In the Media

Frank Douma, director of the Humphrey School's state and local policy program, is quoted in this story looking at plans for expansion of ride-sharing programs in the Twin Cities metro area. 

MN Daily
July 12, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted by columnist Jon Tevlin, who looks at the crowded race for Minneapolis mayor. 

Star Tribune
July 11, 2017

In this commentary, Dean Laura Bloomberg urges community members and medical professionals to seek better understanding of the Somali community's concerns about vaccinations for their children. 

Star Tribune
July 10, 2017

Humphrey School's Diplomat-in-Residence, Mary Curtin, discussed the expectations around the Trump-Putin meeting that took place during the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. Listen to Curtin's interview with KARE11 news. 

KARE11
July 10, 2017

A report on the town hall meeting held at the Humphrey School to discuss a recent outbreak of measles in the Minnesota Somali community, and address rumors in the community surrounding childhood vaccines and autism.

VOA
July 8, 2017

Coverage of the Voice of America's town hall meeting, held at the Humphrey School, to discuss childhood vaccinations and their alleged link to autism. 

Star Tribune
July 8, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs wrote this commentary looking at how both major political parties are defining themselves for the state's next election cycle. The struggle for the DFL's soul could be particularly decisive. 

Star Tribune
July 7, 2017

Associate Professor Kathy Quick is quoted in this article about how the communities of Falcon Heights and St. Anthony have dealt with Castile’s shooting death by a police officer.

 

Twin Cities Daily Planet
July 6, 2017

Humphrey School transportation researcher Adeel Lari is quoted in this article about the tough choices facing the Department of Transportation on how best to fix the state’s roads.

 

Star Tribune
July 5, 2017

In this commentaryProfessor James Ron and two others discuss why various countries are cracking down on non-governmental organizations.

 

Washington Post
July 5, 2017

Tom Swain, Humphrey School Advisory Council member and Public Leadership Award honoree, was chosen to raise the American flag at the Minnesota Twins game on July 4, as part of the team's salute to the military. Swain is a World War II Army veteran. 

WCCO TV
July 4, 2017

A profile of the Mandela Washington Fellows who are at the University of Minnesota for leadership training this summer. They met with Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who received a Humphrey Public Leadership Award June 28.

Star Tribune
June 30, 2017

Tom Swain, a longtime supporter of the Humphrey School and the University of Minnesota, is mentioned for his honor as a recipient of a Hubert Humphrey Public Leadership Award. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
June 30, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article comparing the cost of living in Minneapolis to that of other cities adopting a $15 per hour minimum wage. 

Star Tribune
June 30, 2017

Humphrey School supporter and Advisory Council member Tom Swain will raise the American flag at the Minnesota Twins home game on July 4, Swain's 96th birthday. 

Star Tribune
June 29, 2017

This story focuses on Linda Thomas-Greenfield's honor as a recipient of the Hubert Humphrey Public Leadership Award.  

Mshale
June 29, 2017

Former Dean Eric Schwartz is quoted in this editorial commenting on the Supreme Court's decision to allow a limited version of President Trump's travel ban to take effect until the full court rules on the case this fall. 

Star Tribune
June 28, 2017

Associate Professor Kathy Quick is quoted in this article about how residents of Delano are addressing recent acts of racism in their community.  

Star Tribune
June 27, 2017

Deborah Swackhamer, Humphrey School professor emerita of environmental health sciences and the top scientist on the EPA’s scientific review board, said an EPA official pressured her to alter her testimony to play down the dismissal of expert advisers when she testified before a House committee in May.

 

New York Times
June 26, 2017

Professor Morris Kleiner is quoted in this article arguing there’s an upside to requiring workers in certain occupations to be licensed.   

 

Bloomberg
June 26, 2017

The Humphrey School’s Public Leadership Awards are highlighted in the Inside Track business blog.

Star Tribune
June 26, 2017

Merrie Benasutti of the Center for Integrative Leadership and Humphrey School student Chad Ostlund are mentioned in this article which highlights the Humphrey School's research for the Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program.

MN Daily
June 20, 2017

Associate Professor Yingling Fan is quoted in this article that examines the veracity of a report on Twin Cities area traffic problems by the Center of the American Experiment. 

City Pages
June 20, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story that looks at the candidacy of Tom Hoch for mayor of Minneapolis, and how it might be boosted by a clever TV ad. 

WCCO TV
June 19, 2017

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