About Centers and Institutes

The University of Minnesota is home to over 300 research, education, and outreach centers and institutes. This listing will help you identify, learn about, and contact these units.

Interested in partnering with a center or institute? Please contact the Office for Public Engagement.

Center and Institute staff needing to make updates to this list, please contact centers@umn.edu.

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Jewish Studies, Center for

The Center for Jewish Studies concerns itself with the academic study of the historical, cultural, linguistic, ethnic, geographic, and religious diversity of the full range of peoples who identify themselves as Jewish.

Riv-Ellen Prell
Last updated: July 28, 2015

Juran Research Center

The Joseph M. Juran Center for Research in Supply Chain, Operations, and Quality is engaged in a number of endeavors to advance theory and practice of quality leadership: 1) through its fellowship program supporting doctoral research within and beyond the University of Minnesota, 2) its continuing program of research conducted and disseminated by scholars in partnership throughout the world, and 3) a body of knowledge repository of its scholarly contributions. In these ways the center continues to steward the evolution of Dr. Juran's vision for a Century of Quality.

Deb Brashear
+1 612 625 4554
Last updated: July 28, 2015