Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota

  • University students and instructors are bringing Latinx culture into area high schools with the Voc/zes podcast.

  • University of Minnesota Rochester student Mohamed Addani is passionate about introducing Somali youth to opportunities that provide inspiration for meaningful careers.

  • The University of Minnesota Duluth’s Natural Resources Research Institute is helping to train workers in deconstruction to save valuable building materials.

  • College of Liberal Arts student Samira Ahmed has spent a large part of her undergraduate career promoting service-learning and community engagement.

  • Community-based learning provides welcome competition for Carlson School students.

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

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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