Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Mendis comments on Chinese-American relations, policy, and history

Patrick Mendis (MA ’84) recently returned from China, where he published several commentaries and gave lectures. Below are highlights from his work in China. Mendis is currently the commissioner to the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO and associate-in-research of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.

Connect with Patrick on LinkedIn.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Anderson joins MCF

Michael Anderson (MPP ’07) has joined the Minnesota Council on Foundations as chief operating officer. He was formerly a senior manager at La Piana Consulting.

Connect with Michael on LinkedIn.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Scheibel publishes in MinnPost

Jim Scheibel (MPA '14) recently published a commentary in the MinnPost's Community Voices regarding older adults and opportunities for involvement within their communities. Scheibel is a former mayor of St. Paul and currently a professor at Hamline University.

Read his MinnPost article here.

Connect with Jim on LinkedIn.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Johnson joins City of Fort Collins

Alyssa Johnson (MPP ’17) recently joined the City of Fort Collins as a graduate management assistant. She was formerly a graduate research assistant with the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment.
Connect with Alyssa on LinkedIn.

Homans retires from City of St. Paul

Nancy Homans (MPlan ’81) is retiring from her position as former St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman’s policy director. She has served the City of St. Paul for over 35 years.
Read the Pioneer Press article about her retirement here.

Stoscheck promoted at The Improve Group

Claire Stoscheck (MPP ’16) was recently promoted to senior consultant at The Improve Group. She was formerly a research analyst.
Connect with Claire on LinkedIn.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Glidden interviewed by MinnPost

Elizabeth Glidden (MPA ’04) was recently interviewed by MinnPost about her experience on the Minneapolis City Council. Glidden is currently the council vice president and co-chair of Mayor-elect Jacob Frey’s policy committee.
Read the MinnPost article here.
Connect with Elizabeth on LinkedIn.