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U. of I. shows off faculty’s tech work to venture firms – More universities try to lure capital

Technology show-and-tell sessions have joined teaching and research as staples of academic life. By Jon Van Chicago Tribune staff reporter As universities have gotten into the business of starting new companies, more campuses are initiating…

Educating workers of the future

"There will never be enough money to take care of people who graduate without skills for the work force," Leaders of Rhode Island’s public and private colleges got together yesterday for an unprecedented discussion of…

Maine Schools begin to deploy wireless iBooks- (Can Montana be next?)

"We are going to demonstrate the power of one-to-one computer access in a way that will transform education" Gov. Angus King State of Maine In the past few weeks, the first shipments of iBook notebook…

Students plug free enterprise- Capitalism is a passion for some college students.

Speaking about everything from compounding interest and private property rights to currency valuations and the global economy, more than 300 students from eight campuses met in downtown Salt Lake City Wednesday to convince judges their…

South Dakota School Kids’ Grades Go Online

Parents of South Dakota public school students will soon be able to check their kids’ grades, attendance records and just about anything else they wanted to know about how – and what – their children…

UM mulls remedial plan for students

The University of Montana is con sidering a plan to gradually increase admission standards and eventually funnel “ at-risk” students to the College of Technology in Butte for the early years of their higher education…

Montana teachers among the lowest paid

WASHINGTON — Salaries for the nation’s teachers just barely kept pace with living costs in the 1990s, rising 31 percent to about $43,000, the nation’s largest teachers union said Monday. By Greg Toppo of The…

Sector, regional economy stand to gain key ally as Harvard makes gesture to loosen its strained ties with industry

Mark Ptashne and Tom Maniatis began more than two decades ago to research the mysteries of life’s genetic code, splicing strands of DNA, isolating genes, and growing proteins in bacterial and mammalian cells. By Naomi…

Montana Tech design team travels to New Mexico to defend title

Montana Tech students will use fish bones, wood bridges and chemistry to defend their title and the school’s reputation at a national design competition. By Barbara LaBoe, of The Montana Standard Fourteen students will leave…

Group wants public to be aware of state’s school funding crisis

Alarmed about the future of education in Montana, a new coalition of largely education groups has formed to raise public awareness of funding problems. By PETER JOHNSON Tribune Staff Writer "Stand Up for Education" is…