Monday, May 2, 2016

MPP Plouff awarded Smaby Fellowship for study in Oslo

Congratulations to Humphrey School Master's of Public Policy Candidate | Environmental Policy Abbie Plouff has been granted a Philip C. Smaby Peace Fellowship award to attend the 2016 University of Oslo's International Summer School (ISS).   

Philip C. Smaby was proud of both his Norwegian immigrant heritage and his life-long commitment to building global business relationships that encouraged economic stability and supported a more peaceful world. A 1942 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Smaby wished to reflect these deeply held values in a gift to his alma mater to endow a graduate fellowship at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs designed to inspire and engage students to pursue academic studies at the world-renowned University of Oslo International Summer School in the fields of world peace, social justice, conflict resolution and human rights. A biography of Mr. Smaby can be found at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/startribune/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=119311647.


Previous Humphrey School Smaby Awardees are:

2015 Meredith Cavin (MPP)2014 Erin Cowles (MSTEP)
2013 Tenzin Khando (MPP) and Brendan Crosby (MPA)
2012 Harshada Karnik (MPP) and Erik Sande (MPP)
2011 Brandon Baumbach (MPP) and Duane Johnson (MPP).

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