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HHH celebrates International Education Week

Sherry Gray on November 20, 14

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.808629409210652.1073741843.100001908026389&type=1&l=60c0bed3b1 Congratulations to HHH students for putting on a successful International Education Week event!...

HHH fields 2 teams (16 students) for WorldQuest International Trivia Competition

Sherry Gray on November 18, 14

Friday, December 5; 6:30 P - 9:30pm WorldQuest International Trivia Competition. Please register (see below) to cheer on the 2 HHH teams....

HHH Spanish group meets Wednesdays 11:15 in Atrium

Sherry Gray on November 18, 14

Improve your Spanish HHH community, everyone welcome From MPP candidate Brandon Kenney: "Without fail, though, we meet on the second floor of...

Nov 19 Same Sun presentations on Sri Lanka & labor migrant trafficking, and human rights in Togo

Sherry Gray on November 16, 14

Same Sun Happy Hour- Double Presentation Wednesday November 19, 2:30pm Andreas Theater, HHH110 Labor Migrant Trafficking in Sri Lanka Nov 19-Sri Lanka...

MPP Yue Zhang's internship with PEER in Beijing

Sherry Gray on November 12, 14

Summer Internship at PEER (China) I spent the hottest summer time in Beijing, working with peers in PEER China, a local educational...

MPP Xu Man's internship in Beijing, Chinese Acad Soc Sci

Sherry Gray on November 10, 14

Man Xu, second year MPP student, recipient of the Stassen Internaitonal Grant, spent three months in Beijing at the Chinese Academy of...

Reminder: Thurs Noon, Naor Bitton on Israel & the Intern'l Comm

Sherry Gray on November 6, 14

MPP Naor Bitton on Israel & the Intern'l Community--Nov 6, noon Same Sun Happy Hour Israel and the "International Community": Allies or...

MPP Naor Bitton on Israel & the Intern'l Community--Nov 6, noon

Sherry Gray on November 2, 14

Same Sun Happy Hour Israel and the "International Community": Allies or Foes? Thursday, November 6 at 12:00pm HHH 110 (Andreas Theater) Naor...

IPID Talk with Waruiru Mburu on public health issues in Uganda Nov 5

Sherry Gray on October 28, 14

Mark your calendars for our next IPID talk! Waruiru Mburu, one of last year's IPID travel grant recipients, will be giving a...

Wed 3pm in HHH 110--come learn from Erin Cowles about Smaby Fellowship & Norway program open to HHH students

Sherry Gray on October 21, 14

Same Sun Happy Hour with HHH Student Erin Cowles and Humphrey Director of Career Services Lynne Schuman. The Same Sun Happy Hour...

HHH students Faris Kasim & Amrita Vijay Jain essay: "Nobel Peace Prize winners are beacons for progress in India & Pakistan"

Sherry Gray on October 20, 14

Faris Kasim opinion piece in Monday's Star Tribune: http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/279629752.html (reposted below) Nobel Peace Prize winners are beacons for progress in India and...

Eron Yobu Godi intern in IFP/Global Policy at HHH

Sherry Gray on October 20, 14

The Humphrey School International Fellowship Program and Global Policy area is pleased to welcome new intern Eron Yobu Godi (she goes by...

Humphrey students planning overseas projects for 2015--consult 2014 Stassen grant awardees for more information

Sherry Gray on October 20, 14

Stassen International Grants 2015 --more information will be provided spring 2015. The grants are awarded to encourage students to do internships, field...

UMN junior Elisabeth Bott interns with International Fellows program

Sherry Gray on October 16, 14

Elisabeth's Bio: I'm from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I am a junior at the University of Minnesota majoring in Sociology and minoring in Leadership...

6 MDP Judd Fellowship awardees highlighted in UMN Expo

Sherry Gray on October 8, 14

2014 Judd Fellows honored by UMN GPS Alliance at October 7, 2014 Expo MDP 2nd year candidates Adaboh, De Mel, Getahun, Keech,...

HHH student Yue Zhang reports on China summer internship with educational NGO

Sherry Gray on October 2, 14

From Yue Zhang: Summer Internship at PEER (China) I spent the hottest summer time in Beijing, working with peers in PEER China,...

Join us Thursday Oct 2 for Same Sun presentation, HHH students present on PIRE project in China

Sherry Gray on September 29, 14

Summer in China: Learning is Fun! Thursday, October 2 3:00-4:30pm Dwayne & Inez Andreas Theatre (HHH 110) Presenters: Dana Boyer- PhD in...

MDP student Shruti profiled in GPS Alliance Global U

Sherry Gray on September 29, 14

Putting the Field Back in Field Experience http://global.umn.edu/support/global-u/2014-09.html Shruti Saxena, a master of development practice student, received a 2014 Judd Fellowship to...

MDP Students Participate in International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice

Sherry Gray on September 24, 14

Eight MDP students participated in the 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Development Practice, hosted on Sep 17-18 at Columbia University, New...

Oct 7: 2014 Judd Fellows Expo

Sherry Gray on September 17, 14

The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance invites you to the 2014 Judd Fellows Expo Please join us as we celebrate the 13th...

MURP & MPH student Erin Olson's FAO internship in Rwanda

Sherry Gray on September 3, 14

From MURP candidate Erin Olson: "This summer I interned for 10 weeks at the Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO)...

MDP Vietnam Field Experience team update

Sherry Gray on September 3, 14

The MDP team that went to Vietnam consisted of Megan Butler, Meagan Hume, Chou Moua and Shruti Saxena is in the process...

UMN students interested in international development--Join IPID

Sherry Gray on September 3, 14

IPID wants all of you to know about some of the exciting events coming up during the first couple weeks of school....

Intern'l graduate student admissions at UMN rise 9%

Sherry Gray on September 3, 14

Offers of Admission to Prospective International Graduate Students Rise 9% in 2014: New data from this CGS report marks the fourth consecutive...

MPP student Bitton interns at Israel's UN Mission

Sherry Gray on September 2, 14

I was interning as a media and international politics intern for Israel's mission to the United Mission. As part of my position,...

Completion of Jamaica Field Work Report & GIS Map--MDP field team

Sherry Gray on September 1, 14

Trees That Feed Foundation (TTFF) posted on their website the GIS map created and about the completion of MDP team's summer fieldowrk...

For incoming HHH students--please attend International Student Orientation 2014 on Friday Aug 29

Sherry Gray on August 27, 14

Dear New International Students, We would like to remind you to be there for three (free) events we have organized for you...

Angélica Getahun Update on MDP Field Experience project with Rainforest Alliance, Ecuador

Sherry Gray on August 25, 14

Angélica Getahun, recipient of the Stassen and Judd Fellowships, spent two months with MDP colleagues Violeta Hernandez and Elizabeth Gering in the...

MPP student Paul Linnell blogs from summer internship with CVT in DC

Sherry Gray on August 20, 14

From Paul: "Here are a couple of blog posts that I worked on for the Center for Victims of Torture while in...

PIRE project finishes in Xiamen, China early August with conference "Sustainable Urban Development & Low Carbon Infrastructure Construction"

Sherry Gray on August 19, 14

http://piresustainability.wordpress.com/page/2/ Group photo courtesy of Jeremy Yune, Tsinghua University....

Oct 7 Judd Fellows Expo

Sherry Gray on August 18, 14

Hear from and interact with the 2014 Judd Fellows about their experiences abroad. View photos from the 2013 Judd Fellows Expo http://global.umn.edu/funding/judd/expo_2013.html...

Humphrey course studies Urban & Environmental Sustainability Innovation in Austria

Sherry Gray on August 14, 14

Prof. Carissa Schively Slotterback, Associate Professor and Director, Urban and Regional Planning Program, at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs offered a...

Carving Africa's future: MDP students Bior, Rayanatou & Israel project featured in Kenya

Sherry Gray on August 12, 14

cross posted from: http://adesoafrica.org/carving-africas-future-todays-students-tomorrows-gurus/ Carving Africa's future: today's students, tomorrow's gurus University of Minnesota students who trained with the REGAL-IR program for...

Government of India MPA Fellows arrive at Humphrey School

Sherry Gray on August 11, 14

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is very pleased to announce the arrival of the Government of India 2014-15 Fellows Puneet Agarwal...

MDP student Hume blogs from field experience in Hue, Vietnam

Sherry Gray on August 5, 14

Meagan Hume, a member of the MDP team doing their field experience in Hue, Vietnam for the summer, has been blogging about...

MpP student Kassira Absar blogs from internship in Patan, Nepal

Sherry Gray on August 5, 14

Greetings from Patan, Nepal. Attached is my blog post about my internship. Kassira Absar Here's the thing about working for a small...

MDP field group finishes work in Kenya for ADESO

Sherry Gray on August 5, 14

These are some pictures from our presentation in Nairobi. Our presentation was on July 25, 2014 in Adeso office Nairobi, and was...

Jamaica MDP Team interviewed by Independent Talk Radio Show's (106FM) Agricultural Program

Sherry Gray on August 4, 14

Finally, we got the recording of our radio interview the link is Interview - TTFF - June 26 2014.mp3.download.zip The Jamaica MDP...

PIRE team in Yixing, China--heading to final conference next week in Xiamen

Sherry Gray on August 4, 14

US & Chinese PIRE grad students pose for group photo at Tsinghua University in Beijing, July 2014. Keep abreast of PIRE doings...

Humphrey School event for alumni, faculty & students in Beijing

Sherry Gray on July 29, 14

July 24, 2014 Humphrey faculty members Jason Cao, Anu Ramaswami and Jerry Zhao met with alumni Guo Yufang, Lu Xuan, Wang...

Humphrey School PIRE project in China

Sherry Gray on July 24, 14

Prof. Ramaswami has been leading a six week PIRE Sustainability course in China. Sustainable Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities: Partnership in International Research and...

MSTEP's Erin Cowles blogs from 2014 International Summer School in Oslo

Sherry Gray on June 24, 14

Here is my blog from the 2014 International Summer School in Oslo: http://norwayadventure2014.wordpress.com/ Erin R. Cowles M.S. in Science, Technology, and Environmental...

PIRE China project participants gather at Humphrey School for project prep week

Sherry Gray on June 22, 14

Prof. Ramaswami leads PIRE Sustainability course in China. Sustainable Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities: Partnership in International Research and Education, July 8-August 8, 2014....

MDP Kenya field experience team working on M&E project

Sherry Gray on June 22, 14

MDP students Bior Keech, Rayanatou Laouali, and Israel Ghebreamlack are in Kenya together with project advisor Prof. Paul Porter with African...

Fieldwork blog from MDP Team Jamaica

Sherry Gray on June 20, 14

Link to the blog of the Jamaican team, which consists of Afia Adaboh and me. http://rldemel.wordpress.com/2014/05/27/summer-field-research-project-in-jamaica/ Randi De Mel Master of...

MDP student Saxena blogs from summer field experience in Vietnam

Sherry Gray on June 17, 14

http://shrutisaxena.blogspot.com/ Judd Fellow Awarded Global Spotlight Grants Shruti Saxena (2014) awarded Global Spotlight grant for international research. In combination with funding from...

IPID leadership for 2014-15

Sherry Gray on June 17, 14

The 2014-2015 IPID Board was elected March 2014. President - Amanda Lee, HHH Vice President - Wahutu Siguru, Sociology Secretary - Chelsea...

MPA student Moxamuud Abdallah selected for UN Summer Program at Seton Hall

Sherry Gray on May 14, 14

The program is organized by the School of Diplomacy and International Relations and runs for 5 days starting from July 7th through...

Naor Bitton: From the Governor's Office to the UN: tcjewfolk.com spotlights MPP candidate Naor Bitton!

gpa on May 12, 14

Naor Bitton was featured recently on tcjewfolk.com in an article titled Naor Bitton: From the Governor's Office to the UN. Naor Bitton:...

India's Urban Poor Financial Services Needs: Challenges and Solutions - MPP Candidate Harshada Karnik's Professional Paper

gpa on May 12, 14

MPP Candidate Harshada Karnik had her professional paper completed, signed and turned in last week! The title is India's Urban Poor...

MDP students De Mel & Hylton publish in Humphrey Public Affairs Review

Sherry Gray on May 8, 14

ISSUE 1: QUALITY STUDENT WORK http://humphreyreview.com/ Development Policy China in Angola: The Pros and Cons of China's Aid Structure. An analysis of...

IPID 2014 travel grants recipients announced!

gpa on May 6, 14

IPID is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 travel grants. The goal of the grant is to provide an additional...

The Times of Israel highlights a piece by Humphrey Student Ido Sivan Sevilla

gpa on May 6, 14

The Times of Israel highlights a piece by Humphrey Student Ido Sivan Sevilla! Read the article at http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/peace-with-your-neighbor/...

2014 Rookie Volunteer of the Year Award, American Red Cross- Randika De Mel

gpa on May 6, 14

2014 Rookie Volunteer of the Year Award, American Red Cross- Randika De Mel Randika De Mel, Master of Development Practice (MDP) graduate...

MPD students Adaboh, De Mel, Getahun, Keech, Laouali, & Saxena awarded Judd Fellowship

Sherry Gray on April 30, 14

Introducing the 2014 Judd Fellows Cohort--for release May 1: The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance has awarded $37,000 in Walter H. Judd...

Master of Development Program Capstone Presentation to UMN Extension, Monday, May 12

Sherry Gray on April 27, 14

Please SAVE-THE-DATE: HHH Masters of Development Program Capstone Presentation Monday, May 12 from 2pm-3pm WHY: To learn about the new tools and...

MSTEP student Cowles awarded 2014 Smaby Peace Fellowship to study in Oslo

Sherry Gray on April 20, 14

Erin R. Cowles, M.S. in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Candidate, 2015, Humphrey School of Public Affairs has been awarded the Philip...

Thurs Apr 17 "Build Your Own Capstone" with the D-Prize capstone team

Sherry Gray on April 16, 14

Hello Humphrey, I'd like to invite you all to eat some baked goods and watch a presentation. Our capstone team has been...

Reminder: Fri Apr 18 John Pierce & Jerry Zhao speaking about urban planning in China

Sherry Gray on April 16, 14

http://blog.lib.umn.edu/cgi-bin/mt.cgi?__mode=view&_type=entry&id=420502&blog_id=9182...

Fri Ap 18 Urban Planning in Hebei Province, with MURP student John Pierce & HHH Prof. Jerry Zhao

Sherry Gray on April 14, 14

Friday, April 18 from 2:30-3:30 pm in the IFP lounge (HHH 55). Humphrey School Master's in Urban & Regional Planning student John...

Capstone team in Jamaica for US AID project evaluation

Sherry Gray on April 13, 14

Over the Spring break our capstone team traveled to Jamaica to collect data for our project. This trip was part of an...

MDP Capstone Students Travel to Nicaragua

Sherry Gray on April 9, 14

Master's in Development Practice candidates Alli Cruz ('14), Tatyana Venegas-Swanson ('14) and Amy Walsh ('14) traveled to Nicaragua over spring break...

MS-STEP Nicole Kessler selected for Japan Travel Program for US Future Leaders

Sherry Gray on April 7, 14

Congratulations to Nicole Kessler MS-STEP candidate 2015 on her selection to participate in this year's program, which is sponsored by the...

MDP students Hume, Moua & Saxena win Global Spotlight grants for field project in Vietnam

Sherry Gray on April 2, 14

Congratulations to MDP students Meagan Hume, Chou Moua, and Shruti Saxena for winning the MA, Professional, and Doctoral International Grants (pre-oral exam)...

MPP Paul Linnell awarded 2014 Center for Victims of Torture/Humphrey School Summer Internship

Sherry Gray on March 17, 14

International Human Rights Internship in CVT's Public Policy Department - Washington, DC The purpose of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs...

March 11 12:45pm: Freeman Center Discussion: Crisis in Ukraine

Sherry Gray on March 11, 14

Panelists: J. Brian Atwood Professor and Global Policy Area Chair, Humphrey School Kathleen Collins Associate Professor, Department of Political Science Alexey Khlebnikov...

Save the Date! International (degree) Fellows Commencement Reception

Sherry Gray on March 3, 14

May 16, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm...

Reminder Thursday 4:30pm Sook Jin Ong Mestenhauser Award Celebration

Sherry Gray on February 26, 14

Join us for a reception celebration for Humphrey student Sook Jin Ong (MPP '12), who was recently honored with the Mestenhauser Student...

Humphrey students: Freeman-Stassen Award for International Activities

Sherry Gray on February 24, 14

The Freeman-Stassen Award is given to the Humphrey student who has demonstrated the greatest achievement in the field of global affairs. The...

Video highlights international students at Humphrey School

Sherry Gray on February 20, 14

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6_z72hVPNs&list=PLgTVvhJQ-fkK0CCbFIh5XlJgVEsZqG5g8&feature=c4-overview-vl Sook Jin Ong, originally from Malaysia, is a master's student at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. She completed her undergraduate...

Feb 24 Get to Know HISA--Humphrey International Students' Association

Sherry Gray on February 19, 14

Hello dear Internationals, Want to make a positive change to the International students experience? Want to learn and try your hands at...

UMN students note lots of IPID opportunities (grant program, IPID board, call for papers to development journal)

Sherry Gray on February 17, 14

IPID OPPORTUNITIES IPID Grant Program - For those working/studying abroad in 2014 Application period opened on January 24, 2014. Completed applications are...

Feb 21 Acara Challenge Finals & Open House--come cheer on Humphrey students

Sherry Gray on February 14, 14

Feb 21 5:30pm Two-minute pitches from UMN's top social entrepreneurs, awards ceremony, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, networking with the social venture...

Past Recipients of Judd Fellowship from the Humphrey School

Sherry Gray on February 7, 14

Walter H. Judd International Graduate & Professional Fellowships: Past Recipients from the Humphrey School 2013 Judd Fellows Edwin Dorbor Humphrey School of...

Feb 14 Mestenhauser Student Award ceremony (pls rsvp)

Sherry Gray on February 5, 14

Mestenhauser Student Award Recipients The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Mestenhauser Student...

UMN New Student International Travel Registry now live, see updated requirements

Sherry Gray on February 5, 14

The new online Student International Travel Registry is now live. Note: This registry is for students traveling abroad for University purposes, but...

Letter to friends of Bior Keech MDP about recent events in South Sudan

gpa on February 4, 14

Dear colleagues As you might know, first year MDP student Bior Keech is from Bor, South Sudan. Bior's family has been deeply...

HHH Chinese community celebrates Year of Horse 2014

Sherry Gray on February 2, 14

Humphrey professor Jason Cao hosted a dinner in celebration of the 2014 Chinese Spring Festival that brought together the School's Chinese...

MURP John Pierce completes 3 week January internship in China

Sherry Gray on February 2, 14

John Pierce in China Jan 2014.webarchiveHHH Prof. Jerry Zhao arranged for first year MURP student John Pierce to undertake a three-week internship...

HHH MPP Sook Jin Ong awarded Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus Internationalization, celebration Feb 14

Sherry Gray on January 20, 14

The Global Programs and Strategy Alliance is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Mestenhauser Student Award for Excellence in Campus...

Dec 4 Civic Politics Around the World A citizen discussion

gpa on December 4, 13

Civic Politics Around the World A citizen discussion December 4, 7 pm, Oren Gateway Center, Augsburg College The discussion will be kicked...

MPP Alexey Khlebnikov publishes article "The European Union's Response to the Arab Spring & the Limitations of Normative Power"

Sherry Gray on December 2, 13

Alex Khlebnikov's article published in the peer-reviewed journal Sharqiyya and its 1st printed version was introduced to the public during the ASMEA...

Sign up for Spring 2014 Chinese Language Classes

gpa on November 26, 13

Spring 2014 Chinese Language Classes The Year of the Horse is almost upons us! According to the "flying stars" 玄空飞星 of Feng...

HHH Govt of India Fellows Verma & Kumar speak on Mumbai-Delhi Corridor Project

Sherry Gray on November 12, 13

Mamta Verma and Sanjeev Kumar, both members of Indian Administrative Service and current Government of India MPA Fellows at the Humphrey School...

UMN creates new Council for International Graduate Students, Humphrey students join activities

Sherry Gray on November 6, 13

http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2013/10/28/international-grad-students-find-strength-numbers HHH "[g]raduate students Sarita Pillay and Naor Bitton share a laugh at a happy hour gathering organized by the Council of...

2013 awardee Ido Sivan Sevilla will lead info session on Rosenthal Fellowship

Sherry Gray on November 4, 13

Harold W. Rosenthal Fellowship in International Relations Summer 2014 in Washington, D.C. Information Session Friday, November 8 4:45-5:45pm International Fellowship Programs Lounge...

Humphrey School WorldQuest team competes Nov 1

Sherry Gray on October 31, 13

Please cheer on HHH team members Filza Nasir, Ali Abbas, Vanne Dosuroth, Dom Rolando, Peter Beierwaltes, Laura Durden, Lexi Prahl, and Kumars...

Humphrey School Memorial Service in Memory of David Lucas, Oct 24

Sherry Gray on October 23, 13

We would like to inform you that an informal memorial service is being held in memory of David J. Lucas on Thursday,...

HHH students--see Sherry Gray to discuss Global Spotlight grants

Sherry Gray on October 21, 13

Global Spotlight Grants -- Students 2014 Global Spotlight Grants for Students Deadlines December 4, 2013 - Application due MDP student won a...

Oct 24 IPID Talk about role of spiritual development in international development

Sherry Gray on October 17, 13

IPID Talk: How to address the world's problems at a different level of thinking than they were created, or: The cutting-edge role...

Update: Oct 17 4pm Peace Revolution--Meditation for All in Freeman Commons

Sherry Gray on October 15, 13

MDP Karki & IPID sponsoring: Peace Revolution- Meditation for All Oct 17th 4:00pm to 5:00pm Freeman Commons room for the event (Room...

Oct 17 MDP Karki & IPID sponsoring: Peace Revolution- Meditation for All

Sherry Gray on October 14, 13

Bibhusha Karki Peace Revolution- Meditation for All According to the Huffington Post article on facts about meditation," Meditation helps the brain change...

UMN students: IPID Call for Speakers

Sherry Gray on October 14, 13

Want to present your research in a conference of your peers? Fall 2013 Biannual Student Speaker Series Technology in Development Submission Deadline:...

MPP Filza Nasir internship at World Learning, Washington, DC

Sherry Gray on September 17, 13

This summer, for ten weeks, MPP candidate Filza Nasir interned at World Learning, Washington DC. World Learning is a nonprofit organization advancing...

Sept 19 Middle East Interest Group (MEIG) "Tea Time" discussion on Egypt

Sherry Gray on September 12, 13

For the Middle East Interest Group's first event of the semester, we are hosting a "Tea Time" discussion around a few graduate...

Richie Barta new Student Editor for Global Notes

Sherry Gray on September 11, 13

Hello Everyone! My name is Richie Barta and I am a first-year MPP student at the Humphrey School. I'll be concentrating my...

MPP Kumars Toosi teaching Persian classes

Sherry Gray on September 4, 13

https://minneapolis.augusoft.net//index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=17124&int_category_id=0&int_sub_category_id=0&int_catalog_id=0#.UiZdKG_Pkdk.facebook Class Description Enjoy an introduction to the poetic language of Farsi, which is the official language of Iran and Afghanistan....

MPP Jonathan Wolfish internship at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Geneva, Switzerland

Sherry Gray on August 31, 13

Jonathan Wolfish is a second year Masters of Public Policy student with a concentration in global policy. Jonathan spent this past summer...

Acara Challenge alumni blog from Bangalore about new venture idea

Sherry Gray on August 21, 13

http://organicadventuresinbangalore.wordpress.com/ Fred Rose Acara Program Director Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AcaraUMN Website: http://acara.umn.edu/...

MPP Kumars Toosi interning on project at Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Bangalore, India, same organization as HHH alum Uma Krishnan

Sherry Gray on August 20, 13

For the past five weeks MPP candidate Kumars Toosi has been interning in Bangalore, India; with Sir Ratan Tata Trust. The trust...

MPP Patricia Dorsher participating in APSIA Japan Travel Program

Sherry Gray on August 5, 13

MPP Patricia Dorsher will be traveling to Japan for two weeks with the Japan Foundation and Center for Global Partnership to research...

MPP Alex Khlebnikov internship at SAIS researching US & Russia Middle East/Central Asia policies

Sherry Gray on August 5, 13

Alex Khlebnikov's summer 2013 internship has been with School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He is assisting director of...

2013 MURP graduate Georgia Rubenstein blogs from India about Acara project

Sherry Gray on July 31, 13

Here's a blog post written by 2013 MURP grad Georgia Rubenstein, Manager of Environmental Projects, about her experience in India as part...

MDP student visits from UCAD Senegal

Sherry Gray on July 30, 13

Welcome to Aliou Ndiaye, MDP candidate (graduating summer 2013) from UCAD Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal, who is visiting the...

MDP Field Experience update from Kayla Mueller in Nepal

Sherry Gray on July 30, 13

After ten weeks exploring rural Nepal and conducting four value chain analyses with three other teammates, I have returned from Nepal. I...

Prof. Myers and MPP Yang working on project in China

Sherry Gray on July 23, 13

Duanyi Yang is in Beijing, China this summer internship at the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS) working on data of the...

MPP Amanda Thorstad update from Ukraine internship project

Sherry Gray on July 23, 13

This summer began with a change in plans. I arrived early in June and soon met with the president of the Institute...

Update from MDP Judd Fellows in the field, Nepal & Senegal teams

Sherry Gray on July 23, 13

http://global.umn.edu/funding/judd/newsletters/2013_july.html...

MPP Christopher Zempel summer research update from Belize

Sherry Gray on July 22, 13

I have been in Belize for just over four weeks of the rainy season of this beautiful subtropical country. I have had...

Humphrey students participate in "Disaster Camp," humanitarian crisis simulation

Sherry Gray on July 18, 13

Six students registered for PA 5890: Humanitarian Crisis Simulation Exercise, which was held at Phillippo Scout Reservation, May 31 to June 2,...

Prof. Ramaswami leads PIRE Sustainability course in India

Sherry Gray on July 17, 13

The PIRE Sustainability course that left the US for India in late May under Anu Ramaswami's leadership will be wrapping up over...

MDP Field Experience update from Janelle Shoemake in Junín, Peru

Sherry Gray on July 16, 13

Janelle Shoemake is completing her MDP field experience in Junín, Peru. Along with two other students, she is conducting a provincial-wide assessment...

MDP student team completes Egypt fieldwork

Sherry Gray on July 8, 13

U of M Students Leave Egypt Amid Unrest http://hennepin.kstp.com/news/news/314262-u-m-students-leave-egypt-amid-unrest Submitted by KSTP News Staff Thursday, July 4th, 2013, 7:54am Topics: News...

MDP Janelle Shoemake blog from Peru

Sherry Gray on July 5, 13

http://whereintheworldisjanelleshoe.blogspot.com/ Janelle Shoemake...

MPP Ido Sivan Sevilla interning with Congressman Bera

Sherry Gray on July 4, 13

I am working at the office of Congressman Ami Bera from California. Congressman Bera is a member of the House Foreign Affairs...

MPP John Steies blog from Uganda internship with Gulu Disabled Persons Union

Sherry Gray on July 4, 13

The end of this week marks 5 weeks in with 5 weeks left of my time here in Gulu, Uganda with the...

MDP Field Experience Blogs

Sam Bedker on June 3, 13

Presently all over the world, MDP students are working in their summer field trainings. The following blogs offer glimpses of the work,...

Incoming MURP Student Working in Rwanda this Summer

Sam Bedker on May 28, 13

Incoming MURP student. Spencer Peck, has just completed his second year in the Law School and will be starting the MURP program...

MDP 2012 Senegal Field Experience Team wins 2013 Freeman-Stassen Award for International Activities

Sherry Gray on May 27, 13

Congratulations to the MDP Senegal 2012 Field Experience Team (MDP students Gbaike Ajayi, Erin Collinson, Christine Papai, Frantzie Saint-Juste) on being awarded...

6 MDP students awarded Judd Fellowship: Dorbor, Guachichulca, Herr-Hoyman, Hylton, Karki, & Venegas Swanson

Sherry Gray on May 17, 13

Congratulations to six MDP students who were among the fifteen graduate and professional degree students awarded fellowships in 2013 through the Walter...

MDP & MPP students nominated for 2013 Freeman-Stassen Award

Sherry Gray on May 15, 13

The HHH global policy area received 3 nominations for the 2013 Freeman-Stassen for International Activities: MDP student Erin Collinson for her class...

Watch PA 5890's Mock Senate Hearing

gpa on May 8, 13

The class of PA 5890, Bilateral and Multilateral Diplomacy, held a mock hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in Cowles Auditorium...

MPP students Sivan Sevilla, Sties, Thorstead, Yang & Zempel awarded 2013 Stassen International grants

Sherry Gray on May 6, 13

Congratulations to MPP students Ido Sivan Sevilla, John Sties, Amanda Thorstead, Christopher Leonard Zempel, and Yang Duanyi for being awarded a 2013...

MDP students Cao, Glynn & Mueller awarded 2013 Stassen International grants

Sherry Gray on May 6, 13

Congratulations to MDP students Cao Rong, Natalie Glynn and Kayla Mueller for being awarded a 2013 Stassen International Grant. The Stassen grant...

MPA student Montgomery awarded 2013 Stassen International grant

Sherry Gray on May 6, 13

Congratulations to MPA candidate Diane Montgomery on being awarded a 2013 Stassen International grant. Her project is with the American Bar Association...

HHH students Amevor, Clancy & Winger discussing Global Policy Capstone Monday, May 6

Sherry Gray on May 3, 13

Interested in registering for a global policy capstone? Come join us to discuss our experience with the University of Minnesota Extension Global...

Vote for HHH students competing in international food security competition- Thought for Food 2013

Sam Bedker on May 1, 13

Thought for Food is a movement dedicated to tackling the global challenge of feeding 9 billion people through bold, breakthrough solutions. It...

MPP Patricia Dorsher selected for APSIA Japan Travel Program, will focus on Japan's humanitarian aid policy

Sherry Gray on April 30, 13

The Japan Travel Program for U.S. Future Leaders, organized by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) in partnership with APSIA....

Tuesday Mock Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing in Cowles Auditorium

Sherry Gray on April 29, 13

REMINDER: Mock Senate Hearing in the Cowles Auditorium --- April 30th The class of PA 5890, Bilateral and Multilateral Diplomacy, will hold...

MDP Candidate John Steies to work with the Advocacy Project, Uganda

Sam Bedker on April 11, 13

John Steies, Summer 2013 Peace Fellow with The Advocacy Project: Uganda This coming summer I will be working with the Gulu Disabled...

MPP Tenzin Khando receives Smaby Fellowship for the Univ of Oslo 2013 Summer School

Sherry Gray on April 11, 13

Congratulations to MPP candidate Tenzin Khando for being awarded the Philip C. Smaby Peace Fellowship award to attend the University of Oslo's...

MPA Brendan Crosby receives Smaby Fellowship for the University of Oslo 2013 Summer School

Sherry Gray on April 10, 13

Congratulations to MPA candidate Brendan Crosby for being awarded the Philip C. Smaby Peace Fellowship award to attend the University of...

MPP student Tenzin Khando selected to attend Conference on Diversity in International Affairs

Sherry Gray on April 10, 13

Conference on Diversity in International Affairs hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations, Global Access Pipeline, and the International Career Advancement...

Space available for urbanization & development course in Dar es Salaam, May 2013

Sherry Gray on March 29, 13

Interested students please contact Prof. Goetz: egoetz(at)umn.edu. Prof. Ed Goetz will, for the third year in a row, take students to Tanzania...

MURP Candidate Jules Atangana on Affordable Housing and Community Development in Developing Countries: The Kerala Experience

Sam Bedker on March 26, 13

In winter 2011-2012, I traveled to the Indian state of Kerala. This course, instructed by Pro- fessor Jerry Anthony of the University...

MPP student Ido Sivan Sevilla selected for Rosenthal Fellowship, interning for Rep. Bera

Sam Bedker on March 26, 13

Congratulations to Humphrey Student Ido Sivan Sevilla, who has been awarded a Rosenthal Fellowship & will be interning with California representative...

HHH MPA Fellow Priya Ranjan speaking to Green Careers symposium at The Happy Gnome, March 25

Sherry Gray on March 19, 13

Advance registration required https://dnbweb1.blackbaud.com/OPXREPHIL/EventDetail.asp?cguid=045C189A-FBDB-4755-8568-62F2F58D652B&eid=%2045044&sid=E3067636-4EDD-4469-9AB2-048A18C339DE Monday, March 25; 5:30 - 7:30 P Speakers: Tim Brownell, Eureka! Recycling, addressing Individual Responsibility Stan Mierzejewski, Tennant...

MDP Student Works to Promote Right to Water in Peru

Sherry Gray on March 14, 13

Human Rights Student Works to Promote Right to Water in Peru Janelle Shoemake, an MDP student at the University of Minnesota, returned...

Niger Global Policy Area/MDP Capstone Team

Sam Bedker on January 22, 13

The Niger Global Policy Area / Master of Development Practice capstone team has returned safely to Minneapolis. The team is pictured...

Chet Bodin, MPP Candidate on Recent Experience in Turkey

Sam Bedker on January 22, 13

Ten weeks may seem like a long time, but it goes by really fast. Turkey is such a fascinating and historic place...

MPA candidate Laura Jean's op ed on Russia's adoption ban published by CNN

Sam Bedker on January 22, 13

Laura Jean is an MPA Candidate at the Humphrey School. Her op ed piece can be found at http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/17/opinion/jean-russia-adoption/index.html or read below....

Policy, Planning, and Development in China Course

Sam Bedker on January 22, 13

Policy, Planning and Development in Urban China students pictured in Shenzhen China. Course ending January 18 in Hong Kong, after nearly...

Training: International Human Rights Leadership Training Programme Announcement - Call for Applications 2013, US

Sam Bedker on January 10, 13

The UNESCO Chair & Institute of Comparative Human Rights at the University of Connecticut invites applications for the ninth annual International Leadership...

Humphrey class begins in Shanghai Jan 2013

Sam Bedker on January 10, 13

Students and faculty of the Policy, Planning, and Development in China winter course are pictured in Shanghai. Through this course, participants...

Available online 2012 Global MDP Student Conference VIDEOs & Opening Speech TEXT

Sherry Gray on November 25, 12

Here they are! I am sorry for the wait but we now have the first Global MDP Student Conference April 2012 videos...

MDP Candidate Peter Ehresman awarded Boren Fellowship

Sam Bedker on November 20, 12

Peter Ehresman is a MDP student currently living, studying, and working in Beijing. He has been awarded a Boren Fellowship. The Boren...

Fall 2012 IPID Student Speaker Conference

Kaying Vang on November 15, 12

**Fall 2012 IPID Student Speaker Conference**Topic: The Global Food Crisis: Problems and PossibilitiesDate: Friday, November 16th, 2012 Time: 3:30-7:00pmLocation: Walter Library Rm 101,...

UMN requirements for students traveling abroad

Kaying Vang on November 9, 12

Dear Graduate and Professional Students, Are you planning to travel abroad in the coming months? If yes, this is a reminder that...

MDP Student Jose Molina co-authors paper on CSOs and climate change in Nepal

Sam Bedker on November 2, 12

Bishwokarma, Paudel and Molina, Civil Society Organizations in Climate Change Policy Dynamics in Nepal: How Representative and Inclusive is the Process?, TMC...

Study Abroad Spring Program: Ecological Services and Biodiversity in Nepal's Community Forests

Sam Bedker on October 25, 12

Location: Sauraha, Nepal Term: Spring Semester Eligible Students: U of M Students, Non U of M Students Open to: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors,...

Deadline Nov. 1st for Winter Break Sustainable Development Program in Delhi, India

gpa on October 25, 12

Do you want to travel to India this winter break? Are you keen to learn about sustainable development issues in and around...

Careers in Global Development, free online course through iTunes

Sam Bedker on October 23, 12

By CSIS Center for Strategic and International Studies Course Description For students and young professionals interested in working in international development, "Careers...

International Summer School on Forced Migration, 1-19 July, 2013; University of Oxford

Sam Bedker on October 19, 12

For more information, or to apply, please follow this link: Application is now open for the International Summer School in Forced Migration...

MDP student awarded Boren Fellowship for research in China

Sherry Gray on October 15, 12

I will begin the spring semester in Beijing at Tsinghua University on Feb 25th 2013 for one year of study and continued...

HHH students all invited to meeting Oct 4 to discuss international students representative for PASA, better integrating intern'l & local students

Sherry Gray on October 3, 12

From Ido Sivan Sevilla: Hey Everybody ! We are working these days to increase integration between International and Local students at the...

Save the Date for MEIG welcome event Sept 12

Sherry Gray on August 29, 12

HHH community interested in Middle East regional issues please look for later announcement of MEIG "Tea Time" Sept 12 3:45 to 5pm...

HHH community: Introducing MEIG

Sherry Gray on August 28, 12

MEIG is an informal networking group of scholars, professors, graduate students and professionals interested in Middle Eastern affairs and policies. In particular,...

MPP student Connor Molloy recommends these used bike shops in Minneapolis

Sherry Gray on August 23, 12

I also have some used bike shops to add to the list. One of my friends, who is also the sister of...

MDP student Ariel Pinchot field experience update from Costa Rica

Sherry Gray on August 17, 12

The 2012 MDP field experience in Costa Rica was a research project hosted by the regional offices of the Ministry of Environment...

MPP candidate Ghazan Jamal internship with Sen. Brown

Sherry Gray on August 13, 12

This summer, thanks to the Rosenthal Fellowship, I had the opportunity to work as a Legislative Fellow in the office of...

Highlighting HHH student research: Gabriel paper on "Expanding US Dialogue on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict"

Sherry Gray on August 10, 12

"Discursive Momentum: Expanding US Dialogue on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" Authors: Gabriel, Jessica http://conservancy.umn.edu/handle/126896 Keywords: Expanding US Dialogue...

MDP Jamaica Team at Breadfruit Festival--Field Experience Update

Sherry Gray on August 6, 12

Below are two links to events we did in the last week of our time in Jamaica. They include photos from the...

MPP candidate Karnik studying at University of Oslo Summer Peace Institute

Sherry Gray on July 26, 12

Come to Oslo to meet the world. When I boarded the flight I had no idea, I was going to start meeting...

MPP candidate Gabilondo researching sustainable housing in Mexico City.

Sherry Gray on July 24, 12

From Ana Isabel Gabilondo, second year MPP at the HHH: I'm doing an internship in Mexico City, Mexico, with Fundacion IDEA. Fundacion...

MPP candidate Molloy writer/reporter for Daily News Egypt

Sherry Gray on July 24, 12

http://thedailynewsegypt.com/author/c-molloy/ "Egypt's Only Daily Independent Newspaper In English"...

MPP candidate Pi Chendong interning at OneVillage Partners

Sherry Gray on July 23, 12

Update from Pi Chendong: "This summer, I'm very happy to be involved with OneVillage Partners, a Minneapolis-based nonprofit dedicated to development in...

MPP Saxhaug Legislative Fellow for Sen. Udall

Sherry Gray on July 19, 12

This summer I am working as a legislative fellow in the office of Senator Mark Udall. I received the position through the...

MDP Uganda team blog

Sherry Gray on July 18, 12

The MDP team in Uganda is doing some interesting work in the education sector! Check it out at: http://mdpinlira.blogspot.com/ sent by Gilles...

MDP Team working on income generation project in Jamaica

Kaying Vang on July 8, 12

Pictured above are students in Team MDP Jamaica: Marvin Samuel, Dan Backman, JB Scherpelz, and Kristy Graham.  The MDP Jamaica team...

Update from MPP Olson in Mozambique

Sherry Gray on July 3, 12

MPP Student and Stassen International Grant recipient Rebecca Olson has returned to Mozambique to provide nutritional support to malnourished HIV patients...

MPP student Mark Gruen internship update from El Salvador

Sherry Gray on July 2, 12

My job is to provide qualitative data for a summative evaluation of a national teacher training program implemented by FEPADE, El Salvador's...

MDP Team begins work in Uganda (Blog)

Kaying Vang on June 28, 12

We are pursuing a cost-benefit analysis study on a school expansion project to find out if a University can be founded on...

MDP Team working with USAID in Senegal (Blog)

Kaying Vang on June 22, 12

Last week we met with four local organizations who list capacity building as one of their areas of expertise. We were quite...

MDP team met with HHH alum Amb. DeLisi in Nepal (Blog)

Kaying Vang on June 10, 12

The Humphrey School's MDP Team Nepal (Nadine Habeel, Colleen Waterston, and Jose Molina as pictured) met with UMN Humphrey alum, Ambassador Scott...

MPP capstone project looks at evaluation indicators for social entrepreneurship NGO working in Tanzania

Sherry Gray on May 22, 12

Global Policy Capstone: Cheetah Development Analyzing Success in the Field of Social Entrepreneurship http://conservancy.umn.edu/bitstream/123479/1/Claseman_Global%20Policy%20Capstone%20Cheetah%20Development%20Analyzing%20Success%20in%20the%20Field%20of%20Social%20Entrepreneurship.pdf Master of Public Policy capstone in global policy...

MPP Chet Bodin interning at US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, fall 2012

Sherry Gray on May 21, 12

The internship is at the US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey in the Political /Military Affairs Office. Here's a clip from my email...

MPP Rebecca Olson wins COGS grant for internship with CARE in Mozambique, working with MPP alumnus Juliet Lyon Edwards

Sherry Gray on May 21, 12

Congratulations to Rebecca Olson, MPP, internship CARE Mozambique "This summer I will be participating in a 12-week-long internship in Mozambique with CARE...

MDP student capstone team mid-term evaluation for NGO working in Bolivia

Sherry Gray on May 18, 12

Project summary here: ManoamanoMDP capstone team summary2012.pdf Team members Britt Ceccone Cruz, Britta Hansen, and Kaying Vang. Client: Mano a Mano...

HHH capstone team helps NGO working in Tanzania use social indicators for evaluation

Sherry Gray on May 18, 12

Global Policy Capstone: Cheetah Development Analyzing Success in the Field of Social Entrepreneurship Authors: Danielle Claseman, Serap Emir, Sherrie Pugh, Heather Schommer,...

2012 MDP student conference held at the University of Minnesota

Sherry Gray on May 18, 12

Students with Keynote presenter Tony Gambino Global MDP Conference http://globalmdp.org/sites/ei.civicactions.net/files/TheStartOfAStudentTradition.pdf The conference was a success, bringing in MDP students from Minnesota,...

HHH student capstone team does mid-term evaluation for Jamaica project

Sherry Gray on May 17, 12

http://conservancy.umn.edu/bitstream/123487/1/Dumaine_Midterm%20Process%20Evaluation%20Supporting%20Workforce%20Training%20and%20Development%20for%20Deaf%20Youth%20in%20Jamaica.pdf Midterm Process Evaluation: Supporting Workforce Training and Development for Deaf Youth in Jamaica Master of Public Policy Capstone Paper, The Hubert...

MPA candidate Moxamuud Abdallah receives ISNA Fellowship

Sherry Gray on May 16, 12

Congratulations to Moxamuud Abdallah, Contract Manager, HSPHD Contract Administration, who has been awarded the HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal ISNA Fellowship Program...

HHH capstone team wins COGS grant to reimburse travel costs for evaluation project in Jamaica

Sherry Gray on May 16, 12

Congratulations to Global Deaf Connection project capstone team of MPP students Logan Dumaine, Ashley Heerema, Sulia Makasini, Olga Reshetova, and Sarah Yeo...

MPP students Bridget Marchesi & Rebecca Olson share 2012 Freeman-Stassen Award

Sherry Gray on May 16, 12

There are two co-recipients for the 2012 Freeman-Stassen Award for Achievements in the Field of Global Affairs: Bridget E. Marchesi has written...

6 HHH students nominated for 2012 Freeman-Stassen Award

Sherry Gray on May 10, 12

The HHH global policy area received 6 excellent nominations for the 2012 Freeman-Stassen Award. The nominations are: 1. Jessica Gabriel, MPP, creating...

MDP student Dan Backman receives Global Spotlight grant for breadfruit project in Jamaica

Sherry Gray on May 4, 12

http://global.umn.edu/spotlight/grants/grants_2012.html#small Congratulations to Daniel Backman MDP, Breadfruit Field Experience, Jamaica A collaboration between Compatible Technologies International (CTI), Trees That Feed Foundation (TTFF),...

Link to international graduate-level professional internships poster

Sherry Gray on April 30, 12

"Designing and Preparing for international Graduate-Level Professional Internships" Presenters: Christopher Johnstone (CEHD faculty), Devin Hogan (MDP candidate) at the University of Minnesota...

Freeman-Stassen awardees 2009-2011: HHH students please contact faculty today to be nominated for 2012

Sherry Gray on April 30, 12

2011 • Freeman-Stassen Award (global issues): Rachel Garaghty, for contributions to the overall internationalization of the Humphrey School. http://blog.lib.umn.edu/gpa/globalnotes/2011/06/mpp-student-rachel-garaghty-20.php 2010 • Freeman-Stassen...

MPP graduating student Brandon Wu starting May 24 as Senior Policy Analyst for ActionAid USA

Sherry Gray on April 30, 12

Congratulations to Brandon Wu on being named Senior Policy Analyst for ActionAid USA in Washington, DC. ActionAid USA: "We're ActionAid. We're people...

Reminder Friday: IPID & DISP conference featuring original research by HHH students, April 27

Sherry Gray on April 26, 12

Join us this Friday, April 27th, 1:15-4:45pm in room 180 at the Humphrey School for a conference featuring original research conducted by...

MPP students Gruen, Molloy, Olson, & Saxhaug awarded Stassen International Grants

Sherry Gray on April 25, 12

Congratulations to four MPP student awardees of the 2012 Stassen International Grant. Mark Gruen, MPP, USAID internship, El Salvador My internship will...

MDP students Christine Papai & Ariel Pinchot awarded Stassen International Grants

Sherry Gray on April 25, 12

Congratulations to MDP students Christine Papai & Ariel Pinchot on being awarded Stassen International Grants for 2012. Christine Papai, MDP Senegal Field...

HHH Freeman-Stassen Award for International Activities nominations due May 2

Sherry Gray on April 16, 12

The Freeman-Stassen Award is given to the Humphrey student who has demonstrated the greatest achievement in the field of global affairs. The...

Corbin Treacy & Leah Entenmann presenting at UMN Human Rights colloquium, April 23

Sherry Gray on April 13, 12

Dear friends of the Human Rights Program, I'm Hollie Nyseth Brehm, a 4th year sociology Ph.D. student with a human rights minor,...

MURP student Amy Blenker member of Acara Challenge "honorable mention" finalist team Food Miles

Sherry Gray on April 10, 12

Food Miles University of Minnesota & TERI University Food Miles, a collaboration between students at TERI University and at the UMN, and...

MPP students Syed Ghazi Ghazan Jamal & Jan Saxhaug awarded Rosenthal Fellowships

Sherry Gray on April 8, 12

Congratulations to MPP students Ghazan Jamal and Jan Saxhaug on being awarded the 2012 APSIA Rosenthal Fellowship, which includes internship posting. Both...

IPID Student Speaker Conference: Global Health & Development - Friday, April 6

Sherry Gray on April 6, 12

This spring's iteration of the biannual IPID Student Speaker Conference will take place this Friday, April 6 from 3-7pm in Walter Library...

MPP candidate Bridget Marchesi speaking Wednesday April 4: "Is Lower Fertility a Path to Better Human Rights?"

Sherry Gray on April 4, 12

HUMPHREY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS Student Research Series Freeman Commons (HHH 205) April 4, 2012 1:00 to 2:00 Is Lower Fertility a...

IPID Student Speaker Conference THIS FRIDAY 3-7pm; Walter 101 - "Development & Global Health"

Sherry Gray on April 3, 12

IPID Spring Student Speaker Conference: Global Health and Development - This Friday, April 6; 3-7pm When: This Friday, April 6 from 3:00-7:00pm;...

IPID Talk, MDP Sheila Nezhad on "Love" & Development - How the Development Industry Constructs Sexuality - Wed, April 4

Sherry Gray on April 2, 12

Sheila Nezhad, a second-year Masters of Development Practice student at the Humphrey School, will examine the ways that the international development industry...

Congratulations to new IPID officers

Sherry Gray on April 2, 12

Welcome New IPID Officers! Congratulations to our new slate of officers that will lead IPID in the 2012-13 academic year: President: Connor...

Global Deaf Connection (GDC) capstone field trip: Destination Jamaica!

Sherry Gray on April 2, 12

Our team of five traveled to Jamaica over Spring Break to collect field data for our capstone project. Our project involves evaluating...

MPP students Harshada Karnik & Erik Sande awarded 2012 Smaby Fellowship

Sherry Gray on March 29, 12

Congratulations to MPP students Harshada Karnik & Erik Sande who were awarded the Smaby Fellowship for study in University of Oslo International...

5 MDP students awarded the 2012 Judd Fellowship (Backman, Collinson, Habeel, Scherpelz, & De Freitas)

Sherry Gray on March 29, 12

Congratulations to MDP students Daniel Backman, Erin Collinson, Nadine Habeel, JB Scherpelz and Alejandra De Freitas on receiving a 2012 Walter H....

Global MDP Student Conference April 12-14--Minnesota development professionals welcome to join Ap 13 lunch

Sherry Gray on March 25, 12

Conference website: http://www.globalmdpconference.org/index.html Interested development professionals invited to join lunch on Friday 12:30-2:00pm. We ask that they register here: http://www.globalmdpconference.org/for-professionals.html They will...

Cifiscape project book launch party Mar 31

Sherry Gray on March 21, 12

The book launch party will be at University Baptist Church at 13th and University in Dinky Town, March 31st 6:00-8:00 P.M. The...

Global policy capstone students in Jamaica this week, evaluation project for Global Deaf Connection USAID project

Sherry Gray on March 9, 12

PA 8081 Global Policy capstone students Logan Dumaine, Ashley Heerema, Sulia Makasini, Olga Reshetova, and Sarah Yeo are traveling to Jamaica this...

Humphrey Fellow Shaymaa Reyad on the role of Women in Egyptian Spring, Nobel Peace Prize Forum, Saturday Mar 3

Sherry Gray on March 1, 12

Religion and Politics in the Egyptian Spring: the Emerging Role of Women Shaymaa Reyad, Humphrey International Fellowship Program 10:45 - 12:00 P.M....

MPP student Heather Schommer honored at Harvard University's Carr Center for human rights work

Sherry Gray on February 11, 12

Heather Schommer (MPP '10) has received the World Without Genocide's 2011 "Outstanding Citizen Award," presented to her by Dr. Charlie Clements, executive...

Support Black-Owned Businesses, new website being tested in Twin Cities developed by HHH student Duane Johnson

Sherry Gray on February 1, 12

Good Morning Twin Cities: Welcome to Tuloko (www.tuloko.com). In conjunction with the beginning of Black History Month, the founders of Tuloko would...

IPID meeting today featuring discussion of Egypt with Humphrey Fellows Reyad, Einshouka & MPP student Lei

Sherry Gray on January 31, 12

General Assembly Meeting: Tuesday, January 31, 4pm in Walter Library Room 101 Our first General Assembly meeting of the semester will be...

MDP student Peter Ehresmann publishes op-ed on China's Role in Africa

Sherry Gray on January 5, 12

http://www.theliberianjournal.com/index.php?st=news&sbst=details&rid=2405&comesOfTheHome=1 Crosslisted from The Liberian Journal China's Expansion in Africa: Opportunity for the U.S (An Op-Ed Rebuttal to Ahmed Sirleaf) (Dec 30,...

IPID TALK Dec 13: Improving Education in Indonesia: Focus on Islamic Schools with Humphrey Fellow Dr. Zuliati Rohmah

Sherry Gray on December 12, 11

The last IPID Talk of the year will be on Improving Education in Indonesia: A Focus on Islamic Schools. Dr. Zuliati Rohmah,...

IPID screening "Crude" film about oil drilling in Ecuador, Dec 9, 7pm; MPP students Brandon Wu & Mary Small discussion leaders

Sherry Gray on December 8, 11

This Friday, December 9 at 7pm, IPID is hosting a screening of the film Crude at the apartment of Humphrey students Brandon...

Rosenthal Fellowship briefing with HHH students Marie Kurth & Cody Nelson, Dec 7

Sherry Gray on December 7, 11

Interested in the Rosenthal Fellowship in International Relations? It is a chance to spend a summer in a professional fellowship position in...

MPP Duane Johnson professional paper research in Brazil spring term

Sherry Gray on December 6, 11

MPP Student Duane Johnson will be embarking on a study abroad program in Brazil at the University of São Paulo next semester....

Human Rights & Development: IPID Student Speaker Conference Dec 2

Sherry Gray on November 29, 11

Friday, December 2, 3:30 pm, Room 101 Walter Library Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Development is hosting our biannual student speaker series on...

IPID Winter Student Speaker Conference: Righting Human Wrongs

Sherry Gray on November 16, 11

By Rachel Garaghty on October 26, 2011 4:14 PM | Date: December 2, 2011 Time: 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm (food and...

MDP students present Bolivia fieldwork project at ICGC Brown Bag Fri., Nov 11, noon

Sherry Gray on November 11, 11

ICGC Brown Bag Friday, November 11, 2011, 12:00 noon, 537 Heller Hall presented by Britt Cecconi Cruz, Britta Hansen, and Kaying Vang,...

HHH student Marie Kurth writes about Rosenthal Fellowship internship experience on APSIA website

Sherry Gray on October 31, 11

https://www.apsia.org/apsia/articles/articleDetails.php?ID=131&utm_source=APSIA+Newsletter+Contacts&utm_campaign=c4dfda8d85-Oct_Newsletter10_27_2011&utm_medium=email Reflections from the 2011 Rosenthal Class Posted by Executive Office Administrator, 10/25/2011 Each summer, students from APSIA schools participate in the...

HHH's Khadra Abdi panelist on 2011 Norway House Dialogue for Peace Empowering Women for the Future Forum & Expo Nov 15

Sherry Gray on October 18, 11

2011 Dialogue for Peace Empowering Women for the Future: A Forum & Expo for Engagement and Mobilization Tuesday, November 15, 2011 6:30pm...

Ameido Amevor student administrator for Global Notes

Sherry Gray on October 10, 11

I'm very pleased to announce that Ms. Ameido Amevor has volunteered to serve as student administrator for Global Notes this year. As...

UMN student journal Reconsidering Development new issue available online

Sherry Gray on October 6, 11

http://journal.ipid-umn.org/ejournal/show/1/_/3 Reconsidering Development is a student-led journal based at the University of Minnesota that focuses on interdisciplinary perspectives on international development. Reconsidering...

Congratulations to new IPID officers for 2011-2012!

Sherry Gray on October 3, 11

Please welcome our new officers! They are: Logan Dumaine (Treasurer) Chet Bodin (Officer at Large) Ameido Amevor (Strategic Relations Chair) Kirsten Selvig...

MPP student Duane Johnson on prize-winning Acara Challenge team working on clean water, India

Sherry Gray on September 30, 11

cross posted from http://www.vita.mn/story.php?id=127312038 and photo from Acara Newsletter - September 2011 @work: Water for all August 11, 2011 U of...

MPP student Andy Lei internship in Cairo with Arab Council to Support Fair Trials

Sherry Gray on September 20, 11

This past summer, I worked with the ACSFT or the Arab Council to Support Fair Trials, a small NGO dedicated to assisting...

IPID alumni sought

Sherry Gray on September 9, 11

IPID Alumni: We Want You! A note from IPID Secretary Britta Hansen Greetings IPID members- This is a note for folks that...

Humanitarianism course refugee camp simulation held at Phillippo Scout Reservation (Cannon Falls, MN)

Sherry Gray on September 8, 11

MPP student Duane Johnson interviewed in Univ of Oslo newspaper

Sherry Gray on September 7, 11

MPP Student Duane Johnson was interviewed by the University of Oslo newspaper on his experience attending the International Summer School in Norway...

MPP student Marie Kurth US State Dept Bureau for Intern'l Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs, Afghanistan & Pakistan office internship update

Sherry Gray on September 5, 11

I recently completed a Rosenthal Fellowship at the State Department in the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Office of...

MPP student Brandon Baumbach assisted on website "Bridging Norwegians & Somalis"

Sherry Gray on September 5, 11

http://norsombro.no/ Bridging Norwegians and Somalis to Build a Stronger Future...

MPP student Olga Reshetova update from Search for Common Ground (NY) internship

Sherry Gray on September 2, 11

My summer experience was quite eventful - I did my internship with Search For Common Ground and have worked as an Outreach...

Logan Dumaine update from summer internship in US Embassy, Prague

Sherry Gray on August 31, 11

I recently completed a 10-week internship at the U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic where I assisted a team of foreign...

Mary Small update from Colombia, summer research on public policies of internal displacement

Sherry Gray on August 29, 11

Thanks in large part to the generosity of a Stassen grant, I spent the summer in Bogotá, Colombia doing research on...

Kaela Glass report from Uganda project with WellShare International

Sherry Gray on August 29, 11

This week I returned from my 3-month internship in Uganda with WellShare International. In WellShare's rural field offices I worked with two...

MPP student Rachel Garaghty's Tanzania trip blog

Sherry Gray on August 23, 11

http://taleoftworachels.wordpress.com/...

From Guatemala: MPP student Matthew Valerius internship update

Sherry Gray on August 17, 11

I have spent the last three months interning in the offices of the USAID/Education Reform in the Classrooom (USAID/REAULA) project in...

Liberia MDP field experience update

Sherry Gray on July 29, 11

Our project is a qualitative evaluation of two capacity building programs with the Government of Liberia, run by JSI Research and Training,...

Mumbai MDP field experience project updates

Sherry Gray on July 28, 11

[Fellow MDP student] Blaire and I worked on separate projects with our partner NGO. I conducted a rapid assessment of Sure Start,...

Brandon Baumbach TV interview about Oslo bombing (internship near the site)

Sherry Gray on July 26, 11

http://www.myfoxtwincities.com/dpp/news/Norway-Bombing-Victims-Honored-in-Minn.-july-24-2011 U of M Student Was Near Norway Attacks Norway bombing victims remembered in Minnesota Updated: Sunday, 24 Jul 2011, 9:50 PM...

Bolivia MDP team fieldwork update

Sherry Gray on July 24, 11

Update from the Field: Bolivia, June 30th, 2011 By Britta Hanson Kaying Vang, Britt Cecconi (Cruz) and I have spent the last...

Update from MPP student Brandon Baumbach in Oslo Norway

Sherry Gray on July 7, 11

For the past month I have been working in US Embassy. I have been working on a project called NorsomBro which...

Update from Brandon Wu in Bogotá, research on US Colombia FTA

Sherry Gray on July 2, 11

This is a photo of me working on the fifth floor of the Luis Ángel Arango library in Bogotá, Colombia, where I...

APSIA announces 2011 Rosenthal & Japan Travel Fellows, includes HHH students Kurth & Nelson

Sherry Gray on June 30, 11

Incoming HHH students please note these APSIA fellowship programs. Application information for 2012 will be announced on Global Notes. Rosenthal Fellows 2011:...

Update from MDP Cairo field experience group (mapping solid waste management system)

Sherry Gray on June 29, 11

Update sent by MDP student Zhao Yizhou: Please find our pictures with Ragui and staff from A.P.E in the attachment. We have...

MPP student Rachel Garaghty 2011 winner of the Freeman-Stassen Award for International Activities

Sherry Gray on June 27, 11

Remarks by Acting Dean Greg Lindsey in presenting this award to Rachel Garaghty at the May 2011 Humphrey Commencement: "The Freeman-Stassen Award...

Carlos Echeverria-Estrada internship update from Mexico

Sherry Gray on June 27, 11

Picture of me leading the focus groups with youngsters who are the beneficiaries of the program of competitiveness I am evaluating at...

Humphrey students study urbanization in Dar es Salaam

Sherry Gray on June 23, 11

Professor Ed Goetz offered PA 5290: Cities of the Global South from May 16-31, 2011. The course met for two weeks during...

Sarah Yeo update from Guatemala, project with Good Neighbors

Sherry Gray on June 23, 11

The Good Neighbors Guatemala that I work is the largest regional office in Latin America among 24 regional offices that Good Neighbors...

MDP student team starts work in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Sherry Gray on June 20, 11

Master of Development Practice students Britta Hansen, Britt Cecconi, and Kaying Vang began their field experience project in Cochabamba, Bolivia in June...

MPP graduating student Caroline Krafft receives Short Award for professional paper: "Is Early Childhood Care & Education a Good Investment for Egypt?"

Sherry Gray on June 17, 11

Caroline Krafft was 2011 co-recipient of the Lloyd B. Short Award for the Best Master's Paper, for her professional paper "Is Early...

Humphrey student working on "Half the Sky" documentary

Rachel Garaghty on May 31, 11

Humphrey MPP Bridget Marchesi is completing a summer internship project with ITVS and Half the Sky (supported by the Upper Midwest Human...

2 MPP students awarded Stassen International grant for summer professional paper research in Colombia (Small, Wu)

Sherry Gray on May 12, 11

Small, MPP, research on IDPs, Bogotá, Colombia Based on research completed in Bogotá, Colombia over six weeks this summer, I am planning...

Brandon Baumbach awarded Smaby Fellowship for study in University of Oslo International Summer School

Sherry Gray on May 12, 11

MPP student Brandon Baumbach has been awarded the Philip S. Smaby Peace Fellowship for study at the University of Oslo International Summer...

5 MPP students (Glass, Hauck, Kurth, Lei, & Yeo) awarded Stassen grants for international internships

Sherry Gray on May 11, 11

Five MPP students were awarded Stassen International Internship Grants for 2011: Kaela Glass, MPP, internship WellShare International, Uganda My proposed project is...

14 HHH students & 1 alum nominated for 2011 Freeman-Stassen Award

Sherry Gray on May 11, 11

The HHH global policy area received 10 excellent nominations for the 2011 Freeman-Stassen Award. The nominations are: 1. Rachel Garaghty, nominated for...

Cody Nelson selected for Japan Travel Program for US Future Leaders

Sherry Gray on May 10, 11

Congratulations to Cody Nelson, first year MPP student, who has been selected to be part of the 2011 Japan Travel Program...

MPP student Matthew Stenberg wins group project grant with the US Dept of State's Young Leaders program

Sherry Gray on April 29, 11

Congratulations to Matthew Stenberg for being part of a winning Young Leaders Dialogue with America program (YLDA) group project grant. Matt will...

6 MDP students awarded Judd Fellowships (Hansen, Hogan, Ndougonna, Nezhad, Paschke, Zomer)

Sherry Gray on April 27, 11

Congratulations to MDP students Britta Hansen, Devin Hogan, Carine Ndougonna, Sheila Nezhad, Sadie Paschke, and Ali Zomer on receiving a 2011 Walter...

3 MPP students win Judd Fellowships (Glass, Hauck, Valerius)

Sherry Gray on April 27, 11

Congratulations to MPP students Kaela Glass, Matthew Hauck, and Matthew Valerius on being awarded the 2011 Walter H. Judd Fellowship Award. Details...

IPID Student Speaker Conference

Josh Smuda on April 22, 11

MPP student Mary Small awarded COGS travel grant to Bogotá

Sherry Gray on April 22, 11

Congratulations to Mary Small for winning a 2011 University of Minnesota Council of Graduate Students Travel Award. Mary will conduct research for...

U of M Apartment Available to Sublet over the Summer!

carth012 on April 21, 11

if you or someone you know (needs to be a U student) would like to sublet an apartment for the summer, available...

IPID Student Speaker Conference! This Friday, April 22nd

carth012 on April 20, 11

This Friday, April 22nd, the IPID(Interdisciplinary Perspectives on International Development) will be hosting their spring Student Speaker Series from 2:30-6:30 in the...

MPP student Duane Johnson competing in 2011 Acara Challenge

Sherry Gray on April 12, 11

MPP student Duane Johnson is competing in the 2011 Acara Challenge. Three times a week, Duane meets with his University of Minnesota...

IPID Spring Student Speaker Conference: seeking grad student paper submissions

Sherry Gray on March 23, 11

Please submit abstracts of up to 500 words (including paper title), or a link to your photo(s) and an accompanying written piece...

MDP student Kit Martin speaking Friday March 25 on Female Power in the Ottoman Early Modern Era

Sherry Gray on March 23, 11

This Friday, 10:00-11:30 in Heller 1024, I will be giving a talk on some research I have been continuing. Of course, there...

MPP student Ross Monten Op-Ed on US-Russia nuclear issues

Sherry Gray on March 23, 11

http://northfieldnews.com/content/good-morning-russia-now-it%E2%80%99s-your-turn...

MPA student Milena Gross visits WHO & WTO Geneva, OIE Paris, & FAO Rome

Sherry Gray on March 21, 11

Attached are a few photo's from my trip: Engaging Intergovernmental Organizations Rapid Assessment Mission Team 2011. The trip included visits to WHO...

New APSIA report on 2010 Japan program includes sections by MPP students Linda Nguy & Rachel Carr

Sherry Gray on March 21, 11

JAPAN TRAVEL PROGRAM FOR U.S. FUTURE LEADERS Rachel Carr (photo)- Japan's Current Threat Environment: Implications for the Future of the Japan-U.S. Security...

MPP student Cody Nelson awarded Rosenthal Fellowship for internship at US Treasury Dept Office of International Affairs (S/SE Asia)

Sherry Gray on March 9, 11

Congratulations to MPP student Cody Nelson on being awarded the APSIA Rosenthal Fellowship, which includes internship posting. Cody will work at the...

MPP student Marie Kurth awarded Rosenthal Fellowship for US Dept of State internship

Sherry Gray on March 9, 11

Congratulations to MPP student Marie Kurth for being awarded the APSIA Rosenthal Fellowship, which includes internship posting at the US Department of...

MDP student Kit Martin produces song for South Sudanese Referendum

Sherry Gray on February 24, 11

I just produced a song for the South Sudanese Referendum, could you share it on Global Notes? Below is the link to...

IPID Talk: Rachel Garaghty on "Victimization or Empowerment? Portrayals of Women & Their (Un)Intended Consequences in International Development"

Sherry Gray on February 17, 11

The next IPID talk will be on Friday, February 25th at 12:00 noon in Room 70 of the Minnesota Population Center (50...

IPID Talk hosted by MDP Candidate Peter Ehresmann

Josh Smuda on February 1, 11

Driving blindfolded in China: How Free Are We? Lifestyle Choice, Global Responsibility, the End Goal of Development, and The Meaning of Life...

Ross A. Monten: Nuclear disarmament is in our best interest

Josh Smuda on January 26, 11

"I worry that if the Senate does not ratify New START, nuclear inspections will never resume with Russia and our joint nuclear...

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