Public Engagement at the University of Minnesota

  • The Minnesota Food Charter Network is building statewide support for healthy, safe, and affordable food.

  • University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences (CBS) sophomore Gemechu Mekonnen is passionate about the relationship between academics and civic engagement.  

  • Deep Winter Greenhouse technology and community partnerships are paving the way for more Minnesota-grown produce in winter.

  • University of Minnesota student Raven Ziegler’s heritage is inspiration for her work at the University and beyond.

  • The award-winning “Morris Model” promotes clean energy and community connections on a local and international level.

  • Katie Johnston-Goodstar and a team of youth researchers are working to understand how school climate may be negatively affecting Native American kids.

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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