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The Humanity of Science

The Humanity of Science

In April, Aaron Pacheco learned he had received a National Science Foundation fellowship, which offers students a chance to pursue a fully funded Ph.D. program.
Thank You Dean Matt Loayza

Thank You Dean Matt Loayza

On behalf of everyone in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, we want to thank Dr. Matt Loayza for his contributions to and leadership of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences as interim dean and dean over the past four years.
Minnesota State Mankato Names Christopher Brown Founding Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences as of July 1

Minnesota State Mankato Names Christopher Brown Founding Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences as of July 1

Minnesota State University, Mankato President Edward Inch announced today that Christopher Brown will serve as the founding dean of the University’s newly formed College of Humanities & Social Sciences, effective July 1.
Program gives prisoners a chance to advance

Program gives prisoners a chance to advance

Melissa Petesch was in her fourth year in prison when she enrolled in Minnesota State Mankato’s Scholars Serving Time program.
GWS Grad Student Co-Authors Research on Bangladesh

GWS Grad Student Co-Authors Research on Bangladesh

First-year graduate students in Gender & Women’s Studies program, Maimuna Zahra Fariha is very happy to co-author two important research projects that took place in Bangladesh.
Frontier Forum Focuses On Small Town Planning When Tragedy Creates A Tourist Destination

Frontier Forum Focuses On Small Town Planning When Tragedy Creates A Tourist Destination

Clear Lake, Iowa, a rural town of 7500, has spent more than the past 60 years linked to an event that has been musically coined “The Day The Music Died.”
Students Collect Community Wisdom

Students Collect Community Wisdom

Professor David Engen’s Community Storytelling students publish in the Mankato Free Press.
EARTH SCIENCES LAB

EARTH SCIENCES LAB

A new landscape for student experiences and funding opportunities
Rhonda Dass creates cloud-like artwork

Rhonda Dass creates cloud-like artwork

Rhonda Dass’ featured exhibition “Tangible Transformation: Change in Interchangeable Times” is now on display in the Central Student Union art gallery at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Aaron Pacheco, 2021 USGIF Scholarship Winner

Aaron Pacheco, 2021 USGIF Scholarship Winner

Aaron Pacheco, an undergraduate student at Minnesota State University, has always had a passion for geography, but he started out as an electrician. Now armed with a USGIF Scholarship, Pacheco has embarked on something entirely new.

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