In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this article on the state Legislature's budget proposals for the University of Minnesota. 

MN Daily
April 25, 2019

Professor Ed Goetz is quoted in this story  outlining renters' concerns over the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority's plan to use a federal program meant to attract private or nonprofit investment to residential buildings in need of repair. 

MN Daily
April 25, 2019

This story features research by Professor Yingling Fan which found that cycling, when compared to driving, walking and taking public transit, is the mode of transport most associated with feelings of happiness.

Star Tribune
April 25, 2019

Researcher Eric Ostermeier is mentioned in this story on the upcoming change in Minnesota to presidential primaries rather than caucuses. 

MinnPost
April 23, 2019

Former Humphrey School faculty member Dean Abrahamson is mentioned in this story looking back at student involvement in the early years of Earth Day. 

MN Daily
April 22, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story reacting to the Supreme Court's accepting a case to determine whether LGBT workers should be included in the employment protections of the Civil Rights Act.

KARE
April 22, 2019

Diplomat-in-Residence Mary Curtin is quoted in this editorial regarding the United Kingdom's extension of its Brexit deadline until October 31. 

Star Tribune
April 19, 2019

The City of Minneapolis has begun work to develop a more sustainable food system called the Minneapolis Food Action Plan. Professor Anu Ramaswami, who is collaborating on that effort, was quoted in this story.

MN Daily
April 18, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs discussed Attorney General William Barr's handling of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. 

WCCO Radio
April 18, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Columbia University's Alexander Hertel-Fernandez on how political conservatives are succeeding at influencing public policy in states around the nation.  The event was moderated by Humphrey School Professor Larry Jacobs. 

MPR News
April 17, 2019

Frank Douma of the State and Local Policy Program was interviewed for this story about mileage-based user fees as a potential new revenue source, as gas tax collections continue to decline.

KARE
April 17, 2019

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski is quoted in this story looking at how Minnesota compares to other states in terms of its tax rates. 

Watchdog
April 15, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story previewing President Trump's visit to Minnesota on April 15. 

KMSP
April 14, 2019

Associate Professor Jerry Zhao is interviewed for this story explaining why Minnesota taxes Social Security benefits, when other states do not. 

Star Tribune
April 13, 2019

This commentary supports more investment in digital services provided by all levels of government to better serve residents and increase their trust in government. Professor Joe Soss is quoted. 

USA Today
April 12, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Professor Jane Kirtley of the Hubbard School of Journalism  on free speech in America. The event was moderated by Humphrey School Professor Larry Jacobs. 

MPR News
April 11, 2019

This story looks at concerns over public safety in the neighborhood surrounding the Humphrey School. Humphrey student Kowsar Mohamed is quoted. 

MN Daily
April 11, 2019

This story highlights research by Professor Yingling Fan which found that cycling, when compared to driving, walking and taking public transit, is the mode of transport most associated with feelings of happiness.

Lismore Echo, Australia
April 10, 2019

Researcher Eric Ostermeier's Smart Politics blog, reprinted here, examines the results of Wisconsin's recent State Supreme Court election. 

Urban Milwaukee
April 8, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story about the deep divisions between DFL and Republican lawmakers trying to reach agreement on a new two-year state budget. 

Forum News Service
April 5, 2019

This story highlights the Acara program and the Acara Challenge, which promote interdisciplinary research to solve the world’s grand challenges. Humphrey School student Michele Girard, who won this year’s Acara Challenge, is quoted.

MN Daily
April 4, 2019

Assistant Professor Janna Johnson is quoted in this story on how the City of Minneapolis and neighborhood groups near the University of Minnesota campus are promoting 2020 Census participation among students. 

MN Daily
April 4, 2019

This profile of Minneapolis civil rights advocate Josie Johnson mentions her book launch event at the Humphrey School. 

MPR News
April 3, 2019

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick authored this commentary explaining the struggle for working parents to find high-quality child care for their infants and toddlers.

MinnPost
April 2, 2019

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