University of Minnesota Duluth Skip to Content Search | People | Departments | Events | News
College of Liberal Arts



Center for Sustainable Community Development

Homepage - CSCD - UMD CLA

CSCD Project Spotlight

Mike Mageau, Jon Morales, Luke Selness and Baylor Radtke from the CSCD have been working with communities on the north shore to develop their wind resource. This story was recently covered by MPR’s “All Things Considered”.




Center for Sustainable Community Development (CSCD)

Mission:  Helping communities achieve their environmental, social and economic sustainable development goals


  1. Outreach:  University expertise working side by side with community partners to help them achieve their sustainability goals
  2. Teaching:  Bringing community project work into classroom, or better yet, bringing classroom into communities
  3. Research:  Developing and testing new approaches for implementing community sustainability

Project Partners:

  1. University Partners – all the faculty, researchers and staff currently working on CSCD projects
  2. Community Partners – all the community leaders we are working closely with on the various projects
  3. Student Partners – all the grad/undergrad UMD students working on projects, also high school students or other college students from the communities we work with