In the Media

Research by Professor Morris Kleiner is quoted in this article on occupational licensing. 

The Economist
February 16, 2018

Senior political researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story assessing the chances of Mitt Romney to win the U.S. Senate seat in Utah in November. 

Washington Times
February 16, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs wrote this commentary observing the differences between his Republican poker group and his Democratic one. 

Star Tribune
February 13, 2018

Coverage of Humphrey School alumna Karla Bigham's (MPA '13) victory in a special election for Minnesota Senate District 54. 

Star Tribune
February 13, 2018

Coverage of Humphrey School alumna Karla Bigham's (MPA '13) victory in a special election for Minnesota Senate District 54. 

Associated Press
February 13, 2018

Coverage of Humphrey School alumna Karla Bigham's (MPA '13) victory in a special election for Minnesota Senate District 54. 

MinnPost
February 13, 2018

Senior researcher Eric Ostermeier's Smart Politics blog, reprinted here, looks at the chances of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker winning a third term. 

Urban Milwaukee
February 13, 2018

Senior researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this article on the latest polling information on President Trump's performance. 

Morning Consult
February 13, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article on a bill introduced in the Minnesota House to require state colleges to guarantee students "a fundamental constitutional right to free speech." Another part of the bill could curb the free speech rights of professors.

City Pages
February 13, 2018

Coverage of Humphrey School alumna Karla Bigham's (MPa '13) victory in a special election for Minnesota Senate District 54. 

KMSP
February 12, 2018

Coverage of Humphrey School alumna Karla Bigham's (MPA '13) victory in a special election for Minnesota Senate District 54. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
February 12, 2018

Humphrey School Professor Judy Temple co-authored this commentary on the University of Minnesota's role in improving early childhood education in the state. 

Star Tribune
February 11, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article on the impact of U.S. Representative Rick Nolan's decision not to run for re-election in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District. 

Forum News Service
February 9, 2018

Humphrey School alumna Leah Phifer (MPP '15), who is running for Congress in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, is interviewed for this story. 

Bustle
February 8, 2018

Humphrey School alumna Karla Bigham (MPA '13), was endorsed by the Star Tribune editorial board in the February 12 special election in Minnesota Senate District 54. 

Star Tribune
February 7, 2018

Senior Fellow Art Rolnick is quoted in this commentary examining the economic impact of hosting the Super Bowl in Minneapolis. 

Rochester Post Bulletin
February 7, 2018

A profile of Humphrey School alumna Leah Phifer (MPP '15), who is running for Congress in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District. Her photo appeared on a recent Time magazine cover featuring female political candidates.  

Isanti County News
February 7, 2018

A capstone project by Master of Public Affairs students, in cooperation with Hennepin County, shows that helping Minnesotans to work longer before retirement can benefit the state’s economy and also support workers who lack sufficient savings to retire.

Minnesota Department of Human Services
February 6, 2018

Senior Fellow Jay Kiedrowski is interviewed for this "Good Question" segment on the health of the economy in the wake of uncertainty on Wall Street.

WCCO
February 6, 2018

Humphrey School Master of Public Policy student Izaak Mendoza writes about the social media campaign he implemented to convince Super Bowl organizers to include the University of Minnesota marching band in the halftime show. Mendoza is a drummer in the band. 

Drum Corps International News
February 5, 2018

A book talk with author and researcher Virginia Eubanks, hosted by Humphrey School Professor Joe Soss, is mentioned. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
February 4, 2018

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon had dinner with the family of Joel Salzer of Champlin a few days before the Super Bowl. Salzer is an MPA candidate at the Humphrey School. 

Star Tribune
February 3, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this profile of Jan Malcolm, who was appointed commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health in early February. 

Star Tribune
February 3, 2018

Humphrey School Professor Emerita Katherine Fennelly is quoted in this article examining the immigration issue from the perspective of Minnesota's business community. 

Star Tribune
February 3, 2018

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