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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 ...


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 ...

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