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U of M researchers and community experts are launching a public discussion series to examine barriers in treating chronic pain.

Up to 80 percent of people in the U.S. experience back pain at some point in their lives with people of color, and those with less education and income, having the poorest outcomes. Most of the…

Leading University Engagement with Faith Communities:
Exploring the Tensions and Possibilities for Successful Collaboration


An Engagement Academy for University Leaders webinar
12:30 to 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 2 via Zoom

Community-engaged scholarship and building mutually-beneficial…

UROC Research Agenda Annual Grant Award Competition

Proposals due 8 p.m. Monday, October 24, 2022

The University of Minnesota Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) seeks proposals by University of Minnesota faculty to address the critical issues outlined in the…

Celebrate the promise of partnership at UROC's annual Community Day open house with engaging displays, live music, food by local chefs, official UROC swag, and more. Visit with UROC's University researchers and their community partners, meet Goldy Gopher, and pick up some new summer reading courtesy of Goldy's new Little Free Library at UROC. 

UROC celebrates this year's FLOW Northside Arts Crawl with free activities centered in its current art exhibits and a special event with Twin Cities artist Don Walker. Hosted by the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition, FLOW is a three-day festival of creativity, showcasing multi-disciplinary Northside artists of all ages and experiences at various…

On Saturday, June 18, 2022, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities will host its inaugural U of M Juneteenth Celebration from noon to 6 p.m. in North Minneapolis. This free block party and commemorative march—centering on the theme of Was Is Will Be: Black Past, Black Present, Black Future—will feature Black vendors, speakers, teach-ins, storytellers,…