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

Brian Kassar and Joel Schumacher

February 24, 2015

Brian Kassar, psychologist from MSUs Department of Counseling and Psychological Services, and Joseph Schumacher, a senior from Bozeman majoring in political science, will be delivering a presentation, Managing Risk by Creating a Healthy Culture.#34;

February 23, 2015 -- MSU News Service

A math professor from the University of Florida will lecture on the form, structure and mathematics of fluid mixing.

February 20, 2015 -- MSU News Service

MSU seniors Chelsea Bourque, Erica Dunn, Jessie Hardin, Katie Noland, Sydney Sherick, Caitlin Spencer, Amber Stenson and Logan Warberg have won the 2015 Torlief Aasheim Community Involvement Awards.

John Stifter

February 19, 2015

John Stifter is the editor of Powder magazine. A 2006 graduate of Montana State University, Sifter recently returned to campus to participate in an evening forum about the human factor in avalanche risk.

Native American studies assistant professor Gail Small.

February 17, 2015 -- By Carol Schmidt, MSU News Service

The professor of Native American Studies and Northern Cheyenne tribal member is one of 20 fellows selected from throughout the U.S. and Canada by the Stanford University Woods Institute for the Environment.

Awards for Excellence recognizes top students and their mentors.

February 16, 2015 -- MSU News Service

Forty of Montana State Universitys top seniors and their faculty or staff mentors will be recognized, Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the 33rd annual Awards for Excellence banquet held on the MSU campus.

February 13, 2015

A lecture by the filmmaker set Feb. 20 at MSU has been cancelled.

January 30, 2015

Elizabeth Croy, soprano, Julie Gosswiller, piano and Patricia Anne Simpson, German, will present an interdisciplinary lecture recital, Goethe in Song.

January 27, 2015

Alliance Franaise de Bozeman and the MSU Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will host the variety show of professional and amateur artists from around the world.

Adult pallid sturgeon

January 23, 2015 -- MSU News Service/USGS

Oxygen-depleted dead zones between dams in the upper Missouri River have been directly linked with the failure of endangered pallid sturgeon embryos to survive according to a study published today in the journal Fisheries.

Jessi Smith

January 22, 2015 -- By Carol Schmidt, MSU News Service

An article published in this months issue of the journal BioScience by scientists at MSU and California State University, Long Beach, found students from underrepresented groups will pursue careers in biosciences if they align with cultural values.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

January 20, 2015

Tickets go on sale Jan. 23 for the March 4 MSU lecture by world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. The host of the television hit Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, Tyson is one of the most recognized science communicators in America.

Jason DeShaw

January 14, 2015

The Experience and Science of Mental Illness will pair a story of recovery and songs of hope by country western singer/songwriter Jason DeShaw of Plentywood, who struggles with bipolar disorder and Dr. Matt Byerly, psychiatrist and researcher.


January 6, 2015

A total of 3,671 undergraduates have been named to the university's two honor rolls for the 2014 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).

Fall Commencement 2014

December 10, 2014

MSU announces candidates for commencement at the Fall 2014 ceremony set Dec. 13. Approximately 900 students, including graduates and undergraduates, are candidates for degrees.