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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.

Dental Clinic Gives Kids Smiles

Free exams are available Feb. 5-6.

‘Not This Weekend’ Event Seeks to Educate Students on Dangers of Binge Drinking

Event set for 96-hour period from Feb. 5-9.

University Study Seeks Perfect Plow

Civil engineering professor, students contract with MnDOT on de-icing study.

Recognized Nationally for Leadership in Undergraduate Research

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

Opportunities for Lifelong Learning

Group in its 18th year in Mankato.

New Fraternity Looks to Join University Greek Community

Sigma Alpha Epsilon has accepted an invitation to colonize at Minnesota State Mankato.

Ring Bearer Marries Flower Girl, 20 Years Later

Minnesota State Mankato students share their story with the Mankato Free Press.

MnSCU Honors Four Administrators, Staff from Minnesota State Mankato

System office honors were for excellence in financial management during 2014.

College of Education Receives $1 Million Gift Commitment

Gift is from donor who wishes to remain anonymous.

Social Work Dept. Receives 3-Year Contract

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

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.

College of Business Featured in Princeton Review Book

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

Hundreds Attend Clinical Science Building Groundbreaking

President Richard Davenport thanks governor and state legislators.

Sports

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.

Announcement

March 20: Next 'Charting the Future' Gallery Walk

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

Events

Feb. 25-28: 39th Pan African Student Leadership Conference

Two keynote speakers headline conference, to be held in Twin Cities this year.

Feb. 27: Rube Goldberg Machine Contest

Public invited to see elaborate and hilarious chalkboard erasing machines designed by high school students.

March 19: Good Thunder Reading Series

Writer Chris Abani will answer questions about writing, present a craft talk and give a reading.

Arts & Entertainment

Feb. 16-March 4: ‘Project Passion’ Art Exhibit

Graphic designer and illustrator Mikey Burton to give art enrichment lecture on Feb. 16.

Feb. 19-March 1: ‘Life Is A Dream’

Classic Spanish Renaissance drama to be performed in Ted Paul Theatre.

Feb. 27: Cabaret and Burlesque Show

Event for mature audiences will be in Ostrander Auditorium.

Feb. 28: ‘Rabbit Tales’ Children’s Theatre Production

Play is set for 10 a.m. in the Andreas Theatre of the Earley Center for Performing Arts.

Feb. 28: Jazz Guitarist Mike Stern

Performance in Halling Recital Hall.

March 1-2: Winter Choral Concerts

Performances scheduled for Halling Recital Hall.

March 3: Various Music Groups to Perform

Two a cappella vocal groups and Jazz Lab Band will perform in Halling Recital Hall.

March 17: Michael Thursby Faculty Recital

Percussion recital to take place in Halling Recital Hall.

April 22: Hoodie Allen Concert

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

Music’s Spring 2015 Performance Season Announced

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

Lecture

'Ethics of Economics Institutions' Lecture Series

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

Announcement

Institutional Diversity Announces February Events

Black History Month Kick-Off Reception is set for Feb. 2 in CSU 269.

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