Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota

  • 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.

  • University of Minnesota physician Dr. Michele Allen was recently awarded the 2014 University of Minnesota President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award.

  • In the 13 years that Paul Soper has been the Internship Director, he’s helped hundreds of undergraduates find public service internships in government, politics and the non-profit sector.

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

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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