MSU president Waded Cruzado shaking hands with Mifune, Kumamoto, Japan mayor Masayuki Fujiki.
MSU expands cooperative relationship with Japanese town
June 22, 2017
The agreement will further strengthen the cooperative relationship between MSU and the Japanese town of Mifune, the site of a dinosaur museum that has partnered with MSU’s Museum of the Rockies. Read more...
Zach Adam and Shale Outcrop
MSU research resets timeline for evolution of complex life forms in North America
June 22, 2017
Zach Adam discovered fossilized microorganisms in Western Montana that predate by 200 million years fossils previously believed to be the oldest complex life forms in North America. His research was published in the May 2017 issue of Geology. Read more...
Photo of a food product created as part of a value-added farm to market class at Montana State University.
MSU interdisciplinary ‘Farm to Market’ course wins national design education award
June 21, 2017
The MSU interdisciplinary course won the Core 77 Design Education Initiative Award for its unique, hands-on approach to solving problems faced by Montana specialty-crop growers. Read more...
Chengci Chen at EARC
Chen research matches environmental factors to pea genetics to increase crop yield and protein content
June 21, 2017
MSU research, recently published in Agronomy Journal, finds that attuning environmental conditions with pea genetics produces higher yield and more protein for Montana farmers. Read more...
Hikmet Budak
MSU Plant Sciences Endowed Chair named associate editor of leading plant science journal
June 20, 2017
Hikmet Budak, MSU Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Chair , will serve as an associate editor of one of the world’s top-ranking research publications in plant sciences. Read more...
campus archive
‘Welcome Back Bobcats!’ kits free to Gallatin Valley businesses
June 20, 2017
The kits, designed to help local area businesses welcome MSU students and their families and to celebrate a new school year, will be available Aug. 7-18. Read more...
Montana State University Extension Agent for Valley County, Shelly Mills.
MSU Extension awards two pesticide trainers for statewide impacts
June 20, 2017
Shelley Mills won a lifetime achievement award, while Mat Walter won an early career achievement award. Read more...
Beer Draught Lines Biofilm Research
MSU biofilm researchers study ways to improve taste of beer
June 20, 2017
Darla Goeres’ team partners with brewers to find ways to better remove taste-altering biofilms from the plastic lines that carry beer from keg to tap. Read more...
Public comment invited for MSU reaccreditation
June 19, 2017
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities is inviting public comment on Montana State University during its 7-year regional accreditation process. Comments are due by Sept. 15, 2017. Read more...
Montana Space Grant Consortium director Angela Des Jardins
MSU scientist to speak at NASA-sponsored media briefing on upcoming solar eclipse
June 19, 2017
Angela Des Jardins will speak on June 21 alongside top officials from NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other agencies to present information about the MSU-led Eclipse Ballooning Project. Read more...

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