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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Faculty & Staff News

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News

University's International Enrollment Moves Up in National Rankings

Minnesota State Mankato is tied for 23rd nationally in international student enrollment among master's institutions.

College of Business MBA Scholarship Endowment to Honor Alum David C. Olson

The late David C. Olson was president of Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and chaired Minnesota State system's board of trustees.

Students Hope Collection Efforts Make a Difference

International students leading efforts to collect clothing and personal items for local organization.

$150,000 Bush Foundation Grant to Support Training for 140 Mentor Teachers

Grant awarded to the Minnesota Educators Partnership, a consortium affiliated with Minnesota State Mankato's College of Education.

A 'New Era' of Activism

Somali hip-hop group to perform at Minnesota State Mankato.

Femininity Takes Center Stage at Annual Conference

Keynote speaker talks about intersection of spirituality, politics.

Faculty Member Aaron Deris Chosen for Select 'Ambassador' Group

Deris will serve as statewide "ambassador" to spearhead use of recommended practices for the care and education of young children with disabilities.

Urban & Regional Studies Institute to Celebrate 50-year Anniversary

Celebration event is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 21.

Events

Dec. 10: Summer/Fall Commencement Ceremonies

Ceremonies will be held at 9 a.m. and noon on campus in the Taylor Center.

2016-2017 Good Thunder Reading Series Features Six Events

Series will host nine writers in its 35th year.

Sports

Sunday NFL Game Features 2 Maverick Alums

Minnesota Vikings' Adam Thielen and Jacksonville Jaguars' Chris Reed are both former Minnesota State Mankato football players.

Announcement

'MnSCU' to Become Known as 'Minnesota State'

Board of Trustees endorsed the new name.

News

Mexican Leaders Visit Minnesota State Mankato

Visit to provide information on advanced manufacturing, business financial services and entrepreneurship and education initiatives.

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.

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.

University is Building Community Connections Through Multicultural Network Meetings

Luncheon meetings include brief presentations and networking opportunities.