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Two more MSU Presidential Scholars Selected as Research Interns

The VP Research Office has selected two new Presidential Scholars, Dana Kreitel and Katie Stahley, as interns for the program "Undergraduate Research Internships for Enhancing Diversity in Science and Engineering". This program is part of a campus-wide effort to enhance diversity in the science fields and increase the number of women majoring in science and engineering, and to increase the opportunities for women to be involved in undergraduate research at MSU. It is designed to provide highly qualified undergraduate students with exposure to research in the sciences and engineering fields, and to gain some first-hand experience working with faculty and graduate students in many of the research labs or centers on campus. More


University of Montana Project PACE

The University of Montana’s Partnership for Comprehensive Equity (PACE) opened shop in September, 2003, with an Institutional Transformation grant from the NSF ADVANCE Program. The ADVANCE program, with its goal of increasing “the representation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers”, began in response to growing awareness in the scientific community of the disproportionate representation of talented women scientists at different levels of the academic hierarchy. More


Elizabeth NicholsNichols named MSU College of Nursing dean

Montana State University has chosen Elizabeth Nichols, dean of the University of North Dakota College of Nursing, to be the next dean of MSU's College of Nursing. More

 

 


Chris O'RourkeNew director named for MSU's Animal Resources Center

Chris O'Rourke, a veterinarian for the laboratory animals at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is the new director of the Animal Resources Center at Montana State University. More

 


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Sarah Codd and Linda Young receive NSF ADVANCE awards

Sarah Codd, Chemical Engineering, and Linda Young, Agricultural Economics and Economics, have received awards from NSF's ADVANCE program. This program is designed to increase participation of women in science and engineering by assisting them in developing competitive and sustainable research programs. More


Two MSU Presidential Scholars Selected as Research Interns

The VP Research Office has selected two interns for a new program "Undergraduate Research Internships for Enhancing Diversity in Science and Engineering". This is part of a campus-wide effort to enhance diversity in the science fields and increase the number of women majoring in science and engineering, and to increase the opportunities for women to be involved in undergraduate research at MSU. More


Sara Jayne SteenSteen named Dean of MSU College of Letters and Science

Sara Jayne Steen, a Renaissance scholar and former chair of Montana State University's Department of English, has been named dean of MSU's College of Letters and Science, the university's largest college. More

 

 


MSU faculty honored for teaching, research achievements

Three women faculty and researchers are among the winners of the top Montana State University 2003 faculty awards announced at the University Honors Banquet May 9. Gwen Jacobs, Cell Biology and Neuroscience, was awarded a Cox Award, Susan Dana, College of Business, received the President's Distinguished Teacher Award, and Joan Henson received the Betty Coffey Award. More


Young recognized with national award for mentoring work at MSU

Sara Young, the driving force for programs that engage American Indian students in research at Montana State University, was one of 10 individuals to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) this year. Young received the award April 18 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. More