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MLK 11.12.61 Documentary Premiere & Panel Discussion Recording Now Available

On Nov. 12, 1961, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Mankato, Minnesota. While here, he gave two sermons at Centenary United Methodist Church and a speech at Mankato High School.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Mankato Speech Comes to Life

Jan. 12, 2022 Dr. Jameel Haque of the MNSU Kessel Peace Institute talks about the Martin Luther King, Jr. movie to premiere on MLK Day.
Celebrating Willie O'Ree First Black NHL Player

Celebrating Willie O'Ree First Black NHL Player

Jan. 19, 2022 Celebrating Willie O'Ree, the first black player in the NHL. Willie's Boston Bruin's jersey number was retired this week in honor of him as a pioneer and as an ambassador for hockey.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance presents Wounded Healers

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance presents Wounded Healers

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Theatre and Dance presents Wounded Healers
MLK documentary contributors: Still more work to be done

MLK documentary contributors: Still more work to be done

Sixty years after Martin Luther King Jr.’s visit to Mankato, local education and equity leaders believe the civil rights icon would have mixed feelings if he returned today.
MLK’s visit to Mankato in new documentary

MLK’s visit to Mankato in new documentary

Two years before he gave the historic “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington D.C., four years before the 1965 Voting Rights Act he sought and seven years before being gunned down in Memphis, Rev.
Congratulations to School of Psychology Doctoral Graduates

Congratulations to School of Psychology Doctoral Graduates

Congratulations to Ashley Williamson and Ashlee Lundberg, who graduated in Fall 2021 and Spring 2020 respectively.
Making Hearts Lighter with Song

Making Hearts Lighter with Song

Minnesota State Mankato's Concert Choir and Chamber Singers present Let Your Heart Be Light.
A space to get our hands dirty

A space to get our hands dirty

The long, cross-sectioned samples of earth brought in and studied by geography students can reveal how that environment changed over thousands of years, before and after human impact.
Gikinoo’amaagewin – Teaching: Students Learning Ojibwe Attend Bemidji Event Concluding Multi-Campus Grant

Gikinoo’amaagewin – Teaching: Students Learning Ojibwe Attend Bemidji Event Concluding Multi-Campus Grant

Minnesota State Mankato students enrolled in joint Ojibwe language classes with students from Bemidji State University will meet their fellow students in a Dec. 9-10 field trip to Bemidji State.

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