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Engineering Professor Gives Students Real-World Test

Capstone projects are a rite of passage.

Minnesota State Mankato Selected to Receive National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grant

University received one of 19 nationwide grants that will support agricultural science programs at non-land-grant universities.

Nursing Students Distributing 'Wooden Nickels' When Seeing Acts of Kindness

Students in "Courage, Caring, and Team Building" course are watching for good deeds.

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.

University 'Cuts Cake Ribbon' at Dining Center Celebration

Minnesota State Mankato celebrated the opening of the new University Dining Center.

University Responds to Community Call for Downtown Presence

Three University entities moving to downtown Mankato office building to further engagement with businesses, community.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Held for Clinical Sciences Building

University opens new building with ceremony, tours.

University Receives $250,000 Grant to Support Dental Clinic

Funds from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation will be used to purchase dental hygiene equipment.

Athletics Receives $5 Million Gift Commitment for Scholarship Endowment from Sanford Health

Gift is single largest ever to Maverick Athletics.

Students Launch Businesses for Credit, Charity

Students build brands from the ground up.

University's International Enrollment Moves Up in National Rankings

Minnesota State Mankato is tied for 23rd nationally in international student enrollment among master's institutions.

College of Business MBA Scholarship Endowment to Honor Alum David C. Olson

The late David C. Olson was president of Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and chaired Minnesota State system's board of trustees.

Mavericks Handball Team Finishes 2nd at 2017 National Tournament

The team finished as runner-up for the second year in a row.

'American Politics & Our Democratic Principles' is Topic of Spring Colloquium Series

Tuesday, March 21 event will address separation of church and state.

March ‘Women of Action Month’ Events at Minnesota State Mankato Begin March 14

Documentary film "He Named Me Malala" to be shown March 14.

March 24: College of Business Annual Research Day

College of Business faculty research award recipients will be recognized and give presentations.

April 2-8: Somali Artist Nimco Yasin in Residency

Residency will conclude with April 8 finale concert.

April 6: Good Thunder Reading Series Features Author Nick Flynn

Visit by Flynn is the final Good Thunder Reading Series event in 2016-17 year.

April 21: Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards

The campus community and public are invited to this event. RSVPs are required.

March 27: 'The Ghosts and Hauntings of Everyday Life'

Faculty member Dennis Waskul will deliver 38th annual Frontier Forum lecture.

April 3: #BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors to Deliver Lecture

Cullors to discuss social injustice, discrimination and her commitment to activism in 13th annual Carol Ortman Perkins Lecture.

March 23: Pop/Rock Ensembles to Perform

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

March 27-May 3: Senior Art Exhibits

Department of Art senior students will display their work in the Conkling Gallery.

March 29-April 1: 'And Baby Makes Seven'

Theatre production will be staged in the Andreas Theatre.

April 3-4: Anila Quayyum Agha Artist in Residency

Agha will give artist's lecture Monday, April 3 in Ostrander Auditorium.

April 14: American Singer, Songwriter Jerimih in Concert

Tickets go on sale Thursday, Feb. 23.

Minnesota State Mankato Scores Big at Theater Festival

Various students took home honors from Region V Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

Department of Music Announces Spring 2017 Performance Series

In addition to professional artist series, 13 student ensemble concerts and faculty recitals will be offered.

'MnSCU' to Become Known as 'Minnesota State'

Board of Trustees endorsed the new name.

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