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Sentinel High School's Project Lead the Way Principles of Engineering class is looking for ideas for a green engineering final project.:


There are 24 smart and energetic students that want to make their mark and do something to 'green up' Sentinel's http://www.mcpsmt.org/sentinel campus. Last year our class built a 10x10 2L bottle ...


MSU Peaks and Potentials youth camp (grades 5-7) open for registration :


Registration is now open for Montana State University's Peaks and Potentials program, a week-long enrichment camp for high-potential students entering grades 5-7 in the fall, offered June 18-23 on the ...


University of Montana Family Medicine Residency Program Announces Class of 2020:


After receiving more than 800 applications and conducting approximately 120 interviews, the University of Montana's Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana has selected its upcoming class. The ...


University of Montana surveying faculty about early retirement:


The University of Montana is surveying faculty and staff about their interest in early retirement as the university seeks to cut spending due to decreasing enrollment. The Missoulian reports the email, ...


Slashing Higher Education in Montana is the Wrong Way to Address Budget Shortfalls:


As the President of the ASUM, it is my privilege and responsibility to represent over 11,000 students of the University of Montana. Unfortunately, the fight for affordable, accessible higher education ...


University of Montana yanks funds to balance $1.8 million budget deficit:


College of Forestry and Conservation Dean Tom DeLuca came to work on Friday, Feb. 24, to find $206,812.20 missing from the college's designated funds accounts. Those funds were supposed to be used ...


The University of Montana faces "breathtaking" challenges in attempts to right the ship :


As it began its search for a new University of Montana president in December, a panel of paid consultants and state regents asked the university's top administrators what qualities to look for ...


Registration open for MSU's Expanding Your Horizons program for girls:


Registration is now open for Montana State University's Expanding Your Horizons event on Saturday, April 22. The day-long program offers creative, hands-on workshops for girls in grades 6-8 to explore ...


'It's gone flawlessy': Officials tout educational benefits of Montana school breakfast program:


Governor, First Lady Bullock Highlight Scorecard Ranking Montana in Top Ten for School Breakfast Participation Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock today highlighted a scorecard ranking ...


The Montanan Magazine of the University of Montana - The Teaching Issue Winter 2017:


Lessons Learned UM alumni excel at molding young minds Explore UM's innovative approach to teaching teachers What Makes a Great Teacher? Full Issue: http://archive.umt.edu/montanan/Winter2017.pdf ...


Montana Governor Steve Bullock raises possibility of closing state campus:


Gov. Steve Bullock says he believes the Montana Board of Regents would have to at least consider closing a state campus to make up for the $23.3 million budget cut proposed in the current Legislature. By ...


University of Montana enrollment drops, but officials optimistic:


Enrollment of full time students at the University of Montana fell 5.45 percent from spring 2016 to spring 2017, and the head count fell 2.8 percent - but the drop wasn't as steep as UM officials anticipated. The ...


University of Montana Faculty Senate discusses 'death spiral' of looming budget cuts:


"We're bleeding money and we're out of students. We're graduating a big class this year, and unless we replace them we're at a lower head count next year. So everything has to be on the table." John ...


What's in a name? Controversy, Montana universities find:


The Montana University System is considering new rules for naming buildings and colleges after wealthy donors, which would require 14 days notice, a public hearing and an end to naming things after candidates ...


Exploration Works hosts S.T.E.M. event for Helena's young women:


150 Helena area girls learned about S.T.E.M related fields Saturday at Carroll College. Exploration Works hosted their 6th annual "Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics" program taught ...


University of Montana meetings, higher education public access, under scrutiny:


"I think the failures in the university system to provide openness and public participation are one of the most serious failures of government in the history of the state." Ross Best "The big story ...


UM to Hold 'Feminist Fight Club' Starting 3/2 and every Thursday thereafter:


MISSOULA - The Student Involvement Network and the Women's Resource Center will host a weekly "Feminist Fight Club," starting Thursday, March 2, at the University of Montana. The event will run ...


Montana university students may face tuition hikes of up to 21 percent to cover budget:




MSU business college launches executive education program:


The Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Montana State University will soon offer a new non-degree, post-graduate executive education program known as Jabs Executive Education. The ...


University of Montana Enrollment Drops, MSU Sets New Record:


UM totals dropped 4.8 percent this year compared to last and 24 percent since 2010 Enrollment at the University of Montana has once again dropped, while Montana State University is celebrating a ...


Microsoft reshapes reality with the help of Billings high school grads - David Hyams and Daryl Yourk:


Microsoft plans to unveil its next-generation three-dimensional experience sometime this year, and two Billings high school graduates left their mark on the project. "Billings is still very much ...


Billings Gazette Opinion: OPI needs to step up on Graduation Matters:


Graduation Matters in Hardin has helped increase our graduation rates and reduce dropout rates. These are good things. Eighty-five percent of our students are Native American. We started Graduation Matters ...


36 teams compete in a robotics competition at MSU:


It was like a scene from Star Wars at Montana State University tonight, as the state robotics competition kicks off. More than a hundred teams from across the state are competing to make the event ...


Robotics competition a path to engineering at MSU:


When the Redneck Robotics team from Sun River turned their robot loose in Montana State University's Shroyer Gym on Friday, it homed in on blue lights lining the playing field's edge, deftly extended ...


Please Vote Today - Missoula students need helping taking their homework app nationwide in the Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge:


A group of Missoula students at Sentinel High School have turned a class assignment into an award winning app in the Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge. Now they'?re looking for help to get to ...


MSU picked as site for State Department summer program for international high school students:


Montana State University has been chosen by the U.S. Department of State to host 15 high-achieving international high school students this coming summer. MSU's Office of International Programs http://www.montana.edu/international/ ...


Montana State University named No. 1 in the nation on list of best colleges for outdoor sports and recreation:


Montana State University has been ranked No. 1 on a list of the 30 best colleges in the nation for outdoor sports and recreation. MSU was the only institution in Montana to make the list. Full ...


Great Falls Public Schools committed to helping students 'cradle to career':


Late last week, Superintendent Elsie Arntzen's administration removed the Graduation Matters Montana website after announcing uncertainty about continuing the initiative. On Monday, Great Falls ...


Stronger ties and improved recruitment discussed by Bitterroot College and University of Montana:


Creating stronger ties and improving recruitment were the key topics at the Bitterroot College Advisory Council with administration guests from the University of Montana, Wednesday. University of ...


University of Montana - State of the University Address Focuses on Enrollment, Retention:


University of Montana President Sheila Stearns launched spring semester with a State of the University Address focused on tackling UM's enrollment challenge and producing a new strategic plan. Stearns ...

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