- Will Salmon, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, visited Belize several times this past year to continue his research on Belizian Creole. His research has resulted in several publications and conference presentations.
- Associate Professor Ken Risdon did a video review of FrameMaker for Adobe at the Society for Technical Communication at their annual meeting in May 2013 in Atlanta.
- Journalism Instructor Chris Etheridge worked with the UMD Office of Civic Engagement to arrange a Duluth City Council Candidate Forum at UMD in October 2013.
- The UMD student-run publication, Lake Voice, held a themed social media participation day on May 3rd, 2014. Called #Five3Duluth, it encouraged Duluthians to share photos of themselves and others getting out and doing something fun in Duluth on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.