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News

University Participating in Grant Program to Tackle Underage Drinking, Marijuana Use

Minnesota State Mankato is sub-recipient of grant received by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Another Accounting Graduate Receives Elijah Watt Sells Award

2013 graduate Skyler Stensrud scored in top 60 among 91,384 candidates who took 2014 CPA exam.

University to Offer Dakota Language, Culture Courses in 2015 Fall Semester

Courses to be taught by Glenn Wasicuna, a fluent first-language Dakota speaker.

'The Good Food Revolution' is 2015-16 Common Read

Book discusses the life of the founder of Growing Power Inc.

Nursing Faculty Author Textbook

Three nursing faculty, the director of the Taylor Nursing Institute for Family and Society and 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.

Digging for Worms, Empowering Young Girls

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

5 Students Participating in International Research Project

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

Announcement

May 6: Michael Fagin Retirement Ceremony

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

Events

May 9: Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Approximately 1,500 students will participate in ceremonies.

Arts & Entertainment

March 30-May 6: 2015 Senior Art Exhibits

Work of 42 students to be displayed in three exhibits.

Season Tickets on Sale for Summer Theatre

Highland Summer Theatre season features four shows—two plays and two musical productions.

Announcement

Chandler Holland Honored with Outstanding Service Award

Holland one of five to be recognized by system office.

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.