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Student Health Services Earns Alcohol Education Award

Award was given by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

'Space-out' Souvenir to be Presented to Minnesota State Mankato

T-shirt traveled to space and back.

April 24: Celebration of Nick Stephan's Life

Event held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Ford Hall Commons Area.

April 24-25: CIO of Unisys to Serve as First Executive in Residence for College of Business

Suresh Mathews is a 1975 Minnesota State Mankato alum.

April 26: Elementary Science Fair

More than 1,000 third- through sixth-graders to participate.

April 26: English Graduate Student Group Hosts Statewide Literary Conference

Keynote talk by Ed Bok Lee is at noon Saturday.

May 1: Aviation Open House

President Davenport to speak at 1:30 p.m.

Walter Zakahi Accepts Position as Keene State College Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Zakahi has served as dean of College of Arts and Humanities since 2010.

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.

April 23: Annual Economics Lecture

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

April 25: Better Block Project Co-Founder Jason Roberts to Speak

Free public talk is at 7 p.m. in Bresnan Arena.

April 28: Obesity in America is Topic of Annual Moore Lecture

Event to be held at 7 p.m. in Ostrander Auditorium.

Pop Singer Mike Posner to Perform April 28 in Bresnan Arena

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

April 24: Good Thunder Reading Series

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

Eight Distinguished Alums to be Honored April 25

Ceremony set for 5:30 p.m. in Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

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.

March 31-May 7: Student Art Exhibits

Seniors to display their art work in Conkling Gallery.

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.

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