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Washington Foundation Gift to The Max S. Baucus Institute Creates Path to Public Service for University of Montana Students :


The Max S. Baucus Institute has received an endowed gift of $1 million from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation that enables 10 University of Montana students to intern in congressional and policy-related ...


Demystifying ERP: Leveraging Technology To Enable Growth, Productivity And Profitability - 11/7 - Bozeman:


A new workshop from the Montana Photonics Industry Alliance and MSU Academic Technology and Outreach Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 7 to learn a detailed process that will help your firm greatly ...


University of Montana's journalism school launches a laboratory. Colleges see a surge in admissions to Journalism schools.:


Anne Bailey is walking through a room full of cubicles and desktop computers in Don Anderson Hall. The space in the University of Montana's School of Journalism is empty of students right now, but Bailey ...


University of Montana Global Public Health Program Launches Internship Program:


The University of Montana prepares students to enter their professional careers directly after graduation. Internships working with businesses and organizations offer one of the best ways is to gain critical ...


Montana State University's engineering college appoints Boeing Professor:


The Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering at Montana State University has named Brock LaMeres a Boeing Professor. The three-year appointment comes with nearly $40,000 per year to enhance the educational ...


Energy project brings windfall to Reed Point, Montana schools - Pattern Development donates $100,000:


Last Wednesday, Reed Point Superintendent Heather Jarrett received a huge check, both literally and figuratively, for the improvement of school facilities. Pattern Development, the company currently ...


MSU seeks faculty, businesses to sponsor senior engineering projects:


The Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering at Montana State University is once again seeking sponsors for "capstone" projects that senior engineering students conduct each year. Sponsors can be individuals, ...


MSU business students to offer consulting for area businesses and non-profits:


Montana State University's Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship is seeking local and regional businesses and non-profit organizations that are willing to offer students practical business ...


D.A. Davidson donates $150,000 to Great Falls school district for STEM center.:


Another donor came forward to offer monetary support to the construction projects at C.M. Russell High School. D.A. Davidson Companies donated $150,000 for equipment and signage at the new CMR STEM ...


View the Missoula Children's Poetry Map:


We had a debut of the Missoula Children's Poetry Map at the Missoula Public Library June 4 attended by a standing room only crowd of student poets, librarians, teachers, administrators, parents and other ...


Does Your Community Want to Host a Career Day? - Career Exploration Day For Middle School Students - 5/25 - Corvallis, Montana:


The We Are Montana in the Classroom initiative and Corvallis Middle School will collaborate on a career exploration day for the school's fifth-graders from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, in the ...


Helena school district contracts with Shodair to enroll students with severe needs:


Helena Public Schools signed a contract to enroll up to 16 students in Shodair Children's Hospital's day treatment program starting in fall 2018. A contract with Shodair will help bridge the gap between ...


App competition encourages Montana kids to solve community issues:


Kids who code came to the Capitol Saturday morning to present judges with the apps they built to solve problems in their community. Saturday marked the second Montana App Challenge and brought 15 teams ...


UM School of Journalism Launches Media Lab, Hires Anne Bailey as Founding Director :


"Under Anne Bailey's leadership, the Montana Journalism Media Lab will help train scientists, entrepreneurs and businesspeople how to tell their stories in the most effective way." The University of ...


At Design Fair, MSU engineering seniors turn classroom learning into solutions:


As Montana State University engineering students look ahead to graduation next week, they already have a jump-start on applying their classroom learning to the real world. At MSU's biannual Design ...


iGraduate Montana Challenge Fund grants awarded to fifteen communities:


According to a press release from the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation https://www.dpwfoundation.org/ , fifteen communities have been ...


Montana State University faculty vote no on Koch-funded research center:


The Faculty Senate voted Wednesday against a proposed economic research center at Montana State University funded by a $5.7 million grant from the controversial Charles Koch Foundation. By Gail ...


"InnovateUM 2018 to Envision Missoula's Innovation Ecosystem":


Blurring the lines between the city, University and other sectors, this year's innovateUM will explore an emerging opportunity to imagine and nurture a vibrant innovation ecosystem along Missoula's stretch ...


Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament premieres new video directed by University of Montana professors:


A video http://ravallirepublic.com/news/state-and-regional/youtube_05c9de43-c502-51cf-bfe6-4e948c50f454.html for Pearl Jam https://pearljam.com/ bassist Jeff Ament's new solo album premiered on Rolling ...


UM honors students present solutions to Missoula's affordable housing issues:


A University of Montana graduate student spent her first two months in Missoula living in a tent. The reason? She couldn't find an affordable place to live. When Teigan Avery and Matt Malloy set out ...


"Remarkable horsepower:" Missoula taps University of Montana students to solve real-world challenges:


"We've missed the boat in many cases in Missoula by not taking advantage of the tremendous resource that rests on the other side of Arthur Street. The more we take advantage of those opportunities, the ...


Jim Messina - Consultant who helped elect President Obama is working on recruitment for University of Montana -- for free:


Jim Messina, arguably the University of Montana's most powerful alum, is volunteering his campaign and data prowess as CEO of The Messina Group https://themessinagroup.com/ to help his alma mater. "I ...
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Montana State University's Applied Research Lab breaks ground, first of its kind in Montana:


University leaders and industry members including executives from Boeing and defense giant Raytheon broke ground Friday on Montana State University's Applied Research Lab, the first of a handful of buildings ...


Missoula Downtown Association looks to partner with UM to boost enrollment:


Could a trip down the vibrant Higgins Avenue for some shopping and a meal convince a prospective college student to choose Missoula over, say, Bozeman? The University of Montana's enrollment has dropped ...


University of Montana, Missoula City Council pledge to work more closely together on new strategies:


Saying the University of Montana and the city of Missoula must serve as each others ambassador, officials from both institutions gathered Wednesday and signed a verbal pledge to work more closely ...


Why Companies and Universities Should Forge Long-Term Collaborations:


In the last decade, there has been an explosion in the number of research deals between companies and universities. Companies, which have been reducing their spending on early stage research for three ...


Study to Investigate Potential Military-Related PTSD Treatment:


U.S. Sen. Jon Tester helped bring the study to Missoula to give Montana veterans and reservists a chance to participate in the trial of this investigational new treatment and to create a PTSD clinical ...


Engineering projects at MSU benefit sponsors, give real-world experience - Could your company benefit from their innovation?:


While some of his Montana State University classmates likely were skiing or studying for final exams, Chad Lucas spent his Saturday installing a machine that he and his teammates designed for Wheat Montana's ...


MSU architecture students help Montana towns solve real problems:


"There is no corner of the state of Montana that's untouched by you and your students," Smith said. "You make Montana a better place to live." For 41 years, Montana State University architecture students ...


Montana State University Faculty Senate deals setback to Koch-funded center:


The Faculty Senate at Montana State University voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to table a controversial proposal to create a new economics research center funded by a $5.7 million grant from the Charles ...

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