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March 2013

WPP Happy Hour: On the Road to Equality with Humphrey student Josie Shardlow

On the Road to Equality with Humphrey student Josie Shardlow and Kim Borton from the Women's Foundation March 29 (4-6 p.m., Humphrey...

Refugee and Immigrant Women for Change World Cafe

The Refugee & Immigrant Women for Change Coalition Invites You to Celebrate with Us in the Spirit of International Women's Day Join...

Humphrey Student Abdul Omari appointed to the Board of Regents

The Minnesota Board of Regents has three members with strong ties to the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. On March 6, the...

Half the Sky discussion at Humphrey

Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide A discussion on Half the Sky based on the work of Pulitzer Prize winners and...

The Trans* Awareness Project launched

Several University Affiliated groups (including the University Libraries, the Office for Equity and Diversity, the GLBTA Programs Office, the Transgender Commission, and...

Films Around Town and Campus

Inuit Films: Sharing Our Stories VIP Reception and Free Screening at the Guthrie Theater Monday, March 18, 2013 Please join the Will...

"Voices from Laos: Clearing Bombs, Protecting Lives" comes to Humphrey

Legacies of War is very excited to announce that "Voices from Laos: Clearing Bombs, Protecting Lives," our groundbreaking national speakers tour, will...

Wilder CEO (Humphrey Alum) sounds alarm on racial disparities

"ST. PAUL, Minn. -- MayKao Hang doesn't look like the average Minnesota CEO, especially when she's mingling with other executives. 'I would...

Alum Senator Patricia Torres Ray takes the $101 pledge

Several Minnesota lawmakers are challenged to live on the same amount families on Minnesota's welfare program get per week. Many, including Senator...

What's Up with the Diversity Committee?

The Humphrey School Diversity Committee and its working groups (listed below) are hard at it. Here are some highlights: Curriculum (Romy Justilien...

Humphrey's Harry Boyte in Huffington Post: "The Return of the Exiles"

From the article: "For all the differences between Barack Obama and Cornel West -- described in my recent column, "Higher Education and...

Alum Ahmed Yusuf publishes book, Somalis in Minnesota

Originally published in Alumni Notes Ahmed Ismail Yusuf (MPA '08) recently published Somalis in Minnesota (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2012). In his...

Honoring those who advance human welfare in the context of globalization

This year's Humphrey Public Leadership Awards will honor several remarkable individuals and institutions that have taken extraordinary measures to advance human...

Values and Policy-making: Humphrey World Cafe

All of us - regardless of beliefs, background, faith, or religion - hold some set of values that frames how we...

Educate, Honor & Unite: A Community Forum for Immigration Reform in 2013

Thursday, March 14, 2013 Noon Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs •Hear from advocates on the ground regarding current developments in...

Films Around Town and on the Web

These are some films that have come in thru my inbox -- please send additional ones that you think might be of...

Vote on your favorite blog name!

Take just one minute to help us choose the name for this blog. Vote thru Friday, March 8....

Yoga at Humphrey

Get away from your desk and join us beginning next Wednesday March 6th, 4-5 p.m. for the first session of our trial...

Understanding the Challenges of Domestic Violence Among Kenyan and Other East African Women in Kenya & the U.S.

Originally published in the Global Notes blog. April 10, 2013 10:00 am-12 Noon Pomeroy Student-Alumni Center, Rm. 215 University of Minnesota St....

GLBTA Program Office Announces Spring Ally Trainings

Bi(sexuality) 101 Wed, April 10th 1pm-3pm Appleby Hall 41 Ally 201 (St Paul) Thurs, March 14th 2pm-4pm Ruttan Hall B42 Trans(gender) 101...

Alum Talk-"On the basis of sex": Public Policy, the Female Athlete, and the Politics of Title IX

Libby Sharrow, Humphrey School grad and Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science, will be presenting her dissertation research as part...

Faculty Research - New Deal Ruins: Race, Economic Justice, & Public Housing Policy book launch

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 3 to 5 p.m. Humphrey Forum New Deal Ruins is about the large-scale reduction in commitment to...


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