Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota

  • 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.

  • Mitchell Seidel

    The University of Minnesota’s Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (ESPM) major is making a difference in cities, counties and watershed districts in the Twin Cities metro area.

  • President Eric Kaler, Provost Karen Hanson, Associate Vice Provost Andrew Furco and award recipients Michele Allen and Kathleen Call gather to mark President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award installation on Scholars Walk.

  • cheryl robertson

    Outstanding Community Service Award winner and School of Nursing Associate Professor Cheryl Robertson is unwavering in her commitment to communities around the world.

  • The University's Humphrey School of Public Affairs and CURA's Hennepin-University Partnership helps the homeless through Heading Home Hennepin.

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.


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