Montana Space Grant Consortium director Angela Des Jardins
MSU-led project plans for 500 million website hits during total solar eclipse
May 18, 2017
The Eclipse Ballooning Project, which will live-stream aerial video of the Aug. 21 eclipse from balloons launched by more than 50 teams across the country, has had to facilitate solutions to handling the anticipated high viewer demand. Read more...
TechLink Develops Software for Army Corps of Engineers
MSU students gain experience helping improve U.S. Army software
May 18, 2017
Nearly 20 students in the Gianforte School of Computing in MSU’s College of Engineering have directly contributed to Army software testing and development at the TechLink Software Engineering and Analytics Laboratory (TSEAL) under paid internships. Read more...
Sarah Shannon
Administrator and experienced professor named dean of MSU’s College of Nursing
May 17, 2017
Sarah Shannon, professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs at Oregon Health and Science University’s School of Nursing, was named dean of the MSU College of Nursing after a national search. Read more...
MSU Montana Foundation Seed Program and Bulgarian company partner on winter wheat
May 16, 2017
The MSU Montana Foundation Seed Program has released two MSU-certified winter wheat varieties to Agrotime, a Bulgarian commercial agribusiness company, marking the first time MSU wheat varieties are being grown in Bulgarian soil. Read more...
Frances Lefcort and Sarah Ohlen Neurology Research
MSU researchers publish findings with implications for rare neurodegenerative disease, now eye clinical trials
May 16, 2017
MSU Letters and Science Distinguished Professor Frances Lefcort and her team recently published their findings in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more...
MSU Model UN
MSU Model United Nations student club earn honors at international conference
May 16, 2017
Teams of students from the Model United Nations student club at Montana State University won top awards at the Model United Nations of the Far West competition held recently in San Francisco. Read more...
National Farm to School logo
Montana Team Nutrition Program recognized as a national leader
May 15, 2017
The program, housed at MSU, has been recognized for its continued leadership in the farm to school and farm to early care and education movements in Montana. Read more...
MSU to host Teen Climate Summit on May 26
May 12, 2017
The free event will allow Montana high school students to meet MSU researchers and graduate students who are involved in climate science research and engage in facilitated discussions. Read more...
Jayme Feyhl-Buska
MSU alumna wins fellowship to research how microbes survive deep inside Earth’s crust
May 10, 2017
Jayme Feyhl-Buska, who earned her degree in biology, will use the National Science Foundation award to support her doctoral studies at USC. Feyhl-Buska’s research of microbes in extreme environments has implications in future life-finding missions. Read more...
Honors College Scholars Reception
MSU students finish strong year of major scholarship wins
May 10, 2017
Nineteen MSU students and graduates were honored recently as winners and finalists of major national scholarships and fellowships. The honored students won Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, Goldwater, Rhodes, Schwarzman and Udall scholarships, among others. Read more...

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