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Educators invited to apply for workshop in Yellowstone about implementing curriculum on buffalo

The program recognizes the importance of revitalizing relationships between the Indigenous peoples and nations who relied on the buffalo as their primary source of food and products, the American bison, and the lands within and surrounding Yellowstone National Park, according to its website.

University of Montana Honors College Joins Network to Train Students for Food, Climate, Ag Careers

“Graduates of the program will enter the workforce with innovative skillsets and mindsets essential for today’s world,” said Tim Nichols, the DCH dean. “As a result of these learning opportunities, our honors graduates will prepare to address the world’s greatest challenges with system approaches that are both informed and compassionate.”

Missoula’s Biomimicry Institute – Humanity’s Biggest Challenges. Nature’s Proven Solutions.

We are the bridge between biology and design, advancing the adoption of nature-inspired strategies to help solve the most pressing problems of our time.

‘It would be a win for everyone’: Missoula, Montana Food Bank and Community Center to explore free school meals

After two years of the nationwide federal free lunch program during the COVID pandemic, the Missoula Food Bank and Community Center is organizing ways to extend that for local students.

Grizzly Promise – If you live in Montana and your family income is $50,000 or less, UM can be tuition-free.

That’s because UM keeps a 130-year old commitment that every Montana student has a light to be kindled. We don’t pride ourselves on whom we keep out. We’re made better by wide open doors to an education, no matter your family income. That’s a Grizzly Promise.

Publication finds Montana has second highest demand for leaders in the U.S.

The publication, prepared for Montana by rural sociologist Benjamin Winchester of the University of Minnesota Extension, is titled “Montana’s Leadership Demand.” It reports that one in every 13 adults must hold a leadership position to keep the state’s existing government and nonprofit organizations running, according to Tara Mastel, MSU Extension community development program leader.

Montana State University, Montana Technological University, the University of Montana and 10 other Universities, join regional alliance for high-tech economic development

The Mountains and Plains University Innovation Alliance, which includes universities in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and the Dakotas, will support coordination and collaboration to attract and expand industries aligned with the member institutions’ strengths in research and education, according to Alison Harmon, MSU’s vice president for research and economic development.

How Smart Leaders Use the ‘Toast Question’ to Turn Their Business Into a Well-Oiled Machine

There is no wrong way to make toast; it’s just toast. The point of this exercise is to show that even seemingly straightforward processes can be interpreted differently from person to person.

Peer Learning Network – Wednesday Jan 11 – Accessible Outdoor Recreation

Recreational activities, spaces, and places that are adaptive and accessible for folks with disabilities discussion with Erik Kingston.

University of Montana to Honor MLK’s Legacy with President’s Lecture Series – Jan. 26 – UM Campus and Zoom

Titled “Becoming King: How a Wavering Teenager Became a Global Icon,” the lecture will serve as UM’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day principal event. The talk at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, will be held at UM’s Alice Lund Instructional Auditorium and can be viewed live on Zoom by registering in advance. It is free and open to the public.