In the Media

Coverage of Humphrey School alumnus Neeraj Mehta's recent hiring as the new director of learning for the McKnight Foundation. Since 2012, Mehta (MPP '04) has served as the director of community programs at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA).

News India Times
May 16, 2018

This article looking at the impact of restrictions on refugee arrivals in the United States quotes Associate Professor Ryan Allen. 

Nonprofit Quarterly
May 15, 2018

Professor Robert Kudrle comments in this story about the impact of the Trump administration's China tariffs on Minnesota's medical technology industry. 

Star Tribune
May 15, 2018

Humphrey School alumnus Jerome Segal (MPA '79), who is challenging US Senator Ben Cardin in Maryland's Democratic Party primary election in June, explains why he opposes the United States moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. 

Arab Daily News
May 13, 2018

Professor James Ron co-authored this commentary making the case that foreign funding of NGOs should be encouraged in parts of the world where domestic support for such groups is lacking.

Lawfare
May 13, 2018

The Humphrey School's commencement ceremony was highlighted in this story about the job market for college graduates. Dean Laura Bloomberg and graduating student Comfort Dondo were featured. 

KARE
May 12, 2018

A profile of Richard Lapchick, the founder and director of The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, based on his recent appearance at the Humphrey School. 

Minnesota Spokesman Recorder
May 11, 2018

This article on a proposal in Minneapolis to switch city elections to even years mentions research the Humphrey School is conducting on the topic. 

Southwest Journal
May 11, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article focusing on how health care reform is a high-profile issue in this campaign season, especially in Minnesota. 

Wall Street Journal
May 11, 2018

This column about immigrants living in Minnesota mentions research by Professor Emerita Katherine Fennelly on the economic impact of immigration in the state. 

St. Cloud Times
May 11, 2018

Columnist John Rash spoke to Anne-Marie Slaughter, keynote speaker at the Humphrey School's commencement ceremony, for his commentary comparing the political protests of 1968 with current times. Slaughter is president and CEO of the New America think tank.

Star Tribune
May 11, 2018

Kate Cimino, assistant director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, is a guest on this podcast that examines how the United States might be different if it was founded today, rather than 250 years ago. 

Rewire
May 11, 2018

Humphrey School alumnus Patrick Mendis (MA '87), an expert on Sino-American relations, delivered several lectures during a month-long tour of Asia, including China, Indonesia, and his native Sri Lanka. Mendis is a researcher at Harvard University. 

Asian American Press
May 11, 2018

This columnist for the Seattle Times mentions recent research conducted by the Humphrey School regarding traffic congestion issues on Interstate 405 in the Seattle area. 

Seattle Times
May 9, 2018

Assistant Professor Gabe Chan explains the changes in domestic oil supply and demand in this "Good Question" segment. 

WCCO TV
May 8, 2018

Doug Chapin, director of the Program for Excellence in Election Administration, comments in this article on West Virginia's efforts to protect its election system from hacking. 

New York Times
May 8, 2018

This story on traffic congestion issues on Interstate 405 in the Seattle area mentions research conducted by the Humphrey School. 

KIRO TV Seattle
May 8, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story examining Melania Trump's role as first lady. 

The Guardian
May 7, 2018

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Doug Chapin, director of the School's Program for Excellence in Election Administration, about the security risks to the country's election systems. Professor Larry Jacobs was the moderator. 

MPR News
May 7, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story about Richard Painter's candidacy for U.S. Senate in Minnesota and his switch to the Democratic Party. 

The Guardian
May 6, 2018

This article on how higher tolls are being seen as a way to address traffic congestion quotes Humphrey School researcher Matt Schmit, who studied congestion issues on Interstate 405 in the Seattle area. 

Wall Street Journal
May 4, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story on whether Richard Painter can translate his visibility as a critic of President Trump into a viable run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Tina Smith. 

MinnPost
May 3, 2018

Associate Professor Ryan Allen comments in this article about Catholic Charities' decision to eliminate its refugee resettlement program in light of new federal restrictions on immigration. 

Star Tribune
May 3, 2018

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick comments for this story on the potential economic impact for Minneapolis when it hosts the NCAA Final Four men's basketball tournament in 2019. 

MPR News
May 2, 2018

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