Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota

  • ANPI

    Minneapolis artist Michael Hoyt’s DreamsLand project is a grant recipient of the Center for Urban and Regional Affair's Artist Neighborhood Partnership Initiative which aims to build more equitable communities.

  • Lauren Martin

    UROC's Director of Research Lauren Martin (right) is the recipient of the University’s 2016 President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award.

  • Students at the U of M's "Philosophy Camp" explore philsophy and community through simple living.

  • Hikaru Peterson

    Since coming to the University of Minnesota in 2015, Applied Economics Professor Hikaru Peterson has been compiling research for concrete improvement of the Twin Cities area’s farmers market system.

  • Mississippi River

    The University of Minnesota’s River Life program builds interdisciplinary engagement and research opportunities around the Mississippi River.

  • Engineers Without Borders

    The University of Minnesota's Engineers Without Borders and Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change have been selected to represent the University in this year’s MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship.

Building the engaged public research university of the 21st century

At the University of Minnesota, public engagement is the partnership of university knowledge and resources with those of the public and private sectors to advance research, teaching and outreach. Read More.


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