The Phillips 66 Billings Refinery pledged on Wednesday to donate $750,000 over three years to support enhanced science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Billings School District 2 elementary and middle schools.
WASHINGTON — It would be healthy — in the sense of promoting honesty — if every report warning of global warming and climate change (the two terms are interchangeable) came with the following disclaimer:
The business of doing business is often overwhelming and causes business owners and leaders to spend our days dwelling on the minutiae of day-to-day operations instead of what is truly important: communicating with our customers and clients and our employees.
From the foreground, Drew Gerber, Sophie Malin and Kya Sorli work on their iPads in Shane Fairbank’s class at Central Catholic High School. Students are benefiting from technology upgrades made possible with Mayfair fundraising.
For anyone still wondering whether technology enhances learning, just step inside a classroom where iPads are used.
It may be just the kind of place anyone would want to work. In one area sits a foosball table, pingpong table and video golf game to help employees break through creative blocks. In another area, slices of birthday cake adorn plates on the kitchen’s island counter.
WASHINGTON — You might compare the U.S. economy to someone who's recovering from a serious illness. At first, everyone hopes the patient will return to normal. Then it's gradually realized that the patient suffered permanent damage and will never be the same. So, perhaps, with the economy. S…
SUNBURST — A group of Sunburst Middle School students is among five winners in a national contest to raise student interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
CASPER, Wyo. — A clunky, plastic cash register sits abandoned behind the counter at Jacquie’s Bistro in Casper.
From his office in Billings, Casey Anderson supervises more than a dozen petroleum geologists
FLINT, Mich. — At a time when many people have put off buying a new car until the economy improves, the last thing we need is a stringent government regulation on fuel efficiency that will raise the cost of vehicles and make matters even more difficult for consumers.
SUNBURST — A group of Sunburst Middle School students are among 15 semifinalists in a national project by Samsung to raise student interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
Finding oil in the Bakken oil play has been compared to hitting a bull’s-eye from 1,000 yards away. You have to drill 10,000 feet below the surface and at some point turn the bit 90 degrees, steering it to a horizontal plane until it hits an oil-bearing formation somewhere between 10 and 20 …
More and more, the way to do business in the 21st century is to get your head in the cloud.
Michelle Jackson says she enjoys the fast pace of working for a technology company.
This year, for the first time in American history, five generations will be working together. This is touted by some as a social phenomenon, and it brings up many issues in how to work together productively.
WASHINGTON — Call it the $2.8 trillion enigma. That’s what Americans spent on health care in 2012. The good news is that health spending slowed unexpectedly for the fourth consecutive year. The enigma is that no one really knows why. Despite many theories, there’s no expert consensus.
WASHINGTON — There is more than a little hypocrisy to the outcry that the government, through the National Security Agency, is systematically destroying Americans’ right to privacy. Edward Snowden’s revelations have been stripped of their social, technological and historical context. Unless …
MISSOULA — Cyber labs, big data and applied research have become the latest buzzwords around the University of Montana campus, helping land Missoula high atop the list of small metros claiming the greatest density of high-tech startups.
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court that meets in San Francisco and other Western cities will soon stream some of its hearings live over the Internet, the court announced on Monday.