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News

Nursing Faculty Author Textbook

Three nursing faculty, director of Taylor Nursing Institute for Family and Society, colleague authored "Family-Focused Nursing Care."

Brian Martensen Named Dean of College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Martensen joined University as faculty member in 2006, has served as interim dean since 2013.

Anything for the 'Maverick'

KMSU begins its annual fundraiser; goal is $40,000.

Faculty Member Angela Cooley's New Book Published

"To Live and Dine in Dixie" explores changing food culture of urban American South during Jim Crow era.

Senior Cade Shelton is National Champion in Prose Speaking

Shelton wins University's first national title at the AFA national competition since 1979.

Theatre & Dance Awards More Than $57,000 in Scholarships

The Department of Theatre & Dance announced 34 scholarship awards for 2015-16 academic year.

Research Gives Undergraduates Chance to Shine

Student projects displayed April 20 at University's annual undergraduate research conference.

Elementary Students Decode Code at University

Nearly 200 students in the 4th through 6th grades at LCWM elementary school visit campus.

Nearly 200 4th-6th Graders to Visit Campus April 13 to Learn About Technology

Students from LCWM Elementary School to cap year-long study of computer programming.

Digging for Worms, Empowering Young Girls

Girls Explore STEM Camp to be offered June 6-10, 2015 for girls in grades 6 through 8.

University Department Celebrates National Poetry Month

Selections from Whitman, Frost to be featured.

Veterans Club to do Pushups for Awareness of Veterans' Issues

Club invites community to perform 22 pushups daily at noon near campus fountain.

More than 100 Participate in Climbing Event

The 3rd annual Whipper Snapper competition was held March 29 on campus.

Faculty Member Kuldeep Agarwal Receives Honor

Agarwal is one of 11 international recipients of 2015 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award.

Return of the Maverick Machine

Band adds excitement to games.

Communications Studies Agreement Established with Anoka-Ramsey

Articulation agreement allows students to earn associate's and bachelor's degrees from both institutions.

Transfer Pathway Agreement with Riverland College Announced

"Future Maverick" program is third such agreement with Riverland.

Minnesota State Mankato, Riverland Announce International Pathway Agreement

Agreement promotes degree completion opportunities for international students.

5 Students Participating in International Research Project

Three graduate students, two undergraduates working on "From Morse Codes to the Internet of Things."

Faculty Member's Book Makes Best Fiction List

Geoff Herbach's book, "Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders," recognized.

Announcement

Chandler Holland Honored with Outstanding Service Award

Holland one of five to be recognized by system office.

Events

April 24: 8 to be Honored at Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award Event

Awards presented at 6:30 p.m. in Ostrander Auditorium.

April 25: Elementary Division of Regional Science & Engineering Fair

More than 1,000 students in grades 3-6 are registered for science and engineering fair.

Lecture

April 27: Annual Douglas R. Moore Faculty Research Lecture

"Ashes to Empire Cerro Magoni and the Toltec State" is title of lecture by faculty member J. Heath Anderson.

Arts & Entertainment

April 22-25: “Venus in Fur”

David Ives’ play, to be performed in the Andreas Theatre, will close the 2014-15 Studio season.

April 24: University Concert Bands

Performance to take place at the historic Kato Ballroom.

April 25: Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater

Minneapolis-based dance company to perform in Ted Paul Theatre.

April 26: University Choral Groups Spring Concert

Performance at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

April 28: University Orchestra Spring Performance

Performance to take place in Halling Recital Hall.

April 30: Contemporary Vocal and Instrumental Performance

Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.

May 1-2: Spring Dance Concert

Performances will be in the Ted Paul Theatre.

May 2-3: Students from Music Vocal Studios to Perform

Performances will be in Halling Recital Hall.

March 30-May 6: 2015 Senior Art Exhibits

Work of 42 students to be displayed in three exhibits.

Highland Summer Theatre Season to Feature 4 Productions

Season opens May 26-30 with “The Foreigner” and concludes in July with pop-culture musical, “The Addams Family.”

Announcement

Volunteers Needed for April 25 'Big Event'

Community Engagement Office organizing day of community service activities.

Women's Center Announces Initiatives

"Take Back the Night" and the "Safe Bar Initiative" aim to reduce sexual assault and educate about violence prevention.

May 3: Annual Sprint Triathlon

Office of Campus Recreation sponsors annual event that begins and ends on campus.

May 6: Michael Fagin Retirement Ceremony

Event set from 3-5 p.m. in the Hearth Lounge.

MSSA Announces Election Results

Mariah Haffield elected president, Sam (Bassam) Al-Mohamadi vice president for 2015-16.

Submitting Timely 2015 Employee Expense Reports

Business Services reminds employees about IRS requirements for timely submission of employee expense reports.

'What's Your Commute?'

University's Environmental Committee asks campus community to fill out survey to promote green campus.

'Charting the Future' Gallery Walk

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

Sports

Mavericks Baseball in National Headlines

Team sets record for runs, catches attention of Sports Illustrated, ESPN, MLB.com.