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MSU-Northern names interim chancellor

HAVRE — The dean of the College of Technical Sciences at Montana State University-Northern will serve as interim chancellor after the resignation of Chancellor James Limbaugh.

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Alcohol education now mandatory at all Montana universities

Alcohol education now mandatory at all Montana universities

MISSOULA — Students at the University of Montana who aren’t old enough to purchase alcohol are required to take a new statewide tutorial this semester on the dangers and consequences of drinking.

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MSUB extends cooperative agreement with Japanese university

MSUB extends cooperative agreement with Japanese university

Montana State University Billings and Japan’s Prefectural University of Kumamoto (PUK) extended by three years on Monday a long-running agreement that includes exchange student programs, immersive language programs and faculty education opportunities.

August 26, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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'Focus on the individual student': New chancellor sets high expectations for MSUB

'Focus on the individual student': New chancellor sets high expectations for MSUB

Mark Nook, Montana State University Billings’ newly hired chancellor, laid out on Thursday morning his vision and goals for the upcoming school year, citing a desire to focus on student issues, strategic planning and fundraising for a massive renovation of the science building.

August 21, 2014 6:00 pm Video Photos

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War college begins review into Walsh's work

War college begins review into Walsh's work

HELENA — A U.S. Army War College spokeswoman says no information will be released about an investigation into plagiarism allegations against Sen. John Walsh until the process is complete.

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BP America Donates $25K to UW's Energy Law Center

BP America Donates $25K to UW's Energy Law Center

LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming College of Law's Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies has received a $25,000 gift from BP America to develop the center's summer energy law institute.

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Montana Tech receives high rankings

BUTTE — The Princeton Review has ranked Montana Tech as one of the top undergraduate institutions in the nation.

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Back where she started: Khaleel trades dean's office for classroom

Back where she started: Khaleel trades dean's office for classroom

A calendar hangs on the wall in a corner of Dr. Tasneem Khaleel’s office in Montana State University Billings’ Sciences Building. It’s opened to the month of February 2004.

August 09, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Colleges, universities set calendars

Colleges, universities set calendars

Institutions of higher learning offer everything from two-year associate degrees on up in a wide range of fields.

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New MSUB classroom to integrate technology, collaboration

New MSUB classroom to integrate technology, collaboration

Montana State University Billings will start holding classes this fall in a new cutting-edge, high-tech classroom that blends new technology and a different approach to student-professor collaboration in its College of Education building.

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UM student seeks to join suit over 'astronomical' fees to access aid

UM student seeks to join suit over 'astronomical' fees to access aid

MISSOULA — A University of Montana student is attempting to join a class-action lawsuit against Higher One Holdings, accusing the firm of deceptively charging fees to college students who want to access their financial aid refunds.

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Most top UW officials who quit not yet replaced

Most top UW officials who quit not yet replaced

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Most administrators and deans at the University of Wyoming who quit after President Bob Sternberg took office a year ago have yet to be replaced.

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War College to investigate Walsh plagiarism allegations

War College to investigate Walsh plagiarism allegations

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.

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UM bests fundraising record, raises $53.7M in fiscal 2014

UM bests fundraising record, raises $53.7M in fiscal 2014

MISSOULA — The University of Montana closed its 2014 fiscal year with a bang, shattering its old fundraising record by more than $16 million while improving its ability to recruit students with additional money for scholarships.

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Former MSU-Northern provost denies harassment

HELENA — A former provost at Montana State University-Northern has denied allegations that she sexually harassed a dean who filed a complaint with the Montana Human Rights Bureau.

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Tester tries again on act to allow troops to defer student loans

MISSOULA — Paying back that college debt doesn’t wait for anyone, including members of the armed services, but a bill bouncing around the nation’s Capitol may soon allow veterans to defer their college loan payments before deployment.

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'This is a wonderful city': 1st day on the job for MSUB chancellor

'This is a wonderful city': 1st day on the job for MSUB chancellor

Mark Nook started his new job as chancellor of Montana State University Billings on Tuesday.

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Registration, orientation for fall classes underway at MSUB

Montana State University Billings has started its orientation and registration sessions for the fall 2014 semester.

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Paul Tuss elected chair of Montana board of regents

Paul Tuss elected chair of Montana board of regents

HAVRE — Paul Tuss of Havre has been elected the chairman of the state Board of Regents, which oversees the Montana university system.

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New MSUB chancellor wants to get back to face-to-face work with staff, students

New MSUB chancellor wants to get back to face-to-face work with staff, students

Mark Nook might've been the last of four Montana State University Billings chancellor candidates to visit the campus in April, but he finished at the top of the list on Tuesday when he was tapped to lead Montana's third-largest university.

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