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News

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.

Observatory Provides Views of Night Sky

Standeford Observatory is open to the public every Thursday.

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.

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.

Grant Helps University Build Concrete Future

New joint program benefits students, faculty and industry.

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Grant Funds New Program on Campus

"Building a Concrete Future" program was started this fall.

Minnesota Historical Society Awards Professor Artist’s Residency

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

Faculty Member Receives State Grant to Update Family Consumer Science Program Frameworks

Associate Professor Jill Conlon to collaborate with two Minnesota teachers on project.

Ecumen, MnSCU form Partnership to Address Rural Senior Care Shortage

Partnership made possible with support of $1.9 million Margaret A. Cargill grant.

Minnesota State Mankato Recognized for Commitment to Veterans' Success

Two alums and current student honored by Minnesota Humanities Center.

Area Vets Honored for Good Work

Two alums, one current student honored.

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.

Lecture

Nov. 20: History Forum Lecture

Visiting Assistant Professor Jim Coons will discuss “Claiming Absolute Power: Manhood, Nationalism, and the French State under the Sun King.”

Arts & Entertainment

Nov. 10-Dec. 5: Senior Art Exhibits

Art to be displayed in Conklin Hall in two separate shows.

Nov. 19-22: ‘Gabriel’ is Next Theatre Studio Production

Setting for this play is World War II.

Nov. 20: Comedy Sportz Brings Improv Act to Campus

Free public performance will be in Ostrander Auditorium.

Nov. 22: The Jimmys in Concert

Band’s music features blues, R&B and funk.

Nov. 23: University Concert Bands Holiday Concert

Symphonic band and concert wind ensemble to perform in Halling Recital Hall.

Nov. 24: University Percussion Ensemble

This will be the inaugural concert for this ensemble, which features an array of instruments.

Nov. 25: University Jazz Bands

Concert to take place at Halling Recital Hall.

Dec. 2: Community Orchestra Holiday Concert

Newly formed orchestra will perform in Halling Recital Hall.

Dec. 5-6: Fall Dance Concert

Annual event will take place on campus in the Ted Paul Theatre. A separate student dance showcase is set for Sunday, Dec. 7.

Events

Nov. 20: Good Thunder Reading Series

Fiction writer Bonnie Jo Campbell is the next featured writer in the Good Thunder Reading Series.

Star Gazing at Standeford on Thursdays During Fall

General public invited to see a variety of celestial objects through observatory telescopes.

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.

Lecture

Fall Geography Colloquium Begins Friday, Sept. 12

University of Illinois professor to compare stream restoration, naturalization in this week’s presentation.

Announcement

'Charting the Future' Gallery Walk

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