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News

Veterans Club to do Pushups for Awareness of Veterans' Issues

Club invites community to perform 22 pushups daily at noon near campus fountain.

More than 100 Participate in Climbing Event

The 3rd annual Whipper Snapper competition was held March 29 on campus.

Faculty Member Kuldeep Agarwal Receives Honor

Agarwal is one of 11 international recipients of 2015 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award.

Return of the Maverick Machine

Band adds excitement to games.

Communications Studies Agreement Established with Anoka-Ramsey

Articulation agreement allows students to earn associate's and bachelor's degrees from both institutions.

Transfer Pathway Agreement with Riverland College Announced

"Future Maverick" program is third such agreement with Riverland.

Minnesota State Mankato, Riverland Announce International Pathway Agreement

Agreement promotes degree completion opportunities for international students.

Mexican Delegation Visits Campus

Representatives from Mexican universities visit Thursday, March 5.

Expanding International Focus

Mexican delegation visit is one way university is looking at future "international Mavericks."

'Future Maverick' Program Announced With South Central College

Agreement provides students seamless transfer between institutions.

'Future Mavericks' Program Helps Students Transition

South Central College, Minnesota State Mankato team up for new program.

5 Students Participating in International Research Project

Three graduate students, two undergraduates working on "From Morse Codes to the Internet of Things."

Faculty Member's Book Makes Best Fiction List

Geoff Herbach's book, "Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders," recognized.

Student Receives Frey Fellowship for Research Project

Amy Nguyen's project will examine how to create future renewable energy source through wastewater treatment.

Recognized Nationally for Leadership in Undergraduate Research

Council on Undergraduate Research lists Minnesota State Mankato among 57 institutions nationally recognized.

College of Education Receives $1 Million Gift Commitment

Gift is from donor who wishes to remain anonymous.

Arts & Entertainment

March 30-May 6: 2015 Senior Art Exhibits

Work of 42 students to be displayed in three exhibits.

April 1-2: Documentary Film 'Ivory Tower'

Student programming organization, IMPACT, is sponsoring film along with Centennial Student Union.

April 9-19: ‘Pirates of Penzance’

Final production of Mainstage season features shows April 9-11, 16-18 and 2 p.m. matinees on April 18-19.

April 22: Hoodie Allen Concert

Event to take place in the Taylor Center's Bresnan Arena.

Legally Blind Actor Excels at Minnesota State Mankato

Matt Stairs plays the character Jules in "Boom," presented March 25-28 in Andreas Theatre.

Music’s Spring 2015 Performance Season Announced

Season includes professional artist series, 14 student ensemble concerts and two faculty concerts.

Lecture

April 2: College of Business Morgan Thomas Executive Lecture

Sisters, executives Amy Abouelenien, Maha Abouelenien, daughters of former dean, to speak.

April 6: Artist Lisa Congdon Lecture

Artist/illustrator from Oakland, Calif., will give public lecture and hold studio residency on April 6-7.

April 9: ‘Minnesota’s Civil War: A Conflicted Legacy’

Professor Kathleen Gorman will discuss the Civil War’s impact on Minnesota.

April 2: Kessel Memorial Lecture

Visiting professor to discuss consequences of World War I for international peace.

'Ethics of Economics Institutions' Lecture Series

Series feature five lectures; dates are Feb. 10, Feb. 19, March 19, April 2 and April 9.

Announcement

March 20: Charting the Future Gallery Walk

Event set from 1-3 p.m. in Hearth Lounge. All are invited to provide feedback and enjoy refreshments.

'Charting the Future' Gallery Walk

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

Clinical Sciences Building Construction Phase to Begin

Facilities Management outlines construction timeline.

Jan. 27: Joint Statement from MnSCU, IFO, MSCF

MnSCU faculty and administration pledge cooperation on Charting the Future strategic plan

Sports

New York Times Features Men's Hockey Coach Mike Hastings

Article describes success of Mavericks men's hockey team this past season.

Magazine Covers Feature Men's Hockey

Two popular hockey magazines recently featured the Mavericks men's hockey team on their covers.

Men's Basketball's Assem Marei Highlighted in New York Times

Senior center is conference scoring leader and has helped Mavericks to 22-6 record going into Feb. 25 game.