• Carlson School of Management Assistant Professor of Marketing Alison Jing Xu and her community-engaged students help bring more first-time shoppers to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity ReStores.

  • Student illustration of the Calming Room at Bruce Vento Elementary

    Can interior design elements promote engaged learning for PreK-5 students?

  • Oscar Garza on the Twin Cities Campus

    College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Oscar Garza's engaged scholarship addresses critical health inequities.

  • Animated photo of Minnesota Food Charter members

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

  • Newman Fellowship nominee Gemechu Mekonnen poses outside Bruininks Hall

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

  • Close up of plants inside a Deep Winter Greenhouse

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

  • Raven Ziegler on the Twin Cities Campus

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

  • University of Minnesota Morris Sustainability Director Troy Goodnough, Center for Small Town Program Coordinator Kelly Asche, and student employees of the Office of Sustainability and the Center for Small Towns. Front row (from left to right): Goodnough, Sydney Bauer; Maeve Maron; Haley Gill; Mckenzie Dice; Sophie Bishop; Alexa Barta; Katie Ledermann. Back row (from left to right): Matthew Ebaugh and Asche. Photo courtesy of Kari Adams.

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