Issue 67 – Sept./Oct. 2017

Move-in Day 2017

Move-in Day heralds the exciting start of another school year at Manchester University and the beginning of a whole new phase of life for our first-year students. It also gives them a glimpse of the challenges – and limitless possibilities – that lie ahead in the next four years. Watch the video above to hear some words of wisdom our alumni shared with this year’s new students.
Manchester makes Best list again

Manchester makes Best list again

A general campus photo – maybe one of Corey Nolen’s mall photos of students walking
Once again, Manchester University is one of the best colleges in the Midwest, according to the Princeton Review’s “Best in the Midwest” region-by-region college rankings. Manchester is a perennial on the list; only 158 colleges in Midwestern states made this year’s list. Read more.
Manchester University student in lab

MU lands STEM grant

Manchester University prides itself on the innovation and academic rigor of its science programs. In recognition of that, the National Science Foundation has awarded MU a $646,134 STEM grant. Read more.
First-of-its-kind fish ladder comes to Manchester

Manchester’s Environmental Studies Program has always been one of the University’s most vibrant and cutting-edge programs. Now it’s collaborating with B.K. Riverfish LLC, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Stockdale Mill Foundation on a fish ladder project that’s the first of its kind in the U.S. Read more.
Dates you should know

Labor Day 


Faculty Trio Recital


Spring Semester Final Exams


Scott Workman Recital


Fall break

13-14Homecoming 2017
16 “A Family Portrait” Manchester Symphony Orchestra
31 Halloween
Find more MU events on our Campus Calendar.

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