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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 ...


Missoula Food Bank received the largest single donation in history for Can the Cats Food Drive from the Missoula Federal Credit Union... but it needs more from you!:


It's a friendly competition that does well for two communities in Western Montana, the Can the Cats and Can the Griz Food Drives. While Bozeman's won 15 of the 17 years of the competition, the Missoula ...


iGraduate Montana:


The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE) and the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation announce the creation of iGraduate Montana http://www.mus.edu/iGraduateMontana/ ...


Koch-funded Montana State University research sparks protests to regents:


Critics are asking the Montana Board of Regents to reject a proposed economics research center http://www.montana.edu/regecon/ at Montana State University, charging that the Charles Koch Foundation's ...


Gallatin College trains labor force for laser industry:


Travis Roth said he was working "a dead-end job" when he saw something about Gallatin College's new two-year program training students for good-paying jobs building lasers. "It seemed a great opportunity," ...


What Started as a Business Plan at the University of Montana.... Griz Montana Lager from Big Sky Brewing:


Today, we're launching a beer that we've been dreaming about from the beginning: GRIZ Montana Lager http://bigskybrew.com/ , an officially licensed beer for the University of Montana. The beer hits the ...


"Kids Empower Pack" - Missoula Food Bank to feed hundreds of kids with weekend program:


Students in Missoula County Public Schools return to school Monday. This year, the Missoula Food Bank is helping feed students who don't have access to meals outside of the classroom. The Missoula ...


Montana State University seeks businesses, faculty, individuals to sponsor student engineering projects:


Calling anyone who needs an engineer: Montana State University engineering students are here to help. Each year, groups of seniors from MSU's College of Engineering work to design, analyze, fabricate ...


Montana State University 406 Labs venture receives grant to produce 'super crickets' for heart health:


A venture supported by Montana State University's 406 Labs, Cowboy Cricket Farms, has received a $57,384 grant from the Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology http://marketmt.com/MBRCT ...


MSU researchers partner with Ennis hatchery, construct wetlands to treat effluent:


"We're using the same microbial processes as in wastewater treatment plants," Wallis said. "It's just in the form of a wetland instead of a mechanical system." By Marshall Swearingen, MSU News Service Full ...


University of Montana, Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network Launch Elephant-Friendly Tea :


The University of Montana's Broader Impacts Group has partnered with the Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network to launch the world's first tea certification program designed to protect the endangered Asian ...


S2 Corporation and MSU announce new contract for big data processing:


S2 Corp. of Bozeman and Montana State University's Spectrum Lab recently announced a one-year, $1 million research contract to develop an efficient method for 2-D image processing. The technology could ...


MSU research may help Montana families better afford child care:


Montana State University economist George Haynes has completed an in-depth study comparing the costs of child care in every county in the state. The study will potentially help lower income Montana families ...


Montana Tech, Butte-Silver Bow County have high hopes for joint committee:


Butte-Silver Bow and Montana Tech will soon have a new channel for talking, consulting, and coordinating on projects and activities that involve shared interest. County Chief Executive Dave Palmer ...


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 ...


Montana Resources, Washington Foundation create $597,000 Tech scholarship program:


High school graduates from Butte striving to be first-generation college graduates have Montana Tech on their side. The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and Montana Resources announced Friday ...


Lolo, Montana Middle School Students Get a Taste of Chic Tech:


Over thirty students from Lolo Middle School saw coding in action at local Missoula tech companies, thanks to ChickTech: Missoula and the Gifted and Talented Program at Lolo Schools. The 6th, 7th ...


Missoula, Montana tech companies Lumenad and Submittable host Lolo middle school students :


The three dozen Lolo Middle School students who toured two fast-growing tech companies in Missoula on Friday are familiar with the internet, technology, digital advertising and software. What they ...


Trip to Italy awaits for interested Great Falls, Montana community members, students:


Say ciao bella to Italy next June. Great Falls College MSU is planning an opportunity for students and community members to visit Florence, Verona, Venice and Lake Garda on a 10-day trip. They will ...


University of Montana students quiz Missoula business owners on entrepreneurship:


A group of Missoula business owners sat before a class of University of Montana students on Friday to discuss their path through the gauntlet of entrepreneurship, one where they've learned to overcome ...


FAST Enterprises Finds Valuable Recruits at University of Montana's School of Business:


Every spring for many years now, the UM School of Business' events schedule is packed with employer visits, networking events and career opportunity nights. A large part of the impressive turn-out by ...


University of Montana program, law students team up to help entrepreneurs:


Entrepreneurs who turn to the University of Montana's business incubator have long found advice on vetting an idea, writing a business plan, or seeking the capital needed to launch a new line of products. But ...


Thousands of students explore modern manufacturing, tech at Flathead expo:


Thousands of middle and high school students from across Northwest Montana left their classrooms for a field-trip to learn about modern-day manufacturing. Flathead Valley Community College's Center ...


Robots teach Montana's youth through STEM Billings:


Billings businesses partnered to teach local children about science, technology, engineering, and math in a fun way: through robots! Jamie Nixdorf of STEM Billings http://www.stembillings.org/ said ...


One sure path to a stronger economy Build tighter connections to the colleges and universities in your state. :


We advance knowledge and practice in higher education economic engagement. Higher education institutions, private sector businesses and economic development organizations are at the nexus of modern ...


4th Annual Bozeman Ping Pong Tournament Benefiting The Bozeman Schools Foundation, 1/14:


All Abilities Welcome The 4TH Annual Bozeman Ping Pong Tournament http://www.bozemanpingpong.org benefiting Bozeman Schools Foundation is back for another year! The annual event is sponsored ...


The Greater Ravalli Foundation provides needs based scholarships for Ravalli County dual enrollment students:


The Greater Ravalli Foundation http://tgrf.org/ provides needs-based scholarships to help high school students gain credits and complete college courses offered through dual enrollment, in which ...


MonTech robot helps Western Montana kindergartener stay connected:


Two years ago, MonTech purchased two robots that can be controlled over the internet. This year, Piper is using one. The other is being used by a student with a different diagnosis on the other side of ...

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