In the Media

This story highlights a new research report on paid family leave by Debra Fitzpatrick, co-director of the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy. Fitzpatrick is quoted. 

MN Daily
February 12, 2019

Dean Laura Bloomberg is interviewed for this story on why more K-12 teachers are pursuing public policy degrees, to have more influence over educational policy decisions in local school districts.  

Insight Into Diversity
February 11, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this commentary about U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's campaign for president. 

New York Times
February 10, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story on Sen. Amy Klobuchar's entry into the campaign for president in 2020.

MN Daily
February 10, 2019

Professor Christina Ewig was interviewed for this story previewing Sen. Amy Klobuchar's entry into the race for president. 

KARE TV
February 9, 2019

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick comments in this story on a push at the Minnesota Capitol to reinstate the angel tax credit program. 

Star Tribune
February 8, 2019

This profile of Dakota County's Birth to Age Eight Collaborative quotes Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski and mentions the program's recognition with a Local Government Innovation Award. 

Star Tribune
February 8, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring DFL House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka. The event was moderated by MPR political reporter Briana Bierschbach.

MPR News
February 7, 2019

This story highlights a study of University of Minnesota contract parkers who are using the Daynamica app, developed by Professor Yingling Fan. The app provides users with multiple transportation options and data on how much money would be saved if they hadn't driven.  

MN Daily
February 7, 2019

An event held at the Humphrey School on February 7, Non-Profit News: Storytelling & the Future of Journalism, was promoted in this events calendar. 

MinnPost
February 6, 2019

This story highlights a new research report by Assistant Professor Gabe Chan, which examines how electricity providers around Minnesota are adjusting as sustainable energy resources become more accessible. 

MN Daily
February 6, 2019

Frank Douma, director of the State and Local Policy Program, is quoted in this story on White Bear Lake's interest in becoming a test site for autonomous  vehicles.  

White Bear Press
February 6, 2019

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski comments in this story examining the practice of some commercial real estate developers who fail to pay property taxes on unsold lots, sometimes for several years.

KARE TV
February 6, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article about the upcoming 2020 Census and its implications for Minnesota's political strength in Washington. State Demographer Susan Brower (MA '00), a Humphrey School alumna, is featured. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
February 2, 2019

Humphrey School Master of Public Policy candidates Sohel Rana and Alex Ingulsrud wrote this commentary examining US influence on Bangladesh.

The Daily Star Bangladesh
February 2, 2019

This story on a legislative proposal to create a paid family leave program for Minnesota workers quotes a new research report on the subject by Debra Fitzpatrick, co-director of the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy. 

Rochester Post Bulletin
January 30, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this commentary examining the troubled governments of the United States and Britain. 

Star Tribune
January 28, 2019

Nick Stumo-Langer, an MPP candidate at the Humphrey School, makes the case for lawmakers to fully fund the expansion of high-speed internet access throughout rural Minnesota. 

MinnPost
January 28, 2019

Professor Robert Kudrle is quoted in this story on the ongoing trade war and the possible expansion of tariffs on imports from China. 

Star Tribune
January 26, 2019

Coverage of one of the winners of the Local Government Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center. 

Morrison County Record
January 26, 2019

Professor Anu Ramaswami comments in this story examining the urban food policies that were included in the Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan. 

MinnPost
January 25, 2019

A profile of Humphrey School student Eric Muckey, who is pursuing a dual MPP/MBA degree, and his involvement in starting a suicide prevention organization on several college campuses in South Dakota. 

Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan
January 25, 2019

This story highlights research by Humphrey School Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) students on the future of autonomous vehicles in Scott County.

Belle Plaine Herald
January 25, 2019

This story explains a research project involving Assistant Professor Gabe Chan and several Humphrey School students, who went to Puerto Rico in January to study sustainable energy systems.

MN Daily
January 24, 2019

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