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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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)...

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...

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,...

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...