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Friday, March 4, 2011

MSU Ethicats win second place in national competition

Thirty-two teams from eight regions across the country competed in the national contest, with Central Florida University winning first place.  Read more...

MSU satellite launches on NASA mission, but fails to reach orbit

Cheers and applause turned to silence as 17 current and former students realized that the Explorer-1 [Prime] satellite they built over the past five years would crash in the Antarctic Ocean or southern Pacific Ocean. Read more...

Swishes 4 Wishes basketball tournament fundraiser, March 27

Registration for the event, to be held in MSU's Shroyer Gym from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 27, is now available online at more...

Hanson, Ford win 2011 Community Excellence Awards

The awards, which honor service to both MSU and the Bozeman community, were announced at the MSU Alumni Association/Bozeman Chamber Awards for Excellence banquet held Feb. 22. Read more...

Severin, Brown win MSU Aasheim awards for student service

The award, named for the late MSU alumnus Torlief "Torley" Aasheim, recognizes male and female senior students who volunteer on campus and in the community, in addition to excelling academically. Read more...

Director of MSU's Farrier School named to international hall of fame

Tom Wolfe, director of the MSU Farrier School, was recently inducted into the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame for his contributions to farrier education.  Read more...

MSU to host March 30 panel discussion on gender equity and status of women in Cuba and US

Scholars and activists from Cuba and the United States will participate in a panel discussion on existing and emerging issues for women and families in the two countries and other parts of Latin America. Read more...

MSU pow wow set for April 1-2

The MSU pow wow is one of the largest in Montana. Pow wow events are free and open to all. Read more...

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This Week at MSU

Saturday, March 5

Service Saturday


Monday, March 7

Celebrate America Across Montana debuts on MontanaPBS


Tuesday, March 8

Charles Mitchell presents on the role of pathogens in biological invasions


Free tax help


Comedian Steve Byrne


Wednesday, March 9

MSU's Dr. Hashem Nehrir presents, "Understanding Alternative Energy Drivers, Challenges & Opportunities


MSU Ceramics Guild Chili Bowl Sale


Who Said That?: Speeches Throughout History


Yellowstone Science and Creatures of the Lake Depths


An Evening with Terry Tempest Williams


Thursday, March 10

Cafe Scientifique, “Chronic Infections: The Biofilm Hypothesis”