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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Current News Highlights

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University Closing at 2:30 p.m. Today (Monday, Jan. 22)

University is scheduled to re-open Tuesday at 6 a.m.

Classes Cancelled Monday, Jan. 22, Library Closing at 4:30 p.m.

University is open Monday, but Memorial Library will close at 4:30 p.m., and Children's House is closed.

Jan. 23 Event Cancellations and Postponements

The Jan. 23 "We Have Ag!" event on campus has been postponed due to weather and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Jan. 23: National Speakers' Presentation on Female Sexuality

Event sponsored by University's Women's Center is in Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

Jan. 8-24: Kyle Lenzen's Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition

Opening reception is 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16 in the Centennial Student Union Gallery.

Jan. 8-29: David Rogers Art Exhibit

Rogers' work will be on display in Conkling Gallery.

Jan. 23: Faculty Concert by Michael Olson

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Jan. 25: Scottie Miller Band

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Jan. 29: Faculty Recital by Percussionist Michael Thursby

Recital will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Feb. 1: The Barley Jacks

Quartet will perform in Halling Recital Hall.

Feb. 1-11: '1984' is next Theatre & Dance Mainstage Production

Play will be performed on campus in the Andreas Theatre, Earley Center for Performing Arts.

Feb. 11: Performance Series Presents Singer/Songwriter Andrea Lyn

Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.

Jan. 18: Life-Size Ice Sculpture of Stomper to be Carved

Event will be held in Centennial Student Union mall area from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Feb. 1-2: Free 'Give Kids a Smile" Dental Clinic

Appointments can be made by calling the University's Department of Dental Hygiene.

2017-2018 Good Thunder Reading Series Features Six Events

Eight writers will participate in the annual series, which is now in its 36th year.

College of Business Student Team One of Nation’s Top 7 Teams in National Diversity Case Competition

Four undergraduate students, all seniors, competed Jan. 12-13 in Bloomington, Ind.

Rare Audio of 1961 Martin Luther King Jr. Speech in Mankato Added to University Archives

Transcript of speech also available. KMSU radio provided audio recording of speech.

Professor Diana Joseph Selected as 2018 Pathfinder Award Recipient

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Board, part of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc., announced its annual award winners Thursday, Jan. 4.

More than 1,800 degrees awarded at end of fall semester

Commencement ceremonies were held Dec. 9 in Taylor Center.

University Ranks 16th Nationally Among Master's Institutions in International Student Enrollment

International students contribute $33.3 million to local economy, according to report.

Department of Biological Sciences Receives $575,000 Grant for Confocal Microscope

National Science Foundation grant will elevate Minnesota State Mankato's scientific imaging capabilities to levels seen at large research institutions.

Iron Range Engineering, Twin Cities Engineering Programs Selected for Innovation Award

Programs were recognized with 2017 ABET Innovation Award at awards gala in Baltimore.

Minnesota State Mankato Vice President Mark Johnson to Lead Division of Strategic Partnerships on Interim Basis

Johnson will also continue to serve the University in his current role as vice president for technology and chief information officer.

Department of Social Work Receives $399,900 Federal Grant

Award will help address need for greater access to behavioral health services in southern Minnesota.

University Signs 'MOU' with Government of Costa Rica

Memorandum of understanding creates opportunities for collaboration.

$420,000 Grant Supports Launch of Emergency Grant Program for Students

Funds will address financial barriers to help low-income students stay enrolled to completion.

Book by Former University President James F. Nickerson is 2017-18 Common Read

Nickerson's book is titled "Out of Chaos: Reflections of a University President and his Contemporaries on Vietnam-Era Unrest in Mankato and its Relevance Today.”

Minnesota State Mankato Begins 150th Anniversary Celebration by Announcing use of Sesquicentennial Logo

Sesquicentennial logo will serve as University's signature brand through December 2018.

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