Fostering Leadership Through Service and Engagement
Program welcomes international students to MSU
At MSU, the student-led program Fostering Relationships between International, Exchange, and Domestic Students (FRIENDS) helps to ease the confusion for exchange students while helping MSU students explore other cultures. FRIENDS is an exciting way to broaden participants’ cultural horizons and make our school more welcoming to all students.
Cara Thuringer, a senior majoring in liberal studies and photography, was named a 2014 Udall Scholar in the environmental catagory. During her time at MSU, Thuringer was involved in many activities related to the environment.
Connor Murnion, a cell biology and neuroscience major with a minor in psychology, was one of three MSU recipients of a 2014 Goldwater Scholarship. The Goldwater is the nation's premier scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences and engineering.
Ricky Egeland, a graduate student in physics, received a 2014 Newkirk Fellowship from the High Altitude Observatory in Boulder, Colorado. Egeland was the only 2014 recipient and the first winner from MSU.
Elizabeth Burroughs, an associated professor of mathematics education in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, won a Fulbright Scholar grant to work with faculty and students at the University of York.
Ecology professor Scott Creel and the Montana State University-affliated Zambian Carnivore Programme were featured in an article in the Science section of The New York Times for their work studying Africa wild dogs.
Joan Broderick, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is the first recipient of MSU's Woman in Science Distinguished Professor Award.
Yips could have wider implications
A study by Sara Waller, an associate professor of philosophy, on the howls and yips of coyotes has contributed to an international research collaboration called the Canid Howl Project.
Gabe Lavin, a recent graduate with a degree in anthropology, win a Fulbright scholarship to study Arabic culture through the oud, a pear-shaped string instrument similar to a guitar, in Muscat, the capital of Oman.