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Opening Convocation Kicks Off New Year

President Richard Davenport gives traditional fall welcome to faculty, staff, administration.

Aug. 18: Annual Fall Convocation to Kick off New Academic Year

President's convocation address set for 9:30 a.m. Monday in Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

Governor Touts Civic Center Expansion

Mavericks men's and women's hockey teams to benefit from civic center improvements.

Library Program Honored

Accreditation gives graduates a competitive edge.

National Recognition for School Library and Information Studies Program

Recognition process was a two-year effort.

Minnesota State Mankato Offering Streamlined Principal Prep Program

Other school districts added to what was initially a pilot program in St. Peter Public School District.

Mankato on List of Most Affordable College Towns

Only Minnesota city to make national ranking.

Particle Accelerator a Big Step in Nuclear Science Training

Equipment donated to Minnesota State Mankato by Duke University.

Minnesota State Mankato to House an Atom Smasher

CSET to receive a donated nuclear particle accelerator.

First Steps Underway for Campus Energy Saving Program

University partnering with Ameresco to move toward sustainable energy plan and millions in cost savings.

Beyond Calculation: Zap Camp Enlivens Math for KIds

Mankato area Zap camp participants get some real-world experience in mathematics.

'Future Maverick' Program Established for Iowa High School Students

Riverland Community College and Minnesota State Mankato collaborate on new partnership.


Parking Changes on 'Move-in' Day

University Facilities requests that faculty, staff and administrators adjust parking plans during student move-in.

Financial Aid Message from Provost to Students

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Marilyn Wells discusses new federal financial aid guidance.

University to Complete Transition to Office 365

Second phase of migration will begin July 24.

Sept. 24: Input Sought at Meeting on University's Carbon Footprint

Meeting is the first step of a Climate Action Plan funded by a University Strategic Priorities grant.

Arts & Entertainment

Dale Haefner's Music Series a Gem

Performance series has been running for 18 years.

Theatre Season Opens with 'Disney’s Beauty and the Beast'

Season ticket brochures to be mailed in early August. Individual tickets go on sale Sept. 15.


Aug. 21-24: Student 'Welcome Week' Activities Announced

Four days of activities planned for students before classes start Monday, Aug. 25.

Oct. 11-12: 33rd Annual Women & Spirituality Conference

Professor, author Layli Maparyan will be the keynote speaker.

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. 9: Mavericks Football Game Chosen for National Broadcast

The Mavericks game at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 at Winona State to be shown nationally on CBS Sports Network.


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.