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Analysis: Higher Ed Must Do More to Help Rural College Graduates Return

What if American higher education found ways to support students from rural America who want to return home after graduation?

The Blackstone LaunchPad – COVID-19 Resources for Entrepreneurs

The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars team is here to help our entrepreneurial community at this unprecedented and challenging time.

Montana University system signals support for independent Bitterroot College

“We want to honor the community’s wishes and will proceed in accordance with the outcome of the May 5 election.”

U.S.C. Offers Free Tuition to Students Whose Families Make $80,000 or Less

Recognizing the high cost of living in California, the university will also no longer include the value of a home in the calculation used to determine financial need.

States Move to Require the FAFSA for High School Graduation

If the FAFSA were a requirement for graduation, presumably, more students would complete the form, learn of aid availability and matriculate on to postsecondary education.

University of Montana Team, Charmed, Accepted Into Techstars Accelerator Program

Charmed, a Missoula-based startup company assisted by the University of Montana, has been selected for the prestigious Techstars Boulder Accelerator program, which accepts less than 1% of applicants.

Montana State University $50K Venture Competition – 4/16 – Bozeman

This competition is open to all MSU students (undergraduate and graduate), MSU faculty and staff, and recent MSU alumni (10 years or less).

Wind River Indian Reservation Startup Challenge launched by University of Wyoming

Two new ventures will be eligible to receive startup funding from a $25,000 seed fund.

FVCC offers hands-on experience for Kalispell high school students

Hundreds of students from Glacier High School and Flathead High School learned about the importance of careers in the trade industry on Thursday.

Montana State seeks STEM role models, sponsors for Expanding Your Horizons conference

Montana State University Academic Technology and Outreach is seeking female professionals to volunteer and deliver presentations or serve as role models for junior high-aged girls interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers.