Join us in Washington, DC, to honor the life and legacy of Walter F. Mondale

The Humphrey School is pleased to present two special events--Walter Mondale: Living Legacy and Celebrating Fritz: An Evening with Walter Mondale--to honor the life and legacy of our nation's 42nd Vice President. Both programs will take place in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, October 20th.

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Humphrey School professor identifies significant discrimination in home mortgage and small business lending

A new study conducted by Professor Samuel Myers Jr., chair of the Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice, and a team of researchers examines how the Twin Cities' 50 largest banks apply their practices in the region with a specific focus on minority access to the credit market.

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Humphrey School Professor Anu Ramaswami to lead a $12M research network to build sustainable, healthy, and livable cities

The University of Minnesota has received a $12 million dollar award from the National Science Foundation to bring together a unique network of scientists, industry leaders,and policy partners committed to building better cities of the future.

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$2 million fundraising campaign honors life and legacy of Walter F. Mondale

At the Humphrey School's annual Public Leadership Awards dinner to recognize Walter Mondale and other community leaders, the School announced a yearlong campaign to raise money for student scholarships.

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Humphrey School recognizes state agencies for innovation and creativity

Ten winners of annual State Government Innovation Awards support Minnesotans in a variety of ways, including support for aging and disability populations, training for rural workers, and more. 

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Humphrey School Names Professor Ragui Assaad Global Policy Area Chair

The Humphrey School is delighted to announce that Professor Ragui Assaad will succeed Professor and former Humphrey School Dean Brian Atwood as chair of the Global Policy Area.

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The Humphrey School: Inspiring Leaders to Advance the Common Good 

In this new video presentation, you'll see how the Humphrey School of Public Affairs prepares young people for careers in public life. Students come to us with a passion to become catalysts for change and we transform that passion into knowledge, into skills, and into action.

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Humphrey Rated among the top-ranking public policy schools

Earn a Master of Public Policy degree at one of the top-ranked public policy schools in the country—the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Our public policy degree trains leaders to design and advocate for better public policy solutions.

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Interested in Environmental Policy or Science and Technology Policy?

Become a top leader and policymaker with a Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy from the top-rated Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Topics covered in our graduate program include environmental policy and management, energy policy, science policy, and technology policy.

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Why a Mid-career Master of Public Affairs Degree?

Learn to help shape public policy and lead change with a graduate degree from the Humphrey School - a top public affairs school. Most students complete our mid-career Master of Public Affairs graduate program in less than three years.

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Executive Certificates

Our executive education programs are available with a Early Childhood Policy Certificate, Nonprofit Management Certificate, Policy Issues on Work + Pay Certificate and Public Affairs Leadership Certificate. The Humphrey School also offers customized training and other professional and leadership development opportunities.

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Dual degrees with the schools of management, law, social work, public health, and civil engineering. Pursuing two graduate or professional degrees at the same time typically takes less time than it would to complete the two degrees separately.

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