A Legacy of Learning

Margo Steck Graves was named for her grandmother—which may help explain why she’s such an impressive young woman. Graves was born Margaret Louise Steck, the namesake of Margaret Preska, who … [Read more...]

Data Master Mined

With everybody using everyday technology everywhere, each click, swipe, like and download is noted somewhere in the digital cosmos known as Big Data. And industries of all sorts are paying handsomely … [Read more...]

Helping Cover Future Students

He was in its first graduating class, and today Ryan Thilges is helping future students in the Minnesota State Mankato Civil Engineering program. While serving as Blue Earth County’s Engineer and … [Read more...]

Supporting the University for the Long Run

Jim Lund has never been content with making do. He’s always been drawn to making better.  As student in the 1980s, he was elected president of the student senate, which led to serving on the … [Read more...]

Dana Sikkila and the Work of Art

For the art student who may think it’s a short and painless route from the classroom to an exhibition at an art gallery, Dana Sikkila is a colorful reminder that doing it right means doing it as a … [Read more...]