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Current News Highlights

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May 25: Free 'SciGirls' Workshop for Educators

Workshop attendees will learn the latest research for engaging children in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

June 4-29: 'Camp Maverick -- Rec N' Read'

Camp is to help children in grades kindergarten through fifth grades make gains in literacy and well-being over the summer.

4 'Explore STEM' Camps Offered this Summer for Students Entering 6th-9th Grades

Two camps will be held in June, and two camps will be held in July.

Submitting Timely 2018 Employee Expense Reports

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

William E. Lass Research Grants Send 2 Graduate Students to England, Tennessee, Mississippi

The two projects study history to address problems related to an understanding of poverty, civil rights, colonialism and ethnic nationalism.

Minnesota State Mankato’s Concurrent Enrollment Program Earns National Re-Accreditation

University's concurrent enrollment program enrolled 862 students in 2017-2018 academic year.

May 5: Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremonies

Approximately 1,600 students will participate in three ceremonies.

Iron Range Engineering Program Recognized in MIT Study

Program named "top 10 emerging world leader in engineering education."

University to Award 2,335 Degrees at End of Spring Semester

Degrees to be awarded include more than 2,100 bachelors, nearly 400 masters, 21 associates and 11 doctorates.

Minnesota State Mankato Earns Minnesota Clean Energy Community Award

University is one of seven Minnesota communities to receive 2018 award.

New Digital Video Wall Installed in Clinical Sciences Building

Technology was donated by Mayo Clinic Health System.

Minnesota State Mankato Dance Selected Again for Kennedy Center Performance

University's Department of Dance selected for nationals for fourth time in past five Kennedy Center adjudications.

National Science Foundation Awards a Nearly $1 Million Grant to Minnesota State Mankato for New Program in Biology

Grant received by Department of Biological Sciences includes $600,000 for student scholarships.

Rare Audio of 1961 Martin Luther King Jr. Speech in Mankato Added to University Archives

Transcript of speech also available. KMSU radio provided audio recording of speech.

University Ranks 16th Nationally Among Master's Institutions in International Student Enrollment

International students contribute $33.3 million to local economy, according to report.

Department of Biological Sciences Receives $575,000 Grant for Confocal Microscope

National Science Foundation grant will elevate Minnesota State Mankato's scientific imaging capabilities to levels seen at large research institutions.

'Pucks and Circumstance' for Jackman, Carter

Former Maverick men's hockey players Tim Jackman and Ryan Carter returned to graduate more than a decade after first enrolling at University.

Patrick Dean Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Dean one of four 2018 alumni award winners recognized at April 20 ceremony.

Doris Wigand Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Wigand one of four 2018 alumni award winners recognized at April 20 ceremony.

Jon Whiting Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Whiting one of four 2018 alumni award winners recognized at April 20 ceremony.

Rod Schmidt Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Schmidt one of four 2018 alumni award winners recognized at April 20 ceremony.

April 20: Distinguished Alumni Award Event

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, Humanitarian Award, Harold J. Fitterer Service Award and Recent Alumni Award will be presented.

Minnesota State Mankato Begins 150th Anniversary Celebration by Announcing use of Sesquicentennial Logo

Sesquicentennial logo will serve as University's signature brand through December 2018.

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