In the Media

Steve Andreasen, a national security expert and Humphrey School affiliate faculty member, wrote this commentary expressing concern that President Trump might pull the United States out of the 1996 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. 

Washington Post
June 26, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story analyzing President Trump's decision-making on recent foreign policy issues involving Iran and Mexico.

Washington Post
June 23, 2019

An interview with Humphrey School Communications Director Keith Hovis, who wrote and composed Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant, a musical opening June 21 at Park Square Theatre in St. Paul. 

Star Tribune
June 20, 2019

Humphrey School MPA candidate Blanca Martinez Gavina was chosen to represent Professional Student Government on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents for the 2019-2020 academic year. She is interviewed for this story. 

MN Daily
June 19, 2019

An interview with Humphrey School Communications Director Keith Hovis, who wrote and composed Jefferson Township Sparkling Junior Talent Pageant, a musical opening June 21 at Park Square Theatre in St. Paul. 

Twin Cities Arts Reader
June 19, 2019

This story examining the impact of providing free mass transit services to women in Delhi, India, mentions a study by Professor Yingling Fan that shows women make comparatively more trips per day apart from work, to run errands and other small jobs.

The Wire
June 18, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on HUD Secretary Ben Carson's visit to Minnesota and its implications for President Trump's re-election campaign. 

WCCO TV
June 18, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on potential Republican candidates in the 2020 U.S. Senate race in Minnesota. 

KMSP
June 18, 2019

Two Humphrey School alumni,  Barbara Sporlien (MPlan '90) and Bruce Messelt (MA '91), are among the five finalists for the city manager position in Blaine, Minnesota. 

Press Publications
June 18, 2019

Cherrene Horazuk, an administrative assistant at the Humphrey School and president of AFSCME Local 3800, the University's clerical workers union, comments in this story on the University of Minnesota's budget proposal and tuition increase. 

Star Tribune
June 14, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story on how the president and presidential candidates are directly challenging American businesses in new ways. 

Washington Post
June 13, 2019

In response to President Trump's declared willingness to accept help from a foreign government in an election, Humphrey School Professor Larry Jacobs was quoted in this story saying that idea “is absolutely unprecedented.”

Washington Post
June 13, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story looking at the campaign 2020 activities in Minnesota. 

KSTP
June 11, 2019

This  profile of Walter Mondale includes comments from Professor Larry Jacobs as well as references to the Humphrey School and the Joan and Walter Mondale Commons.

Star Tribune
June 11, 2019

This story exploring the gender gap in cycling in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area mentions a study by Professor Yingling Fan that concludes commuting by bike makes people happier. 

MinnPost
June 11, 2019

Professor Morris Kleiner is quoted in this story on occupational licensing rules being relaxed in some states to attract more workers to the labor force. 

Wall Street Journal
June 9, 2019

The Humphrey School is mentioned in this story about an effort to launch a Center on Aging at the University of Minnesota. 

Star Tribune
June 8, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on how former Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken is back in the political spotlight as Democratic presidential hopefuls grapple with his place in the movement against sexual harassment.

KMSP
June 6, 2019

Humphrey School alumnus Adam Wilson (MPP '19) authored this commentary on why transgender people are less likely to report when they're the victim of a hate crime, and how to address the issue.  

MinnPost
May 31, 2019

In this commentary, Mitch Pearlstein of the Center of the American Experiment discusses the strong bias on behalf of four-year degrees in the United States. He mentions a report on the subject co-authored by Gwendolyn Freed, Humphrey School's director of development. 

Star Tribune
May 31, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story looking at the political forces that influence the rulemaking process in Minnesota state government. 

Star Tribune
May 25, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story on the number of books being written by supporters of President Trump, who typically plugs the books and helps boost sales. 

The Guardian
May 24, 2019

In this commentary, Humphrey School alumnus Tane Danger (MPP '16) suggests the public would feel more connected to and invested in the work of our state government if the legislative process was more transparent. 

MinnPost
May 24, 2019

Humphrey School alumna Lorrie Janatopoulos (MPA '16) has been named director of CareerForce, Minnesota’s WorkForce system, within the state Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). 

Twin Cities Business
May 23, 2019

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