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News

College of Education Receives $1 Million Gift Commitment

Gift is from donor who wishes to remain anonymous.

Biology Honor Society Gets Kids Excited About Science

Tri-Beta event introduces area students to DNA.

Social Work Dept. Receives 3-Year Contract

Minnesota Department of Human Services contract supports undergraduate, graduate education in public child welfare.

History Professor to Speak at Smithsonian Institution

Kathleen Gorman to give presentation on “Child Soldiers During the Civil War” on Jan. 11 in Washington, D.C.

University Ranks 31st Nationally in International Student Enrollment

Minnesota State Mankato ranked 38th in 2012, 34th in 2013 and is ranked 31st in 2014.

Sophomore Receives Gilman Scholarship, Will Study in Thailand

Chengleng Xiong will study in Chiang Mai, Thailand, from December through May.

Math Instructor Jeff Ford Receives National Honor Roll Recognition

Ford honored for his work on behalf of first-year students.

Fraternity Phi Delta Theta Celebrates 50 Years at Minnesota State Mankato

Chartering of campus chapter was on Nov. 21, 1964.

Professor Invited to Meet with Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

Professor Paul Force-Emery Mackie to discuss mental health issues with former first lady at symposium in Atlanta.

University to Host Cohort of Mexican Students During November

Group participating in month-long English language training program.

Grants to Help Provide Job Training

University working with three of area's largest manufacturers.

College of Business Featured in Princeton Review Book

Nation’s ‘Best 296 Business Schools: 2015 Edition’ includes Minnesota State Mankato.

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.

Sports

Dec. 20: Football Team to Play for National Championship

Mavericks to take on Colorado State-Pueblo at 3 p.m. in Kansas City, Kan. Game will be televised live on ESPN2.

Announcement

Unions United Food Drive, Giving Tree Program Set to Benefit Community

Unions United Food Drive begins Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Events

Dec. 13: Commencement Ceremonies

University to present 1,687 degrees at 9 a.m., noon ceremonies.

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.

Announcement

'Charting the Future' Gallery Walk

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

News

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.

Minnesota Historical Society Awards Professor Artist’s Residency

English Professor Gwen Westerman awarded a six-month paid residency.

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.

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.