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Minnesota State University, Mankato

News Archive

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Past Events

  • The Office of University Fellowships and the Kearney International Center will co-host two information sessions on the Fulbright Award. The sessions will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Morris Hall 265.
  • INEQUALITY FOR ALL, BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE KESSEL PEACE INSTITUTE AND LIBRARY SERVICES, February 13, 2014, 4:00-6:00 P.M., CSU Center Ballroom

 

  • The Social & Behavioral Sciences Career & Internship Day will be held on January 28th from 9:30am-1:00pm in the CSU Ballroom.  For more information on this event, please see: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/careerandinternshipday.htm
  • Justin Biel will give a talk, Naïve Mapmakers or Peculiar Secularists? The British and Empire by ‘Toleration’, Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 5pm, in Armstrong Hall 211. For more information, contact the History Department 507-389-1618
  • The UNIR Club presents on November 20, 4-6 PM. in AH 308 the World Cultures Series, 2013. Presentations are: "Kazakhstan: Beyond the Stereotypes" by Nurbek Shadykenov and "Egypt : Before & After the Revolution" by Noha Nasr El-Din. It is open to the public. All are welcome. Questions? Contact Professor Battah: abattah@mnsu.edu; 507-389-1019.
  • Boren Study Abroad Awards Announcement: On Tuesday, November 19th, Lisa Mayorga from Washington D.C. will be hosting informational sessions on-campus to provide students, faculty and staff with more information about the incredible study abroad funding opportunities available through the Boren Awards. The Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 for undergraduate students to study in countries that are generally underrepresented in study abroad.  African Languages Initiative funding is also available to both undergraduate and graduate students to study Akan/Twi, French, Hausa, Portuguese, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba or Zulu. Lisa will hold the following sessions on Tuesday, November 19th in the Career Development Center (209 Wigley Administration Building):
    12:00-1:00pm: Boren Scholarships for undergraduate students
    1:00-2:00pm: Boren Fellowships for graduate students
     Additional information on preferred geographic regions, languages, and fields of study, as well as application procedures can be found at www.borenawards.org.  For more information, please contact your campus representative, Mandy Prorok: mandy.prorok@mnsu.edu; 507-389-5122; CSU 250, or contact the Boren Awards at 1‑800‑618‑NSEP or boren@iie.org.
  • Geography Department's SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Chris Tashima's film, FLEEING THE HOLOCAUST IN EUROPE & JAPANESE INTERNMENT CAMPS IN THE USA : GENOCIDE, MURDER AND FORCED MIGRATION, will be presented on Thursday NOVEMBER 14, 7:00– 9:00 PM, OSTRANDER AUDITORIUM, CENTENNIAL STUDENT UNION
  • MSU's College of Business and Global Committee will present a sharing of international experiences by faculty on Wednesday, November 13th at 11 am, in CSU 201. Three faculty members will be sharing their experiences during the uprising in Egypt (Dr. Habib), economic crisis in Greece (Dr. Janavaras), and experiences in UAE/Kuwait.
  • The KESSEL PEACE INSTITUTE hosts a lecture presented by Dr. Hamed Sallam "Crisis In Egypt: Prospects For Justice And Democracy" on November 6, 2013, from 3.30p - 4.30p at the CSU Heritage Room
  • The United Nations-International Relations Club (UNIR) will have its Annual Social Gathering on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5-6 pm in Armstrong Hall 232.  Pizza and soda will be available.  All are welcome!
  • The United Nations-International Relations Club (UNIR) will have its Annual Social Gathering on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 5-6 pm in Armstrong Hall 232.  Pizza and soda will be available.  All are welcome!
  • Government and Nonprofit Organization Job Fair will be held at University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Coffman Union-Great Hall on october 28, 2013 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. It is a big opportunity to meet with various employers, all majors are welcome. For more information please check out http://www.togpartners.com/govnonprofitfair/
  • All majors and others interested in the International Relations Program, please come to the International Relations Open House, on Wednesday, October 23, 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Morris Hall 109 Conference Room.  Pizza, drinks, etc. will be served.
  • Study Abroad Information Session for International Relations Majors will be held on Thursday, October 17, 3:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m., in Armstrong Hall 004 (northwest side of the basement floor). It is never too early to get strated with your study abroad planning!
  • Dr. Anaheed al-Hardan (Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin) will be giving a lecture on “The Palestinians in Syria and the Syrian War” on Monday, Oct. 14, 7:00 p.m., in Armstrong Hall 102. This is an important topic. Please attend.
  • Great Decisions – Threat Assessment, presented by Tom Hanson, a former U.S. Foreign Officer in the State Department, on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., in CSU Heritage Room. Topics include: How can the United States address the challenge of a weak economy, homegrown terrorism and nuclear proliferation? What threats and opportunities are presented by the ascendancy of China and by regime changes in the Middle East?  Please attend.