Stories

  • The Office for Public Engagement is sponsoring walking tours of University district neighborhoods that spotlight community-University partnerships.

  • UMD student Persabelle Debela creates partnerships with local businesses to improve fair trade coffee exports.

  • Youth Central is helping parents and caregivers access University K-12 programs.

  • Growing North Minneapolis is increasing access to fresh produce and teaching urban farming skills to North Minneapolis youth.

  • Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships Director Kathy Draeger's work with Minnesota's rural grocers and farmers is featured in University's latest Driven to Discover campaign.

  • The University's Acara Challenge is an annual competition to fund students that are developing solutions to address social and/or environmental challenges.

  • University of Minnesota Extension’s Women in Agriculture Network supports the state's growing number of female farmers.

  • A community-inspired partnership between the University and the National Loon Foundation aims to boost the Crosslake Chain of Lake’s economy, while honoring some of Minnesota’s most recognizable natural residents.

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