Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Montana State University’s Mountains & Minds magazine will not publish a spring 2020 issue. We will be back with a print issue in the fall. Until then, if you have a few minutes please enjoy stories from our archives.

students forming a yellow M in Bobcat Stadium

The Class of 2020 was MSU’s largest. Here’s how the graduates viewed the world as freshman in 2016.

Fall 2016

Maurice Hilleman inspecting fluid in glassware

Maurice Hilleman came from humble beginnings to create vaccines that saved the lives of millions. Read about one of MSU’s most distinguished graduates.

Fall 2012

Hilleman scholars

The first class of Hilleman Scholars, named in honor of Hilleman, graduated this spring. Learn how MSU honored Hilleman with the program designed to give opportunity to “students of potential.”

Fall 2018

Crab apples hang from a tree in Fromberg, Montana

It is apple blossom time. Discover how MSU Extension is working to preserve and identify heritage apple trees, some more than 100 years old.

Fall 2017


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