College of Letters and Science

  • Portrait of Sharon Neufeldt inside a lab

    NIH grant supports Neufeldt’s fundamental research

    Sharon Neufeldt is the fourth MSU faculty member — and third woman in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry — to earn a MIRA grant, which provides stable and flexible funding for researchers.
  • An MSU holiday tradition: Lights on Montana Hall. Colorful lights illuminate historic Montana Hall at Montana State University.

    An MSU tradition continues. Enjoy the festive lights on Montana Hall throughout the holiday season.

    An MSU tradition continues. Enjoy the festive lights on Montana Hall throughout the holiday season.

  • Photo of a man in a blue lab jacket standing in front of a chemical vent hood holding a 3-D model.

    Chemist developing catalysts for energy storage

    Michael Mock recently received a $475,000 National Science Foundation grant to use the mechanics of creating ammonia to study fundamentals of a nitrogen-based energy cycle.
  • A person wearing laboratory safety equipment works with lab equipment.

    MSU receives $1.5 million for research equipment

    With two awards from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program, MSU will acquire a specialized NMR instrument and a powerful microscope tailored to study living samples.
  • Balloons fall on robed graduates during Montana State University's commencement. Congratulations, MSU graduates! #CatGrad20

    Congratulations to all of Montana State's graduates!

    Congratulations to all of Montana State's graduates!
  • A woman in a blue sweatshirt stocks loaves of bread into a refrigerator.

    Bounty of the Bridgers pantry serves community

    Over the last five years, students have worked to create a campus food pantry that works to fight food insecurity and reduce food waste in Bozeman community.
  • COVID protocols


  • Library partners on data science capacity grant

    The project will build capacity through recruiting, training and more.
  • MSU researchers explore early Earth processes

    Rachel Spietz and Libby Fones will examine microorganisms in subsurface areas.
  • New report offers suggestions for expanding STEM

    The report is based on ideas shared at a STEM Summit held at MSU in 2019.
  • MSU economist examines traffic camera use

    Justin Gallagher researched the impact of red-light cameras on public safety.
  • MSU researches how nutrients move in ice sheets

    Subglacial water in Greenland and Antarctica help feed microorganisms in oceans.
  • Native student success the focus of new grant

    MSU will partner with BCC to enhance resources for Native students.


  • Dec 9

    PhD Oral Candidacy Exam/Physics

    11:00am - 1:00pm
    Webex presentation
    On 12/9/20, Wyatt L. Wezel, will stand for his Ph.D. Oral Candidacy Exam.
  • Dec 9

    Reece Erickson Masters Defense

    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Masters Defense by Reece Erickson
  • Dec 10

    Free Webinar hosted by MSU All Staff Council

    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Social well-being allows employees to be smarter, happier, and more productive,
  • Dec 10

    Greater Yellowstone Amphibian Studies

    3:00pm - 4:30pm
    Online via Webex
    Ecological Insights From 70 Years of Greater Yellowstone Amphibian Studies
  • Dec 11

    Montana State Legislature 2021

    12:00pm - 1:30pm
    Online via Webex
    Montana State Legislature 2021: Republicans in the Driver's Seat
  • Jan 11

    Classes Begin

    Jan 11
    Classes begin