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February 2013

The Clothes I Wear

Originally published in the Humphrey School's PubTalk Blog The following blog post was written by Dr. Katherine Fennelly, Professor at the Humphrey...

Plowden joins Children's Defense Fund and is featured in YWCA publication

Originally published in the Humphrey School Alumni Notes Blog In June, Chandra Plowden (MPP '10) joined the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) as...

Obama attempting to change face of the judiciary

The Humphrey School's Infinity Project was cited in this Associated Press article on President Obama's efforts to diversify the federal bench. "In...

Help us choose a name!

Please fill out the survey and help us choose a name for this blog. We'll take votes through Friday, March 1....

Gender and Communication with UofM Debate Coach Dave Hellwich

WPP Happy Hour: Best practices in professional development Gender and Communication with UofM Debate Coach Dave Hellwich March 8 (4-6 p.m., Humphrey...

Dr. Samuel Myers on Ethnic Inequality in China

Freeman Lecture February 26, 12:45 to 2 p.m. Stassen Room (Room 170) Humphrey School of Public Affairs Professor Myers is the special...

Supporting Diversity in Community Development through the Krusell Fellowship

The Fall/Winter 2012 issue of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Reporter featured three Krusell Fellowship alumni who are engaging in...

Alum Profile: Sheila Nezhad (MDP 2012), Research and Education Manager, Rainbow Health Initiative

Humphrey alum Sheila Nezhad (MDP, 2012) is the Research and Education Manager at Rainbow Health Initiative (RHI). RHI is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit...

Name this Blog!

We have some great ideas, but the note went out late so please add yours to the mix by sending Debra Fitzpatrick...

Feminist Art! WPP Happy Hour

WPP Happy Hour: Feminist Art! February 15, 3:30 p.m., Humphrey Atrium (Note special time and location) Meet us in the Humphrey School...

Diversity Paper Award

Each year the Humphrey School Diversity Committee co-chairs will present an award to challenge Humphrey School graduate students to excel in working...

Islam Awareness Week

This Spring, universities across the United States, Canada, and Europe will conduct their respective Islam Awareness Weeks (IAW), an annual series of...

Announcing the Wellness Room

We are happy to announce the availability of a new space at the Humphrey School, the Wellness Room. The Wellness Room (Room...

Ending the Transition in Somalia: A Personal Account

Former Prime Minister Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Friday, February 8 2:30-4:30pm: Small group meeting with Dr. Ali, open to students. Please email...


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