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Oct. 9: Mavericks Football Game Chosen for National Broadcast

The Mavericks game at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 at Winona State to be shown nationally on CBS Sports Network.

Oct. 1: Nobel Laureate Peter Agre to Deliver Ford Lecture; Event free to public

Agre to speak at 7:30 p.m. on "Opening Doors Worldwide through Medical Science."

Oct. 2: Poet, Fiction Writer next in Good Thunder Reading Series

Poet Matthew Dickman and fiction writer Daniel Alarcón will answer questions about writing, present a craft talk, and give a reading.

Oct. 3: Annual Nursing Forum

Topic of this year’s forum is incivility. Faculty member Kristie Campana will deliver keynote address.

Oct. 7: Girls Explore STEM Day

Event intended to foster girls' enthusiasm for science fields.

Oct. 11-12: 33rd Annual Women & Spirituality Conference

Professor, author Layli Maparyan will be the keynote speaker.

Oct. 24: Construction Management 40-Year Anniversary

Event to be held at Wabasha Street Caves in St. Paul, Minn.

Star Gazing at Standeford on Thursdays During Fall

General public invited to see a variety of celestial objects through observatory telescopes.

Feb. 18: Actress Lavern Cox To Speak on Campus on Transgender Issues

Recently featured on the cover of TIME, Cox is the first transgender person nominated for an Emmy.

Flu Shot Clinic Rescheduled

New date is Monday, Nov. 3. (Old date was Sept. 29.)

Running Workshop to Address 'Mental Toughness Training'

Three-part workshop will be held Sept. 17, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.

Oct. 6: Founders Day, Fountain re-dedication

Event to start at noon; free cake will be served.

Performance Added to 'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' Run

Show opens Oct. 2. Extra performance is at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 in the Ted Paul Theatre. Tickets are on sale now.

Individual Theatre Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets for all individual shows are now on sale.

Child Actors Needed for ‘Our Town’

Roles to be filled by Oct. 2.

Oct. 2: Communist Daughter Concert

Homecoming week concert will take place in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 7: University Jazz Big Bands and Contemporary Ensembles

Concert to take place in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 12: April Verch Band

Performance to feature French Canadian and Celtic roots music.

Oct. 14: Minnesota State Mankato Community Orchestra

Newly formed orchestra to perform at Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 16-26: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Harper Lee’s classic story addresses bigotry and standing up for what is right.

Oct. 19: University Concert Bands

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Dale Haefner's Music Series a Gem

Performance series has been running for 18 years.

Fall Geography Colloquium Begins Friday, Sept. 12

University of Illinois professor to compare stream restoration, naturalization in this week’s presentation.

Oct. 13: Pete Blair to give Lewinski Lecture

Talk is titled "Effective Responses to Active Shooter Events and Tactical Policing Issues."

Hundreds Attend Clinical Science Building Groundbreaking

President Richard Davenport thanks governor and state legislators.

University Breaks Ground on Clinical Sciences Building

Building will provide area residents access to affordable health care services.

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Grant Funds New Program on Campus

"Building a Concrete Future" program was started this fall.

Minnesota State Mankato Foundation to Present Three Awards at Annual Purple and Gold Gala

Event to be held Friday, Sept. 26.

Homecoming Week Begins Tuesday, Sept. 30 with Kick-Off Event

Event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the campus mall.

Minnesota Historical Society Awards Professor Artist’s Residency

English Professor Gwen Westerman awarded a six-month paid residency.

Faculty Member Receives State Grant to Update Family Consumer Science Program Frameworks

Associate Professor Jill Conlon to collaborate with two Minnesota teachers on project.

Ecumen, MnSCU form Partnership to Address Rural Senior Care Shortage

Partnership made possible with support of $1.9 million Margaret A. Cargill grant.

Minnesota State Mankato Recognized for Commitment to Veterans' Success

Two alums and current student honored by Minnesota Humanities Center.

Area Vets Honored for Good Work

Two alums, one current student honored.

Nursing Student Laura Monson Awarded $9,750 Meredith Scholarship

Monson will receive $3,250 each semester for last three semesters of her nursing program.

Minnesota State Mankato Moves Up in 'Best Colleges' Rankings

University is ranked six spots higher in the Midwest Region in the 2015 U.S. News and World Report's Best College rankings.

Record Number of Students at International Student Orientation

As of Wednesday, 335 international students had participated in orientation.

Governor Touts Civic Center Expansion

Mavericks men's and women's hockey teams to benefit from civic center improvements.

Mankato on List of Most Affordable College Towns

Only Minnesota city to make national ranking.

'Future Maverick' Program Established for Iowa High School Students

Riverland Community College and Minnesota State Mankato collaborate on new partnership.

Funding for New Clinical Sciences Building Signed into Law by Governor

New $25.8 million building scheduled for completion in 2016.

'Coming of Age in Mississippi' is 2014-15 Common Read Book

Book is 1968 memoir about an African-American woman in Mississippi in the 1940s and 1950s.

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