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Humanities Institute Supports University of Montana Faculty Research, Student Writers:


The Humanities Institute at the University of Montana announced it will fund more than a dozen faculty research projects for the 2018-19 academic year. It also awarded two UM students with writing awards ...


Flathead Tech4Good Initiative Offers No Cost Tech Camp For Native Students - 6/11-15 - Pablo:


Flathead Tech4Good initiative offers free tech camp for Native students Camp aims to build skills, self-worth and hope for a bright future through technology training. In a community ...


Outstanding students from the University of Montana Class of 2018 :


A key source of inspiration for me these past few months has been learning about the incredible achievements of our UM alumni and friends. While our Commencement honored 2018 graduates and their families, ...


Montana State University offers programs to support rural educators, school districts:


In recognition of the teaching and administrative challenges unique to small, spread-out school districts, MSU has implemented a variety of programs to support rural communities. Lynne Peterson had ...


UM Professor Earns $4.5M NIH Grant to Research Dyslexia:


Dr. Julie Wolter, department chair and professor in the University of Montana Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, recently received a perfect score on her National Institutes of Health ...


6 Montana high schools rank nationally as best in country:


U.S. News & World Report recently ranked 6 Montana high schools as among the top public schools in the nation with "silver awards." The magazine issued "gold awards" to the top 500 high schools, or ...


Montana Tech selects a new name:


Chancellor Don Blackketter has accepted a recommendation from the university's Work Group for Institutional Realignment for Excellence -- or WIRE, as it is commonly known -- for the school to drop its ...


University of Montana president brings fresh energy to challenges:


"I do believe the University of Montana can be a national model for what a flagship research university can look like." President Seth Bodnar KEILA SZPALLER keila.szpaller@missoulian.com http://missoulian.com/news/local/university-of-montana-president-brings-fresh-energy-to-challenges/article_b4365dcc-9d41-5a34-9a99-6ea2cbba4a3d.html#tracking-source=home-top-story *** American ...


MSU - Advancing The Field Of Education With Dr. Alison Harmon - 5/17 - Missoula, Montana:


Education impacts us all! Come hear about what MSU is doing to advance the field of Education. Joining us will be special guest speaker, Dr. Alison Harmon, Dean of the College of Education, ...


Revelations Over Koch Gifts Prompt Inquiry at George Mason University:


The president of George Mason University has ordered an inquiry into whether big-money donors are being given undue influence over academic matters, after documents were released showing that the Charles ...


"A time of change": Possible organizational changes at Montana Tech raise questions:


Nick DiGiovine, a member of the Montana Tech Foundation's Board of Directors, told the audience, "This is a time of change -- a time of rapid change." TED McDERMOTT ted.mcdermott@mtstandard.com http://mtstandard.com/news/local/a-time-of-change-possible-organizational-changes-at-montana-tech/article_f9e53714-4631-57e7-aa34-8cef88b3ed1f.html#tracking-source=home-top-stories *** It's ...


Montana iLEAD is seeking a coalition of Montana Coaches and Leader-Development Training Experts for International Coaching Week - May 7-12, 2018.:


Our goal is to make leadership training and professional coaching accessible through free pop-out leader workshops and pro-bono coaching sessions. We also want to highlight the valuable contribution ...


Montana State University LaunchCats - A team of dedicated entrepreneurial students striving to change the landscape of entrepreneurship in Montana and beyond. :


LaunchCats is a co-curricular student organization focused on identifying problems, proposing solutions, and launching ventures. LaunchCats was created as a student organization in Fall 2015 for Montana ...


University of Montana Western Offers Scientific Glassblowing program:


Michael Souza Takes Scientific Glassblowing to New Heights Michael Souza, an expert scientific glassblower at Princeton University, gave a public lecture and demonstration to the campus and community ...


University of Montana Western in Dillon offers students the ability to receive a BS in Natural Horsemanship.:


This is a huge story with national and international implications for the future of natural horsemanship and the horse/human bond says Janet Rose of the EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival. William Kriegel, ...


University of Montana creative writing program at tipping point as budget cuts loom:


UM touts its creative writing program as the second oldest in the U.S., and students are drawn to Missoula for its muscular tradition. The minutes flew by as seven students critiqued personal essays ...


Carroll College research festival speaker Dr. Hilton Lewis oversees 2 of the world's largest telescopes:


Dr. Hilton Lewis, the head of the W.M. Keck Observatory http://www.keckobservatory.org/ in Hawaii, was this year's speaker. Lewis's observatory houses two of the most powerful telescopes in the world ...


You're Invited To Join Montana ILEAD, University Of Montana To Celebrate International Coaching Week - 5/6-12:


May 6-12, 2018, is International Coaching Week (ICW) and will be celebrated all around the globe. Every year, local International Coaching Federation Chapters and professional leadership coaches ...


Campus and community encouraged to comment on University of Montana budget changes:


Now is the time for the campus, and the broader community to say what they think. University of Montana President Seth Bodnar is encouraging not only faculty, staff and students to weigh in on the ...


University of Montana Launches Effort to Redesign Missoula College, Extended Learning Offerings:


University of Montana officials announced April 18 the launch of a new effort to redesign how the University delivers its two-year, digital and extended learning opportunities. UM President Seth Bodnar ...


University of Montana president's wife seeks 'extremely confidential' info for recruitment, outgoing VP says:


Chelsea Elander, the spouse of University of Montana President Seth Bodnar, has been playing a significant role in the flagship's preparation for a recruitment project with The Messina Group, records ...


Support a Montana classroom. Build a future. DonorsChoose.org:


Teachers all over the U.S. need your help to bring their classroom dreams to life. Choose a project that inspires you and give any amount. Founded in 2000 by a high school teacher in the Bronx, ...


UM President Announces Preliminary 'Strategy for Distinction' Plan:


The University of Montana released the draft of a proposed plan on April 17 that has major implications for the future of UM. Titled "University of Montana Strategy for Distinction," the preliminary ...


Montana State University selected for membership in prestigious space research association:


MSU was selected due to its status as a premier research university, with programs in solar-terrestrial physics and astrophysics and its space science research in extreme gravity phenomena, such as ...


Missoulian editorial - Regents wrong to grant University of Montana Foundation right to withhold public information :


Without explanation or even a public discussion, the Montana Board of Regents has decided to grant a university foundation the ability to significantly delay the release of public information by a public ...


Maintain investment in Montana's schools:


As I enter the spring of my third year as the superintendent of Missoula County Public Schools (MCPS), I am proud of the success I see in every corner of our district. Our nine elementary schools, three ...


Click here to support Decrease HelenaMT School Lunch Debt :


The Helena (MT) Public School District has indicated its intention to send 100K in student lunch debt to collections. This decision has been made in spite of the fact that the district cannot say ...


Senator Jon Tester discusses education funding in Great Falls:


U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) hosted a press conference in Great Falls on Thursday to talk about funding for public education. One parent spoke about her son, who she says would not be where he ...


University of Montana College of Business Spring 2018 Newsletter:


Welcome to the spring 2018 issue of our e-newsletter! I love spring because our graduating students are pursuing and accepting the first jobs of their careers. Seeing their years of hard work as well ...


Tufts University administrator Mark Ranalli named dean of MSU business college:


An administrator and professor from Tufts University will be the next dean of Montana State University's Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship. MSU officials announced today that Mark ...

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