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Celebrating 10 Years


The Hennepin-University Partnership is a formal connection between the State’s most populous county, Hennepin County, and the State’s primary research institution, the University of Minnesota. These two entities work together through a strategic partnership to capture value in areas where mutual benefit can be found – including conducting research that informs policy and practice, evaluating of public programs, sharing of expertise, and working with students on a range of projects. Learn more about the HUP »

This partnership is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2015. The success of this endeavor has come about as a result of committed, sustained and visionary leadership from both partners.
Learn more about the 10th Anniversary of the HUP » 

Award Winning Program

The Hennepin-University Partnership (HUP) has been selected as the regional winner of the 2015 Association of Public & Land Grant Universities’ W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award. The HUP was also selected to compete for the national C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award at the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference at Pennsylvania State University, scheduled for September 2015.
Read more about the award.

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