Neil Degrasse

Alex Sheen has promises to keep. In fact, since he launched because I said I would, an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises, he has had a part in 3.15 million promises kept in 150 countries. Sheen, a gifted speaker and a master at using social media for positive impact, spoke to a sold-out crowd in the Fall of 2015. He has appeared on CNN, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, NPR, Fox News, CBS Nightly News and many other programs. Sheen’s efforts in social media were featured in BuzzFeed’s “Most Important Viral Videos of 2013.” His posts have made the number one spot on the front page of Reddit.com more than 10 times. Read More

Neil Degrasse

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist, cosmologist, author and one of the most recognized science communicators in America today. On March 4th 2015, on his first visit to Montana, he gave an evening lecture at Montana State University. The sold-out event – the largest audience Tyson has addressed in person -- was hosted by the MSU Leadership Institute. Read More

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Read more

February 6, 2014

The new living, learning community option, in North Hedges next year, will encourage involvement, engagement and leadership. Read more

 

January 19, 2014

The Bozeman community will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s receiving the Nobel Peace Prize Read more

January 10, 2014

The Bozeman community will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s receiving the Nobel Peace Prize Read more

 

January 13, 2014

The Bozeman community will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s receiving the Nobel Peace Prize Read more

December 31, 2013

Inspired by the example of one of its speakers, the Montana State University Leadership Institute has donated $2,000 to help school projects Read more

 

October 7, 2013

Rhodes Scholar, humanitarian, and former NFL player Myron Rolle will share his inspirational story 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Strand Union Building Ballrooms at Montana State University. Read more

October 2, 2013

Rhodes Scholar, humanitarian, and former NFL player Myron Rolle will share his inspirational story 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Strand Union Building Ballrooms at Montana State University. Read more

 

October 28, 2013

Myron spoke to a large crowd at the Strand Union Building at Montana State Monday night as part of MSU's "Year of Engaged Leadership Project." Read more

September 9, 2013

Montana Rail Link President Tom Walsh presented Montana State UniversityPresident Waded Cruzado a $10,000 check from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation at the MSU Alumni Foundation’s football game tailgate on Thursday, Aug. 29, to fund student participation in the university’s 2013 Leadership Summit. Read more

 

October 15, 2013

Most of us know leadership when we see it in action, but how is leadership defined? Mountains and Minds asked several leaders from the MSU community to describe the most important characteristics of leadership. Read more

 

September 2, 2013

In addition to the cooler weather and changing leaves, September also brings students back to Bozeman as the fall semester gets underway Read more

 

August 20, 2012

The MSU Leadership Fellows Program and the international students from the U.S. State Department's Middle Eastern Partnership Initiative (MEPI) combined for a day of leadership challenges, including negotiations, team building, leadership styles and discussions about current world events. Read more

February 15, 2013

Educator and entrepreneur Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org, an online charity connecting classrooms in need with donors, will tell his story of philanthropy and innovation at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in the Strand Union Building Ballrooms on the campus of Montana State University. Read more

February 12, 2013

Yann Martel, author of the award-winning "Life of Pi," which was made into a highly acclaimed motion picture, will speak at Montana State Univeristy's 2013 Freshman Convocation on Sept. 5, and kick off the university's Year of Engaged Leadership. Read more

January 23, 2013

Paul Schmitz, author of "Everyone Leads: Building Leadership from the Community Up," will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the MSU Procrastinator Theater. Read more

 

October 5, 2012

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m., the MSU Leadership Institute will screen the film “Bhutto” in the Procrastinator Theater, located in the Strand Union Building at MSU. Read more

 

September 28, 2012

The MSU Leadership Institute will host The White House Project workshop on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in MSU’s Strand Union Building Ballrooms. Read more

April 10, 2012

Michael Townshend, a senior at Montana State University majoring in both mechanical engineering and political science from Colbert, Wash., has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. Read more

January 10, 2012

Retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark, one of the nation's most highly decorated military officers, will speak at Montana State University at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 5, in the Strand Union Building Ballrooms. Read more

 

September 9, 2011

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Montana State University Leadership Institute will screen the documentary film “Beyond Belief” at 7 p.m. in the MSU Procrastinator Theater, located in the Strand Union Building. Read more

 

March 15, 2011

Cuban activist Norma Guillard, filmmaker Catherine Murphy and author Valerie Hemingway will participate in La Fiesta Cubana, a Montana State University Leadership Institute endowment benefit event to be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the MSU Strand Union Building Ballrooms. Read more

 

April 13, 2011

Montana State University will offer a special leadership development course this summer that will allow students to interact with student leaders from Middle Eastern and Northern African countries. Read more

April 25, 2011

Innovative MSU programs tap into students' potential to lead Read more

December 9, 2010

Started a year ago, the class encourages students to find what they're passionate about, come up with plans for their future and ways to work for change. Read more

December 4, 2009

A new program at MSU challenges students to investigate leadership, through case studies, service-learning and exploring their own leadership Read more

October 13, 2009

The Geoff Gamble Leadership Award will be given to an MSU student annually, beginning in the spring of 2010. Read more

 

September 21, 2009

The MSU Leadership Institute presents, "Why 21? Reexamining Federal Alcohol Policy," Sept. 28 from noon to 1 p.m. in the MSU Strand Union Building, room 235. Read more

 

September 9, 2009

Join Montana State University's Leadership Institute for the free film screening of "Iron Ladies of Liberia" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Strand Union Building's Procrastinator Theatre. Read more

August 10, 2009

A Montana State University student will receive up to $100,000 to help fund her doctoral studies. Read more

 

April 7, 2009

The Leadership Institute will honor Holocaust Remembrance Day at a free film screening of Inheritance, set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, in the Strand Union Building's Procrastinator Theatre. Read more

 

February 13, 2009

The Montana State University Leadership Institute will host a free leadership topics lunch titled "Leadership Through Turmoil," noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the Strand Union Building room 235. Read more

November 24, 2008

She has been a force of tireless energy for the five years she has directed the institute, a center launched by the Associated Students of MSU in 1997. Read more

 

October 29, 2008

The leadership attributes that will be required of our nation's next leader will be covered in an open forum discussion titled "The Presidential Race: Who will Lead us into Tomorrow?" The conversation will take place from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3, in Montana State University's Strand Union Building room 233. Read more

 

October 15, 2008

An open forum about travel to developing and recovering countries will be presented from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, as part of the Montana State University Leadership Institute's Lunch Topic Series. Read more

September 15, 2010

Maya Angelou, who has been called "an extraordinary renaissance woman and one of America's greatest voices of contemporary black literature," will speak publicly at Montana State University on Nov. 1. Read more

 

April 28, 2008

For more than two decades, the lively McSpadden, 49, has been a leader in "doing good" herself, and in helping others learn to become vanguards in the pursuit of the common good. Read more

April 3, 2008

Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall and Shirin Ebadi, the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, have been named the first recipients of the Montana State University Presidential Medal for Global and Visionary Leadership Read more

 

January 10, 2008

Montana State University Leadership Institute will host the film "Sisters in Law," 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, in MSU's Procrastinator Theatre. Read more

 

October 25, 2007

On Monday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Montana State University's Strand Union Building ballrooms, the public is invited to a leadership improv comedy show titled "Leadership Inside Out." Read more

 

September 6, 2007

On the sixth year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attack, the Montana State University Leadership Institute will present a free screening of the film "9/11 Press for Truth." This event is free and open to the public at the Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture at 7 p.m. Read more

 

April 12, 2007

The Montana State University Leadership Institute presents the award-winning film "Alive" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in MSU's Procrastinator Theatre, 125 Linfield Hall. Read more

 

February 8, 2007

World-renowned scientist, explorer, and conservationist Tim Flannery will speak about the latest information and science regarding global warming on Monday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Montana State University's Strand Union ballrooms. Read more

 

January 24, 2007

The Montana State University Leadership Institute presents the Academy Award-nominated documentary, "Berkeley in the Sixties," on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in MSU's Procrastinator Theatre, which is located at 125 Linfield Hall. Read more

 

September 9, 2006

The Montana State University Leadership Institute presents a free-screening of the Golden Globe-nominated film, "The Tuskegee Airmen" on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m in MSU's Procrastinator Theatre, 125 Linfield Hall. Read more

 

September 2, 2006

On Nov. 8, Bliss W. Browne, founder of Imagine Chicago, will give a keynote address in Montana State University's Strand Union Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. titled "Imagine: A Conversation with the Future." Read more

 

October 5, 2006

The Montana State University Leadership Institute presents a free Oscar-nominated documentary film, "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. in MSU's Procrastinator Theatre, 125 Linfield Hall. Read more

 

September 13, 2006

The Montana State University Leadership Institute presents two documentary films, "God Sleeps in Rwanda" and "Daring to Resist: Three Women Face the Holocaust," on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. in MSU's Procrastinator Theatre (125 Linfield Hall). Read more

 

February 2, 2006

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, at noon in the Northwest Lounge of Montana State University's Strand Union Building, the MSU Leadership Institute hosts "A Conversation on the Conversation of Race in Montana and the Nation." Read more

 

October 6, 2005

Free and open to the public, the Montana State University Leadership Institute will screen "The Corporation" Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. in Montana State University's Procrastinator Theatre at 125 Linfield Hall. Read more

 

September 8, 2005

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Montana State University Leadership Institute screens "Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train." Read more

 

April 14, 2005

On Tuesday, April 19, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Northwest Lounge of Montana State University's Student Union Building, the MSU Leadership Institute will present the last Leadership Topics Lunch of the year, "Honoring Personal Power Š Leading with Emotional Intelligence." Read more

 

February 2, 2005

On Tuesday, Feb. 8, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Strand Union Building's Northwest Lounge, the Montana State University Leadership Institute will host a leadership topics discussion titled "From Work to Play: How Professional and Romantic Relationships Relate." Read more

 

January 20, 2005

The Montana State University Leadership Institute presents a free award-winning film "Rabbit-Proof Fence" on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theatre (125 Linfield Hall). Read more

 

November 3, 2004

The Montana State University Leadership Institute presents a free award-winning documentary film "The Kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt" on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theatre (125 Linfield Hall). Read more

 

October 28, 2004

There will be a "last chance" opportunity to present and discuss the decisive issues, candidates and implications of democratic leadership choices at the Montana State University campus one day before the elections. Read more

 

September 30, 2004

On Tuesday, Oct. 5, from noon to 1p.m. in the Northwest Lounge of Montana State University's Student Union Building, the public is invited to attend this semester's first Leadership Topics Brown Bag Lunch. Read more