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The University of Montana NASA’s Earth Observing System (EOS) Education Project Upcoming GIS Events schedule for 2002

Here are the classes and events available in Montana for 2002. C&I 495/595.1 – Introduction to ESRI’s ArcView GIS 3.x: "The Power of Desktop Geospatial Analysis" http://www.eoscenter.com ESRI’s ArcView GIS software is the most popular…

MSU-B business school hires USAF colonel

After a 31-year career in the U.S. Air Force that included service in the Pentagon, Col. Joseph B. Michels is returning home to the West. He’ll become dean of the Montana State University-Billings College of…

Community colleges deserve more attention

Janunita Sauceda, a migrant farmworker in California’s San Joaquin Valley, ran the cotton gin from sunset to sunrise. Because she worked the night shift, she was having a hard time caring for her teen-age daughter….

Video links schools across the world

A lesson from Queen Victoria to the Commonwealth Children in Arbour Vale School in Slough, Berkshire, are used to travelling the world for lessons. BBC News In a week, they might make trips to Finland,…

Community Colleges Can Help Small Firms With Job Training

Widespread layoffs and a slack economy have employers breathing easier about the labor shortage that prevailed in recent years. But that isn’t likely to last for long. By JEFF BAILEY Staff Reporter of THE WALL…

Primary Education-a testament to the power of volition, venture, and vision.

The story of Fast Company reader Ed Harris and his homegrown fast company, Marathon Creative – fused with creativity, tragedy, risk, and accomplishment – stands as a testament to the power of volition, venture, and…

Higher education fears more cuts in Idaho

State Board may let colleges lay off staff, eliminate programs MOSCOW — Higher education officials are worried deeper reductions in state support may force them to take drastic measures such as pink-slipping tenured employees and…

Idaho to get its first elementary cyberschool

Any student in the state can enroll in charter Bill Roberts The Idaho Statesman A new charter school is expected to open in Idaho next fall, and any kindergartner through fifth grader, from the Treasure…

Magnet experiment earns students trip to NASA center in Alabama

NASA is using magnets to attract kids to space science. Bozeman High School students in teacher Marty Stuart’s earth and space science class have been trying out an experiment created by NASA. It challenges kids…

Davidson campaign promotes education

Connecting the dots between education and economic development, Ian Davidson launched a statewide campaign Tuesday to support higher education in Montana. "When you talk about economic development, interestingly enough it always comes back to education,"…