U.S Army Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II (Left), commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, and Iraqi Maj. Gen. Najm Abdullah al-Jibouri (Right), commander of Nineveh Liberation Operation, walk through a busy market near the Univ
MSU alum named commander of coalition in fight against the Islamic State
October 17, 2017
Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, a three-star general, commands forces representing 73 nations and partners committed to defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and increasing regional stability. Read more...
Great Montana ShakeOut earthquake drill to be held Oct. 19
October 17, 2017
Montana State University will take part in the worldwide earthquake drill at 10:19 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. Participants are encouraged to register to be counted and to “drop, cover and hold on.” Read more...
The Revenant Author Michael Punke
@Montana State Michael Punke
October 17, 2017
Michael Punke, the former ambassador to the World Trade Organization who wrote the bestselling novel "The Revenant" in his rare spare minutes during a busy family life and career, answers questions about his work and his love for western history. Read more...
Neutron stars collide
Gravitational wave hunters strike gold after neutron stars collide
October 16, 2017
Scientists announce the first detection of gravitational waves caused by the merger of neutron stars, the most important discovery since the Nobel Prize-winning first detection of gravitational waves from a black hole merger. Read more...
Wonderlust reception set for Jan. 11
MSU Wonderlust to host founders of Mountain Journal Oct. 20
October 16, 2017
A public presentation on Oct. 20 features the creators of the new online publication Mountain Journal. Read more...
2017 Innovation Road Show
MSU to host ‘10x10 Innovation Road Show: From Brains to Weeds’
October 16, 2017
Ten MSU researchers will each give a 10-minute presentation on their stories of creativity and research on Oct. 26 at The Ellen Theatre. Read more...
David Oien
Montana organic lentil pioneer David Oien to be honored as Outstanding Agricultural Leader
October 16, 2017
MSU's College of Agriculture and Motnana Agriculture Experiment Station awarded Oien the honor for his 30 years of organic and alternative agriculture engagement on behalf of Montana. Oien is a founder of Timeless Seeds Inc. Read more...
Luisa Campos visits MSU
Cuban expert on literacy to speak Oct. 25 at MSU
October 13, 2017
Luisa Campos Gallardo, director of the Cuban National Literacy Museum in Havana, will discuss the Yo Si Puedo (Yes, I Can!) literacy program.  Read more...
Montana State University engineering professor Joe Shaw, right, and father Glenn set up an instrument to measure polarization before the August total solar eclipse.
MSU father/son duo tackles decades-old eclipse question
October 12, 2017
Joe and Glenn Shaw worked with students to measure the sky’s polarization on Aug. 21 to answer a scientific riddle that Glenn sparked during an eclipse in 1973. Read more...
Department of Defense representatives talk with MSU students about the SMART scholarship on Oct. 3.
Defense Department recruiting MSU students for civilian science and technology careers
October 12, 2017
MSU students can apply for a Defense Department scholarship, which pays for tuition, health care, books and a stipend in exchange for service in a defense laboratory. Read more...

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