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University's Edina Location to Host Oct. 26-27 Colloquium on Analytics, Data Science and Computing

More than 140 students, educators and industry professionals are registered to attend event.

Minnesota State Mankato to Participate in Historic U.S. Higher Education Delegation to Sudan Oct. 28-Nov. 1

Jacy Fry and Hamdi Elnuzahi from the Kearney Center for International Student Services will represent Minnesota State Mankato on the delegation to the forum.

University Advancement Division Receives CASE Gold Award

Award received for creating scholarship application program for students.

Oct. 3: New University Plaque to be Unveiled

"Re-dedication" ceremony set for 2 p.m. on north side of Wigley Administration Center. Two additional dedication ceremonies to follow.

Sesquicentennial Week Celebration Begins with Homecoming Parade, Concludes with Oct. 6 Birthday Bash

Oct. 6 Birthday Bash is open to the public.

Friendship Family Program Pairs International Students, Area Residents

Program provides opportunities to learn about other cultures.

Minnesota State Mankato to Host Microbiology Conference

78th Annual Meeting of the North Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology is Sept. 28-29.

Ted Paul Theatre Gets $500,000 Facelift

"The Music Man" opens the 2018-18 Mainstage season.

Small Business Development Center Receives Grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture

Grant will pilot a rural business succession program.

University Releases Book on 150-Year History of Minnesota State Mankato

“Minnesota State University, Mankato 1868-2018: A Sesquicentennial History,” was written by William E. Lass.

University Archives Completes Digitization Project of Student Newspaper

All of University's student newspapers from 1926 to present are available online.

Minnesota State Mankato Aviation Program is Partner in Delta Air Lines Pilot Career Path Program

Delta's public announcement named Minnesota State Mankato as one of eight initial partner universities.

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.


Oct. 18: Free Dental Care for Kids

Department of Dental Hygiene offering free dental care for kids 18 and under.

New Student Application Fees Waived Oct. 22-26

Fees waived for one week in celebration of "College Knowledge Month."


Oct. 18-19: Tamler Sommers Philosophy Lectures

Two lectures are Department of Philosophy's 2018-2019 Nadine B. Andreas Lectures.

Arts & Entertainment

Oct. 11-21: 'The Mousetrap' Next in Theatre's Mainstage Season

Performance is in Andreas Theatre.

Oct. 17: Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame Guitarist to Perform

Performance at 11 a.m. Oct. 17 is part of Centennial Student Union's ongoing Serendipity Music Series.

Oct. 21: University Concert Bands

Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 23: OK Factor to Perform

Concert is in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 25: Songwriter Showcase

Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 27: Singer/Songwriter Erik Koskinen

Performance is at Hooligans Neighborhood Pub.

Oct. 28-29: University Concert Choir

Fall concert is in Halling Recital Hall.

Nov. 5: Twin Cities Hot Club in Concert

Event is in Halling Recital Hall.

Nov. 17: Nooky Jones Concert

Performance is at Hooligans Neighborhood Pub.

2018-2019 Good Thunder Reading Series Features Six Events

First featured writer is poet and essayist Ladan Osman on Thursday, Sept. 13.


‘Transfer of Memory: Reflecting on the Holocaust’

Social Justice Lecture Series public events begin Oct. 8, continue through Oct. 23.