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Sustainability Challenge (10/13/2014 - 11/9/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/13/2014
End Date: 11/9/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

WSU will host the 2014 Sustainability Challenge. The event allows students, faculty and staff to practice sustainable practices. Teams will earn points for environmentally conscious practices. 

Winners will receive prizes.

University Improvement Day (10/22/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/22/2014
End Date: 10/22/2014

Winona State University

WSU will hold University Improvement Day.

Alumni College Speakers (10/23/2014 - 10/24/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/23/2014
End Date: 10/24/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

WSU will host Alumni College. The event will include alumni speakers who take part in talking with students and classes. They will share their personal and professional experiences as part of the homecoming events.

McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition (10/23/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/23/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/23/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will hold the McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition that will display work by those who received the McKnight Award in Ceramics for 2014.

Artist talk and reception October 15 starting at 4 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Center Room 120.

Homecoming Week: Chalk the Walk (10/23/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/23/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 10/23/2014 End Time: 3:00 PM

Winona State University - Courtyard

WSU will host Chalk the Walk as part of Homecoming Week. The student decorating contest will be judged by the homecoming court.

Homecoming Week: Root Beer Floats (10/23/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/23/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 10/23/2014 End Time: 3:00 PM

Winona State University - Gazebo

WSU will offer free root beer floats as part of Homecoming Week.

Heath Hyche Comedy Show (10/23/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/23/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 10/23/2014

Winona State University - Somsen Hall
Room: Harriet Johnson Auditorium

WSU will host Heath Hyche as he puts on a comedy show as part of Homecoming Week.

WSU Observatory (10/23/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/23/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 10/23/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition (10/24/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/24/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/24/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will hold the McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition that will display work by those who received the McKnight Award in Ceramics for 2014.

Artist talk and reception October 15 starting at 4 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Center Room 120.

Homecoming Club Fair (10/24/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/24/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 10/24/2014 End Time: 2:00 PM

Winona State University - Courtyard

WSU will host a club fair during Homecoming Week.

Homecoming Pep Fest (10/24/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/24/2014 Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 10/24/2014

Winona State University - Courtyard

WSU will hold a pep fest in honor of Homecoming Week.

Enduring Flame Society Luncheon and Class of 1964 50th Reunion (10/24/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/24/2014 Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 10/24/2014

Winona State University

WSU will hold the Enduring Flame Society Luncheon and 1964 Reunion as part of Homecoming Week festivities.

Ansel Adams Talk (10/24/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/24/2014 Start Time: 1:05 PM
End Date: 10/24/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Vivian R. Fusillo Main Stage Theatre

WSU will host Michael Adams, son of photographer Ansel Adams. He will provide a son's perspective on his father's life, career and passions.

Distinguished Awards Banquet (10/24/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/24/2014 Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Date: 10/24/2014

Winona State University

WSU will host the Distinguished Awards Banquet as part of Homecoming Week festivities.

Homecoming Concert (10/24/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/24/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 10/24/2014

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: East Hall

WSU's University Programming Activities Committee will host the Homecoming Concert Featuring PROF. Doors will open at 7 p.m.

WSU Women's Rugby vs. Duluth (10/25/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/25/2014
End Date: 10/25/2014

Winona State University

The WSU Women's Rugby team will host Duluth for the Winona Homecoming game.

2014 Warrior Waddle 5K Run/Walk (10/25/2014)

Warrior Waddle 2013
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/25/2014
WSU will host the 7th annual Warrior Waddle. Proceeds support the WSU track and cross country teams.

2014 Homecoming Parade (10/25/2014)

Homecoming Parade 2013
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 10/25/2014
Don't miss the 2014 Homecoming Parade down Huff Street.

Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet (10/25/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 10/25/2014

Winona State University - Talbot Gym

WSU will hold the Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet, which includes a social and induction ceremony as part of Homecoming Week festivities. The event includes a social, lunch and the program. 

This years inductees are:
Dan Samp '75
Dan Thill '78
Maureen (Ryan) Giroux '93
Rachel (Seifert) Mihalic '02
Liz Narten '03
Chris Samp '04

Tailgate Party (10/25/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 10/25/2014 End Time: 1:30 PM

Winona State University - Courtyard

WSU will hold a Tailgate Party as part of Homecoming Game celebrations. The event will include a photo booth, create your own game banner and more.

2014 Homecoming Football Game (10/25/2014)

Warrior Football
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: 10/25/2014

Winona State University - Maxwell Field at Warrior Stadium

Don't miss the 2014 Homecoming Football Game when the Warriors take on Sioux Falls Cougars! 

Free with student I.D. 

Homecoming Football Game (10/25/2014)

Warriors
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: 10/25/2014

Winona State University - Maxwell Field at Warrior Stadium

WSU's Warrior Football will play Sioux Falls for the 2014 homecoming game. 

Wear purple to cheer on the Warriors! 

Bring your student I.D. for free admission.

Student Recitals (10/26/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/26/2014 Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Date: 10/26/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Recital Hall

The WSU Music Department will hold student recitals featuring the music of:

1:30 p.m.
Vance Dahl, tenor
Caitlin Pronley, soprano

4 p.m.
Matthew Patterson, tenor

Homecoming Week: Community Clean-up (10/26/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/26/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 10/26/2014

Winona State University - Gazebo

WSU will host a Community Clean-up event to help restore the community after Homecoming Week.

Student Recitals (10/26/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/26/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 10/26/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Recital Hall

The WSU Music Department will hold student recitals featuring the music of:

1:30 p.m.
Vance Dahl, tenor
Caitlin Pronley, soprano

4 p.m.
Matthew Patterson, tenor

McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition (10/27/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/27/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/27/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will hold the McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition that will display work by those who received the McKnight Award in Ceramics for 2014.

Artist talk and reception October 15 starting at 4 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Center Room 120.

Healthy Monday (10/27/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/27/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 10/27/2014

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex
Room: 138

WSU Health and Wellness Services will host RE Initiative PACTivists as they present "Words Matter," for Healthy Monday. They will share why we should challenge the use of sexist and homophobic words.

McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition (10/28/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/28/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/28/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will hold the McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition that will display work by those who received the McKnight Award in Ceramics for 2014.

Artist talk and reception October 15 starting at 4 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Center Room 120.

Fit Stop (10/28/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/28/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 10/28/2014 End Time: 12:00 PM

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex

WSU Health and Wellness Services will host the Exercise Science Club as they perform flexibility testing as part of the Fit Stop.

Grief Support Workshop (10/28/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/28/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 10/28/2014 End Time: 9:00 PM

Winona State University - Pasteur Hall
Room: 133

WSU's grief counselor Eunie Alsaker will hold a workshop that provides an overview on the contemporary understanding of grief for individuals experiencing it. She will also provide tools for those supporting bereaved individuals, including professionals working with grief based groups.

WSU Observatory (10/28/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/28/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 10/28/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition (10/29/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/29/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/29/2014 End Time: 8:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will hold the McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition that will display work by those who received the McKnight Award in Ceramics for 2014.

Artist talk and reception October 15 starting at 4 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Center Room 120.

Major and Career Exploration Fair (10/29/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/29/2014 Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Date: 10/29/2014 End Time: 1:30 PM

Winona State University - McCown Gym

WSU will host a fair that offers information about careers, majors and minors at WSU. The event is free and open to students. There will also be free career assessments and opportunities to meet with WSU alumni to learn more.

There will also be caramel-drizzled apple slices and the chance to win a Fitbit.

Wednesdays With Winston (10/29/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/29/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 10/29/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM
WSU Counseling Services will offer a support group for students. They can come with a variety of issues including stress, homesickness, adjust struggles, anxiety or depression. Therapy dog Winston will be available during the group time.

"The Lakota Heyoka Clown Tradition" (10/29/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/29/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 10/29/2014

Winona State University - Memorial Hall
Room: 300 - Dance Studio

As part of the Clasp Series, WSU will host Arthur "Tex" Hawkins, James Reidy and Gretchen Cohenour as they discuss "The Lakota Heyoka Clown Tradition: A backward humor provoking action for sustainability and survival."

College of Business Alumni Panel (10/29/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/29/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 10/29/2014

Winona State University - Science Laboratory Center
Room: 120

WSU will host four College of Business alumnae for a panel to answer questions. Panelists include Mary Gordon, Emily Skaja, Melissa Flom and Allison Trogstad.

Wellness Wednesday (10/29/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/29/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 10/29/2014

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex
Room: 138

WSU Health and Wellness Services and student advocates will discuss "Self-Lovin' - Building Positive Sexual Self-Esteem," as part of Wellness Wednesday. The event will offer tips on how to boost self-esteem.

McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition (10/30/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/30/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/30/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will hold the McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition that will display work by those who received the McKnight Award in Ceramics for 2014.

Artist talk and reception October 15 starting at 4 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Center Room 120.

"Do Corporations Have Religion?" (10/30/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/30/2014 Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: 10/30/2014 End Time: 4:30 PM

Winona State University - Krueger Library

WSU professors Elissa Alzate and Matthew Bosworth will hold a talk on "Do Corporations Have Religion?" They will look at questions that were brought up after the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby decision. 

Bosworth will examine the constitutional questions and justifications for the ruling. Alzate will talk about the theory of religious liberty in a rights-based society.

WSU Observatory (10/30/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/30/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 10/30/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition (10/31/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/31/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/31/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will hold the McKnight Ceramic Artists Exhibition that will display work by those who received the McKnight Award in Ceramics for 2014.

Artist talk and reception October 15 starting at 4 p.m. in the Science Laboratory Center Room 120.

Soccer vs. Concordia-St. Paul (10/31/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/31/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 10/31/2014

Maxwell Field at Warrior Stadium

The WSU Women's Soccer team will take on Concordia-St. Paul.

Trick or Treating in the Residence Halls (10/31/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/31/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 10/31/2014 End Time: 8:00 PM

Winona State University

WSU Housing and Residence Life will host Trick or Treating in the residence halls. Halls that will be participating include Lourdes, Lucas, The Quad, Sheehan, Maria, Kirkland, New Center and the sustainability house.

Volleyball vs. Northern State (10/31/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/31/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 10/31/2014

Winona State University - McCown Gym

The WSU Women's Volleyball team will take on Northern State.

Winona Oratorio Chorus (11/1/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/1/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/1/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Department of Music will host the Winona Oratorio Chorus, conducted by Harry Mechell.

WSU Orchestra (11/2/2014)

Music
Start Date: 11/2/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 11/2/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will host the WSU Orchestra. 

Admission is free.

WSU Orchestra (11/2/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/2/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 11/2/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold a Orchestra Concert, conducted by Paul Vance.

State General Election Day (11/4/2014)

Start Date: 11/4/2014
End Date: 11/4/2014
The state primary will hold a General Election Day.

Under state law, no Minnesota State college may schedule an event or class after 6 p.m. on this day.

For more information, visit MnSCU's general counsel office page.

WSU Observatory (11/4/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/4/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 11/4/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Wednesdays With Winston (11/5/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/5/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 11/5/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM
WSU Counseling Services will offer a support group for students. They can come with a variety of issues including stress, homesickness, adjust struggles, anxiety or depression. Therapy dog Winston will be available during the group time.

Charting the Future Gallery Walk (11/6/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/6/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 11/6/2014 End Time: 2:00 PM

Winona State University

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: East Hall

WSU will host the Charting the Future Gallery Walk. The event is an open house style session that will allow students, faculty and staff to see presentations and give feedback on four of the implementation teams ideas.

The four teams for the session will include: diversity, student success, comprehensive workplace solutions and system incentives and rewards.

Housing Informationa Meeting (11/6/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/6/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 11/6/2014

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons - Student Activity Center

WSU's Housing & Residence Life will be hosting a Housing Informational for the 2015-16 school year. Gather information about housing options and things to consider before signing a lease.

On and Off Campus Housing Informational Sessions (11/6/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/6/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 11/6/2014

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons - Student Activity Center

WSU will host Kendra Weber, the Director of Student and Community Engagement, as she hosts two workshops to educate students on finding a place to live for the 2015-2016 school year. 

The same workshop is offered twice and will cover on and off campus information.

WSU Observatory (11/6/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/6/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 11/6/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Honor Band Festival (11/7/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/7/2014
End Date: 11/7/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold a High School Honor Band Festival, conducted by Donald Lovejoy.

Warriors Vs. SW Minnesota State (11/8/2014)

Warriors
Start Date: 11/8/2014 Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 11/8/2014

Winona State University - Maxwell Field at Warrior Stadium

WSU's Warrior Football will play Southwest Minnesota State.

Bring your student I.D. for free admission!

Honor Band Festival (11/8/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/8/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/8/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold a High School Honor Band Festival, conducted by Donald Lovejoy.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble (11/9/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/9/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 11/9/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold a concert featuring the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Donald Lovejoy.

WSU Observatory (11/11/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/11/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 11/11/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Wednesdays With Winston (11/12/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/12/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 11/12/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM
WSU Counseling Services will offer a support group for students. They can come with a variety of issues including stress, homesickness, adjust struggles, anxiety or depression. Therapy dog Winston will be available during the group time.

"Sustaining the Myth of the American Dream (11/12/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/12/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 11/12/2014

Winona State University - Stark Hall
Room: 103

As part of the Clasp Series, WSU will host Jim Williams as he presents on "Sustaining the Myth of the American Dream."

International Music Series: Calle Sur (South America) (11/13/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/13/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 11/13/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Recital Hall

The WSU Music Department will feature music of South America as part of the International Music Series.

Lyceum: Will Allen (11/13/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/13/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 11/13/2014

Winona State University - Somsen Hall
Room: Harriet Johnson Auditorium

As part of the Lyceum Series, WSU will host a free public lecture by Will Allen. He is a former professional basketball player, ex-corporate sales leader who is now a farmer. He is the founder and CEO of Growing Power Inc. in Milwaukee, Wis. He uses his methods to train community members to become community farmers.

WSU Observatory (11/13/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/13/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 11/13/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Honor Jazz Festival (11/14/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/14/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/14/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold the 11th Annual High School Honor Jazz Festival, with guest artist Gerald Stockton.

Warriors Vs. Concordia St. Paul (11/15/2014)

Warriors
Start Date: 11/15/2014 Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 11/15/2014

Winona State University - Maxwell Field at Warrior Stadium

WSU's Warrior Football will play Concordia St. Paul.

Bring your student I.D. for free admission!

Honor Jazz Festival (11/15/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/15/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/15/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold the 11th Annual High School Honor Jazz Festival, with guest artist Gerald Stockton.

WSU Choir Concert (11/16/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/16/2014 Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 11/16/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold a concert featuring the WSU Choirs, conducted by Harry Mechell.

Spring 2015 Registration (11/17/2014)

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Start Date: 11/17/2014
End Date: 11/17/2014
Registration for spring 2015 semester begins. 

Native American Heritage Month - Winona LaDuke (11/17/2014)

Winona LaDuke
Start Date: 11/17/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 11/17/2014
A Native American activist and an advocate for environmental, women's, and children's rights, Winona LaDuke was Ralph Nader's running mate for his presidential campaigns in 1996 and 2000. She is the founder and campaign director of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, a reservation-based land acquisition, environmental advocacy, and cultural organization. A prominent human rights speaker, she is also founder and co-chair of the Indigenous Women's Network.

Environmental speaker Winona LaDuke takes her audiences on a ride that opens their minds to what is going on with the environment. She speaks on subjects such as the deterioration of Native American reservations and the devastation of the world's rain forests.

International Connections (11/18/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/18/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 11/18/2014

Winona State University - New Center West
Room: Conference Room

WSU will hold an event where international and domestic students can come together and learn about one another. The event will include meals from different countries, talent showcase and conversation. This event is part of the International Education Week.

String Ensemble (11/18/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/18/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/18/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Recital Hall

The WSU Music Department will hold a concert featuring the String Ensemble, directed by Paul Vance.

WSU Observatory (11/18/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/18/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 11/18/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

THAD Presents "Leaving Iowa" (11/19/2014 - 11/23/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/19/2014
End Date: 11/23/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Dorothy B. Magnus

The WSU Department of Theatre and Dance will perform "Leaving Iowa" by Tim Clue and Spike Mantan. The performance is a family-friendly comedy about a writer who travels across Iowa.

Wednesdays With Winston (11/19/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/19/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 11/19/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM
WSU Counseling Services will offer a support group for students. They can come with a variety of issues including stress, homesickness, adjust struggles, anxiety or depression. Therapy dog Winston will be available during the group time.

"Super Infections are Increasing: What Can You Do to Prevent Overuse of Antibiotics?" (11/19/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 11/19/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 11/19/2014

Winona State University - Stark Hall
Room: 103

As part of the Clasp Series, WSU will host Kathryn Lammers and Carol Marchant as they discuss "Super Infections are Increasing: What Can You Do to Prevent Overuse of Antibiotics?"

International Music Series: Lyz Jaakola (11/20/2014)

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Start Date: 11/20/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 11/20/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Recital Hall

The WSU Music Department will feature the music of Lyz Jaakola as part of the International Music Series.

WSU Observatory (11/20/2014)

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Start Date: 11/20/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 11/20/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Student Recital (11/23/2014)

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Start Date: 11/23/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 11/23/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Recital Hall

The WSU Music Department will hold a recital featuring the music of students Alex Jaeger on percussion and Angela Christenson on the clarinet.

WSU Jazz Combos (11/24/2014)

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Start Date: 11/24/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/24/2014

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: Smaug Stage

The WSU Music Department will present Jazz Combos, directed by Larry Price, Ray Dretske and Rich MacDonald.

WSU Observatory (11/25/2014)

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Start Date: 11/25/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 11/25/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

WSU Observatory (11/27/2014)

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Start Date: 11/27/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 11/27/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Chamber Ensembles (12/2/2014)

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Start Date: 12/2/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 12/2/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold a concert featuring the Chamber Ensembles, coordinated by Donald Lovejoy.

WSU Observatory (12/2/2014)

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Start Date: 12/2/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 12/2/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Wednesdays With Winston (12/3/2014)

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Start Date: 12/3/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 12/3/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM
WSU Counseling Services will offer a support group for students. They can come with a variety of issues including stress, homesickness, adjust struggles, anxiety or depression. Therapy dog Winston will be available during the group time.

President Olson DJs for KQAL (12/4/2014)

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Start Date: 12/4/2014 Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 12/4/2014 End Time: 6:30 PM

Winona State University

WSU President Scott Olson will DJ for campus radio KQAL. The theme for this event will be sustainable futures.

WSU Observatory (12/4/2014)

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Start Date: 12/4/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 12/4/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Jazz Holiday Dance (12/5/2014)

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Start Date: 12/5/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 12/5/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Jefferson's Riverside Center

The WSU Music Department will hold the Annual Jazz Holiday Dance.

Messiah Sing-In (12/6/2014)

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Start Date: 12/6/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 12/6/2014

Winona State University - Somsen Hall
Room: Harriet Johnson Auditorium

The WSU Music Department will hold a Messiah Sing-In, conducted by Harry Mechell.

Holiday Concert (12/7/2014)

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Start Date: 12/7/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 12/7/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

The WSU Music Department will hold the Holiday Concert Featuring the WSU Chamber Orchestra and Symphonic Wind Ensemble.

WSU Observatory (12/9/2014)

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Start Date: 12/9/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 12/9/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Wednesdays With Winston (12/10/2014)

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Start Date: 12/10/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 12/10/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM
WSU Counseling Services will offer a support group for students. They can come with a variety of issues including stress, homesickness, adjust struggles, anxiety or depression. Therapy dog Winston will be available during the group time.

WSU Observatory (12/11/2014)

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Start Date: 12/11/2014 Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Date: 12/11/2014 End Time: 10:00 PM

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: WSU Observatory

The WSU Observatory will be open this semester on Tuesdays and Thursdays that have clear skies. To find out if it is open or closed due to weather check the WSU Astronomy twitter page after 5 p.m.

Fall 2014 Commencement (12/12/2014)

Commencement
Start Date: 12/12/2014
End Date: 12/12/2014

Winona State University - McCown Gym

Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony. 

Classes Begin (1/12/2015)

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Start Date: 1/12/2015 All Day
End Date: 1/12/2015

Winona State University

Spring 2015 classes begin. 

For more information, visit WSU's academic calendar

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Dave Dennis (1/20/2015)

Dave Dennis
Start Date: 1/20/2015
End Date: 1/20/2015
WSU's Inclusion & Diversity office will host speaker Dave Dennis. 

Dennis is an active Democratic representative, and has participated and organized many challenges. Challenges include the Louisiana Democratic Party, which represented the first tie African American delegates were a majority on the seat, and the challenge to the Democratic National Convention. 

Dennis was also one of the first Freedom Riders on the Freedom Bus Ride from Montgomery, Ala., to Jackson Miss. 

Music Education Workshop (1/31/2015)

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Start Date: 1/31/2015 Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 1/31/2015 End Time: 12:30 PM

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: 156

The WSU Music Department will host Karen Howard as she holds a workshop on "Bringing the Music and Dance of West Africa into the Music Classroom: Developing a Pedagogy for World Music."

Dancescape 2015 (2/12/2015 - 2/14/2015)

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Start Date: 2/12/2015
End Date: 2/14/2015 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Vivian R. Fusillo Main Stage Theatre

The WSU Department of Theatre and Dance will hold Dancescape 2015. The event showcases original choreography and performances by students and professors.

All University Assessment Day (2/18/2015)

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Start Date: 2/18/2015 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 2/18/2015 End Time: 3:30 PM

Winona State University

All University Assessment Day.

Labs and Classes beginning before 3:30 p.m. are canceled. 

Dessert Theatre (2/28/2015)

Start Date: 2/28/2015 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 2/28/2015

Winona State University

The WSU Music Department will hold Dessert Theatre.

Spring 2015 Midterms (3/6/2015)

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Start Date: 3/6/2015 All Day
End Date: 3/6/2015

Winona State University

Study hard! 

Spring Break (3/7/2015 - 3/15/2015)

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Start Date: 3/7/2015
End Date: 3/15/2015 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

Spring Break, no classes. 

THAD Presents "August: Osage County" (4/15/2015 - 4/18/2015)

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Start Date: 4/15/2015
End Date: 4/18/2015 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The WSU Department of Theatre and Dance will perform "August: Osage County" by Tracy Letts. The story is a dark comedy about a dysfunctional family.

Music Education Workshop (4/18/2015)

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Start Date: 4/18/2015 Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 4/18/2015 End Time: 12:30 PM

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: 156

The WSu Music Department will host Joanna Cortright as she holds a workshop on "Listening Critically and Responding Creatively."