News, Events, and Media

Nancy Pelosi and Media

Stay in the Know with Humphrey School Communications

Find an Expert for Your Story

Looking for a policy expert to interview? Let us know what type of expertise would best serve your story, or peruse our list of faculty, senior fellows, or staff and then reach out to our media relations contact to set something up:

Melanie Sommer
612-624-3566
[email protected] 

Request Public Records

If you are a reporter or member of the public looking to request public records under the Minnesota Data Practices Act, you must submit your request via the University's Data Request Center. Requests should be as specific as possible and also specify the news organization with which you are affiliated.

For more information on the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, visit the Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes. Visit the University Policy Library for the administrative policy on Public Access to University Information

Stay Connected

The best way to stay in the know about what is happening at the Humphrey School is to sign up for our quarterly newsletter and our monthly Events Digest

We also recommend checking back regularly as we post weekly news stories about the Humphrey School community on our website. If you have a story idea for us, there are two ways to connect: You can fill out this form or email us at [email protected]

We also encourage you to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Flickr.  

Attend an Event

There are always events happening at the Humphrey School. In addition to receiving our monthly Events Digest, you can check our website frequently, as upcoming events are regularly posted online.

The communications team executes logistics and creates marketing and communications strategies for external facing events, such as the Distinguished Carlson Lecture, the Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards, and our annual commencement ceremony. We collaborate with other units to promote and support School events, including creation of news releases, assistance with audience development, and other promotional services.

Upcoming Public Events

In the Media