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Humphrey Alumni News + Views

Alumni News + Views
The Humphrey Alumni News + Views is a monthly e-newsletter sent to all Humphrey School alumni. It includes announcements from the School, articles written by alumni, and professional and personal updates shared from our Alumni Notes blog.

Current issues of the Alumni News+Views e-news are no longer available online and are only issued via our Humphrey alumni email list. If you are not receiving this monthly e-news and believe you should be, please notify

Archived Humphrey Alumni News + Views:
January 2013
February 2013
March 2013
April 2013
May 2013
June 2013
July 2013
August 2013
September 2013
October 2013
November 2013
December 2013
January 2014
February 2014
March 2014


Accepting Contributors!

The Humphrey Alumni News + Views is about and for alumni. We encourage alumni to contribute their ideas and views to make it interesting to the entire Humphrey alumni community. Have an idea or a story to share? Want to let us know what interesting things a fellow alumnus is up to? Email us at and let us know.

Alumni One-to-One's:

Alumni "One-to-One"s are articles written by alumni, about alumni. They are the most popular elements of each e-newsletter. Everyone has a different story to tell, intriguing professional or volunteer work. If you have a story to tell, let us know! Email if you're interested in helping!

Past Alumni One-to-One's:

Alumni in energy policy

Alumni work to build and advocate for affordable housing in the Twin Cities

Local literary leaders swap stories of their Humphrey School experiences

Telling the stories of changing rural communities

Transportation planners discuss light rail

Using art as a tool for community development

Catharine Richert reflects on her job as political fact-checker at Minnesota Public Radio

Alumni Profiles

Do you know of a Humphrey alumnus or alumna who we shoudl feature in an upcoming Humphrey School News newsletter or Humphrey Alumni News+Views? Email us at and let us know.

Featured Alumni Profiles:

Alumni real-life stories inspire new planning students - For students trying to plan life after earning a graduate degree, there’s nothing like hearing first-hand from real people working real jobs.

Ken Redd (MA ’87) - Alumnus uses planned gift to “pay back and pay forward”

Laurie Ohmann (MPlan ’88) - Laurie Ohmann Fellowship: Aims to help Humphrey students learn the human side of change management

Jasmine Blanks (MPP ’08) - Directing children in their calls for social change: Humphrey School graduate leads theater groups in Liberia

Paul Stembler (MA '75) - Gift from alumnus helps students afford internships

Elizabeth Emerson (MPP ’04) - Lobbyist Elizabeth Emerson: Giving voice to the grassroots

Mark Fox (MPlan ’84) - Company man: Alumnus Mark Fox brings his Humphrey training to the corporate world

Kevin Miller (MA ’87) - The perfect mix: Space science, finance and a public affairs degree

Alumni Having Lunch with Dean Schwartz


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