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UM Honors College to Welcome Best and Brightest Students This Fall:


The University of Montana's Davidson Honors College is an increasingly popular choice for the best and brightest high school graduates from Montana. After drawing a record-breaking class of 209 new honors ...


MSU recognized on list of top colleges and universities where alumni are most likely to land jobs:


Montana State University has been recognized on a list of the top colleges or universities in each state where alumni are most likely to land jobs. The career-guidance site Zippia put together a new ...


Annual MSU Bus Tour to visit northeastern Montana June 19-21:


Montana State University deans, administrators, faculty and student leaders will visit the northeastern corner of the state as part of the seventh annual MSU Bus Tour on June 19-21. This year's tour ...


Defining 'right' size and mission, as University of Montana-MSU enrollment gap widens:


The University of Montana in Missoula and Montana State University in Bozeman may look more different than ever this fall, with enrollment disparity between the flagships likely at its widest ...


"Kindergarten coders" might surprise you this summer:


If your kids suddenly start organizing your vacation schedule this summer, or coming up with amazingly efficient ways to pack the car for a trip, chances are it's because of what they've been learning ...


MSU's mechanical engineering programs ranked among best in nation:


Montana State University's mechanical engineering degree programs have been recognized nationally. Schools.com ranked MSU No. 5 on its annual list of the best American colleges for mechanical engineering, ...


More students deciding to stay in Montana for college:


There are many factors as to why more Montana residents are staying in state, but many consider a specific one. By Emma Hamilton - MTN News http://www.kpax.com/story/38362076/more-students-deciding-to-stay-in-montana-for-college In ...


Remind graduates that college is smart investment:


To Montana's graduating high school seniors: the choices ahead are big and consequential. But that's a good thing--you are capable of embracing this new and uncertain chapter. The University of Montana ...


MSU to offer new bachelor of arts degree in computer science:


As computers increasingly become a part of society, a new academic program at Montana State University seeks to open the world of computing to a wider range of student interest and prepare graduates for ...


Carroll College's new data major aims to make students more marketable:


Carroll College announced a new degree program in data science Tuesday that will help prepare students to enter one of the fastest growing career paths in the country. The data science major and minor ...


University of Montana Foundation invests tens of millions in offshore tax havens:


The University of Montana Foundation http://supportum.org/ has invested more than $30 million in offshore hedge funds and private equity firms in Caribbean and Central American tax havens, including an ...


Tomorrow's Builders and Creators at Glacier High School:




University of Montana announces finalists for enrollment and communications vice president - Public Feedback Invited:


The University of Montana announced Thursday that four candidates for vice president for enrollment and strategic communications will visit UM in the next two weeks. Candidates will address the following ...


Humanities Institute Supports University of Montana Faculty Research, Student Writers:


The Humanities Institute at the University of Montana announced it will fund more than a dozen faculty research projects for the 2018-19 academic year. It also awarded two UM students with writing awards ...


Flathead Tech4Good Initiative Offers No Cost Tech Camp For Native Students - 6/11-15 - Pablo:


Flathead Tech4Good initiative offers free tech camp for Native students Camp aims to build skills, self-worth and hope for a bright future through technology training. In a community ...


Outstanding students from the University of Montana Class of 2018 :


A key source of inspiration for me these past few months has been learning about the incredible achievements of our UM alumni and friends. While our Commencement honored 2018 graduates and their families, ...


Montana State University offers programs to support rural educators, school districts:


In recognition of the teaching and administrative challenges unique to small, spread-out school districts, MSU has implemented a variety of programs to support rural communities. Lynne Peterson had ...


UM Professor Earns $4.5M NIH Grant to Research Dyslexia:


Dr. Julie Wolter, department chair and professor in the University of Montana Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, recently received a perfect score on her National Institutes of Health ...


6 Montana high schools rank nationally as best in country:


U.S. News & World Report recently ranked 6 Montana high schools as among the top public schools in the nation with "silver awards." The magazine issued "gold awards" to the top 500 high schools, or ...


Montana Tech selects a new name:


Chancellor Don Blackketter has accepted a recommendation from the university's Work Group for Institutional Realignment for Excellence -- or WIRE, as it is commonly known -- for the school to drop its ...


University of Montana president brings fresh energy to challenges:


"I do believe the University of Montana can be a national model for what a flagship research university can look like." President Seth Bodnar KEILA SZPALLER keila.szpaller@missoulian.com http://missoulian.com/news/local/university-of-montana-president-brings-fresh-energy-to-challenges/article_b4365dcc-9d41-5a34-9a99-6ea2cbba4a3d.html#tracking-source=home-top-story *** American ...


MSU - Advancing The Field Of Education With Dr. Alison Harmon - 5/17 - Missoula, Montana:


Education impacts us all! Come hear about what MSU is doing to advance the field of Education. Joining us will be special guest speaker, Dr. Alison Harmon, Dean of the College of Education, ...


Revelations Over Koch Gifts Prompt Inquiry at George Mason University:


The president of George Mason University has ordered an inquiry into whether big-money donors are being given undue influence over academic matters, after documents were released showing that the Charles ...


"A time of change": Possible organizational changes at Montana Tech raise questions:


Nick DiGiovine, a member of the Montana Tech Foundation's Board of Directors, told the audience, "This is a time of change -- a time of rapid change." TED McDERMOTT ted.mcdermott@mtstandard.com http://mtstandard.com/news/local/a-time-of-change-possible-organizational-changes-at-montana-tech/article_f9e53714-4631-57e7-aa34-8cef88b3ed1f.html#tracking-source=home-top-stories *** It's ...


Montana iLEAD is seeking a coalition of Montana Coaches and Leader-Development Training Experts for International Coaching Week - May 7-12, 2018.:


Our goal is to make leadership training and professional coaching accessible through free pop-out leader workshops and pro-bono coaching sessions. We also want to highlight the valuable contribution ...


Montana State University LaunchCats - A team of dedicated entrepreneurial students striving to change the landscape of entrepreneurship in Montana and beyond. :


LaunchCats is a co-curricular student organization focused on identifying problems, proposing solutions, and launching ventures. LaunchCats was created as a student organization in Fall 2015 for Montana ...


University of Montana Western Offers Scientific Glassblowing program:


Michael Souza Takes Scientific Glassblowing to New Heights Michael Souza, an expert scientific glassblower at Princeton University, gave a public lecture and demonstration to the campus and community ...


University of Montana Western in Dillon offers students the ability to receive a BS in Natural Horsemanship.:


This is a huge story with national and international implications for the future of natural horsemanship and the horse/human bond says Janet Rose of the EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival. William Kriegel, ...


University of Montana creative writing program at tipping point as budget cuts loom:


UM touts its creative writing program as the second oldest in the U.S., and students are drawn to Missoula for its muscular tradition. The minutes flew by as seven students critiqued personal essays ...


Carroll College research festival speaker Dr. Hilton Lewis oversees 2 of the world's largest telescopes:


Dr. Hilton Lewis, the head of the W.M. Keck Observatory http://www.keckobservatory.org/ in Hawaii, was this year's speaker. Lewis's observatory houses two of the most powerful telescopes in the world ...

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