Friday, May 10, 2019

Montana State University Bobcat Bulletin
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MSU student wins Fulbright, hopes to help Syrian refugees in Germany

Sparked by an interest in her family's history, Julie Anne Morgan taught herself to speak German over the course of 10 years while growing up in the small Montana community of Seeley Lake. But it wasn't until she arrived at MSU in 2015 that she spoke the language with another person.

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MSU climate research to be featured on PBS series 'NOVA'

The episode, titled "Inside the Megafire," will include the research of MSU ecology professor Cathy Whitlock and her laboratory group, as well as footage of the researchers' fieldwork in Yellowstone National Park and MSU's Paleoecology Lab.

MSU senior to present at World Congress on Undergraduate Research in Germany

MSU senior Peter Pomajevich will travel to Germany to present at the second World Congress on Undergraduate Research, which will be held from May 23-25 at the University of Oldenburg.

Graduating MSU student worked to create more support for LGBTQ students

Jamie Baird enrolled at MSU four years ago, drawn to the university's strong academic reputation, its surrounding mountains and the offer of a merit-based scholarship. But after arriving on campus, Baird - who grew up in Highlands Ranch, Colorado - felt that the university needed to offer its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students more support.

MSU to offer May 21 non-credit course on floral design

MSU Continuing, Professional and Lifelong Learning will offer a non-credit course on the art of floral design. Floral Design Trio will cover three categories: beginning, wedding and advanced floral design.

MSU's Western Transportation Institute to host STEM and design summer camps for middle schoolers

MSU's Western Transportation Institute will host two five-day summer camps that are free for area middle school students interested in community design, planning, and science, technology, engineering and math.

A thirst for teaching, travel and learning new cultures fuels MSU Fulbright Scholar bound for Laos

McCall Voy has never viewed the world as a vast, disconnected place, so she has devoted most of her life to understanding cultures, making connections with people from different backgrounds and learning languages.

MSU engineering seniors show projects at largest ever Design Fair

An apparatus for testing the strength of backpack material, a device for automatically sampling bacteria from Yellowstone hot springs and a process for removing contaminates from mining runoff were a few of the projects on display at MSU's largest ever Engineering Design Fair.

MSU Extension's Schutter Diagnostic Lab featured in national newsletter

"Fresh from the Field," a weekly bulletin from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, showcases transformative impacts made by grantees funded by NIFA. The lab was one of four that were featured in vignettes published in the April 11 edition.


Tuesday, May 14
2019 Montana Threat Assessment Conference | 

Wednesday, May 15
Cafe Scientifique | 6-8 p.m.

Thursday, May 16
Montana Healthcare lecture | 6-8 p.m..

Saturday, May 18
Julie Gosswiller, piano & Carrie Krause, violin| 7:30 p.m..



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May 27

May 31

June 8

Celtic Woman

Doig/Stegner Writing in the West

Memorial Day Holiday

MSU's Horticulture Farm Volunteer Day

Nation's T. rex Celebration


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