Federal government gives Metro State money to prevent suicide
A Student Center bulletin board holds a poster for a June 16 benefit walk on the St. Paul campus that is part of a broad effort at Metro State to prevent suicide. To show their personal connection to the suicide prevention cause, walk participants can wear colorful honor beads: white (lost a child), red (lost a spouse or partner), gold (lost a parent), orange (lost a sibling), purple (lost a relative or friend), silver (lost first responder/military), green (struggled personally), blue (support the cause), teal (friend or family of someone who struggles).

Federal government gives Metro State money to prevent suicide

A $100K federal grant is funding campus suicide prevention efforts at Metro State.

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Career Center wants students to head to Handshake
Metro State’s Career Center is developing color-coded cards to inform students about Handshake and other career development tools. The cards will be available in advisors’ offices and campus kiosks. Photo by Scott Lindell

Career Center wants students to head to Handshake

Students can log on to Handshake to register for campus job fairs and resume reviews. But Metro State's Career Center says Handshake is much more than a transactional website.

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Metro Analytics Club takes second at Data Derby
Dr. Firasat Khan, left, Swasti Sharma and Boern Vang with judges at the Data Derby Minnesota competition at Hennepin Technical College in Eden Prairie on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Photo courtesy of Metro Analytics Club

Metro Analytics Club takes second at Data Derby

Metropolitan State students took second place at the 2018 Data Derby, a statewide data science competition.

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E-books on the rise at Hennepin County Library
Minneapolis Central Library, pictured here in 2015, holds the largest collection of items in the Hennepin County Library system. Library users can also download e-books through cloudLibrary and OverDrive. Photo by seanbirm/Flickr

E-books on the rise at Hennepin County Library

Writing student examines the popularity of e-books in public libraries.

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Professor and police officer talk peaceful protest
Amy Mino, president of the League of Women Voters St. Paul, left, Commander Joshua Lego of the St. Paul Police Department and Vicki Barnes, LWVSP vice president, at the “Peaceful Protest and Social Movement Organizing” forum at Metropolitan State University on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Photo by Erin Heisler Wagner, courtesy of League of Women Voters St. Paul.

Professor and police officer talk peaceful protest

Freedom of assembly was the topic of conversation between a Metro State professor and a St. Paul police officer at a campus forum on April 19.

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