Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota

  • School of Public Health Professor Kathleen Call

    School of Public Health Professor Kathleen Call has received the University of Minnesota President's Community-Engaged Faculty Scholar Award.

  • Rebecca Shlafer, University of Minnesota assistant professor of pediatrics and expert in the developmental outcomes of children with parents in prison.

  • sampling of Office for Public Engagement publications and resources

    The University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus has earned the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s prestigious Community Engagement Classification.

  • Francis Bettelyoun, coordinator of the University's Native American Medicine Gardens, believes there's more to medicine than what's prescribed by doctors.

  • Photo of Kelly Asche and Val Martin by Dan Tiernan, class of 2015, University of Minnesota Morris

    West central Minnesota’s Grant County partners with UMM’s Center for Small Towns in economic development

  • School of Social Work Associate Professor Ross VeLure Roholt and staffers of the UROC-Kwanzaa Community Church’s 21st Century Academy program, a civic youth program for North Minneapolis kids.

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. Read More.


Number of U of M departments offering students service-learning opportunities