A Life of Advocacy

In October 2015, the Arc of Minnesota honored Wilbur Neushwander-Frink ’00 with a Professional of the Year award. Her bio, in part, read: “Wherever self-advocacy is happening, Wilbur is near.” It’s … [Read more...]

Team Player

All it took was one visit, and Dale Wolpers was hooked. In the early 1970s, Wolpers was a student at Minnesota State Mankato. Like many people his age, he was mulling over potential majors and … [Read more...]

How to Save a Life

Thomas Bonhiver is a fan of jazz saxophonist Adrian Barnett for life. Literally. Bonhiver credits Barnett, a modern jazz bandleader who studied and taught music at Minnesota State University, … [Read more...]

Mav Marriages: Finding Love on Campus

College is of course about academics and reaching career goals, but student experiences reach far beyond the classroom at Minnesota State Mankato. Building relationships, sharing common (and  often … [Read more...]

Like a River

If you know that Emily Rhody Javens ’96, ’01, ’03 comes from a long line of strong women, then you’ll be utterly unsurprised at this: She’s a water resources engineer in a male-dominated field who … [Read more...]

The Triple Gown

If you’re in North Mankato’s Wheeler Park Saturday, May 16, you may come across a family celebrating three similar milestones. Malik Baxter graduates from Mankato’s Loyola High School this spring. … [Read more...]