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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Todd Hoffner to Return as Head Football Coach

University welcomes Todd Hoffner back to his position as head football coach.

More Minnesota State Mankato Graduates Report Finding Jobs

More than 91 percent of graduates surveyed in 2011-12 say they've found jobs.

50 Minnesota State Mankato Students to Present at MnSCU Undergraduate Research Conference

Event held April 14 in Moorhead, Minn.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events to be Held Throughout April

First event is scheduled for Monday, April 7.

Students, Staff to Volunteer at 'Big Event'

Minnesota State Mankato is in its second year of organizing the "Big Event."

Students Run Management Consulting Group

Psychology students have conducted projects for NATO, small business.

Be gritty and you’ll see success

Column contributed to the Mankato Free Press by faculty member Cindra Kamphoff.

Students to Celebrate National Poetry Month with Daily Readings

Beginning April 1 and through April 30, new filmed readings will be available online daily.

Alumna Receives Prestigious Accounting Award

Brittany Kruse is one of 55 students nationwide to receive 2013 Elijah Watt Sells Award.

Alliss Educational Foundation Awards $668,145 Scholarship Grant to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Minnesota State Mankato to receive $218,492.

Student Receives 10-Week International Fellowship

Junior Abrar Zawed to assist doctoral research in Martinsried, Germany.

Students Meet With State Legislators

Minnesota State Mankato students showcased their work in "Posters at St. Paul" event.

Student Research to be Highlighted in State Capitol Rotunda

Five Minnesota State Mankato students to participate in "Posters at St. Paul."

Celebration of Iron Range Collaboration

President Richard Davenport to attend event in Chisholm, Minn.

Clinical Sciences Building Bonding Request

President Richard Davenport and MnSCU requesting funding.

34th Nationally in International Student Population

Minnesota State Mankato moves up four spots in national rankings.

'Big Ideas' Campaign concludes with record $77.8 million raised

Amount raised is largest in MnSCU history.


April 18: Dr. Truman Wood Memorial Lecture

Alumnus Daniel Dix to discuss the science of severe weather communications.

April 23: Annual Economics Lecture

Originally scheduled for Feb. 20, this lecture by Alex Tabarrok was postponed because of weather.


Pop Singer Mike Posner to Perform April 28 in Bresnan Arena

Tickets go on sale to Minnesota State Mankato students April 1.

April 17: Project Management Expert

Tom Fenton from medical device company in Plymouth, Minn., to speak.

April 24: Good Thunder Reading Series

Faculty creative writers Candace Black and Roger Scheffer to lead discussion and read from their published work.

Arts & Entertainment

March 31-May 7: Student Art Exhibits

Seniors to display their art work in Conkling Gallery.

April 10-19: 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

The "musical within a comedy" closes 2013-14 Mainstage season.

April 22: University Jazz Big Bands

Performance in Halling Recital Hall.

April 23-26: 'Maverick Musings,' an Evening of Six Original Short Plays

Performances in Andreas Theatre.

April 24: University Orchestra

Performance at 7:30 p.m. in Halling Recital Hall.

April 27: Department of Music Spring Concert

Three groups to perform.

April 29: Jazz Spring Concert

University groups to perform.

May 1: Blues Poet/Musician Ray Bonneville

Performance at Halling Recital Hall.

May 2-3: 'Carmina Burana'

Departments of Theatre & Dance and Music to collaborate on two shows.


May 14: 'Towards Zero Deaths' Workshop

South Central regional workshop set to take place in Centennial Student Union.

Tobacco-Free and Smoke-Free Campus

Facilities Management sends policy reminder.

2014 Mileage Reimbursement Rates

New rates go into effect Jan. 1, 2014.