In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story examining the performance of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd. 

Associated Press
May 30, 2020

Professor Yingling Fan comments in this story on how race and transportation access collided in Minneapolis during the George Floyd protests, following a historical pattern.

May 29, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on the 2020 campaign for president. 

Market Watch
May 29, 2020

Coverage of a Humphrey School event discussing how voting systems may need to be changed in November in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

May 29, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on the various factors affecting Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's choice of a running mate. 

PBS NewsHour
May 28, 2020

In this commentary, Associate Professor Emerita Barbara Crosby reflects on the biblical Book of Job and how it can inform today’s leaders.  

May 26, 2020

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring former Republican Congressman Vin Weber and political scientist Anna Greenberg, discussing how the 2020 campaign for president might be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Professor Larry Jacobs was the moderator. 

MPR News
May 20, 2020

Humphrey School alumna Ali Grimes (MPP '20) co-authored this commentary calling for higher wages and better working conditions for home health care aides. 

May 20, 2020

Professor Yingling Fan's research into traffic planning and congestion is cited in this story on how working from home may change transportation systems. 

Asean Post
May 19, 2020

New Humphrey School graduate Izaak Mendoza (MPP/MBA ’20) was featured in this story about the University's online commencement ceremonies. 

Star Tribune
May 16, 2020

Columnist John Rash spoke with Diplomat-in-Residence Mary Curtin about how global relations are changing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Star Tribune
May 15, 2020

Humphrey School alumnus Nick Stumo-Langer (MPP '20) wrote this commentary on workers' rights during the coronavirus pandemic. 

May 15, 2020

Professor Yingling Fan co-led a research project showing that the level of emotional well-being, or happiness, reported while home gardening was similar to what people reported while biking, walking or dining out. 

Science Blog
May 12, 2020

Professor Yingling Fan was interviewed for this story on how the coronavirus pandemic will change urban transportation systems going forward.  

National Geographic
May 11, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs discusses the political processes behind the federal government's coronavirus relief stimulus payments to taxpayers. 

KSMQ Public Television
May 8, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign. 

Washington Examiner
May 7, 2020

Humphrey School alumnus Tane Danger (MPP '16) wrote this commentary on how best to communicate with people who believe in conspiracy theories. 

Minnesota Reformer
May 7, 2020

A first-year Humphrey School student who declined to give her name is quoted in this story on whether college students might take time off from their studies if classes remain online in the fall. 

Teen Vogue
May 6, 2020

Professor Ed Goetz is quoted in this story on the need for government assistance for renters during the coronavirus pandemic. 

MN Daily
May 5, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story reacting to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s suggestion that state and local governments should declare bankruptcy rather than seek more federal funding to address the coronavirus pandemic. 

The Guardian
May 4, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on political divisions growing over Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. 

May 3, 2020

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story on the Biden presidential campaign's response to a sexual assault allegation made against him. Biden denies the incident occurred. 

The Guardian
May 2, 2020

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick comments in this story on what the job market will look like after the coronavirus crisis ends. 

Twin Cities Business
May 2, 2020

Humphrey School student Bridget Siljander is quoted in this story that says denying your negative emotions during stressful times takes its own toll. 

Star Tribune
May 1, 2020