In the Media

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan is quoted in this article looking at recent research that found political and group identities can sway students’ acceptance of climate change and other politically charged scientific concepts.

MN Daily
December 6, 2017

Professor Anu Ramaswami authored this article in the most recent issue of Our Planet, a magazine published by the United Nations Environment Programme. 

Our Planet
December 5, 2017

Coverage of a presentation at the Humphrey School about sexual harassment. 

Minnesota Spokesman Recorder
December 5, 2017

 This story looking at the minimum wage in Minneapolis refers to a study conducted last year on that topic by the Humphrey School’s Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice.

The Wake
December 4, 2017

Humphrey School alumna Leah Phifer (MPP '15) has hired Sue Hakes, who earned a graduate certificate at the Humphrey School in 2015, to manage her campaign for the 8th Congressional District seat now held by fellow Democrat Rick Nolan. 

Duluth News Tribune
December 4, 2017

Brian Atwood, former dean and professor emeritus, co-authored this commentary outlining several proposals to streamline the functions of the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network
December 4, 2017

MPA student Alan Roy is putting his Humphrey School education to work supporting tribal communities in Minnesota.

University of Minnesota
December 4, 2017

Frank Douma of the State and Local Policy Program is quoted in this story looking at the potential of driverless vehicles to serve small communities in Minnesota. This AP story was published by numerous news outlets around the country. 

Associated Press
December 3, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article looking at the Facebook activity of a Willmar City Council member that has raised concerns among some city residents. 

West Central Tribune
December 1, 2017

This article refers to a report written by researchers at the Humphrey School, which examined the impact of the high-capacity transmission lines on the regional energy industry. 

Midwest Energy News
November 30, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story about another allegation of sexual misconduct being made against Senator Al Franken. 

WCCO
November 30, 2017

Coverage of a presentation at the Humphrey School regarding sexual harassment.

KARE
November 30, 2017

Coverage of a presentation at the Humphrey School regarding sexual harassment.

KSTP
November 30, 2017

Humphrey School Diplomat-in-Residence Mary Curtin is quoted in this editorial criticizing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for eliminating hundreds of jobs in the Foreign Service. 

Star Tribune
November 28, 2017

Professor Emerita Ann Markusen wrote this column about the spate of sexual misconduct allegations that have been made public.

Pine Journal
November 28, 2017

Stephanie Jacobs, director of the Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, is quoted in this article looking at how an increase in nonprofit organizations coincides with a decrease in crime in the Twin Cities. 

MinnPost
November 28, 2017

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick is quoted in this article looking at the offers some cities are making to try to woo Amazon's new headquarters. 

CityLab
November 28, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story looking at the political future of Senator Al Franken in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against him. 

KSTP
November 28, 2017

MPR News aired a presentation by Harvard University's David Williams at the Humphrey School, in which he argued that racism and discrimination is damaging the physical and mental health of all Americans. A panel discussion, moderated by Professor Larry Jacobs, followed Williams' remarks. 

MPR News
November 27, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs comments on the process used by Mayor-elect Melvin Carter to choose leaders for his new administration. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
November 27, 2017

Frank Douma of the State and Local Policy Program is quoted in this story looking at the potential of driverless vehicles to serve Grand Rapids and other small communities in Minnesota. 

MPR News
November 27, 2017

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

Shakopee Valley News
November 25, 2017

Professor Emerita Deborah Swackhamer co-wrote this op-ed criticizing the EPA’s recent decision to exclude many academic researchers from the agency’s advisory boards, saying it amounts to scientific censorship and puts the health of Americans at risk. 

Des Moines Register
November 24, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on the fallout from sexual harassment claims being made against several Minnesota politicians. 

WCCO
November 24, 2017

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