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Missoula College to Host Cybersecurity Awareness Week - Oct. 23-27:


The Missoula College Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, in conjunction with Alter Enterprise LLC and LMG Security, will host Cybersecurity Awareness Week this Monday through Friday, Oct. ...


UM Western recognized as top 25 university in western region:


0 UM Western recognized as top 25 university in western region Posted: Oct 18, 2017 8:42 AM MST Updated: Oct 18, 2017 8:42 AM MST By John Emeigh - MTN News Connect The University ...


Nonprofit program aims to improve critical thinking and writing skills of Hamilton students:


Hamilton High students worked on developing critical thinking and expressing their thoughts with clarity and conviction as part of a workshop Thursday with Writing Coaches of Montana. The community ...


Montana State University Billings will form a search committee to find its next chancellor:


Deputy Commissioner of Higher Education John Cech will chair the search committee to find a permanent chancellor at Montana State University Billings. Montana State University President Waded Cruzado ...


Bozeman schools aim to bring STEM into all classrooms:


In an effort to get STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) into all the Bozeman classrooms early, "Project Lead the Way" has been selected as the curriculum to attract more girls and minorities ...


Missoula's Sentinel High School students learn how to learn in new, advanced course:


Sentinel is the first high school in Montana to offer the AP Capstone program launched by the College Board in 2014 as part of a new effort to equip "students with the independent research, collaborative ...


You should plan on having lunch at The Blackfoot Cafe at the new Missoula College on the river. :


The Blackfoot Cafe http://mc.umt.edu/New-Building/Blackfoot%20Cafe/default.php is managed by Missoula College Culinary Arts students and faculty. Located on river level, students, staff, faculty, and ...


A Message from UM's Incoming President, Seth Bodnar:


I am thrilled and honored to join the University of Montana team! While my wife, Chelsea, and I are admittedly still processing the exciting events of the past 24 hours, we cannot wait to get to Missoula ...


Missoulian editorial Welcome, University of Montana President Bodnar:


This week the University of Montana announced that the new year will bring a new president to campus: Seth Bodnar, currently a senior executive at General Electric, has been selected by the Board of Regents ...


Incoming University of Montana president: Reactions from students, faculty, community:




MSU invests $1 million to attract more grad students as enrollment slips:


For years Montana State University has been trying to enroll more graduate students in its master's and doctoral degree programs, but despite those efforts this year's total is down. That's why MSU ...


MSU offers Cloud Quest STEM training and kits for after-school programs; application deadline is Oct. 10:


A STEM outreach project from Montana State University Extended University and the Montana Girls STEM Collaborative offers free resources and training to educators who work with middle school students ...


What's Happening at the Blackstone LaunchPad at the University of Montana:




The University of Montana Hires Seth Bodnar as 18th President:


Montana University System leaders announced today that Seth Bodnar has accepted the offer to be the next president of the University of Montana. Subject to Board of Regents approval in November, Bodnar ...


Montana's rural schools struggling to make websites ADA compliant:


Melstone Public Schools, which has 88 students, is among the rural schools struggling to make its website compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. A rash of complaints about websites failing ...


TODAY! - MSUB To Host Forum Discussing Search For New Chancellor - 10/2 - Billings:


Montana State University Billings is looking for it's next Chancellor. Monday, MSU President Waded Cruzado will host a forum on the search. This forum will be Monday afternoon from 3 to 4 at MSUB's ...


Senator Tester and Governor Bullock Secure Important Investment for Montana Students:


GEAR UP Grant Will Increase Classroom Outcomes, Boost Graduation Rates, and Prepare Students for College Tester and Bullock today announced that the Montana Office of the Commissioner of Higher ...


Montana State University enrolls record number of students for fall semester:


Montana State University has enrolled a record number of students once again this fall, while also establishing the highest graduation and retention rates, and other measures of student success, seen ...


The University of Montana gambles on scholarship gambit :


The numbers creep up daily, but never as fast as Tom Crady wants. Each morning the University of Montana's vice president for enrollment reviews a new report showing how many students have paid ...


The University of Montana is your university - We can all contribute to its success.:


As we enter our 125th year, those who have come before us would certainly ask us to carry this gift of the University of Montana forward in service to the generations to come. How will you be part of ...


Freshman Enrollment Increases at University of Montana:


The incoming freshman class at the University of Montana grew nearly 2 percent from a year ago, with 1,292 students compared to 1,268 last year. UM has an overall, preliminary fall enrollment headcount ...


University of Montana president candidate Charles "Chuck" Ambrose says he'd put enrollment first:


Charles "Chuck" Ambrose said it's an urgent and challenging time for higher education, especially because it's clear the public believes a degree costs too much. "We know the transcendent nature ...


The University of Montana Western is the only public college in the country to offer a block scheduling program.:


Experience One is a more practical way to learn.Experience One The University of Montana Western is the only public college in the country to offer a block scheduling program. We call this innovative ...


The New Missoula College praised as place of "opportunity" for decades to come - "Become what you have always wanted to be":


Equipped with a gleaming new building in one of the cities' most scenic locations, Missoula College launches a bold new initiative preparing people for not only employment but a lifetime of opportunities. ...


UM Presidential Candidates - Seth Bodnar: University of Montana should be premier flagship in the West :


"I'm in the people development business," Bodnar said. "My passion, my purpose, my energy in life has come from working to develop teams and helping people reach their full potential." KEILA SZPALLER ...


Opinion: From the frying pan into the fire: How the UM president search went off the rails before it even started:




Cutting teachers for dummies: How to maximize pain and minimize profit at UM :


"I thought I was pretty set, being teacher of the year and all," he told Lucy Tompkins of the Montana Kaimin. "Guess again." Kevin McManigal is a lecturer in the geography and forestry departments ...


University of Montana Presidential Finalist: Andrew Feinstein:


UM's four presidential finalists are in town, this week and next, for on-campus interviews. We are taking a look at each finalist as they arrive in town. Monday, we showed you Mirta Martin, an advisor ...


All are Invited - Grand Opening Of The New Missoula College - 9/22 - Missoula:


The University of Montana will celebrate the grand opening of its new Missoula College Building at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. Members of the public are invited to the festivities at 1205 E. Broadway. Speakers ...


Most Montana college grads find jobs in state:


Montana's job market needs more college graduates in computer fields and automotive technology, and far fewer "general studies" majors. That's one highlight of a new report by the state Department ...

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