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Nov. 20: U.S. Rep. Tim Walz to Speak on 'Global Refugee Crisis'

Event will take place on campus in Centennial Student Union's Ostrander Auditorium.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 11-17-2015

Mankato, Minn. – U.S. Rep. Tim Walz will address the “Global Refugee Crisis” from 3-4:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20 at Minnesota State University, Mankato in Centennial Student Union’s Ostrander Auditorium in a presentation that is free and open to the public.

Walz’s presentation is the latest featured event in the Minnesota State Mankato Geography Colloquium Series, and it is also the keynote lecture in the University’s Diversity and International Education Week (Nov. 14-21).

Walz’s presentation is sponsored by the Department of Geography, Department of Government, Kearney International Center and Institutional Diversity at Minnesota State Mankato. The geography and government departments are part of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Minnesota State Mankato.

Those who want more information on Walz’s presentation may contact Don Friend, professor and chair of the University’s Department of Geography, by phone at 507-389-2617 or by email at

A full list of Diversity and International Education Week events are available online at

Those who want more information about Diversity and International Education Week events may contact Mandy Prorok, education abroad advisor, by phone at 507-389-1281 or by email at

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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