Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities

A variety of research presentations and resources are available here—any time, on demand. Get inspired by the great research taking place at Minnesota State Mankato.

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Research Spotlight Archives

Undergraduate Research

2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium: April 15, 2021 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Senior Andres Campbell develops a launch pad for NASA’s upcoming missions on the moon. View the story on KEYC News Now.

Graduate Capstone Presentations

Ainsley Peterson's MS Biology Thesis Defense: Oct. 29, 2020
Vegetation Surveys in Southern MN Prairies: Management, Invasive Species and Future Directions

Mathematics and Statistics Graduate Capstone Presentations: April 21, 2021 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Faculty Research

Frontier Forum: Enhancing Memory and Attention Through the Science of Learning
Dr. Karla Lassonde, presented Oct. 29, 2020.

Michael James Olson “12 Melodies”

Acreage (Fort for 2021) Art Exhibition by Liz Miller
March 4-May 8, 2021

Fiber Filled Art Exhibit
March19-June 30, 2021

Creative Activities

Making Music with Students During a Pandemic

Collaborating with a Pianist to Make Music in a Pandemic

Michael James Olson “12 Melodies”

Maverick Machine Athletic Band Virtual Performances
Video Games Show – 8-Bit
Hope Show
Blinding Lights Video

Conference Presentations

2021 Health and Biomedical Sciences Summit on-demand sessions

Virtual Nursing Symposium
April 29-30