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Larry Jacobs presented McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Affairs

Larry Jacobs

The award will support launch of new series, Mondale Dialogues: America at a Crossroads.

Embodying engagement and leadership

Alan Roy

Graduate student Alan Roy is well prepared to help address disparities in Minnesota.

Humphrey School recognizes 25 innovative and collaborative local government projects

Broadband tower

Humphrey School of Public Affairs hosts the 11th annual Local Government Innovation Awards (LGIA).

Humphrey School announces annual Local Government Innovation Awards

State capitol

Awards recognize cities, counties, townships, schools and new native nations collaboration

A bold vision

Jake Maxon

Jake Maxon’s vision for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention could become a model for counties across the nation.

U study: Link between community’s rate of military sacrifice, Trump support

Military sacrifice

Findings suggest large urban-rural casualty gap contributed to Donald Trump’s Presidential victory in November 2016.

Mentor program marks 30 years of making matches

A student and mentor with the Humphrey School mentor program

The mentor program at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs has grown into one of the most distinctive in the country.

Humphrey School Launches CIVIOS, an online collection for sharing research


Collection features short, engaging and easy to understand materials including podcasts and videos.

Coming home to hunger

Rachel Widome

U of M researcher Rachel Widome has found that 27 percent of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are food insecure.

Humphrey School Recognizes 19 Local Government Projects

Inside the state capitol

“Top Innovator” for long-term impact to be recognized at public event

Humphrey School celebrates 10 years of government innovation

State capitol

Local Government Innovation Awards includes new award for long-lasting impact.

U Professor Appointed to U.S. President’s Council of Economic Advisers

Photo of Aaron Sojourner

Assistant Professor Aaron Sojourner has been appointed to President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).