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News Highlights

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Events

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events Scheduled in October

Events are intended to raise awareness of domestic and intimate partner violence and call for an end to domestic violence.

Oct. 17-18: Career & Internship Expo

More than 190 employers and approximately 1,500 students and alumni are expected to participate.

Lecture

Oct. 18: 'Doing Happiness' Lecture by Matt Glowacki

Event will be in Centennial Student Union's Ostrander Auditorium.

Oct. 23: MPR Journalist to Give Mass Media Lecture

Event will take place in Ostrander Auditorium.

Geography Colloquium Fall 2017 Schedule

Nine events will be held on Fridays from 3-4:15 p.m. during the fall semester.

News

Minnesota State Mankato Foundation Honors Donors at 2017 Purple and Gold Gala

Annual donor awards were presented at Sept. 29 event.

Department of Social Work Receives $399,900 Federal Grant

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

Celebrating a City Center Outpost

Hundreds attend Hubbard Building open house.

21st U.S. Poet Laureate Visits Minnesota State Mankato

Juan Felipe Herrera visited through the University's Good Thunder Reading Series.

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.

Arts & Entertainment

Art Exhibit Celebrates Work of Alumni, Faculty, Faculty Emeriti

Exhibit runs from Oct. 5-21 at Carnegie Art Center.

Oct. 12-22: 'The Aeneid' is second Mainstage show of Season

Department of Theatre & Dance to stage U.S. premiere of play that is about a modern retelling of an ancient poem.

Oct. 16-31: 'Elements' Sculpture Exhibit on Display in Conkling Gallery

Master of arts in sculpture exhibit features art by graduate student Stephen Geffre.

Oct. 17: Minnesota State Mankato Community Orchestra Concert

Concert will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 19: Jack Klatt and His Band

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 22: University Concert Bands

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 28: Davina and the Vagabonds

Performance will be at Hooligans Neighborhood Pub.

Department of Music Announces Fall 2017 Performance Series

Series features performances by professional artists as well as student ensembles, student recitals.

Announcement

New Student Application Fees Waived Oct. 23-27

Fees waived for one week in celebration of "College Knowledge Month."

Sept. 7-Nov. 16: Star Gazing at Standeford Observatory

Public is invited to view celestial objects Thursday evenings during the fall.

Sept. 23-Nov. 25: Exhibit at Blue Earth County Historical Society Highlights University

Exhibit that opens Saturday, Sept. 23 will highlight the University's nearly 150-year history.

2017-2018 Good Thunder Reading Series Features Six Events

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

IT Solutions Announces System Office Domain Name Changes

The Minnesota State system office's old domain names will be deactivated Nov. 8, 2017.

University President Richard Davenport's Statement on Aug. 11-12 Events in Charlottesville, Va.

Message from Minnesota State University, Mankato President Davenport was emailed Aug. 15 to all of the University's employees and students.