Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota

  • When it comes to sustainable solutions, University of Minnesota, Duluth students are rolling up their sleeves and digging in.

  • UCare bus

    The University of Minnesota has been named one of 16 Innovation and Economic Prosperity Universities by the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities.

  • Brian Coyle Center adult services director Amando Dube and School of Social Work professor Elizabeth Lightfoot

    Brian Coyle Center adult services director Amando Dube and School of Social Work professor Elizabeth Lightfoot reap the benefits of community-based participatory research based on equality and trust.

  • food hub organizer Arlene Jones with fresh produce bound for Forestview Middle School

    Brainerd-based community food hub organizer Arlene Jones with fresh produce bound for Forestview Middle School.

  • Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center director Heidi Barajas and Center for Urban and Regional Affairs director Ed Goetz

    Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center director Heidi Barajas and Center for Urban and Regional Affairs director Ed Goetz are working to address critical urban issues.

  • Larry Smallwood

    There are fewer than 1,000 fluent speakers of Ojibwe in Minnesota. But that could soon change, thanks to the online Ojibwe People's Dictionary.

  • Water Resource Center co-director and School of Public Health professor Deborah Swackhamer

    Water Resource Center co-director and School of Public Health professor Deborah Swackhamer champions the country's first 25-year plan to ensure clean, abundant water.

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.

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