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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Current News Highlights

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Violence Awareness & Response Upcoming Events

Several educational events are planned for this fall.

Oct. 3: 'Steering Clear of Cyber Security Risks'

Presentation by faculty member Chris Veltsos kicks off National Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Sept. 19-Oct. 10: Melissa Oresky's 'Foliage' Exhibit

Exhibit is in Conkling Gallery. Artist's lecture is scheduled for Monday, Sept. 10.

Sept. 29-Oct. 9: 'The Full Monty'

Broadway hit is for mature audiences. It is making its Minnesota State Mankato premiere.

Oct. 2: Folk Guitarist John Gorka

Performance will be in the Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 3-28: Gina Mumma Wenger Photo Exhibit

Exhibit is titled, "What Remains: Photos of the Japanese American Concentration Camps."

Oct. 7: Rap Artist T-Pain to Perform

Concert tickets are still available for public purchase.

Oct. 9: Pianist David Viscoli

Recital will feature an afternoon of Latin American classical music.

Oct. 11: An Evening with Slaid Cleaves

Singer/songwriter Slaid Cleaves will be joined by sideman Scrappy Jud Newcombe.

Oct. 15: Blues Artist Bernard Allison

Performance will be at Hooligans.

Oct. 16: Bluegrass/Newgrass Group Blue Hazard

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 22-23: 35th Annual Women & Spirituality Conference

This year's conference will be held on Minnesota State Mankato campus for the final time.

2016-2017 Good Thunder Reading Series Features Six Events

Series will host nine writers in its 35th year.

Faculty Member Hopes Study Leads to Therapy for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Diseases

Study by Rachel Cohen and colleagues has implications for potential therapies in neurodegenerative disorders.

2016 Homecoming Week Begins Monday, Oct. 3

Homecoming Week is a campus tradition that began in 1928.

Somalia Artist Series Coming to University

First performance is Oct. 28 at Kato Ballroom.

Grant Will Bring Somali Musical Artists to Campus

Cultural grant from Association of Performing Arts Presenters intended to increase understanding of Muslim culture through music, arts.

Common Read Program Inspires Communal Art

Julie Otsuka's "When the Emperor was Divine," is this year's Common Read book.

University Dean is Author of Two Books on FBI under J. Edgar Hoover

Matthew Cecil, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, will discuss books at events nationwide this fall.

University is Building Community Connections Through Multicultural Network Meetings

Luncheon meetings include brief presentations and networking opportunities.

Nursing Student Chelsea Leafgreen Awarded $9,750 Meredith Scholarship

Leafgreen is junior from Sioux Falls, S.D.

Nursing Students from Austria Visiting Campus

A group of 28 students and two faculty members are visiting from IMC University of Applied Science Krems on Aug. 25.

Invitation to Participate in Poetry Recital

Faculty, staff and students invited to register by Nov. 4.

Students Encouraged to Register, Vote in November Elections

The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State providing student outreach efforts.

'MnSCU' to Become Known as 'Minnesota State'

Board of Trustees endorsed the new name.

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