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Virginia City Institute eyes support from Harvard

"Tiberi said that Harvard University owned several dredges in Alder Gulch in the 1800s. The prestigious school, located in Massachusetts, profited off Montana gold to the sum of millions of dollars. Now, members of VCI hope Harvard is willing to reciprocate by offering financial support for the classes at Alder Gulch."

Rocky Mountain College’s MBA Essentials Certificate Program aids local businesses

After working for a sign company for 27 years, Paul Cox wanted to get a new perspective on his business. "I wanted to think about things in a different way," said Cox, who is on…

Encouraging Youth Entrepreneurship

Whether the reason is to spur more innovation among students, fight the brain drain of graduates or simply help to build tech-based economies, many states, communities and universities are targeting a portion of their efforts…

Computers ‘humanize’ teaching

"What started as a one-semester course for a dozen students has evolved into a four-year program for 100 that includes mock job interviews, a mentorship program, frequent inspirational guest speakers and a Celebrate Literacy evening. The year-end event draws 300 people to a local hotel to honor LEARN Center students and volunteers.

Gould takes homeless kids, teens with little or no English, students who have had run-ins with the law, kids who live in poverty. And yet the center’s graduation rate of 98% is higher than the school as a whole."

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"The project is an incredibly good way to join the technical and
marketing aspects of the class. The projects fits well into the
experiential-based learning objective of the school."

Laura Black joins MSU College of Business as visiting professor

Laura Black has a one-year appointment as a visiting assistant professor at the Montana State University-Bozeman College of Business. Black’s duties include teaching Business 101 as well as an advanced course. “I’m glad for the…

Program Puts College Students On Business-Leadership Paths

When Carole Clay Withers enrolled at Walters State Community College in Morristown, Tenn., 15 years ago, she had never flown in an airplane or eaten in a restaurant with tablecloths. The first member of her…

MSU students to build another satellite

"It is great to have external funding to do the project, but the real reward is what it means to the students – the ability to take what they learn in the classroom and move it into real-world experience," Klumpar commented.

UM Students advance in Business Plan Competition

A team of University of Montana alumni and graduate students have developed a new venture business plan that has been selected to advance to round two of the National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations….

Two new MSU-developed technologies available for licensing

A naturally occurring organism that protects sugarbeets from disease and a manual for studying clumps of bacteria called biofilms are two new technologies developed at Montana State University-Bozeman. University News Both technologies are available for…