominee might be chosen if the party's nominating convention is contested. 

March 2, 2020

Professor Yingling Fan comments in this story on safety measures being considered for the Twin Cities light rail system. 

Star Tribune
February 29, 2020

Google has pledged to build a $600 million data center in Becker, Minnesota, but is asking for taxpayer subsidies to support its effort. Assistant Professor Gabe Chan comments on whether that’s a good idea.

February 28, 2020

Professor Ed Goetz is interviewed for this story on the redevelopment of a public housing complex in the Pittsburgh area. 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 27, 2020

Humphrey School student Isaac Russell (MPP ’20) wrote this commentary on identity politics in the current campaign season. 

February 26, 2020

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick was the keynote speaker at this Arizona event, which focused on the importance of early childhood education. 

Tucson Local Media
February 26, 2020

Professor Ed Goetz analyzes presidential candidate Joe Biden’s proposal for addressing the affordable housing issue. 

SF Gate
February 26, 2020

MPR News rebroadcast excerpts of 'Hidden Figures' author Margot Lee Shetterly's Distinguished Carlson Lecture from February 2017, to mark the recent death of Katherine Johnson, a NASA mathemetician who was profiled in the book. Johnson was 101. 

MPR News
February 25, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs was interviewed for this historical look at the presidential primary system. 

February 25, 2020

Assistant Professor Bonnie Keeler and two researchers with the CREATE Initiative are quoted in this story about their work to combat the effects of green gentrification. 

MN Daily
February 23, 2020

A recap of Gov. Tim Walz's comments on his state budget priorities at a Humphrey School event. WCCO's Pat Kessler was the moderator.

February 21, 2020

WCCO asked this Good Question of Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski, who had a simple answer: “Because it’s income, and we tax income in the state of Minnesota.”

February 20, 2020

A profile of alumna Debbie Montgomery (MA '72), the first female patrol officer in the St. Paul Police Department. She was also one of the first black graduates of the Humphrey School. 

February 20, 2020