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MSU teams up to redesign wildlife crossing structures


BOZEMAN — An international group of engineers, ecologists and landscape architects joined forces recently at Montana State University for an unusual challenge: designing wildlife crossing structures built from a material that has never been used for that purpose in North America. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Future of coal’ conference set for Billings in April


The “Future of Coal” will be the subject of a conference hosted by the Burton K. Wheeler Center on Friday, April 6, at the Northern Hotel in Billings. The daylong event will bring together leading experts and the best available information on the topic as participants examine and consider the future of coal and, more broadly, energy development in the state of Montana.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Billings woman organizes fun run for young cancer patients


A big-hearted Billings woman attending school in Bozeman is organizing a Super Bowl Sunday fun run to raise money for a group that provides support for families with children diagnosed with cancer. Megan Maynard, a 2014 graduate of Billings Senior High now majoring in exercise science with a pre-med focus at Montana State University, said she was inspired to organize the benefit by a friend of hers who is a pediatric cancer survivor. (more…) Continue Reading →

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MSU professor looks at how mountains shaped thinkers


A Montana State University history professor whose work focuses on the impact of mountains on some of history’s most influential scientific minds will discuss his work at Montana State University’s next Provost’s Distinguished Lecturer Series, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the Museum of the Rockies’ Hager Auditorium.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Speaker sketches history of Latinos in U.S., Montana


Don’t blame Bridget Kevane if her talk on “Latino America, Latino Montana” was a little short on details. Kevane, associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Letters and Science at Montana State University, addressed her very broad topic in just over an hour Thursday as part of the High Noon lecture series at the Western Heritage Center in downtown Billings. (more…) Continue Reading →

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