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Lawmaker wants to increase state funding for tribal colleges

Lawmaker wants to increase state funding for tribal colleges

HELENA — A Montana lawmaker proposed Monday that tribal colleges receive the same per-student funding that community colleges receive.

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UW hires dean for engineering college

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A new permanent dean has been found for the University of Wyoming's College of Engineering and Applied Science.

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New student housing project to be built in Missoula

MISSOULA — Developers are planning to build a 500-bed housing project in downtown Missoula that will be designed for University of Montana students.

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University of Wyoming spring enrollment up

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming officials say enrollment is increasing, in part due to a focus on recruiting in-state students and making it easier for students to transfer credits from a two-year school to the Laramie campus.

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Montana officials: Obama's proposal for free community college raises more questions

Montana officials: Obama's proposal for free community college raises more questions

Montana’s higher education officials said they’re not quite sure what to make of the president’s lofty plan announced Friday to make community college free for any American.

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MSU nursing students witness history in Cuba

BOZEMAN — On their 10-day tour of Cuba, Montana State University nursing students got quite a surprise when the U.S. and Cuban presidents made the dramatic announcement that they were thawing relations after 50 years of hostility.

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UW alumni have roles in NASA test flight

UW alumni have roles in NASA test flight

LARAMIE, Wyo. — When NASA’s Orion spacecraft left its launch pad mounted atop United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV Heavy rocket in Cape Canaveral, Fla., last week, two University of Wyoming alumni watched from the ground as their efforts ascended into orbit.

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MSUB committee will look for ways to retain students

MSUB committee will look for ways to retain students

Montana State University Billings has taken the first steps to identify what its students need to succeed and find ways to improve student retention rates.

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MSUB projects $4.4M budget gap for next school year

MSUB projects $4.4M budget gap for next school year

Montana State University Billings could face a $4.4 million budget shortfall for the 2015-2016 academic year, and school officials said Monday they’re already working to find a solution.

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From dropping out to doctorate

From dropping out to doctorate

Even as a kid, Kevin Majewski had always known that he wanted to go to college.

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West High student credits Upward Bound with love for science

West High student credits Upward Bound with love for science

Going into high school, Billings West High senior Erica Noble thought she knew the career she wanted to pursue but that quickly changed with her involvement in the local arm of a federal program designed to prepare some students for college.

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Upward Bound helped actress find college, career

Upward Bound helped actress find college, career

To date, 2005 Billings Skyview High graduate Marie Burke has been featured in a trio of national commercials, three television shows and two films.

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Upward Bound celebrates 50 years of helping at-risk youth

Upward Bound celebrates 50 years of helping at-risk youth

As Marissa Henthorn and Alice Zeeb — both seniors at Billings Senior High — tapped away on laptops, Michelle Watson offered advice and tips on the tricky and sometimes exhausting process of finding and applying for college scholarships.

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UW Faculty Senate favors gun-free campus

UW Faculty Senate favors gun-free campus

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming Faculty Senate has approved a resolution supporting a gun-free campus.

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Gillette dorm construction could begin in spring

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Construction could begin in the spring on a new dorm building at Gillette College.

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Guest opinion: Southern Baptist leader: Listen to fears in Ferguson

On a day when reactions were predictable, one man’s was not.

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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina.

November 23, 2014 10:25 am
Wyoming Catholic College a candidate for accreditation

Wyoming Catholic College a candidate for accreditation

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Catholic College in Lander is seeking federally recognized accreditation.

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No community college tuition hikes in 2015

No community college tuition hikes in 2015

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Students attending Wyoming's seven community colleges will not see their tuition increased next year.

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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina but they plan more steps to make sure doesn't happen.

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