Montana State University

College of Letters and Science

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172360
Bozeman, MT 59717-2360

Tel: (406) 994-4288
Fax: (406) 994-7580
Location: 2-205 Wilson Hall


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Current L&S Headlines

Ivan Doig

September 2, 2015

Doigs manuscripts, file cards, drafts, slides, tapes and other materials will return to his native Montana to be housed in the MSU Library Special Collections. The College of Letters and Science will integrate the collection into teaching, research.

Wyckoff 2

August 28, 2015

The MSU geography professor, will talk about writing his most recent book, a contemporary field guide to the American West. The event kicks off a six-lecture series bout the American West sponsored by the MSU College of Letters and Science.

Bill Wyckoff

August 25, 2015

The noted historian Patricia Limerick highlights Western Lands and Peoples: Perspectives on the American West, a new six-lecture series scheduled throughout the fall semester.

MOSES-2 sounding rocket

August 24, 2015 -- MSU News Service

MSUs experiment will give researchers insight into one of the biggest mysteries in solar physicsthe fact the sun's atmosphere is some 1,000 times hotter than its surface.

Julia Haggerty

August 24, 2015 -- Jodi Hausen for the MSU News Service

Sarah Codd, a professor of mechanical and industrial engineering in the College of Engineering, and Julia Hobson Haggerty, an assistant professor of geography in the College of Letters and Science, are featured in INSIGHT into Diversity.

Alayna Caffrey

August 19, 2015

MSU doctoral students Alayna Caffrey and Daniel Willems will receive $5,000 to support their research as recipients of 2015 Kopriva Graduate Student Fellowships from the MSU College of Letters and Science.

MSU doctoral student Alayna Caffrey. MSU photo by Kelly Gorham.

August 14, 2015 -- MSU News Service

MSU's research enterprise closed out another strong year with a long list of scientific discoveries, new partnerships and major accomplishments in the fields of biomedicine and health, engineering, agriculture and the environment.

Megan Rothstein

July 30, 2015 -- MSU News Service

Recent Montana State University graduate Megan Rothstein has won the first Fulbright research fellowship to Germany by a student or MSU graduate in the schools history. This summer she will leave to continue her research on Parkinson s disease.

MSU summer STEM program

July 24, 2015 -- MSU News Service

Seven tribal college students and nine underrepresented minority high school students from across Montana and the country displayed their research Friday during a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) symposium at Montana State University.


July 23, 2015 -- By Evelyn Boswell, MSU News Service

MSUs first recipient of a Jerry ONeal NSP Student Fellowship is using it in Glacier National Park. She is inspecting hundreds of buildings for signs of bats to help the park prepare for the possible arrival of white-nose syndrome.

Matthew Fields and Lauren Franco in Center for Biofilm Engineering

July 16, 2015 -- By Sepp Jannotta, MSU News Service

This week, Montana State Universitys Center for Biofilm Engineering is marking its 25th anniversary at its semiannual conference with representatives from 35 companies and eight universities.

Graduation tassle for class of 2015

July 8, 2015

MSU awarded 1,522 undergraduate degrees in May. The graduates are listed by their hometown below.

Sachiko Tsuruta

June 3, 2015 -- By Evelyn Boswell, MSU News Service

MSU astrophysicist Sachiko Tsuruta will receive the Marcel Grossmann Prize in Rome in July.

MSU students walk across campus.

June 2, 2015

There were 865 undergraduates named to the MSU President's Honor Roll with perfect 4.0 GPAs for the semester and 2,744 students earning grade point averages of 3.5 or above named to the Dean's Honor Roll.

Erik Grumstrup

May 22, 2015

Erik Grumstrup has received an early career award from the U.S. Department of Energy, giving him $750,000 for his research into solar cell materials.