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Director’s Perspective

Think on your university experience. You probably went to a classroom, conversed with your classmates about an upcoming assignment.

A culture that values the elderly? Show us the policy

The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought to center stage the inadequate systems to support elderly during their twilight years on the earth. What is reasonably expected to be a time of joy and rest, even if accompanied by health challenges, is now fraught with layer upon layer of fear

SBS Student Intramural Sports Sign-Up

Are you looking for a way to meet other students at Minnesota State Mankato and have fun while doing it? If so, sign up to play intramural sports for fall semester.
When worlds collide: FCS and nonprofit leadership alum taps commitment to inclusion

When worlds collide: FCS and nonprofit leadership alum taps commitment to inclusion

Lydia Jagodzinski, '20 turned her passions for community, diversity, and working with youth into her dream job.
RPLS alumna makes most of time outdoors

RPLS alumna makes most of time outdoors

An increase in outdoor recreation means an increase in engagement opportunities for Conservation Officer Chelsey Bechel '17.
2022 Douglas R. Moore Faculty Research Lectureship

2022 Douglas R. Moore Faculty Research Lectureship

Davenport said Larson’s research is especially relevant to the University, regional community and beyond because of the University’s location in the Minnesota River Valley. Larson will deliver a public lecture in 2022.

New "Psych in Your World” Video Series Promotes Psychological Science

Psychology professors Dr. Emily Stark and Dr. Karla Lassonde have created an outreach site called “Psych in Your World!”

A Popular Fellow: Geography Professor Don Friend

Geography professor Don Friend spent the bulk of 2020 as a Jefferson Science Fellow, a role that had him advising a government agency on how to implement climate change science into development efforts overseas.

Law Enforcement's Big Picture

After George Floyd died under the knee of a Minneapolis Police officer, Pat Nelson was worried about her students. The Floyd incident happened on May 25, and within weeks Nelson, chair of Minnesota State University, Mankato’s law enforcement program, reached out to her students.

Staying Power: Undergrad Research

One of the University’s signature events is its Undergraduate Research Symposium, where students across disciplines gather each spring and unveil the results of their semester of study.

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