Latest Winona State University Stories

2013-05-24 23:20:14

Mr. Tobias Nergarden of Real Estate Marketing Insider named Winona, Minn., as his “Toby´s Choice” Market of The Week. Following a report in the Winona Daily News that home sales in Winona are poised to grow, Mr. Nergarden cited the area´s beautiful surroundings and impressive sales figures as good reasons for realtors to tap into the Winona market. Winona, MN (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Mr. Tobias Nergarden, director of Real Estate Marketing Insider announced that he had...

2011-02-17 21:58:49

Zebrafish curriculum receives national attention America's largest general science conference will be the setting next week for seven presentations on how zebrafish changed the classroom in Rochester. Those presenting at the conference in Washington, D.C., include researchers from Mayo Clinic and Winona State University, educators from the Rochester school system, and several students. "We started out trying to improve how science was taught. That led to adding curriculum beyond science, and...

2011-01-05 11:29:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and Maverick Software Consulting have announced a first-of-its-kind partnership, bringing together top computer science students from campuses across the state with corporations seeking local software development and software testing. The program, developed and managed by Maverick, provides corporations with top student talent as a successful, proven option for cost-effective software development...

2010-07-22 15:30:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- With the help of professional actors and simulated emergency situations, area high school students will be able to experience firsthand the challenges facing today's healthcare professionals. Scrubs Camp, a healthcare camp for high school students being held at Winona State University from July 25 to 30, is dedicated to promoting health careers among young people in order to meet a growing need for an increased number of healthcare workers....

2009-09-01 10:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and WINONA, Minn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Winona State University (WSU) officially launches Zipcar on campus in an effort to reduce demand for parking, decrease carbon emissions and offer students, faculty and staff a convenient, economical and environmentally friendly alternative to owning a car. Starting today, three self-service Zipcars -- two Toyota Matrixes and a Toyota Prius -- will be available for use 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The cars are...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.