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Planning in Europe: Lessons and Opportunities for the U.S.

September 28, 11:30 a.m.--12:30 p.m. | Wilkins Room The Regional Planning and Policy Discussion Series will host Joachim Eble, founder and director...

Women and Politics Book Club: A Woman Among Warlords

March 30, 5 p.m. | Room 205 The Center for Women and Public Policy will host a meetings of the Women and...

Humphrey's legacy of person-to-person diplomacy continues

To honor the centennial of Hubert H. Humphrey's birth, the Humphrey School is spending the academic year celebrating his life of public...

Taking the prize(s)

The University's Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) honored several members of the Humphrey School community this academic year for their work in...

"We have met the leadership...and it is us"

Public problems are by definition public. They don't belong to any one person or sector; they belong to all of us. Kathy...

Preaching what he practices

Adjunct professor Peter H. Brown brings his professional experience into the classroom Peter H. Brown got his first bike in 1965. He...

A false sense of security

Drivers feel safer on rural roads despite higher death tolls Although 23% of Americans live in rural areas, rural roads account for...

National Conference on Inequity and Public Procurement and Contracting

May 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice will host...

Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election That Changes Everything for American Women

May 11, 5 p.m. | Freeman Commons The Center on Women and Public Policy will host a meetings of the Women and...

Designing neighborhoods to promote family activities

The placement of playgrounds is anything but child's play. Many parents in the United States spend more time in traffic than playing...

Multimedia brings case studies to life

Two years ago, Associate Professor Jodi Sandfort had an "aha" moment. She saw the ease with which students used technology in their...

Training for free trade

One might wonder why a small land-locked developing country where 75 percent of the population is employed in subsistence farming and 60...

A comprehensive approach to reducing greenhouse gases

Individual states within the United States can have an impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles, but only if they...

Professor Assaad shares his expertise

In the wake of escalating violence he Humpghrey School's Professor Ragui Assaad has offered his expertise and advice to many local media...

Public favors road safety initiatives

A new national survey conducted by the Humphrey School's Center for Excellence in Rural Safety (CERS) found that Americans overwhelmingly support policies...

New leadership for the Center on Women and Public Policy

In November, Debra Fitzpatrick assumed the directorship of the Center on Women and Public Policy, succeeding Professor Sally J. Kenney, who is...

Study delves into native artists' careers, challenges, and impact

A new study from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Native Artists: Livelihoods, Resources, Space, Gifts, documents the economic and cultural contributions...

Nanotech: A history lesson

We're living in a chemical soup, exposed to multiple hazards that we cannot see, hear or feel. Ecosystems are also suffering from...

U of M launches master program in international development

The University of Minnesota has launched a new Master of Development Practice (MDP) degree to train professionals in international development. The interdisciplinary,...

Recognizing local government that works

The Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center (PNLC) announced today the winners of the fifth annual Local Government Innovation Awards (LGIA),...

Immigrants represent economic force in Minnesota

Immigrants will play a key role in Minnesota's economic future, according to a report released by the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School...

Humphrey School, MPR launch PoliGraph

Every election season, politicians have a lot to say about their records, each other, and policy issues impacting the state. But are...

Humphrey students join the fight to end homelessness

As more and more people lose their jobs in today's economic climate, families are forced to make tough decisions. The recession has...

A "great conversation" with Dean Atwood and Hernando de Soto

On the evening of May 18, 2010, Humphrey School Dean J. Brian Atwood engaged is a discussion about the global financial crisis...

Glass half full or half empty?

New report benchmarks the status of women and girls in Minnesota Despite decades of progress, there still is great disparity between Minnesota...

Myers serves as expert witness

United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) regulations (49 C.F.R. Part 26) require that recipients of federal transit funds establish overall goals for...

Employment prospects for graduates

A Q & A with Lynne Schuman, director of career services Given the state of the global economy, many current and prospective...

Diaz Fellowship supports students studying philanthropy and nonprofit organizations

Bill Diaz was an expert on Hispanic cultures. He was a pioneer in philanthropy, developing the first community foundation in Puerto Rico...

Designing the future

Kaying Vang earned a B.S. in apparel design from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2007, winning a number of fashion awards during...

Unintended consequences of school choice

School choice was created as an alternative to forced desegregation. It has proven popular with parents, allowed urban districts to retain white...

Connecting with China

A recent cover of The Economist featured the image of an imposing bronze Chinese dragon, smoke wafting from its nostrils, dwarfing a...

Clicks and trips: Internet shopping

Technology is changing how we work, shop, interact with friends and colleagues, and communicate, but not always in the ways we anticipate....

Dean Atwood named president of Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA)

J. Brian Atwood, dean of the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, has been elected president of the Association of...

Bright ideas

The University of Minnesota's West Bank is home to the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, the Carlson School of Management, and the...

The 'accidental analyst"

Professor Samuel L. Myers, Jr., the Roy Wilkins Professor of Human Relations and Social Justice, is an expert on race and ethnicity....

Making everyone count

Televisions across the country were flooded this year with ads asking "If we don't know how many people there are, how do...

While U.S. energy and climate policy flounders, China forges ahead

By Elizabeth Wilson I stood in awe as a thin strand of metal was sheared from the outside of the 40-foot-high AP-1000...

Bryson receives prestigious Dwight Waldo Award

John M. Bryson, McKnight Presidential Professor of Planning and Public Affairs in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, was awarded the 2011...

Happy 100th Birthday Hubert Humphrey!

May 26, 3 p.m. | Hennepin County Government Center The Humphrey School will host a centennial birthday celebration in honor of Hubert...

Islam and the West

May 23, 4 - 5:15 p.m.. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a conversation...

Majority Rule in Presidential Elections

May 16, 12 p.m. | Humphrey Forum The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a panel discussion about...

Commencement Featuring Vice President Walter Mondale

In honor of the celebration of the centennial of Hubert Humphrey's birth, Humphrey's friend and longtime compatriot Vice President Walter Mondale will...

Sabo Lecture with James Oberstar

May 6, 10 a.m. | Cowles Auditorium James L. Oberstar will present "a Perspective on a Career in Public Life" at 10...

Organizing for Success: Lessons for the New Dayton Administration

February 8, 8:30--9:30 a.m. | Humphrey Forum The Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a discussion...

Global Policy Update: Egypt and Tunisia

February 4, 10 a.m. | Freeman Commons Professor Ragui Assaad of the Humphrey School will host a discussion about the current situation...

Can the Urban Poor in China Escape Spatial Mismatch?

February 1, 12:45--2 p.m. | Stassen Room (Room 170)...

A New Day, A New Way: Public-Private Partnerships

January 26, 11:30--12:30 p.m. | Humphrey Center Associate Professor Jodi Sandfort and a panel of public affairs leaders will discuss current tensions...

Employer Reaction to Union Organizing

January 19, 11:30--12:30 p.m. | Humphrey Center Professor Morris Kleiner will offer a discussion of "Employer Reaction to Union Organizing" at 11:30...

Congressman James L. Oberstar - Honoring a Career of Public Service

January 18, 2:30--5:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium James L. Oberstar represented the 8th Congressional District of Minnesota in the U.S. House of...

National Conference on Equity in and Public Procurement and Contracting

Minneapolis, MN (05/04/11) - The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice will host a national conference on equity and...

Peace and Human Rights: The Somali Diaspora Project

May 5, 2 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for Integrative Leadership will host Kjell Magne Bondevik, executive director of the Oslo...

Impermanence and the Tibetan Community in Exile

May 4, 3 p.m. | Humphrey Forum The International Fellowship Programs, Humphrey Students of Color Association (HSOCA), and the Master of Public...

Dialogue for Peace: Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik

May 4, 7:30 p.m. | McGuire Theater, Walker Art Center Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik, founder of the Oslo Center for Peace...

Distinguished Carlson Lecture Featuring Fareed Zakaria

April 29, 12 p.m. | Ted Mann Concert Hall The Humphrey School of Public Affairs will present the 2011 Distinguished Carlson Lecture...

Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards

April 27, 6 p.m. | McNamara Alumni Center The Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Awards honor individuals, organizations, or projects that have...

What Minnesota Knows About Clean Energy (And How We Can Explain it to Washington)

April 26, 1:30--3 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy will host a public forum with Senator...

Global Outsourcing with Mani Subramani

April 26, 12:45 p.m. | Stassen Room The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy will host one in its series of global...

Still a House Divided: Race in Politics in Obama's America

April 25, 12-1:15 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a discussion with Desomnd...

Truth, Justice, and Reparation with Judge Baltasar Garson

April 25, 2 p.m. | Room 25, Mondale Hall Controversial human rights defender and judge Baltasar Garzón will visit the University of...

Alliances for Cross Border Management Education Training

April 22, 12 p.m. | 1-136 Carlson School of Management Doctoral candidate Deborah Pembleton will discuss her research into the factors that...

Long-run Impacts of School Desegregation and Quality on Adult Attainments

April 21, 12:45 p.m. | Wilkins Room (Room 215) The Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice will host Rucker...

Bike Sharing in the Twin Cities

April 20, 11:30 a.m. | Stassen Room, Humphrey Center The Humphrey School's State and Local Policy Program and the Interdisciplinary Transportation Student...

Broken Dreams: A Documentary About Somali Youth

April 20, 4 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Cedar Humphrey Action for Neighborhood Collaborative Engagement (CHANCE) will host a showing of the...

Local Government Innovation Awards

April 13, 12:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditoirum The Humphrey School's Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center (PNLC) announced today the winners of the...

Social Impact Financing Forum

April 12, 12:30 p.m. | Humphrey Center The Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center will host an event discussing ways to generate economic...

Why Marriage Matters: A Panel Discussion

April 12, 3--5 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People's Right to Marry, by Evan Wolfson, from 3...

Exploring Integrative Leadership Traits in the U.S. Military

April 8, 12 p.m. | 1-142 Carlson School of Management With over 20 years of service to the United States Navy, Commander...

One Humphrey, One Community: Circle Dialogue

April 8, 2--4 p.m. | Humphrey Forum The Humphrey School's Diversity Committee will host an opportunity to engage faculty, staff, and students...

Before the Negotiations Begin: Minnesota Budget Deficit and Possible Solutions

April 6, 12:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium Minnesota has a projected $5 billion over the next biennium. The House and Senate propose...

Getting Americans Back to Work: Why We Need to Do it, and How We Can

April 5, 12 p.m. | Humphrey Forum Five years after the recession began, Americans still face extremely high unemployment. The Center for...

Six Ways to Rock Your Public Affairs Career

April 5, 12 p.m. | Freeman Commons The Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center will host an information-packed workshop from 12:30 to 2...

National Public Health Week Film Festival

April 4--8 The Humphrey School will co-sponsor the School of Public Health's annual Film Festival from April 4 to 8. It will...

One Humphrey, One Community: A Dialogue for Change

April 1, 3--4:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Humphrey School Diversity Committee will host a thought and action-provoking discussion regarding diversity in...

Why Marriage Matters

March 29, 12 p.m. | Freeman Commons The Humphrey School's Diversity Committee will host an information discussion of the book Why Marriage...

Mapping Local Food Producers

March 23, 11:30--12:45 p.m. | Stassen Room (Room 170) The State and Local Policy Program will host another in its brown bag...

Where Have All the Towers Gone? Race, Housing, and Redevelopment in American Cities

March 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Humphrey Center As a big-city mayor, U.S. Senator, and Vice President, Hubert Humphrey knew well the...

Engaging Science

February 23, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Humphrey Center Hubert Humphrey was an innovative leader for his time, championing legislation that promoted scientific...

Gerrymandering

February 22, 6:30--8:45 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a screening of the...

Hubert Humphrey and Ronald Reagan: Together Again

February 21, 5--6:30 p.m. | Humphrey Center 2011 marks the centennial of the birth of two great American political leaders, Hubert Humphrey...

Preview of County-wide FTTH Projects in Minnesota

February 17, 4--5:30 p.m. | Wilkins Room The Telecommunications and Information Society Policy Forum (TISP) will host a Preview of County-wide FTTH...

Women and Politics Book Club: Notes From a Cracked Ceiling

February 16, 5 p.m. | Room 205 On Wednesday February 16, The Women and Politics Book Club will host Anne E. Kornblut....

Binnur Ozkececi-Taner Discusses Turkish Foreign Policy

February 15, 12:45--2 p.m. | Stassen Room (Room 170) The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy will host one in its series...

History Lounge with Paul Stone

February 15, 7 p.m. | Minnesota History Center On Tuesday February 15, Professor Paul Stone of the Humphrey School will present a...

Winner-take-all Politics: How Washington is Making the Rich Richer

February 10, 12--1:15 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium Professor Larry Jacobs of the Humphrey School will welcome Professor Jacob Hacker from 12 to...

Good Question: Why Do Women Make Less Than Men?

2.08.11 CBS Minnesota Fitzpatrick Gender "Discrimination is less overt than it used to be, but it's still really part of how we're...

Humphrey Institute seeks new dean

Crookston Times December 8, 2010 The search is on for a new dean for the high-profile Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at...

Humphrey Institute seeks new dean

KSTP December 8, 2010 The search is on for a new dean for the high-profile Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the...

Obama's state of the unions less 'intelligent' than Bush's

U.S. News and World Report, January 25, 2011 Research Associate and founder of the University's SmartPolitics blog Dr. Eric Ostermeier has analyzed...

Pawlenty assesses his legacy as governor

Pioneer Press, December 22, 2010 "Tim Pawlenty's biggest accomplishment was tapping the brakes on taxes and spending," "http://www.twincities.com/ci_16915194?nclick_check=1">...

Editorial: Redistricting isn't about battle lines

Star Tribune, December 22, 2010 Professor Larry Jacobs pens an editorial encouraging the governor to appoint an impartial commission for redistricting. "History...

The real threat to health care reform

CNN, December 20, 2010 Argued in a fascinating paper for the Russell Sage Foundation, the health care program also remains vulnerable because...

Cravaack outlines positions, goals

Duluth News Tribune, December 19, 2010 "It doesn't take much time with U.S. Rep.-elect Chip Cravaack to see the deficit hawk emerge.'...

Humphrey Institute and MPR news release review of poll

MPR news, December 17, 2010 Suggested weighting future polls to account for geographic variations. Jacobs also recommended other ways to improve the...

MPR/Humphrey Institue poll review: too many 612s?

Minn Post, December 17, 2010 "81 percent of "612" voters participated when asked. Statewide, the figure was 67 percent." PDF of story...

Review of MPR, Humphrey Institute poll recommends changes

MPR news, December 17, 2010 PDF story Poll.pdf12.17.10 MPR Jacobs Election Poll.pdf...

U pollsters eye changes to pre-election sampling

WKBT.com, December 17, 2010 "The last pre-election poll should be taken closer to the election, include the results of other polls, ask...

Review of MPR, Humphrey Institute poll recommends changes

MPR news December 17, 2010 "Given that Democratic candidates traditionally fare well among voters in the 612 area code, the higher cooperation...

The plaque is back

The Washington Post December 15, 2010 "May all who pass through these portals recognize the invaluable contribution to worldwide development made by...

Oberstar says goodbye to the house

Minn Post December 15, 2010 "I can look back on my service and say that I have given it my best." PDF...

A Pattern of politics of compromise and contradiction

Politics In Color December 14, 2010 "almost everything that the White House has done has been haunted by the personnel and the...

Sobering report details big problems with long-term care in Minnesota

Minn Post December 14, 2010 "We recommend that Minnesota use the intervening time to create, analyze and agree on a co-insurance plan...

Long-Term care financing recommendations by Minnesota's Non-Partisan citizen league provide insights for state governments

American Consumer News December 14, 2010 Minnesota's non-partisan Citizens League today introduced recommendations for financing long-term care for the elderly in Minnesota...

What the RNC race could look like

Politico December 13, 2010 "Norm would very much like to chair the RNC,""His major obstacle would be that he's not an RNC...

Pawlenty's presidental ambitions get the Pat Robertson treatment

The Minnesota Independent December 13, 2010 Minnesota Republican strategist Vin Weber made the case for Pawlenty as well saying he's the only...

Pawlenty's presidental ambitions get the Pat Robertson treatment

The Minnesota Independent December 13, 2010 Minnesota Republican strategist Vin Weber made the case for Pawlenty as well saying "he's the...

President Museveni's PhD is another rap for Uganda

New Vision December 13, 2010 He has in the past received a doctorate of laws from Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University...

Bachmann hit 14 national media outlets in the last seven days

The Minnesota Independent December 13, 2010 A study last year by the Humphrey Institute at the University of Minnesota found that Rep....

Hunt for new Humphrey Institute dean to begin

Minnesota DailyDecember 12, 2010 "We have had the best dean that I have worked under in almost a quarter century at the...

Perspectives on Climate Change with Dr. Qin Dahe and Dr. Elizabeth Wilson

December 10, 7p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy will host Dr. Qin Dahe, former Administrator of...

A Train to Chicago in Three Hours or Less

December 10, 10 a.m.--11 p.m. | Wilkins Room (Room 215) The Humphrey School's State and Local Policy Program joins the University's Center...

Rep. elect Johnson spins a yarn

Youngstown Vindicator December 10, 2010 Smart Politics, the political news site of the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, reviewed...

Business-building Economy: Concept and Case Study in China

December 9, 12--1:30 p.m. | Lukermann Room (Room 280b) The China-Humphrey Initiative will hold a brown bag presentation by visiting scholar Quanshe...

The Big Loser: Media Polling

Hot Air December 10, 2010 The Twin Cities' conservative blogging community, going back to its earliest days in the early 2000s, has...

Early Childhood Education Yields High Public Return: Why Aren't We Investing?

December 8, 11:30 a.m. | Humphrey Center Senior Fellow Art Rolnick, former research director for the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, will offer...

Humphrey Institute begins search for new dean

KSTP December 8, 2010 The search is on for a new dean for the high-profile Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the...

Humphrey Institute begins search for new dean

Kare 11 December 8, 2010 The search is on for a new dean for the high-profile Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at...

Humphrey Institute begins search for new dean

Winona Daily News December 8, 210 The search is on for a new dean for the high-profile Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs...

Humphrey Institute begins search for a new dean

WQOW December 8, 2010 The search is on for a new dean for the high-profile Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the...

Is bigger cheaper? citites and counties contemplate merging or sharing

Minn Post December 8, 2010 With austerity in vogue, the how-to question keeps popping up: How to save money? How to wring...

Sexual Violence in Civil Wars

December 7, 12:45 p.m. | Stassen Room The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy will one in its series of Global Policy...

Study look at heave dfl bias in Humphrey - MPR Polls

Minneapolis Finder Forum, December 7, 2006 "Given that Democratic candidates traditionally fare well among voters in the 612 area code, the higher...

Leveling the Playing Field: Expanding Minority Business Opportunities

December 3, 8 a.m.--2 p.m. | Humphrey Center The Humphrey School of Public Affairs' Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social...

World Bank President Robert Zoellick

December 1, 3:30-5 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center of Study of Politics and Governance will host World Bank President Robert Zoellick...

Global Health and Food Security

November 22, 9 a.m. | Humphrey Center From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 22, the Humphrey School of Public Affairs,...

Forum on Antibiotics and Agriculture

November 22 + 23 | St. Paul The Center for Integrative Leadership will host a forum on antibiotics and agriculture Monday and...

Judges, Money, and Politics: The State of Judicial Elections in Minnesota

November 18, 4 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a discussion about how...

You May Call Her Madam Secretary

November 15, 2 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium To commemorate the 75th anniversary of passage of the Social Security Act, the Center on...

Screening of The Art of the Possible at the Humphrey Center

November 11, 5 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium If you missed the premiere of Hubert H. Humphrey: The Art of the Possible in...

Recount: Take Two

November 10, 3:30--5 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host leading experts to discuss...

Women and Political Power in Humphrey's Era and Today

November 10, 11:30 a.m. | Humphrey Forum Debra Fitzpatrick, director of the Center on Women and Public Policy, will convene a group...

Roger Schroeder on High Performance Manufacturing

November 9, 2010 12:45--2 | Stassen Room The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy will one in its series of Global Policy...

Planning the Future of the Twin Cities

November 9, 11:30 a.m. | Wilkins Room Dr. Thomas Luce, Director of Research at the Institute on Race and Poverty, University of...

Drop by Drop: Everyday Solutions to Toxic Water

November 4, 4 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium Denny Chair Deborah Swackhamer will to deliver the Ada Comstock Distinguished Women Scholar Lecture at...

The Morning After: A Post-election Analysis

November 3, 8 a.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a discussion...

Seminar on Business, the Environment, and the Global Economy

October 26, 12:45--2 p.m. | Stassen Room The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy will offer another in its series of Global...

Is Historic Preservation Planning?

October 13, 11:30 a.m.--12:45 p.m. | Stassen Room The Regional Planning and Policy Discussion Series will host Professor Gregory Donofrio, director of...

The Humphrey Legacy: From Civil Rights to Diversity

October 13, 11:30 a.m.--12:30 p.m. | Wilkins Room Professor Samuel L. Myers, Jr., will offer the next in the series of presentations...

Post Citizens United: What Corporate Contributions Mean of our Political System

October 12, 12--1:15 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a conversation about the...

Global Policy Seminar: Raymond Robertson

October 12, 12:45--2 p.m. | Stassen Room The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy will host one in its series of Global...

The Good Fight: A Life in Liberal Politics

October 20, 12--1:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium Join Vice President Walter F. Mondale as he discusses his new book, The Good Fight:...

Frances Fox Piven: Labor and the American Left

October 11, 12--1:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a public discussion with...

How Redistricting Can Remake Minnesota Politics

October 4, 8 a.m.--12 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a half-day forum...

Michelle Norris and The Grace of Silence

October 1, 7:30--8:40 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host renowned journalist and author...

Global Policy Seminar: Corporations and Human Rights

September 28, 12:45--2 p.m. | Stassen Room The Freeman Center for International Economic Policy will host one in its series of Global...

Policy Presentation: J. Brian Atwood on International Development

September 29, 11:30 a.m.--12:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium World leaders met last week in New York to discuss progress toward the Millennium...

Speaker Series Kicks off with Atwood Discussing International Development

Minneapolis, MN (09/24/10) - The Humphrey Institute will kick off a series of discussions of current issues related to Hubert Humphrey's legacy...

Caregiving: A Global and Local, Urgent Yet Invisible Issue

September 23, 12:30--2 p.m. | Freeman Commons The Humphrey School's Diversity Committee, the Center on Women and Public Policy will host a...

Gubernatorial Candidate Forum with Tom Horner

September 20, 12--1:15 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a public gubernatorial forum...

Regional Brown Bag: Ingrid Schneider

September 16, 11:30 a.m.--12:45 p.m. | Wilkins Room The Regional Planning and Policy Discussion Series kicks of the 2010--11 year with Professor...

Welcome Reception for International Fellows

September 16, 4:30--6:30 p.m. | Humphrey Center Atrium Help welcome the 2010--11 cohort of International Fellows to the Humphrey School by attended...

Candidate Forum: Tom Emmer

September 15, 1 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a public gubernatorial forum...

Premiere of The Art of the Possible

September 15, 6:30 p.m. | Ted Mann Concert Hall ** Humphrey Centennial Celebration Event ** Dean J. Brian Atwood and members of...

Gubernatorial Candidate Forum with Mark Dayton

September 13, 12--1:15 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will kick off a series of...

Vin Weber: Washington Update

September 9, 4--5 p.m. | Humphrey Forum The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host former Representative Ven Weber...

Documentary Premiere Kicks Off Humphrey Centennial Celebration

Minneapolis, MN (09/07/10) - The Humphrey Institute will kick off a yearlong celebration of the centennial of Hubert Humphrey's birth by hosting...

Campaigning on Facts: Scrutiny and Press Coverage

August 6, 12 p.m. | Humphrey Center The Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a panel...

The Billion Gallon Challenge

August 12, 4:30 p.m. | Humphrey Center The Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy will host a discussion with Dr. Jeremy...

The Climate Misinformation Campaign that Confused America

August 11, 6 p.m. | Humphrey Center The Humphrey School's Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy will host a discussion on...

They Aren't Laughing at Laffer Anymore

Minneapolis, MN (06/18/10) - The Humphrey Institute's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host Kevin Hasset to talk about...

Status of Women and Girls in Minnesota

June 17, 11 a.m. | Humphrey Center The Humphrey School and the Women's Foundation will announce new research on the Status of...

The Status of Women and Girls in Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN (06/15/10) - The Humphrey Institute and the Women's Foundation will announce new research on the Status of Women and Girls...

They Aren't Laughing at Laffer Anymore

June 22, 12 p.m. | Humphrey Center The Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host Kevin Hasset...

Fed Reserach Director joins the Humphrey Institute

Minneapolis, MN (06/10/10) - The Humphrey Institute announced today that retired Federal Reserve researcher Arthur J. Rolnick will join its faculty as...

Discussion of Broadband Technology at the Humphrey Institute

Minneapolis, MN (05/25/10) - The Humphrey Institute's Telecommunications and Information Society Policy (TISP) Forum will host the project team for Blandin Foundation's...

Bridging the Gap of Cultural Differences

Minneapolis, MN (05/19/09) - The Norway Peace Initiative and The Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights - U.S. Foundation present "Dialogue...

A "Great Conversation" Between Dean Atwood and Hernando DeSoto

May 18, 7:30 p.m. | Ted Mann Concert Hall Dean J. Brian Atwood will take part in the "Great Conversations" series on...

"Meet the Press" Comes to the University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN (05/18/10) - The Humphrey Institute's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a forum with "Meet the...

Haiti: What's Next?

May 12, 6 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Humphrey School and the Minnesota International Center will cosponsor a panel discussion on Monday,...

Consequences of the Supreme Court's Ruling on Unallotment

May 7, 8 a.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a panel...

Managing Traffic Congestion in China

April 29, 12:00 p.m. | Room 184, Humphrey Center The Regional Planning and Policy Discussion Series will host senior fellow Lee Munnich...

Designing Minnesota's Energy Future

April 28, 12 p.m. | Room 380, VoTech Building Humphrey School Senior Fellow Steve Kelley will take part in the Institute on...

David Sanger at the Humphrey School

April 27, 12 p.m. | Humphrey Forum, Humphrey Center Vice President Walter F. Mondale and Professor Larry Jacobs, director of the Center...

Rotary International's Polio Eradication Program

April 27, 12 p.m. | 3M Auditorium, Carlson School of Management The Center for Integrated Leadership is proud to host Robert S....

International Fellows: Government Administration

April 21, 12:45 p.m. | Room 15, Humphrey Center The International Fellows Program will host a session on Wednesday, April 21 from...

Public Leadership Awards Dinner

April 21, 6 p.m. | McNamara Alumni Center Save the date for the 2010 Humphrey Public Leadership Awards, which will be held...

Leadership Through Peril and Adversity

April 16, 11:45 a.m. | Room 1-135, Carlson School of Management The Center for Integrated Leadership's Executive in Resident Steven Snyder will...

Iranian-American Journalist Roxana Saberi

April 16, 12 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center The Humphrey School will host Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi from 12 to 1...

Governing Nanobiotechnology

April 15, 8:30 a.m. | Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center Associate Professor Jennifer Kuzma will take part in a conference called "The Governing...

Professionalization in Election Administration

April 14, 10:30 a.m. | Wilkins Room, Humphrey Center The Humphrey School will host Doug Chapin, director of Elections Initiatives at the...

International Fellows: Local and Regional Development

April 14, 12:45 p.m. | Room 15, Humphrey Center The International Fellows Program will host a series of discussions focusing on their...

Tortured Reasoning and Misunderstanding the Threat

April 13, 12 p.m. | Humphrey Forum, Humphrey Center Vice President Walter F. Mondale and Professor Larry Jacobs, director of the Center...

Top Companies for Developing Leaders

April 13, 5 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center The Center for Integrative Leadership will host a presentation and panel discussion of...

Regional Policy and Planning Brownbag

April 8, 12 p.m. | Room 184, Humphrey Center The Regional Planning and Policy Discussion Series will host Humphrey School alumnus Nathan...

The Struggle for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

April 8, 2 p.m. | Wilkins Room, Humphrey Center The Humphrey School will host Congressman Keith Ellison (D) to talk about the...

International Fellows: Program Evaluation & Community Organizing

April 7, 12:45 p.m. | Room 15, Humphrey Center The International Fellows Program will host its most recent volume in a series...

Local Government Innovation Awards

April 7, 3:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Center The Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center will host the Local Government Innovation Awards...

Discussion with the Council on Foreign Relations

April 7, 11 a.m. | Room 175, Humphrey Center The Humphrey School will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 7, from...

National Public Health Week Film Festival

April 5-9 The Humphrey School will co-sponsor the sixth-annual National Public Health Week (NPHW) Film Festival April 5-9 with the School of...

Creating Policy Spaces with Civil Society

April 1, 12:45 p.m. | Wilkins Room (Room 215) The Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center will host Dr. Alnoor Ebrahim, associate professor...

Regional Policy and Planning Brownbag

March 25, 12:45 p.m. | Room 184 The Regional Planning and Policy Discussion Series will host Russ Stark of the St. Paul...

Transboundary Water Policy

March 25, 4 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy will host Candian Ambassador Gary Doer in...

Women and Water Rights

March 25, 7 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy will welcome Dr. Vadana Shiva, world-renowned environmental...

Celebrating Diversity

March 25, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Room 55, Humphrey Center The Humphrey School Diversity Committee and Public Affairs Student Association (PASA)...

Alberto Mora: Military Justice in a Time of Terrorism

March 24, 12 p.m. | Humphrey Forum The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host former General Counsel of...

Panel Discussion and Reception: Half the Sky

March 24, 3 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The Humphrey School's Diversity Committee, the women and public policy concentration, the global policy area,...

The True Health Reform

March 22, 12 to 1:30 p.m. | Humphrey Forum The Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance hosted a...

Garbage Dreams

March 11, 4 p.m. | Room 180 The Center for Science, Technology, and Public Policy and the Institute on the Environment will...

Policy, Law, Planning: A Professional Networking Event

March 10, 5 p.m. | Freeman Commons (Room 205) The Humphrey School's Alumni Mentor Program will host a professional networking event called,...

Humphrey School Career Engagement Fair

February 24 | Atrium, Humphrey Center The Humphrey School's Public Affairs Student Association (PASA) and Office of Career Services hosted a career...

Speed Networking

February 22 | Humphrey Forum The third annual speed networking event was held on February 22 in the Humphrey Forum. It featured...

Taking on Big Tobacco

February 19, 10 a.m. | Weisman Art Museum The Humphrey School co-sponsored the School of Public Health's Gaylord Anderson Lecture on Friday,...

Brandl Lecture: Barbara Dafoe Whitehead

February 18, 4 to 5:30 p.m. | Cowles Auditorium The second annual Brandl Lecture featured Dr. Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, discussing "The Lost...

Humphrey Institute Dean Named President of Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs

Minneapolis, MN (05/27/09) - J. Brian Atwood, dean of the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, has been elected president...

Humphrey Institute Seeks Applicants for Policy Fellows Program

Minneapolis, MN (05/06/09) - The Humphrey Institute's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance is accepting applications for the 2009-2010 Policy...

War on Terror or War on American Ideals?

Minneapolis, MN (04/24/09) - The Humphrey Institute's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance will host a discussion about expanding presidential...

Higher Education Experts: Keeping Public Research Universities Competitive

Minneapolis, MN (04/23/09) - The Humphrey Institute will host an address by Peter McPherson followed by a panel discussion about the changing...

Solving our Employment Crisis: Putting People Back to Work

Minneapolis, MN (04/17/09) - The Humphrey Institute will host a panel discussion about the how the economic crisis is affecting workers at...

Leading the way to safer roads

Humphrey School researchers map roadway fatalities Americans take precautions to keep their families safe in a number of ways. Researchers at the...

Senator Becky Lourey on "Smarter State Fiscal Policy"

Sen. Becky Lourey, candidate for governor, outlined "A Smarter State Fiscal Policy: Fair Taxes, Quality Health Care, Safer Streets, and Stable Schools"...

Sue Jeffers on "Runaway Government"

Sue Jeffers, GOP candidate for governor, gave a public policy address on "Taming the Beast: Regaining Control of a Runaway Government" on...

Peter Hutchinson on "The Price of Government"

Gubernatorial candidate Peter Hutchinson (IP-endorsed candidate) spoke about "The Price of Government: Getting the Results We Need in an Age of Permanent...

Mike Hatch on Health Care

Attorney General Mike Hatch, DFL-endorsed candidate for governor, spoke on "Affordability and Availability of Health Care," on August 9 at the Humphrey...

Governor Pawlenty Discusses Education Reform

Governor Tim Pawlenty (GOP-endorsed candidate for governor) spoke about "Education: Funding, Improvements, and Accountability for Results" on July 25, 2006, in Cowles...