MU Today Celebrating One Manchester

VIA Monday: Food security and biodiversity

Manchester University biology students will present a vision for improving food security and biodiversity on the North Manchester campus. The presentation is 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5 in the Jo Young Switzer Center. Learn more.

A Cappella Choir 2022 gala

Choirs join MSO for Gloria! concert

The concert is 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 in Cordier Auditorium. It is free for MU students, colleages and everyone 18 and younger. Learn more.

MU launches esports management business minor

Manny wears eSports headset“There is a high demand for professionals who understands the management side of esports,” said Sun Kang, associate professor of sport management. “The knowledge students will gain from learning about the complex esports ecosystem, such as the dynamics of esports teams, business opportunities that exist in marketing, sponsorship, event planning and facility management, will help students be a part of this growing industry.” Learn more.

$45 million campaign focuses on future

Students at MU celebrate

Manchester is investing in its students and building for the future with the Manchester Bold  $45 million capital campaign. Learn more.

MU waives fall' 23 enrollment deposit

 “We listen to prospective students and their families, and it is clear that waiving the deposit will be helpful to many," said Ryon Kaopuiki, vice president for enrollment. Learn more.

dave_mcfadden_headshotPresident Dave McFadden to retire in 2023

Manchester University President Dave McFadden will retire as the university’s 15th president at the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 2023. Learn more.

Manchester University Mission Statement and Values

Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.

Celebrations and successes

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Student achievements

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Celebrate student achievements

Dylan SilvermanHave your students demonstrated leadership with a project? Have they landed great internships? Have they been selected for special honors? These achievements are worth noting, and Manchester has a place for that. Check out our Merit pages. Send your information to and put "Student Achievement" in the subject line. Students workers and interns may help format these for use, so please keep submissions brief and to the point.

Share your news

Do have news to share? Send your information to When you do, you’ll tell our core communications team: Anne Gregory and Dan Chudzynski. We’ll coordinate with each other to disseminate your news in the most effective ways we can, which may include MU Today, social media, press releases and newsletters.If you want a press release, start with this form.

Events calendar prevents scheduling conflicts

There's nothing like planning an event, only to find out there is a competing event at the same time. To help prevent scheduling conflicts, add your event to the Manchester University online calendar, click here, look for the SUBMIT AN EVENT button and fill in your information. An email then goes to a member of the communications team, who will complete the update. It’s easy! Because details for an event might change between the time it is submitted and the actual event, please send any changes to and put "Calendar Change" in the subject line. 

Writing for MU?

We ask those who write for University publications, the website and other nonacademic material to follow The Manchester Style. Although the guide is not comprehensive, it does include terms and names unique to Manchester. It also addresses punctuation and Athletics guidelines. With intentional use, these guideline help tell the One Manchester story in a consistent way.