News Highlights

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Events

April 18: Chicana-Latina Mother & Daughter Conference

Conference will encourage bonding and communication between mothers and their daughters (ages 10-18).

April 20: 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

Event set from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Centennial Student Union.

News

April 20: Wall Street Journal Reporter Deborah Gage to Visit Campus

Deborah Gage is a 1973 Minnesota State Mankato graduate.

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.

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.

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.

Mexican Delegation Visits Campus

Representatives from Mexican universities visit Thursday, March 5.

Expanding International Focus

Mexican delegation visit is one way university is looking at future "international Mavericks."

'Future Maverick' Program Announced With South Central College

Agreement provides students seamless transfer between institutions.

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.

Student Receives Frey Fellowship for Research Project

Amy Nguyen's project will examine how to create future renewable energy source through wastewater treatment.

'Future Mavericks' Program Helps Students Transition

South Central College, Minnesota State Mankato team up for new program.

Sports

Mavericks Baseball in National Headlines

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

Mike Hastings Named Men’s Hockey National Coach of Year

Hastings led Mavericks to school-record 29 wins, WCHA regular season and tournament titles and a third consecutive NCAA tournament berth.

Lecture

April 21: KARE-11's Boyd Huppert to Speak on Campus

Event is part of Department of Mass Media's "Media Day" celebration.

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

Limited Tickets Remain for April 22 Hoodie Allen Concert

Concert will be in Bresnan Arena, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and concert beginning at 7:30 p.m.

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.”

March 30-May 6: 2015 Senior Art Exhibits

Work of 42 students to be displayed in three exhibits.

April 9-19: ‘Pirates of Penzance’

Final production of Mainstage season features shows April 9-11, 16-18 and 2 p.m. matinees on April 18-19.

April 19: New York Singer/Songwriter Lucy Kaplansky

Performance in Halling Recital Hall.

April 21: University Percussion Ensemble Spring Concert

Concert set for Halling Recital Hall.

April 22: Hoodie Allen Concert

Event to take place in the Taylor Center's Bresnan Arena.

April 22-25: “Venus in Fur”

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

April 23: University Jazz Ensembles

Concert will be performed in Halling Recital Hall.

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.

May 1-2: Spring Dance Concert

Performances will be in the Ted Paul Theatre.

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.

April 13-17: Greek Week Schedule

Events scheduled daily. Campus is invited.

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.

Clinical Sciences Building Construction Phase to Begin

Facilities Management outlines construction timeline.

Jan. 27: Joint Statement from MnSCU, IFO, MSCF

MnSCU faculty and administration pledge cooperation on Charting the Future strategic plan