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Students paired with rural doctors

Butte medical student Joe Murphy spent the past month working with local doctors as part of an outreach program through the University of Washington Medical School. By the Standard Staff Murphy, 25, is in his…

PEAKing students’ interest- What is PEAK? Is it in your community?

– 07/02/02 Helena program making summer school a desirable option for some students. Flying high above the Helena Valley, 12-year-old Joseph Cox and 9-year-old Michael Broadbrooks were silent, staring out the window of the small…

Orbital ed

Lockheed Martin engineer shares knowledge with kids at space camp SUPERIOR – Mankind once believed the world was flat, Ron Caswell pointed out while seated in a Superior Elementary School classroom Monday. By JANE RIDER…

Baxter, Northwestern Enter Big Agreement For Small Research

So much of the investing that has gone on in this country in the past two years has been speculation between something possibly turning out great and something possibly fizzling. With that in mind, Baxter…

Opinion: Education key to health of economy

Gazette Editorial Education must be the No. 1 priority for Montana’s economic development. That’s the reason a group of Montana business and professional leaders have united in the Alliance for Montana’s Future. This nonpartisan, nonprofit…

The Reeducation of Silicon Valley-Companies in the valley understand the importance of supporting education and mentoring students.

There’s much going wrong in the land of silicon and software. But there’s one important thing going right. Andrea Summers’s first few months teaching at Costano Elementary School were terrible. The children were wild. Vandalism…

Support for stepping out of the downward spiral

That a statewide group has emerged to support and promote higher education is welcome news. That it is being launched by Ian Davidson, chairman of the Davidson Cos., is encouraging. His name and the word…

These Students Wear Hardhats And Learn How to Cut Tiles

ST. LOUIS — Centrail Boyd can’t get excited about his biology class. But when the talk turns to plumbing, the 16-year-old is all grins. He can describe with his hands which pipe goes where, though…

UM health care forum on tap-Event touted as precursor to future regional meeting

To help keep Montanans working in Montana, the University of Montana will be hosting a health care forum at the end of the month. The first-ever event intends to bring together educators, health-care providers and…

When worlds collide-Unlikely pairing of MBA students with blue-collar firm turns into lesson for all

Cash-flow diagrams and debt-over-equity ratios were scrawled across the whiteboard in the brand new conference room at Atlantic Millwrights, a family-run business that has been installing and servicing industrial machinery in East Coast factories for…