Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota

  • The College of Education and Human Development's Lesa Clarkson (right) receives the 2018 President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award.

  • Professor David Syring and students with indigenous Ecuadorian Saraguro people

    University of Minnesota, Duluth Professor David Syring is sparking his students' scholarly potential through digital storytelling.

  • University of Minnesota College of Design student Maxwell Dickson spurs ecotourism in the forests of Gary, Minnesota.

  • Metropolitan Transportation Network CEP Tashitaa Tufaa serves on UROC's Northside Job Creation Team, a research-based partnership designed to increase the number of sustainable wage jobs in North Minneapolis.

  • The Mobile Dental Clinic is providing students with real-life experience while bringing dental care to Minnesota communities.

  • Artist Nancy Ann Coyne is connecting instructors, students to St. Paul's Speaking of Home installation.

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.


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