Chaofu Lu Receives Grant from Department of Energy
MSU scientist wins $1.2 million federal grant to improve camelina seed qualities
January 17, 2017
The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the grant to Chaofu Lu, MSU associate professor of plant science, to research ways to improve the usefulness of the ancient crop that has the potential for biofuel production. Read more...
Pulse Crop Breeder Kevin McPhee Arrives at Montana State
MSU hires new pulse crop breeder
January 12, 2017
Montana State University has hired Kevin McPhee to develop a pulse crop research program that will reflect Montana’s growing pulse industry in dryland agriculture. Read more...
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MSU students named to 2016 fall semester honor rolls
January 12, 2017
A total of 4,311 undergraduates have been named to the university's two honor rolls for the 2016 fall semester. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours to be on either the President's List (4.0 GPA) or Dean's List (3.5 GPA or higher). Read more...
Blake Wiedenheft. Spirit of Discover and Vice President for Research Meritorious Technology/ Science Award
MSU professor wins prestigious presidential award
January 12, 2017
Blake Wiedenheft, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology, has won a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. It is the highest honor the government bestows to early-career research science and engineering professionals. Read more...
Bob Peterson.
Mosquito-borne diseases and risk management to be discussed at Feb. 9 Café Scientifique
January 9, 2017
Bob Peterson will present “Managing Risk in a Complex World: Reflections on Mosquito-Borne Diseases and the Scientist’s Role in a Post-Fact Media Landscape” at 6 p.m. at the Baxter Hotel Ballroom in Bozeman. The event is free and open to the public. Read more...
Kristen Blackler. Rufus T. Firefly Award for Innovative Service
MSU to honor top faculty and staff
January 4, 2017
Nineteen members of MSU’s faculty and staff will receive their awards at the 2017 Spring Convocation, to be held Jan. 10. Read more...
Bumble Bee Researchers Author Book
MSU faculty and graduate student document first-ever Montana bumble bee species record, publish paper
January 3, 2017
The paper was published this week in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America. Co-authors were MSU’s Michael Ivie, Kevin O’Neill, Casey Delphia and Amelia Dolan. Read more...
Jed Eberly
MSU Central Agricultural Research Center hires new soil microbiologist
December 16, 2016
The MSU Central Agricultural Research Center located in Moccasin has recently hired a new soil microbiologist and agronomist, Jed Eberly, who will lead a research program on dryland agriculture practices and soil health for central Montana. Read more...
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Four MSU graduates win prestigious presidential awards for excellence in teaching
December 13, 2016
The four are graduates of MSU’s online Master of Science in Science Education Program and work as teachers. Read more...
Sugarbeets.
MSU to host barley and sugarbeet symposium Jan. 10-11
December 13, 2016
Montana State University, in conjunction with the University of Wyoming, will host a malt barley and sugarbeet symposium at the Big Horn Resort in Billings. Read more...

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