Partners & Committees

Grand Challenges Research Partners

  • Institute for Advanced Study
  • Institute on the Environment
  • Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
  • Global Programs and Strategy Alliance
  • Office for Public Engagement
  • University Libraries
  • University Metropolitan Consortium

Grand Challenges Research Expo Planning Committee

  • Vicki Field, Graduate School
  • Tom Fisher, Architecture
  • Carl Flink, Theater Arts & Dance
  • Jessica Hellmann, Institute on the Environment
  • Kaylee Highstrom, College of Liberal Arts
  • Kimberly Long, Institute on the Environment
  • Sheila Riggs, Primary Dental Care
  • Ross VeLure Roholt, Social Work
  • Carissa Schively Slotterback, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
  • Michael Soto, PhD student in Sociology
  • Ya-Feng Wen, PhD student in Pharmacy
  • Sarah Youngerman, University of Minnesota Foundation

Technology Design

  • Colin McFadden, Liberal Arts Technologies & Innovation Services

Grand Challenges Research Initiative, Provost’s Office staff

  • Raymond Duvall, Expo Co-organizer, and Special Assistant to the Provost for Grand Challenges Research
  • Carla Carlson, Expo Co-organizer and Special Consultant for Grand Challenges Research
  • Bri Rosen-Stirewalt, Grand Challenges Research assistant
  • Brandt Hinterberg, Web Developer
  • Charlot Meyer, Web Projects Lead
  • Ollie Moltaji, Web Developer
  • Kate Tyler, Assistant to the Provost
  • Marlo Welshons, Assistant to the Provost