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University of Montana brewing science beer on tap at Draught Works

“We’re learning the very hard science behind it all, which I think is very cool,” said Lillian Vaughn, a student pursuing the certificate.

MSU spinout Resilient Computing wins $90,000 NASA entrepreneurship prize

“This is the culmination of a lot of effort to move this technology out of the lab and into the private sector,” said LaMeres, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in MSU’s Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering. “A lot of people, especially at MSU, have helped us get here.”

Montana State University releases new television commercial highlighting WWAMI Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho new resident physician program

WWAMI is a cooperative program with the University of Washington School of Medicine and the states of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. It allows Montana students to attend their first two years of medical…

The state of Montana education

State Board of Education examines shared goals and challenges for students across Montana’s public K-12 and higher ed systems.

Montana University System’s free central app for residents sees increased applications in first year

The Apply Montana central application — launched in September 2020 — is free for Montana residents to apply for all university system campuses through one application instead of completing individual, college-specific ones.

The Montana Innovation Partnership powered by MSU TechLink

The Montana Innovation Partnership powered by MSU TechLink promotes technology-based economic development in the state through education and expert technical assistance for SBIR/STTR proposals.

Gallatin College MSU Logo

Gallatin County provides $2 million in COVID-19 relief funds to Gallatin College MSU workforce programs

The funds will be used by Gallatin College MSU to develop or expand workforce programs in the construction trades, welding and fabrication, manufacturing and health care.

UM Receives $850,000 Google.org Grant to Support Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs

The University of Montana’s startup incubator MonTEC has received an $850,000 grant from the Google.org Impact Challenge for Women and Girls to support Indigenous women looking to start or grow a business in Montana.

FVCC offers scholarships for machining students

The Flathead Valley Community College Trades and Industrial Arts received $24,000 in 2021-2022 scholarship funds for machining program students courtesy of the Gene Haas Foundation.

Accelerate Montana Rural Innovation Initiative

Accelerate Montana’s Legal Office Hours: Sign up for a consult with a UM law students focused on business and entrepreneurship.