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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

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“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

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

New UMN study: America’s wars take uneven toll

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New study: In today’s wars, Americans who die or are wounded disproportionately come from poorer parts of the country.

Professor Richard Painter part of team to abolish super PACs


Professor Richard Painter is part of a team representing members of Congress who filed complaint to abolish super PACs.

Humphrey School recognizes 10 MN agencies for creativity and innovation


Awards recognize agencies that deliver better government services through creativity, collaboration and efficiency

To See Autism As a Civil Rights Issue

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Jigna Desai is helping all people reach their full potential.

To Open Borders by Opening Eyes

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Cawo Abdi is working to ensure justice and belonging for all.

Improving quality of life in nursing homes

A person’s quality of life (QOL) is influenced by a number of factors.