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Idaho seminar pushes technology transfer-Universities, labs work to turn ideas into enterprise

Idaho could be the home of bio-engineered glue or new computer security software or even a cure for cancer. Or the development of these technologies could stay stuck in a laboratory if not nurtured, financed…

University of Montana Professor Mehrdad Kia to direct International Programs

Accomplished University of Montana history Professor Mehrdad Kia has been hired as the University’s next director of the Office of International Programs and assistant vice president for research. Kia was selected for the position from…

Understanding the Impact of University R&D on Local Economic Development

Universities and the investment they pour into R&D are "major factors" that contribute to a region’s economic growth, concludes a recent report funded by the Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation, NCOE and the U.S. Small Business…

University Research and Development Impacts: How Good Science Generates Good Business

Researchers have known for years that regions with strong universities tend to be more prosperous and innovative. After all, there’s a reason why many of America’s leading technology companies emerged out of Silicon Valley (home…

MSU-B program trains workers

Russ Cherry ran two fast-food restaurants in Salt Lake City before selling them to move back to Billings. He remembers workers tossing coins into a tip jar rather than giving them back to customers, probably…

University of Tennessee head touts profit from research-"modern research universities need to evolve or die."

The University of Tennessee needs to tap its entrepreneurial potential and be allowed to benefit from it financially, the school’s new president said Friday. By: Tom Sharp Memphis Commercial Appeal Speaking to the Governor’s Conference…

MSU-B gets $1.4 million gift for business school

Sam McDonald Jr., the chairman and CEO of Wendy’s of Montana, outlined three things to do with money: # Spend it. # Give it away to family or charitable causes. # Let the government get…

MSU Dean Sharron Quisenberry named to World Board for International Food and Agriculture Development.

Sharron Quisenberry of Montana State University has been appointed by President George Bush to the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development. Quisenberry is dean of MSU’s College of Agriculture and director of the Montana…

Montana Campus Compact Places Service Volunteers

Montana Campus Compact (MTCC), a statewide higher education organization that supports campus-based public service, has received a grant to place 14 new Volunteers in Service to America members at campus and community agencies throughout the…

Washington State Launches Northwest Energy Tech Collaborative

Washington Governor Gary Locke announced the formation of the Northwest Energy Technology Collaborative (NWETC) at a signing ceremony on Wednesday attended by the founding members. The Collaborative is a joint, voluntary effort of business, government,…