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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

News Highlights

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Events

Nov. 3-7: Diversity & International Education Week

Photo contest is among variety of events held throughout week.

Oct. 30: 'Charting the Future' Gallery Walk

Input sought on plan to strengthen the future of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

News

Oct. 30: Minnesota State Mankato to Host ‘Charting the Future’ Gallery Walk

General public invited to attend event from 1-4 p.m.

Observatory Provides Views of Night Sky

Standeford Observatory is open to the public every Thursday.

University Staff Member Gives Back to Philippines

Cita Maignes is on a leave of absence to work on her self-sustaining farm in the Philippines.

Hundreds Attend Clinical Science Building Groundbreaking

President Richard Davenport thanks governor and state legislators.

University Breaks Ground on Clinical Sciences Building

Building will provide area residents access to affordable health care services.

Grant Helps University Build Concrete Future

New joint program benefits students, faculty and industry.

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Grant Funds New Program on Campus

"Building a Concrete Future" program was started this fall.

Minnesota Historical Society Awards Professor Artist’s Residency

English Professor Gwen Westerman awarded a six-month paid residency.

Faculty Member Receives State Grant to Update Family Consumer Science Program Frameworks

Associate Professor Jill Conlon to collaborate with two Minnesota teachers on project.

Ecumen, MnSCU form Partnership to Address Rural Senior Care Shortage

Partnership made possible with support of $1.9 million Margaret A. Cargill grant.

Minnesota State Mankato Recognized for Commitment to Veterans' Success

Two alums and current student honored by Minnesota Humanities Center.

Area Vets Honored for Good Work

Two alums, one current student honored.

Minnesota State Mankato Moves Up in 'Best Colleges' Rankings

University is ranked six spots higher in the Midwest Region in the 2015 U.S. News and World Report's Best College rankings.

Governor Touts Civic Center Expansion

Mavericks men's and women's hockey teams to benefit from civic center improvements.

Mankato on List of Most Affordable College Towns

Only Minnesota city to make national ranking.

Sports

Football, Soccer Stay No. 1 in National Polls

Minnesota State Mankato's football and women's soccer teams are at the top of the national rankings for the second week in a row.

Arts & Entertainment

Nov. 2: Rob Meany and Terramara Concert

Event is at Halling Recital Hall.

Nov. 6: An Evening of Choral Music

Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Music will present an evening of choral music provided by a variety of choirs and singers.

Nov. 8: Singer/Songwriter Chastity Brown

Brown’s music is a mix of gospel, roots, soul, jazz, blues and country.

Nov. 9: Lowry Hill Chamber Players

This evening of classical music will be held in the Halling Recital Hall.

Nov. 6-16: Thornton Wilder’s ‘Our Town’

Mainstage season continues with quintessential story about an American town.

Nov. 18: ‘Steerage Song’

Musical by Theatre Latté Da of Minneapolis features immigrants’ stories.

Events

Oct. 30: Good Thunder Reading Hosts Poet

Poet Robert Hass will answer questions about writing, present craft talk and give a reading.

Star Gazing at Standeford on Thursdays During Fall

General public invited to see a variety of celestial objects through observatory telescopes.

Feb. 18: Actress Lavern Cox To Speak on Campus on Transgender Issues

Recently featured on the cover of TIME, Cox is the first transgender person nominated for an Emmy.

Announcement

Nov. 3: Flu Shot Clinic

Monday, Nov. 3 is the new date for the clinic., which was originally scheduled for Sept. 29.

Nov. 4: 'Get Out the Vote'

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State

Nov. 5: International Poetry Recital

Event is open to campus community and general public. Submission deadline is Oct. 31.

Nov. 9: Kato Krusher Climbing Competition

Third annual event will take place in Myers Field House.

Lecture

Fall Geography Colloquium Begins Friday, Sept. 12

University of Illinois professor to compare stream restoration, naturalization in this week’s presentation.

News

'Future Maverick' Program Established for Iowa High School Students

Riverland Community College and Minnesota State Mankato collaborate on new partnership.

Funding for New Clinical Sciences Building Signed into Law by Governor

New $25.8 million building scheduled for completion in 2016.