Recent News

Robotics competition a path to engineering at MSU
January 27, 2017
Students from across Montana flock to MSU for the festive robotics competition - and many come back to major in engineering.
MSU researchers test computer technology on International Space Station
January 17, 2017
As of Dec. 14, the International Space Station has a new visitor: a Rubik's Cube-sized computer prototype, designed by Montana State University researchers to demonstrate an improved method for coping with the radiation of outer space.
MSU launches new center designed to improve engineering students’ success
September 27, 2016
The Montana Engineering Education Research Center will bring together an interdisciplinary team with the goal of improving engineering students’ success and preparing students for a 21st century workforce.
MSU breaks ground for new Norm Asbjornson Hall
September 22, 2016
The approximately 110,000 square-foot building will house parts of the MSU College of Engineering and MSU Honors College. It will feature nine classrooms, 17 laboratories and a presentation hall, as well as space for engineering projects to be on display.
Bozeman second-graders’ artwork heads to International Space Station
July 21, 2016
The artwork of second-graders from Morning Star Elementary School in Bozeman was launched into space for a six-month stay on the International Space Station as part of a larger MSU research project into developing more durable computers for NASA.
MSU selected to host a conference for women in physics
July 18, 2016
MSU was selected recently as one of nine official host universities for the 2017 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics.
MSU College of Engineering dean nationally recognized as advocate for women in engineering
July 1, 2016
Brett Gunnink, dean of MSU’s College of Engineering, has received the Advocates and Allies Award from the Women in Engineering Proactive Network for his support of women in engineering.
Engineering a perfect fit
May 10, 2016
Abigail Richards brings energy and excitement to growing engineering curriculum
MSU experience contributes to ‘Science’ article about increasing diversity in STEM
April 8, 2016
MSU’s experience contributed to an article published in the journal Science that details a recipe for creating inclusion in university faculty in STEM fields.
MSU online course introduces robotics for STEM education
December 17, 2015
A new online course from Montana State University will help teachers and youth leaders learn to build and program a LEGO Mindstorms robot while teaching STEM concepts to their students.