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Dr. Kimberly Sablon, principal director for Trusted AI and Autonomy at the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, hears about cybersecurity workforce efforts at Metro State from Prof. Faisal Kaleem in a roundtable with people involved with Minnesota’s high tech industry. Also pictured are Josh Dorr with Honeywell, VPR Shashank Priya and Congresswoman Betty McCollum. Photo courtesy of UMN's Research and Innovation Office.

Dr. Faisal Kaleem joins U of M roundtable with DoD AI and Automation director

Dr. Kimberly Salon was the featured guest at a U of M event where Dr. Kaleem presented on Metro State's efforts in building cybersecurity workforce capacity.

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Metro State University observes 2024 Minnesota State Week with admissions events June 25 and 27

During Minnesota State Week, undergraduate application fees are waived for prospective students.

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Metro State earns Honorable Mention in Credit for Prior Learning Equity Awards from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)

CAEL honored its inaugural slate of institutions for its Credit for Prior Learning Equity Awards, with Metro State earning Honorable Mention

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Metro State students win third place at American Marketing Association Collegiate Case Competition

Three Metro State students took third place at the American Marketing Association Collegiate Case Competition, in a field of ten teams from all over the country.

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2025–2026 Fulbright U.S. Student Program is now open

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program 2025-2026 is now open for graduating seniors, recent bachelor's degree graduates, and grad students for academic purposes overseas

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Spring 2024 Emeriti Announced

Announcement and brief bios for Metro State's Spring 2024 Emeriti honorees

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Metro State student wins 2023 Student Outreach writing competition

This is the second time a Metro State student has won this international competition

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1 in 5 Current Metro State University Undergraduate Students Likely Eligible for Free Tuition Through the North Star Promise Scholarship Program

Metro State to host a free and open-to-the-public webinar on the North Star program on April 16

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Senator Sandy Pappas Recognized as Alumna of the Year at Breakfast at the Capitol event

During its annual Breakfast at the Capitol held earlier this month, Metro State University recognized Senator Sandy Pappas as its 2023 Alumna of the Year.

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Metro State University Awarded $640K Grant to Support Degree Completion for Women in Computer Science

A $640,000 grant from the Center for Inclusive Computing at Northeastern University is enabling Metro State to increase degree completion for women in computer science

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American Democracy Project Commitment: Metro State University commits to preparing students to be engaged and responsible citizens in a thriving democracy

Metro State University joins AASCU’s American Democracy Project in celebrating 20 years of advancing democratic principles across U.S. higher education

Metro State University celebrates the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) nonpartisan American Democracy Project's 20th anniversary

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Metro State team participates in Minnesota State Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition 2024

Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence held the 2024 Minnesota State Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition on January 27, 2024.

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Metro State University partners with InkIt on cybersecurity research to support secure document generation for the United States Air Force

Inkit, the only Secure Document Generation (SDG) platform, and Metro State University today announced the completion of a first-of-its-kind cybersecurity research project to s

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State Senator Sandy Pappas '86 named Metro State Alumna of the Year

State Senator and longtime Metro State ally in the legislature has been named the 2023 Alumna of the Year by Metro State University

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“From Myanmar to Minnesota: Stories of Resettlement, Reconciliation, and Revolution” to show at Gordon Parks Gallery

This exhibition features artists from the local Myanmar diaspora communities living in Minnesota. A variety of media and artists are represented in this group exhibition.

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Insight into Diversity Magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award—Metro State Earns 2023 HEED Award

Metro State University receives INSIGHT into Diversity's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for 2023

Metro State is recognized for the fifth time since 2017

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Cyber Security Summit Derek Walker Visionary Student Award winner

Metro State student earns 2023 Visionary Leadership Award at Cyber Security Summit

Metro State University student Derek Walker has been named the Visionary Leadership Awards’ 2023 Visionary Student for the 13th Annual Cyber Security Summit

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Metro State University Awarded $1.35 Million Grant to Support Students of Color and American Indian Students to Become Licensed Teachers

Grant enables Metro State to advance the recruitment, enrollment, and retention of students of color and American Indian students

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“Remembering Paroma” to show at Gordon Parks Gallery

Textile art by Anita Gopalaswamy of studio ruyee in Minneapolis are on display in the fall semester's first show at the Gordon Parks Gallery from September 25–October 19.

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Nominations Sought for the Minnesota State Board of Trustees Excellence in Service Award: Deadline Sept. 18

MN State Excellence in Service Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of the MSUAASF employees working across the MN State system.

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