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Excellent Video: UM's marketing vs. MSU's :


MSU has nearly double the recruitment budget of UM. To see how that translates into the life of a high school senior, we requested information from both schools. Video by Quinn Corcoran http://www.montanakaimin.com/multimedia/videos/um-s-marketing-vs-msu-s/youtube_88c5c374-2baf-11e8-a380-7f4606dda115.html *** As ...


University of Montana Enrolls Just Under 11,000 Students for Fall Semester - Excellent Video: UM's marketing vs. MSU's :


As predicted by UM officials, enrollment is down across the institution, which includes student enrollment at Missoula College, Bitterroot College and the central mountain campus. http://news.umt.edu/2018/09/092118enrl.php *** Excellent ...


Cowboy Boots Meet Big Data: New App Revolutionizes Rangeland Monitoring:


Rangeland covers more than 1 million square miles in the United States - about a third of the country. These iconic grazing lands help feed the nation; act as recreational hubs that provide important ...


Helena Public Schools to offer real-time bus tracking app:


Technological advances coming in October will make it easier for parents to keep track of school buses in Helena. At the end of October, parents should be able to download software on their phones ...


Montana Board of Regents OK new MSU degree to help solve rural teacher shortage:


The Board of Regents has approved Montana State University's plans to start a one-year, online master's degree in teaching to train new teachers and help solve a critical schoolteacher shortage in rural ...


How Poetry In America Is Bringing Verse To The Small Screen" - 9/24 - Missoula:


Powerhouse scholars from the worlds of economics and poetry will each offer public lectures at the University of Montana on Monday, Sept. 24. The speakers are Lawrence Summers, one of the nation's ...


Montana State University records yet another strong year for research:


Montana State University recorded one of its strongest years ever for research, fueled by the groundbreaking work of students and scientists in fields such as microbiology, immunology, chemistry and agriculture. For ...


Montana Board of Regents weigh 'unified recruiting,' MSU President Cruzado worried about limiting choice:


Montana University System leaders say state campuses should unify student recruiting so that more Montanans would pursue a college education -- and so that campuses stop competing against each other for ...
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'I Got This' Workshop Aimed At Encouraging Students Is Sept. 19 - Shelby, Montana:


"The goal is that students will leave the presentation motivated and knowing what makes them resilient," said Girard. "The presentation is personalized, reflective, high energy, interactive and motivational." ...


Montana Board of Regents approves $1.56 billion budget:


State support for higher education in Montana is low compared to other states, but Montana also is one of the few states that has increased rather than decreased funding for colleges in recent years. "I ...


Podcast: David Brooks Talks Trump And Humility Ahead Of Missoula Lecture:


New York Times columnist, author and public broadcasting commentator David Brooks is in Missoula to kick off the University of Montana's President's Lecture series. The conservative pundit spoke about ...


Billings' Career Center enrollment is up again, especially for younger students:


Brandon Craig comes from a family of engineers. Kylie Franks didn't know a soul in the industry. Both students are enrolled in an introductory engineering class at the Billings Career Center. Both ...


Home visits designed to help Butte kids transition to kindergarten:


Last year, the Butte Public School District encouraged all of its kindergarten teachers to meet their students at their homes before the first day in an attempt to make the transition to school a positive, ...


Alumnus Richard Lee Merritt Donates $2 Million to University of Montana's Mansfield Library:


University of Montana alumnus Richard Lee Merritt was fond of books. So fond, in fact, that thousands of them filled his San Francisco home. The retired newspaper librarian visited bookstores wherever ...


More Than 100 University of Montana Students Embark on Wilderness Adventures Before Starting Classes:


More than 100 University of Montana freshmen kicked off their undergraduate experience with a variety of wilderness adventures during the fifth annual Freshmen Wilderness Experience, sponsored by Campus ...


MSU's first-year outdoor orientation program blends backcountry with new beginnings:


Nick VanDinther, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, who plans to major in accounting and fly fish "as much as possible," said his time backcountry camping in the Spanish Peaks mountain range in a new Montana ...


Montana State University hopes to raise graduation rate to 65%:


For tens of thousands of Montanans, Labor Day weekend marks a return back to the hallowed halls of college. But every fall, there are those who never return to classes. Currently in the U.S., of the ...


Missoula County Public Schools early kindergarten program looking for applicants:


Missoula County Public Schools is seeking students from some specific Missoula neighborhoods near Lowell, Franklin, Hawthorne and Russell elementary schools. Two new early kindergarten classrooms ...


The University of Montana must strengthen Humanities:


It is time for UM to live up to its claim of "the flagship" university and strengthen a curriculum of Humanities in a more vigorous and effective manner. PHIL FANDOZZI https://missoulian.com/opinion/columnists/um-must-strengthen-humanities/article_4df75124-3944-5bd8-81c3-fa2f45f83a8e.html?utm_content=buffer38eaf&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=LEEDCC ...


New tuition-free program brings 99 high schoolers to Carroll College this semester:


Unlike the dual enrollment program that allows students to earn college credits for courses taught by their own teachers in their own high schools, the Early Access program brings students to campus to ...


Montana Voices: From out on the sidewalk, an open letter to Montana teachers:


If statistics for Montana overall apply in your community, 1 in 7 of those children lives in poverty; 43 percent come from low-income families. One in 4 lives in a single-parent household. An ever-rising ...


Gov. Bullock Announces Expanded Access to Dual Enrollment for Montana's Students - "One-Two-Free":


Today, I announced the "One-Two-Free" initiative that will substantially increase access to higher education through dual enrollment for high school students throughout Montana. When I first took ...


Bozeman, MSU partner to create models for backyard apartments:


Like most cities feeling a housing crunch, there's a growing number of stories of Bozeman adults clustering in homes to afford rent. Carrie Croskey thought she'd be one of them. The 24-year old is ...


Program Teaching Girls to Code Starts Sept. 13 in Kalispell, MT:




Incoming Freshmen Explain Why They Chose The University of Montana:


Incoming students and their parents are bustling around the University of Montana campus in Missoula this week getting ready for the start of fall semester on Monday. UM has struggled with recruiting ...


University of Montana Leaders Look Toward Future in State of the University Address:


University of Montana President Seth Bodnar delivered the annual State of the University address on Aug. 24 in front of a near-capacity crowd in the Montana Theatre on campus. Breaking with tradition, ...


The 25 Most Affordable College Towns in 2018 - Helena, Montana is #1:


College is an exciting time full of new faces, newfound freedom, and new expenses. While it's important to find a campus that gels with your personality, it's no secret a city's living cost--and a ...


Great Falls' Bass Clef school could be the Juilliard of Montana:


One of Bass' goals for Bass Clef http://www.bassclefschool.com/ is to create a school that benefits not just its students but also enriches the entire community. Students are currently performing for ...


University Of Montana Leaders To Deliver State Of The University Address Aug. 24:


University of Montana President Seth Bodnar, Provost Jon Harbor, UM's academic deans and shared governance leaders will host the annual State of the University Address at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. ...


MSU Wonderlust Reception On Sept. 5 Highlights Fall Lifelong Learning Courses:


The public is invited to a reception on Wednesday, Sept. 5, to learn about Montana State University Wonderlust http://montanawonderlust.org/ , a lifelong learning organization affiliated with MSU ...

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