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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

New Tool Compares College Data

Laura Bloomberg and STEM policy expert Steve Kelley are analyze The College Scorecard initiative. Read more.

Early Education: The Earlier, the Better

Senior fellow Art Rolnick co-authors this commentary on early childhood education. Read more.

City to vote on wage research

Senior fellow Art Rolnick comments on the impacts of an increased minimum wage in our economy. Read more.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Locals push for increased aid in Syria

Assistant Professor Ryan Allen comments on the growing humanitarian refugee crisis in Syria. Read the MN Daily article.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Ventura about to end exile, jump back into politics?

Larry Jacobs discusses Jesse Ventura as a possible presidential run on the Libertarian ticket for the upcoming elections in this Star Tribune article. Read more.

Startup spirit helps Omaha company ES&S innovate, thanks to Straight Shot incubator

Doug Chapin who is director of the Election Academy at the Humphrey School gives his expert opinion in this article about how the company Election Systems and Software wants to use software to help election administrators make smarter decisions at polling places. Read more.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Mock refugee crisis trains next generation of humanitarians

The University of Minnesota alongside non-profit organizations and the Minnesota National Guard participated in an elaborate humanitarian-crisis simulation this past weekend. Read about the event here.
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