Friday, September 18, 2015





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‘M’ trail and parking lot to be closed this morning for facelift

The “M” trail and parking lot that marks a popular hiking trail on Mount Baldy in the Bridger Mountains will be closed from 6-11 a.m. today so that new rock can be placed safely on the iconic 100-year-old landmark. Read more

Public meeting on MSU’s Romney Hall set for Tuesday, Sept. 22

Members of the public and MSU students, faculty and staff are invited to the Montana University System’s Long Range Building Program's MSU site visit from 9-10:30 a.m. in room 220 of Romney Hall. Read more

NSF awards $3 million to MSU to expand nanotechnology

The grant is part of an $81 million, national effort to boost American research and development in a fast-growing and promising field that requires very specialized equipment and expertise. Read more

MSU online master’s graduate studies results of fracking brine water spill

Alexa Azure, an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota, remembers one spring when the water tasted gritty and another time when Standing Rock completely ran out of water. Read more

MSU awarded additional research funding to spur state’s economy

MSU has received an additional $4.1 million in the state’s first large-scale research initiative, bringing the total research initiative funds awarded to MSU to $8.9 million. Read more

MSU Library creates interactive display celebrating 100 years of the college ‘M’

The MSU Library is celebrating 100 years of the college “M” by creating an interactive display to be featured in coordination with this year’s homecoming events. Read more

The 42nd Montana History Conference to be held for the first time in Bozeman on Sept. 24-26

In this 150th anniversary year for the Montana Historical Society, the conference will focus on Bozeman, Gallatin County, and the surrounding region, including Yellowstone National Park. Read more

MSU to host MSU Friday, prospective student program, on Oct. 16

MSU will open its campus, classrooms and activities to potential students during MSU Friday, the university's campus visitation program. Read more

Pioneers in technology, biodiversity to receive Stibitz, Wilson awards Oct. 2

Pioneering minds from the fields of technology and biodiversity will be honored on Oct. 2 by the American Computer & Robotics Museum and MSU for their groundbreaking work. Read more

MSU strengthens networking bandwidth and saves $100,000 per year

MSU recommitted to a partnership with the Pacific Northwest Gigapop, PWNG, a nonprofit networking group that serves research and educational organizations. Read more

MSU Extension awarded grant to expand free Web series on adult financial education

MSU Extension will again offer Solid Finances, a Web-based adult financial education series that is free and open to the public. Read more

MSU College of Nursing receives $126,000 to expand clinical activities in Ravalli County

The three-year grant from the J. S. Heman Foundation provides funds for nursing students – under supervision from faculty members – to team up with health care providers in Ravalli County on a variety of projects. Read more

MSU’s Panhellenic Council recognized with achievement award

The Panhellenic Council was recently recognized by the National Panhellenic Conference with a national achievement award for its efforts to maintain the highest standards of the organization. Read more





Events Calendar

Friday, September 18

Honors Presents: The World is Watching: Pope Francis' Encyclical and upcoming address to Congress | 4-6 p.m.

Interchange Symposium: Remix Runway and Xchange Dialogues | 6-10 p.m.

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" at the Procrastinator | 6:30-9 p.m.

"Pitch Perfect 2" at the Procrastinator | 9-11 p.m.

Saturday, September 19

Cross Country: Bozeman Running Company Invitational |

From Earth to the Universe opens at MOR |

The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons at MOR | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Curious George story time at the MSU Bookstore | 2 p.m.

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" at the Procrastinator | 6:30-9 p.m

"Pitch Perfect 2" at the Procrastinator | 9-11 p.m.

Sunday, September 20

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" at the Procrastinator | 12:30-3 p.m.

"Pitch Perfect 2" at the Procrastinator | 3-5 p.m.

Monday, September 21

"Jurassic World" at the Procrastinator | 9-11:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 22

Albert Gallatin, the Exploration of Louisiana Territory and the Creation of Montana at MOR | 7-9 p.m.

"Jurassic World" at the Procrastinator | 9-11 p.m.

Wednesday, September 23

DyeHard Bobcat Run | 6 p.m.

Outdoor Skills class for Adults: Bird Behavior | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 24

Open House Veteran Support Center | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Blackstone LaunchPad Town Hall Meeting | noon-1 p.m.

Campus Farm Stand-Towne's Harvest Garden | 3-6 p.m.

"Pitch Perfect 2" at the Procrastinator | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Volleyball: Lady Bobcats vs. Idaho State | 7 p.m.

"Jurassic World" at the Procrastinator | 9-11:30 p.m.

Party at the Pit bonfire | 9:30-11 p.m.


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