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

Patricia Limerick

October 5, 2015

The award-winning author, teacher and researcher considered to be one of the leading historians about the American West, will deliver the third lecture in the College of Letters and Sciences Western Lands and Peoples series.


September 28, 2015 -- MSU News Service

Since 2012, a total of nearly $1.5 million has been awarded to the project, with benefits extending to more than 400 teachers and their students.

Native American Heritage Day

September 23, 2015

Free events ranging from a dancing, a Native American art display and a lacrosse demonstration will be offered from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Centennial Mall.

Bioinformatics and high-tech biomedical research at MSU

September 23, 2015 -- MSU News Service

Montana State University will host a workshop, which will run Sept. 28Oct. 1, as part of the NIHs National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, or NHLBI, on the topic of bioinformatics and computational genomics for stem cell research.


September 21, 2015

Award-winning author David Gessner will lecture Oct. 1 on Edward Abbey and Wallace Stegner as MSU's College of Letters and Sciences Western Lands and Peoples: Perspectives on the American West lecture series continues.

Electrical Engineering Professor David Dickensheets, left, and student Erwin Dunbar

September 17, 2015 -- By Sepp Jannotta, MSU News Service

The National Science Foundation has awarded $3 million for the creation of a new nanotechnology center at Montana State University.

Constitution Day debate

September 16, 2015

MSUs departments of political science and history will host an actual as well as a virtual panel debate about Citizens United: Whose Freedom at What Cost? beginning at noon, Sept. 17, at the Procrastinator Theater.

Laurie Marker

September 11, 2015 -- MSU News Service

Pioneering minds from the fields of technology and biodiversity will be honored on Oct. 2 by the American Computer Robotics Museum and Montana State University for their groundbreaking work.


September 9, 2015 -- MSU News Service

MSU will host a free public lecture, Incorporating Data Science into the Undergraduate Curriculum, on Monday, Sept. 21, in Byker Auditorium.

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.