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 Women in Afghanistan

University of Minnesota Law School Professor Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin is available to provide expert comment on the special challenges faced by women with the return of Taliban control in Afghanistan.

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Connecting rural women leaders

Recent graduate Kate Stower has become a strong advocate for involving more women in leadership roles in Greater Minnesota.

 

Sandra Ojiambo
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A worldwide emergency

Alumna Sanda Ojiambo helps fight climate change as executive director of the Global Compact at the United Nations.

Timothy Johnson
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Expanding the Supreme Court

Professor Timothy Johnson in the College of Liberal Arts and Law School is available to comment on expanding the U.S. Supreme Court and the impact on the judicial nomination process.

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The pandemic’s effect on the health care workforce

Humphrey School of Public Affairs Professor Morris Kleiner is available to discuss how COVID-19 has affected the labor market, particularly how occupational licensing can impact the health care workforce.

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Minnesota elections, campaigns and political history

With the 2020 election less than two weeks away, Humphrey School of Public Affairs research fellow Eric Ostermeier is available to speak about the election, campaigns, and political history from a Minnesota and national perspective.

Krista Soria
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Identifying obstacles for higher-ed students during the pandemic

U of M staff member Krista Soria talks about the importance of understanding the pandemic’s impact upon students and of sharing the data with university leaders, staff and faculty so that they can make decisions to better address the significant challenges students are facing.