Friday, February 20, 2015





Bobcat Bulletin - Montana State University



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MSU News

MSU Alumni Foundation halfway to $5 million fundraising goal for first endowed plant sciences chair

MSU is beginning a national search for its first-ever Montana Plant Sciences Endowed Chair, thanks to the support of more than 60 Montana grain producers who have pledged $2.5 million – or half of the $5 million goal – for the position. Read more

Limited number of tickets to live stream of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s MSU lecture available

A limited number of tickets to a live stream of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s upcoming lecture at MSU will be available for the public to purchase next week. Read more

The Parent/Family Association and the Good Neighbor Committee present the off campus living webinar on Feb. 24

The Parent/Family Association has partnered with the Good Neighbor Committee to provide parents and families a webinar focused on off campus living. Read more

Eight MSU students win ‘Torley’ awards for community involvement

Eight MSU seniors have won the 2015 Torlief Aasheim Community Involvement Awards, the university's top award for student service. Read more

Co-founder of edible cricket energy bar company to give Feb. 24 lecture

Patrick Crowley, the co-founder of Chapul, a company that produces energy bars made with edible crickets, will serve as the MSU Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s spring Entrepreneur-In-Residence. Read more

Administrators from University of Tokyo participate in training program at MSU

A group of 18 Japanese administrators from the University of Tokyo, Japan’s top university, are participating in a special short-term training program at MSU. Read more

Pesticide trainings set for February, March across Montana

Pesticide training for homeowners, the general public and people wanting to earn their private applicator license will be held this spring in Billings, Bozeman, Kalispell and Miles City. Read more

MSU engineering grad students to compete in ‘three-minute thesis’ event

Want to hear an 80,000-word thesis explained in 180 seconds? A group of graduate students from the College of Engineering will give you the chance during their presentations in the 3-Minute Thesis event on Friday, Feb. 27, from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater. Read more

Michael Videon performs in guitar recital at Reynolds Recital Hall

Guitarist Michael Videon, a professor of music, will perform a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Read more

Program of electroacoustic music presented at MSU

“Circuit Bridges: New Nodes,” a curated traveling program that bridges the growing network of electronic music communities around the world, will be presented in a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Read more





Events Calendar

Friday, February 20

The Lentil Rush: A Celebration of Montana's Gems | 2-4p.m.

Track & Field: Bobcat Open | 4p.m.

Opening reception: Luis Longhi Moments of Creation | 5-6:30p.m.

Disaster-Resistant Building and Economic Development in emerging Nations at MOR | 7p.m.

Man of La Mancha | 7:30p.m.

MSU Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert | 7:30p.m.

Saturday, February 21

Taylor Planetarium Digital Birthday Retrospective | 10a.m.-4p.m.

Men's basketball vs. Idaho State | 2:30p.m.

Men's tennis vs. MSU-Billings | 5:45p.m.

Man of La Mancha | 7:30p.m.

Sunday, February 22

Man of La Mancha | 3p.m.

Men's tennis vs. Utah State | 5:45p.m.

Tuesday, February 24

United Blood Service blood drive | 10:30a.m.-3:30p.m.

Wednesday, February 25

Stegner Lecture Series, Cornucopianism | Noon

Women in Practice: A Panel Discussion | 3:30p.m.-5p.m.

Stegner lecture, Anthropocene Blues | 5p.m.

The Dangers of a Single Story: A Public Dialogue | 6p.m.

Thursday, February 26

Stegner Lecture, Green Victorians | 1p.m.

Animal/Tracking basics class begins | 6:30p.m.

President's Fine Arts Series: Screening of "Maina" | 6:30p.m.

Women's basketball vs. Eastern Washington | 7p.m.

Man of La Mancha | 7:30p.m.


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