U of M National Day of Racial Healing Conversation: What Will it Take to Heal? —10 a.m. Tuesday, January 25

Join local and national educators, leaders, and activists in a virtual community conversation on racial healing, equity, and justice at the University of Minnesota's observance of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's National Day of Racial Healing. Hosted by UROC, the event aims to foster honest and open conversation around the question: What will it take to heal our country?

Celebrating and Caring for Loved Ones with Memory Loss During the Holidays—3:30 p.m., Thursday, December 16 via Zoom

Hear from community and University of Minnesota (UMN) experts with tips on keeping the holidays a celebration of spirit and dignity. Presenters will include researchers and care professionals from the UMN School of Public Health's Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation and community healthcare providers.

Advancing Climate Solutions. Now.: U of M Swain Policy Series— 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 26

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore will headline the inaugural conversation of Advancing Climate Solutions. Now., a new public discussion series hosted by the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs and Institute on the Environment. Co-sponsored by the University's Office for Public Engagement and Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, the series' inaugural conversation will also feature IonE Executive Director Jessica Hellman.

2021 UROC Research Agenda Grant Competition — Deadline: 8 p.m. Monday, October 25

UROC seeks proposals by University of Minnesota faculty to address the critical issues outlined in the UROC Research Agenda through collaborative, community-based research projects. The agenda and its annual annual grant competition aim to stimulate and guide collaborative research in the topic areas while improving outcomes through robust, long-term partnerships.

UROC building reopens to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 7

Beginning Tuesday, September 7 the UROC facility will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. UROC is following Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and University of Minnesota protocols by requiring well-fitted, protective masks be worn and social distancing maintained at all times within the building. UROC room rental and parking lot reservations are available on a limited basis based on MDH and University safety protocols.