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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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News

Minnesota State Mankato to Offer Master’s Degree in Data Science Starting in Fall 2019

New program is first and only graduate program in data science in the Minnesota State system.

Northwestern Mutual Makes 5-Year Sponsorship Commitment to University's College of Business, Intercollegiate Athletics

The sponsorship agreement includes a $20,000 pledge from Northwestern Mutual each year over the next five years.

Minnesota State Mankato’s 'Maverick Vocal Precision' Wins SingStrongNY A Cappella Competition

Competition was at Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y.

Theatre & Dance Excels at Region V KCACTF 51

Seven Minnesota State Mankato students advanced to finals.

Continuing & Professional Education Offering New 2019 Courses

Manufacturing Leadership, Executive Leadership to be offered as part of Maverick Academy Series.

Minnesota State Mankato Receives 2018 Tekne Award

Minnesota High Tech Association named University one of 16 winners.

University's International Student Enrollment Climbs 4 Spots Nationally to 12th Nationally

Minnesota State Mankato international student enrollment has more than doubled in the past seven years.

Minnesota State Mankato’s Economic Contribution Estimated at more than $781 million

Study on economic impact was produced by national consulting firm Parker Philips.

Sun Country’s Partnership With Minnesota State Mankato Creates Big Opportunities for Aspiring Pilots

Sun Country Bridge Program offers full-time employment opportunities for students.

University Releases Book on 150-Year History of Minnesota State Mankato

“Minnesota State University, Mankato 1868-2018: A Sesquicentennial History,” was written by William E. Lass.

Minnesota State Mankato Aviation Program is Partner in Delta Air Lines Pilot Career Path Program

Delta's public announcement named Minnesota State Mankato as one of eight initial partner universities.

Announcement

Speech & Debate Team Competes at February Tournaments

Team competed at tournaments in St. Cloud, Minn., River Falls, Wis., and Marshall, Minn.

Events

March 15 & 25: 'Experiencing Psychology' Events for Children

Department of Psychology events held in partnership with Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota.

March 26-27: Annual Health & Biomedical Sciences Summit

Topic of this year's conference is "The Future of Health Care: Talent, Expansion, Innovation."

March 30-31: Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition

More than 250 students will work on real-world problem pertaining to Minnesota water quality.

Lecture

March 23: 'United States and China: A Relationship in Turmoil'

Former U.S. Foreign Service Officer Tom Hanson will give presentation in Ostrander Auditorium.

March 25: Alumnus Frank Jackman to Deliver Schmitz Lecture

Jackman is co-founder of Local Crate.

March 27: 45th Annual Douglas R. Moore Lecture

Faculty member Brian Frink's presentation is "Magical Landscapes: A Discussion of the Creation of a Work of Art."

Arts & Entertainment

Feb. 18-March 22: Josh Winkler Art Exhibit

Exhibit is in Conkling Gallery.

March 26: Storytellers Series Features Martin Zellar

This is inaugural event for new artist-in-residence and performance series.

March 27-30: 'Mothers and Sons'

Performances are in the Andreas Theatre.

March 28: Country Singer, Songwriter Chris Lane Concert

Tyler Rich is the concert's opening act.

March 31: Blues Artist Albert Cummings

Opening act is at 7 p.m. Albert Cummings Band performs at 8:15 p.m.

April 2: Songwriter Showcase

Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.

April 4: University Percussion Ensembles

Concert is in Halling Recital Hall.

2018-2019 Good Thunder Reading Series Features Six Events

Eight writers are featured in 2018-2019, the series' 37th year.

Sports

Maverick Men’s Club Handball Team Wins National Title, Women's Team Finishes Second

Mavericks combine for second-place overall men's/women's finish.