German Settlement

By the time Michelle Malecha graduated with a degree in German from Minnesota State Mankato in 2013, she’d already studied in Germany twice and was going one more time. Since then, she’s been … [Read more...]

Soldier Girl

Moira O'Connor, '12, is operations director at Chicago's Soldier Field. “Anything big that comes into Chicago comes into this stadium.” And by “big,” Moira O’Connor isn’t just talking football … [Read more...]

Keeping St. Peter Green

Minnesota State Mankato graduate student Kayode “Kay” Adiatu is leading a green initiative in the city of St. Peter. Given his background, this internship is as natural as it gets. In his … [Read more...]

St. Paul’s City Council Maverick

Nelsie Yang is a first in a couple of ways: She's the St. Paul City Council’s first female Hmong member, and she is also its youngest. Her election would surprise few who knew her as a student at … [Read more...]

Entrepreneur, Innovator, Student.

You could say he’s a poster boy for entrepreneurism at Minnesota State Mankato, through technically he didn’t win the contest that would have put him on a poster. Meet international … [Read more...]

First Avenue, Last Import and Two Lives

When she started classes at Minnesota State Mankato, Emily Bjorke didn’t tell anyone she was in an up-and-coming surf-punk band, Last Import. She didn’t want to be, you know, that person. So … [Read more...]