Centers and Institutes

Minnesota State Mankato is home to modern research facilities and a number of leading research centers and institutes.

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You'll find the research that faculty and students conduct every day at Minnesota State Mankato is not only groundbreaking but can often be applied immediately to daily life, bettering the lives of people in our community and around the world.

Institute for Regenerative Resources & AgriSciences (IRRA)

IRRA aims to strengthen support for Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR) programs at Minnesota State University, Mankato by establishing and cultivating partnerships with regional businesses and organizations.

Water Resources Center

As a center for environmental research and information exchange, the Water Resources Center (WRC) distributes data and provides support to those interested in improving water resources in southern Minnesota.