Thursday, August 17, 2017

Phifer Announces Exploration of Running for MN's 8th

Leah Phifer (MPP '15) announced in June that she is launching an 80-day listening tour this summer to explore the possibility of ultimately representing Minnesota’s 8th Congressional district.

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Patterson Joins Johns Hopkins University

Kylie Patterson (MPP '13) recently took a position with Johns Hopkins University as a senior advisor for local economic inclusion. Previously, she was with Prosperity Now (formerly CFED).

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Safi Takes Role with CAIR in DC

Amineh Safi (MPP '17) recently moved to Washington, DC to take on a role as the government affairs department coordinator for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, National Office.

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Rau Joins U.S. Department of Justice

Kristen Rau (MPP/JD '12) recently took a job as an assistant U.S. attorney in the northern district of Illinois with the U.S. Department of Justice. Previously, she was a litigation associate at Sidley Austin LLP.

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Stoscheck Joins The Improve Group

Claire Stoscheck (MPP '16) recently joined The Improve Group as a research analyst.

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Wallace Joins the College of Law as Assistant Dean

Syracuse University's College of Law Dean Craig Boise announced the addition of Nick Wallace (MPP/JD '06) as assistant dean for enrollment management. In this role, Wallace will be responsible for the strategic planning, leadership and implementation of the College’s J.D. enrollment and financial aid initiatives.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Baltazar Receives Emerging Alumni Award

James Baltazar (MURP '12) was presented with an Emerging Alumni Award from the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts (CLA).

“The CLA Emerging Alumni Award honors alumni who recently graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts who demonstrate leadership, creative excellence, community-mindedness, and who mirror the community at large.”

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Ewert joins Washburn University School of Law

Michelle Ewert (MPP '03) recently joined Washburn University School of Law as an associate professor.

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Gray joins The International Foundation for Electoral Systems

Steven Gray (MA '88) is now the country director in Zimbabwe for The International Foundation for Electoral Systems.

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Dorsher Promoted at Global Communities

Patricia Dorsher (MPP '14) recently was promoted to a communications and reporting specialist in Turkey with Global Communities.

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Pronove Lands Position in DC

Alma Pronove (MPP '17) recently joined Arabella Advisors, a philanthropic advising firm, as an analyst based in Washington, DC.

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