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A Culture of Determined Doers

Montana Tech is a roll-up-your-sleeves-and-get-after-it university of action because of the energy and activity of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Critical to your Montana Tech experience are the distinctive opportunities you have to do. You’ll use your head and hands to explore new ideas and test what you learn in class in your fields of study.

Your curiosity, fostered by faculty and friends, will lead to an active life of research, study, daily discovery, play, and more.

And it is about a true culture of engagement for you to live and learn, more than just the expected idea of an “engaged community.” This immersive way of living your Montana Tech education is embedded in a long institutional history of hands-on and do-it-yourself, a truth that permeates this university fully.

This is not a place for the passive; Montana Tech is your home for doing.

Women in Mining

The Women Miners of Montana Tech

"Girls Graduate School of Mines" headlined the Butte Miner newspaper in all capital letters on July 10, 1904.

The news was a big deal for its time. 

In the first full graduating class from the Montana State School of Mines, Miss Clara Clark and Miss Isabel Little...

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Brianne McClafferty

Meet Brianne McClafferty '12

For Brianne McClafferty ’12, Montana Tech was more than just a school.

"Tech feels like home," said McClafferty, who is now an associate attorney with Holland & Hart in Billings. "I defined who I was as a human being while I was there...

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Dr Glenn Shaw

Meet Dr. Glenn Shaw

I was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, which I always called my home until moving to Butte.

My father was a professor while growing up at the university of Alaska, Fairbanks. My two older brothers are also professors in Physics and electrical engineering...

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Dawn Atkinson

Dawn Atkinson, Why I Teach

Department Head Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor

Greetings from beautiful and welcoming Butte, Montana. By way of introduction, I was recently appointed as interim Chair of the Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Department at Montana Technological University and also proudly serve as campus Writing Director...

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Levin Mullaney

Meet Levin Mullaney '19

Starting with Legos and now working on rockets, this young alumni is enjoying his dream job!

Levin Mullaney ’19, like many, spent his childhood building with Legos and constructing roads and bridges in the dirt. Unlike many, Levin took his love of building much, much further. Levin’s curiosity and passion for building as a child continued through school culminating in what he considers his dream job...

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Konrad Bradley

Meet Konrad Bradley '05

From Cut Bank to Malawi, this Montana Tech grad is shaping international health policy.

This Montana Tech alumnus is impacting the world through policy and biology.

Since graduating from Tech with a Biological Sciences degree, Bradley has accumulated an impressive scientific resume.

From a fellowship with the National Institutes of Health in Washington DC...

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Katelynn Sutton

Meet Katelynn Sutton

I initially chose Montana Tech due to the great school and the academic excellence.

I wanted to go and get the best education that I could while still being in the great state of Montana...

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JJ Perino

Meet JJ Perino '08

"Going to Montana Tech was a totally unexpected outcome for me," stated the Helena native JJ Perino. He had been to Montana Tech for football camps, but wasn’t sure Butte and engineering was a good fit for him. After his senior season, then Oredigger football coach Bob Green invited JJ...

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pediatrician Collette Chorney

Meet Collette Chorney ’12

Collette Chorney ’12 always knew she wanted to become a doctor and attending Montana Tech helped make that dream a reality.

Chorney is now a pediatrician with St. James/SCL Health Medical Group in Butte...

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Kaleb Ferriter, mechanical engineering

Meet Kaleb Ferriter

I chose Montana Tech because of the awesome reputation and I have had family that attended and really liked it.

What stood out about Montana Tech to me was the opportunity to study engineering at a prestigious school and stay in my hometown...

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Team awarded grant for innovative technology project

Team Awarded EPA Grant

Recently, the U.S. EPA announced funding for 32 student teams through its People, Prosperity and the Planet grant program. A team from Montana Technological University is one of five teams to receive funding to develop and demonstrate projects...

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Kerrie Berger

Meet Kerrie Berger ’11

Kerrie knew she wanted to work with wildlife at an early age. While researching careers in wildlife biology, she discovered that the pay isn’t always that great. "I didn’t want to graduate with a crippling amount of debt," said Kerrie, who admits having looked at several Universities...

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AGC Club brings home awards

AGC Club Stays Home and Brings Home Honors

Montana Tech AGC Heavy Civil Team Takes Second

Two Montana Technological University teams competed in the 2021 Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) region 6/7 annual construction bidding competition...

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