Discover exciting things that are happening at Minnesota State University, Mankato and find out what it means to be a Maverick.
Deep Valley Book Festival on Oct. 1, 2022
Sept. 28, 2022 The 7th annual Deep Valley Book Festival is taking place at the WOW! Zone in Mankato on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Author and MNSU Creative Writing Professor, Rachael Hanel says the public is welcome to attend the event which features many authors from all genres and for all ages. Meet the author, have a book signed, listen to keynote speaker, Curtis Sittenfeld and more. https://www.deepvalleybookfestival.com/
FAFSA Application Opens October 1st
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2023-2024 academic year opens on October 1st. Minnesota State Mankato's Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Rachel Sherlock shares important information and tips for students and families.
Lake Superior Basin Research at MNSU 09222022
Sept. 22, 2022 MNSU Professor Phillip Larson is one of the lead scientists from 5 universities awarded $2.8 million NSF grant for Lake Superior Basin Research. Larson and his group will investigate the relationship between the recent de-glacial history, and the formation of rivers and their valleys on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
Maverick Varsity Esports Invitational 09172022
Sept. 14, 2022 It's a big weekend for Maverick Varsity Esports which is hosting its first Collegiate ESports Invitational at the Mankato Civic Center on Sept. 17, 2022. Cheer on invited Esports collegiate teams from across the Midwest as they go head to head in Call of Duty: Vanguard, Rocket League, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate crew battles. Maverick Esport Shout-caster, Eli Pohren-Everett talks about this new, evolving sport.
Cancer Causes and Prevention with Christian Abnet 09062022
Sept. 6, 2022 What causes cancer? Dr. Christian Abnet, chief of the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch and senior investigator for the National Cancer Institute, talks about the causes of, and methods to prevent cancer. Abnet was the speaker for the prestigious Leonard A. Ford Lectureship at Minnesota State University, Mankato on Sept. 6, 2022.
Fall Update by MNSU President Edward Inch, Aug. 30, 2022
Aug. 30, 2022 MNSU President Edward Inch talks about what's in store for the 2022-23 school year, including the upcoming inauguration, new faces and focuses, community collaborations, and his vision for the university.