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Current News Highlights

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Feb. 17: Middle School and Senior High Regional Science and Engineering Fair

67th annual event will be held in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

Feb. 5-26: Jason S. Yi Art Exhibit

Yi will give artist's lecture Monday, Feb. 12 in Ostrander Auditorium.

Feb. 15-18: 22nd Annual Bunny Just Piano Festival

Event features performances by professional and amateur pianists.

Feb. 15-25: 'Ragtime'

Musical will be performed in the Ted Paul Theatre.

Feb. 24: Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

Performance is at Hooligans Neighborhood Pub.

Feb. 25-26: Winter Choral Concerts

The concerts are in Halling Recital Hall.

Feb. 27: Concert Band Winter Concert

Concert is in Halling Recital Hall.

March 1: University Jazz Ensembles and Contemporary Group Performance

Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.

March 17: Broadway Artist David Yazbek

Tony Award-nominated artist will perform in Halling Recital Hall.

April 19: Country Artist Eric Paslay tp Perform on Campus

Tickets go on sale Monday, Feb. 19.

New SpectrumU Video on Demand Free for Students

Free service for students is available while on the campus wireless network and networks in residence halls.

2017-2018 Good Thunder Reading Series Features Six Events

Eight writers will participate in the annual series, which is now in its 36th year.

Nursing Student Mariah Cowan Earns $9,750 Meredith Scholarship

Minnesota State Mankato junior Mariah Cowan will receive $3,250 for each of the last three years of her nursing program.

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.

Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for Qualifying Community Members

College of Business announced its Department of Accounting and Business Law are again participating in IRS VITA program.

College of Business Student Team One of Nation’s Top 7 Teams in National Diversity Case Competition

Four undergraduate students, all seniors, competed Jan. 12-13 in Bloomington, Ind.

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.

More than 1,800 degrees awarded at end of fall semester

Commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 9 in Taylor Center.

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.

Book by Former University President James F. Nickerson is 2017-18 Common Read

Nickerson's book is titled "Out of Chaos: Reflections of a University President and his Contemporaries on Vietnam-Era Unrest in Mankato and its Relevance Today.”

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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