In the Media

Humphrey School student Ryan Redmer wrote this commentary on the importance of immigrants for the growth of Minnesota's workforce. 

January 13, 2021

In this commentary, Associate Dean Catherine Squires argues that praising Stacey Abrams for her get-out-the-vote efforts in Georgia ignores the need for community involvement to address society's problems. 

Minnesota Women's Press
January 11, 2021

Professor Larry Jacobs offers an optimistic view of the future of democracy in this analysis from the Guardian. “What I see is judges appointed by both parties, including Trump, standing up for the rule of law. I see election officials, including Republicans, calling it straight. Where is the breakdown in democracy there? I don’t see it.”

The Guardian
January 10, 2021

Professor Peter Calow authored this commentary examining why a significant percentage of the population is distrustful of science, and recommending steps to address it.  

January 7, 2021

Dean Laura Bloomberg and Vanessa Laird, director of the Center for Integrative Leadership, are among the co-authors of this commentary urging state leaders to invest more in the health and well-being of Minnesota residents, using the University of Minnesota’s expertise as a starting point.

Star Tribune
January 1, 2021

Assistant Professor Bonnie Keeler is quoted in this story on a report she co-authored questioning the methodology used by the Trump administration to justify rolling back federal protections for wetlands and streams.

Public News Service Minnesota
December 24, 2020

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School virtual event featuring award-winning author Kate DiCamillo, who spoke about the power of telling stories, especially during this pandemic year. John Schumacher of Rutgers University, the ambassador of School Libraries for Scholastic, hosted the conversation.

MPR News
December 23, 2020

Professor Ed Goetz was interviewed for this podcast that focuses on Woodhill Homes in Cleveland, one of the nation’s earliest public housing neighborhoods that is scheduled to be completely rebuilt. 

Ideastream, Cleveland
December 15, 2020