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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 ...


Missoula College teams with Allegiance Benefit Plan Management to provide apprenticeship program:


When the unemployment rate in Missoula County fell to just 3.4 percent last April, the management team of a fast-growing company in town realized that they were going to have to come up with an innovative ...


MSU and Karst Stage to offer low-cost, year-round airport shuttle for students:


Montana State University and Karst Stage have teamed up to provide a low-cost shuttle service to and from Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport for MSU students. Outbound service from MSU to Bozeman ...


Montana gets $1.3M for apprentice program. Is your company a sponsor?:


The state has received $1.3 million for Montana businesses to expand apprenticeship programs, create jobs for Montanans and grow its economy, Gov. Steve Bullock said Thursday. Montana received the ...


Bozeman lawyer criticizes lack of public input on Koch Foundation deal with MSU:


A prominent Bozeman lawyer has questioned the process of state university officials pushing through a $5.7 million research grant from the controversial Koch Foundation designed to create a research center ...


Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation Gives $3.5M to Expand EdReady Statewide:


In 2014 the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation http://www.dpwfoundation.org/ donated $2.4 million to the Montana Digital Academy http://montanadigitalacademy.org/ at the University of Montana to ...


MSU receives $4 million endowment from The Haynes Foundation to provide scholarships to undergraduate students who have graduated from a Montana high school:


Montana State University announced today that The Haynes Foundation has established a $4 million endowment with the Montana State University Alumni Foundation. The endowment will be used to provide ...


The Missoula Economic Partnership launches new platform, developed by Submittable, to help businesses solve tech problems :


"This new effort is just another way for us to gather data on industries," said Ewan. "It gives the university an idea of what the private sector is doing. It's not particular to any single industry. ...


Pursue Your Passion Autumn Kick-Off Event!, 9/29, Missoula, Montana:


Have you ever had a great idea for a product or service that you'd like to pursue? Are you passionate about a social or environmental issue that isn't being addressed adequately? Do ...


Gazette opinion: A bold step forward by MSU Billings and a new community challenge:


This allied science building has been on the docket for so long that it's running the risk of fading into the background. It needs to be completed. That's where Billings comes in. By THE ...


Website that helps students with school supplies and other necessities expands to Kalispell:


In the first few years, the website has helped about 500 students annually. Wombolt said she is hoping to help 750-1,000 children this coming school year. Lending a Hand to Students in Need http://www.mystudentinneed.org/ By ...


Great Falls, Montana businesses support high school-aged workers:


Local business leaders and Great Falls Public Schools partnered under the Graduation Matters initiative to survey 2,044 high school students to learn about their employment situations and gather information ...


Do you need an intern, an employee, or a project completed in the 'Data Science' space?:


One of the most talked about aspects of economic development in MEP's world is workforce. As many of you know, I started working with the University of Montana's Math, Computer Science, and School of ...

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