Highlights from 2018

Vincent Smith, agricultural economics and economics, is quoted in this article about the impacts of the Trump adminstration's trade policies on U.S. beef producers. The comments were made during a American Enterprise Institute-sponsored panel discussion on the 2018 farm bill. The Fence Post (5/7/18)

Cathy Whitlock, earth sciences, is interviewed for this Billings Gazette article about the impacts of climate change on recreation in Montana. Montana Untamed (5/6/18)

David Parker, political science, is quoted in this article about a spat between President Donald Trump and U.S. Senator Jon Tester over Trump's pick to lead the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. KTVH.com (5/1/18)

A 2015 paper by Brock Smith, agricultural economics and economics, was cited in this article about "Wakandanomics" in The Economist. Smith's paper found that the 17 countries that discovered big oil, gas or diamond deposits after 1950 achieved GDP per person 40% higher on average than if they had continued to evolve in line with their peers. The Economist (3/31/18)

Walter Fleming, Native American Studies, provides commentary for this article about increasing Native Amerian student enrollment at Montan University System campuses. Bozeman Daily Chronicle (3/16/18)

David Parker, political science, provides commentary in this U.S. News & World Report article about the League of Conservation Voters ad campaign against U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte. U.S. News & World Report (3/14/18)

David Parker, political science, is quoted in this U.S. News & World Report article about U.S. Senator Jon Tester's campaign to keep his Senate seat. U.S. News & World Report

Jordy Hendrikx, earth sciences, is quoted in this article about a massive avalanche that occurred at the Mammoth Mountain ski area in California in March. Los Angeleas Times (3/5/18)

This MSU News article about avalanche research by Jordy Hendrikx, earth sciences, and Jerry Johnson, political science, was picked up by the Helena Independent Record. Helena Independent Record (2/16/18)