Outstanding Community Service Awards call for nominations underway
Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 University of Minnesota Outstanding Community Service Awards. The OCSA recognizes faculty, staff, students and University-affiliated community members who have made significant, demonstrable contributions to the public good through research, teaching, and/or public service.
President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award call for nominations underway
Nominations are being accepted for the University of Minnesota President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award. This annual, systemwide award recognizes one faculty member or one academic professional and administrative employee for exemplary community-engaged scholarship in his or her field of inquiry. Nominations materials are due March 28, 2014. Learn more.
2013 U OF M STUDENT CIVIC AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT REPORT
Advising Graduate Students on Engaged Scholarship 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 1 180 Humphrey School of Public Affairs Free, registration required
Engaged Scholar Workshops are designed to help University faculty take advantage of the benefits of publicly-engaged scholarship. Launched last fall, the year-long series addresses strategies for teaching and research through discussions with experienced community engaged scholars, presentations of best practices, and activities to help scholars to apply best practices to their own work. Spring semester’s offering feature three stand-alone sessions designed to offer help with graduate student advising, measurement of service learning impact and dissemination of research findings. The first, Advising Graduate Students on Engaged Scholarship, will focus on strategies for addressing common challenges graduate students face in their engaged work. Register and learn more.