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Oct. 30: 'Charting the Future' Gallery Walk

Input sought on plan to strengthen the future of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

Oct. 16-26: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

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

Oct. 26: University Choral Groups

Event is at Halling Recital Hall.

Nov. 2: Rob Meany and Terramara Concert

Event is at Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 22-23: Fall Career & Internship Expo

Event open to all majors and is free for Minnesota State Mankato students and alumni.

Oct. 24: Construction Management 40-Year Anniversary

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

Oct. 30: Good Thunder Reading Hosts Poet

Poet Robert Hass will answer questions about writing, present craft talk and give a reading.

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.

Oct. 22: 'Crime Around the World'

Event will feature a discussion about the difference in law enforcement in varying regions.

Oct. 22: Retirement Reception for Kathy Steiner

Event honoring 43-year employee will be held from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in CSU Heritage Lounge.

Nov. 3: Flu Shot Clinic

Monday, Nov. 3 is the new date for the clinic., which was originally scheduled for Sept. 29.

Nov. 4: 'Get Out the Vote'

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State

Nov. 5: International Poetry Recital

Event is open to campus community and general public. Submission deadline is Oct. 31.

Fall Geography Colloquium Begins Friday, Sept. 12

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

University Staff Member Gives Back to Philippines

Cita Maignes is on a leave of absence to work on her self-sustaining farm in the Philippines.

Homecoming Bonfire a Hit

Old tradition re-ignited on Saturday of Homecoming week.

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.

Grant Helps University Build Concrete Future

New joint program benefits students, faculty and industry.

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.

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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