Vince Smith
September 8, 2017


Montana State University announces the distinguished faculty members who will deliver lectures this academic year as part of the university’s fifth annual Provost’s Distinguished Lecturer Series.  The series, which is free and open to the public, recognizes outstanding MSU faculty for their creative scholarship and leadership. Faculty presenting during the series will reflect on the inspirations for their work in talks suited for professionals and lay people alike. Read more...

Carly Urban
August 24, 2017


A Montana State University economist recently presented research findings to federal policymakers that showed how high school students who were required to take financial education courses had better credit scores as young adults than their peers who were not required to take the courses.  The U.S. Department of the Treasury invited Carly Urban to present the study at the Financial Literacy and Education Commission committee’s May meeting, where the focus was on the financial literacy of the nation’s youth and implications of required financial education in high school. Read more...

George Haynes
June 7, 2017


Montana State University economist George Haynes has completed an in-depth study comparing the costs of child care in every county in the state. The study will potentially help lower income Montana families afford child care.  Read more...

Montana Wilson
February 9, 2017


Montana Wilson, a Montana State University student from Poplar, has won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship that will fund graduate work at the University of Cambridge in England. Wilson, who is an enrolled Gros Ventre of the Fort Belknap Indian Community and a member of the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, is the first Native American Gates Cambridge Scholar in the history of the scholarship program, according to the Gates Cambridge Trust.  Read more...

Riley Shearer
December 1, 2016


Soon after he arrived at Montana State University as a Presidential Scholar from Lake Oswego, Oregon, Riley Shearer developed a philosophy to follow a path lit by passion, studying those subjects that truly interested him. That philosophy has led the senior, who will graduate from MSU in May with three distinct bachelor’s degrees, to a prestigious Schwarzman Scholarship for a year of study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Read more...

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February 17, 2016


Eight Montana State University seniors have won the 2016 Torlief Aasheim Community Involvement Awards, the university's top award for student service. Read more...

Udall Scholarship Picture
May 3, 2016


Two Montana State University students, who are active in their tribal communities, have won the prestigious Udall Scholarship from the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation. 
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August 17, 2016


Two of Montana State University’s leading faculty in economics will be expanding their research on the impact regulation and policy have on societal well-being,  particularly in the areas of regulatory economics as applied to agriculture, healthcare, technology, finance, natural resources, education and other sectors thanks to a $5.76 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation. Read more...

Ag Econ Faculty
September 12, 2016


A group of faculty and Extension specialists in MSU’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics in the College of Agriculture and College of Letters and Science have launched an informational agricultural economics website for producers in the northern Great Plains agricultural industry. The website includes information on economics and policy, market news, trade and industry content. Read more...