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Montana Tech Students Experience Google

09/06/2018

Carson Fiechtner, a junior in the Software Engineering program at Montana Tech, was invited by Google to visit their Sunnyvale and Mountain View campuses in the San Francisco Bay area August 12th through 15th for professional development and networking activities. ... Read More

Montana Tech to Host Fresh Check Day

08/30/2018

Montana Tech will host Fresh Check Day - a concept created by The Jordan Porco Foundation and designed to bring the whole campus community together to "check-in" on the mental health and wellness of college students. ... Read More

Montana Tech Student Selected for Montana Space Grant Consortium Summer Apprenticeship Award

05/17/2018

Jordan Foster, a senior in the Chemistry & Geochemistry Department in the Laboratory Exploring Geobiochemical Engineering and Natural Dynamics (LEGEND) has been selected for a Montana Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) Summer Apprenticeship Award for his summer research project entitled “Investigating lipid uptake in thermophilic microbial mats.” ed at $5,000 and will enable Foster to perform part of his research in the lab of Dr. Magdalena Osburn at Northwestern University. This honor reflects Jordan’s past achievements as well as his present and future commitment to NASA's mission. ... Read More

McCulloch Receives Scholarship

05/15/2018

Luke McCulloch, a Montana Tech Metallurgical & Materials Engineering senior from Billings, Montana, has been honored with a Copper Club Scholarship for the 2018/2019 school year. ... Read More

Montana Tech Announces Distinguished Alumni Awardees

05/03/2018

Montana Tech will honor four alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award at the university’s 118th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5, 2018. This year’s awardees are: Brad Archibald, Katherine Arnold, Dr. Ron Layton, and Joe Micheletti. ... Read More

Highlands College Faculty Earns Doctoral Degree

05/02/2018

Montana Tech is proud to announce that Highlands College faculty member, Denise Elakovich, recently completed her doctoral degree in Education at Montana State University earning her the title as “Dr. Denise Elakovich.” ... Read More

Montana Tech Announces Montana Tech Intern/Co-op Student Achievement Awards

04/24/2018

Career Services, under the guidelines of the Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA) recognizes distinguished achievement and excellence by annually highlighting students who have excelled in or made significant impact in work-integrated learning and demonstrate quality of degree-related work, initiative, professionalism, and overall impact and performance. ... Read More

Montana Tech Junior Brent Sordo Named Goldwater Scholar

03/30/2018

Montana Tech students Brent Sordo, a junior majoring in Geological Engineering, and Levin Mullaney, a junior majoring in Electrical Engineering, have been honored by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation. Both Montana Tech students are two-time campus nominees for the Goldwater Scholarship. ... Read More

Researchers Publish Study of the Emery Mining District in Powell County

03/08/2018

Stanley L. Korzeb and Kaleb C. Scarberry with the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology and Jarred L. Zimmerman of Broadway Gold Mining have published a study of the Emery mining district in Powell County: Interpretations and Genesis of Cretaceous Age Veins and Exploration Potential for the Emery Mining District, Powell County, Montana. ... Read More

Montana Tech Wrestling Club Ranked 13th

02/09/2018

The National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) recently released their rankings and the Montana Tech wrestling club is tied for 13th place with the Clemson and Iowa State wrestling clubs. ... Read More

Montana Tech Alumnus Donates to Student Success Center in Honor of Dr. Tom Finch

12/22/2017

Montana Tech alumnus Jeff Stibbard and his wife Brenda have made a gift in the amount of $100,000 to Montana Tech to name a study room in Montana Tech’s Student Success and Living & Learning Center (SSC) after the late Dr. Tom Finch, who was a long-time faculty member and department head in the Mining Engineering Department at Montana Tech. ... Read More

CHS Refinery Donates to Montana Tech

12/21/2017

Joey Phillips, environmental engineering alumnus, presented Dr. Kumar Ganesan, department head of environmental engineering at Montana Tech, with a donation in the amount of $3,500 from the CHS Refinery in Laurel. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Article Accepted for Presentation

12/04/2017

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had a paper entitled "Intuition vs. Reason—Are They Necessarily in Conflict?" accepted for presentation at the 25th International Conference on Learning at the University of Athens-Greece this spring. ... Read More

Montana Tech's Zodrow and Hull Publish Paper

11/16/2017

Montana Tech Environmental Engineering assistant professor, Katherine R. Zodrow, and Eric J. Hull, a graduate student in environmental engineering (class of 2017), published a paper in the Environmental Science & Technology Journal entitled Acid Rock Drainage Treatment Using Membrane Distillation: Impacts of Chemical-Free Pretreatment on Scale Formation, Pore Wetting, and Product Water Quality. ... Read More

Volatile Earth Killer Floods Showing on Campus

11/02/2017

You are invited to the showing of the one-hour documentary, Volatile Earth Killer Floods, on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:00 pm in the Alumni Lounge in the Mill Building on the campus of Montana Tech. ... Read More

Sorini Family Donates to Montana Tech

10/23/2017

Stephanie, Giavanna, Marietta, and Isabella Sorini have made a leadership gift to Montana Tech to name a room in the Student Success and Living & Learning Center in honor of Peter M. Sorini, MD. ... Read More

A Day's Work Documentary Coming to Montana Tech

09/26/2017

The Big Sky Chapter of the American Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the Montana Tech Safety, Health & Industrial Hygiene Department are sponsoring the documentary "A Day’s Work" to be shown on the Montana Tech campus on Friday, September 29 at 1:00 pm in the Montana Tech Library Auditorium. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Article Published

09/18/2017

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech’s Liberal Studies Department has had an article entitled: "An Analysis and Criticism of Chaim Perelman's Approach to Evidence and Argument as Developed in The New Rhetoric" accepted for publication as a chapter in the forthcoming book Rhetorics of Evidence. ... Read More

Outdoor Movies with the Orediggers

07/11/2017

The tradition of the “Outdoor Movies at the Original” continues in partnership between Montana Tech Athletics, Montana Tech Foundation, Butte Silver Bow Urban Revitalization Agency and Butte Silver Bow Parks and Recreation. ... Read More

Montana Tech Student Receives Copper Club Scholarship

06/13/2017

Kristopher Schaff, a Montana Tech Mining Engineering senior from Roundup, Montana, has been honored with a Copper Club Scholarship for the 2017/2018 school year. The specific scholarship is the Barry Feldman Memorial Scholarship. ... Read More

Montana Tech Hockey Players to Play in All Star Tournament

04/04/2017

Two members of the Montana Tech hockey team, center and petroleum engineering student Joel Johnson and defensive-man and petroleum engineering student Douglas Abbott Jr., were selected to represent Montana Tech and the Mountain West Collegiate Hockey League (MWCHL) at the American Collegiate Hockey Association DII National All Star Tournament in Philadelphia, PA this weekend, April 7th through 9th. ... Read More

Montana Tech Student Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

04/04/2017

Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced that Montana Tech Petroleum Engineering student, Alexis (Lexi) Brandon, has been named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow. Brandon joins 272 other students making up the 2017 cohort. ... Read More

Montana Tech Hockey Players to Play in All Star Tournament

04/04/2017

Two members of the Montana Tech hockey team, center and petroleum engineering student Joel Johnson and defenseman and petroleum engineering student Douglas Abbott Jr., were selected to represent Montana Tech and the Mountain West Collegiate Hockey League (MWCHL) at the American Collegiate Hockey Association DII National All Star Tournament in Philadelphia, PA this weekend, April 7th through 9th. ... Read More

Montana Tech Pool Opening Monday

03/23/2017

Montana Tech's 25-yard swimming pool will open on Monday, March 27, 2017 after being offline since 2011 when the pool closed due to mechanical and ventilation issues. ... Read More

Montana Tech's Cory Chenoweth Honored

03/21/2017

Cory Chenoweth, TRIO Coordinator for Montana Tech's Institute for Educational Opportunities, has been selected as one of the Helena Education Foundation's Distinguished Educators. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Paper Accepted for Presentation

03/06/2017

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had a peer reviewed paper accepted for presentation at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses to be held this spring at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England. ... Read More

Todd Presents at URC Conference, Calgary, Alberta

02/15/2017

Montana Tech Professor Burt Todd will present the paper "An Evaluation of Enhanced Oil Recovery Potential in the Elm Coulee Bakken Formation, Richland County, Montana" at the Society of Petroleum Engineers Unconventional Resources Conference (URC) in Calgary, Alberta. ... Read More

Montana Tech releases Fall 2016 Honor Rolls

02/08/2017

The following Montana Tech students have been placed on the Honor Roll (HR), Dean's List (DL), and Chancellor's Honor Roll (CL) for the fall semester 2016 at Montana Tech in Butte, Montana. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Peer Reviewed Paper Accepted for Presentation

01/10/2017

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had a peer reviewed paper entitled "China's Search for Energy Security: Implications for International Politics" accepted for presentation at the Tenth Global Studies Conference to be held at the National University of Singapore-Republic of Singapore this summer. ... Read More

Montana Tech Teams Up to Help with Pediatric Cancer

12/02/2016

The Montana Tech Student Nurses Association has teamed up with Love Your Melon to help provide a hat to every child battling cancer in America as well as supporting nonprofit organizations who lead the fight again pediatric cancer. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Paper Accepted for Presentation

11/18/2016

Dr. John W. Ray, Professor in Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department, has had a paper entitled "The Arts and the Environment: How the Arts can Promote Environmental Protection and Restoration" accepted for presentation at the Twelfth International Conference on the Arts in Society to be held next summer at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France. ... Read More

Dr. Roberta Ray has Paper Accepted for Presentation

10/28/2016

Dr. Roberta K. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had a paper entitled The Rhetorical Theory of Ralph Waldo Emerson accepted for presentation at the Twenty-First Biennial Conference of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric to be held at Queen Mary, University of London, UK this summer. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Paper Accepted for Presentation

10/13/2016

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had a paper entitled "Private Reasons versus Public Reasons: Religion and Politics" accepted for presentation next spring at the Seventh International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society to be held at the Imperial College London-London, UK. ... Read More

Dr. Roberta Ray Holding Book Signing

09/12/2016

Dr. Roberta Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department will be doing a book signing for her recently released Angels on a School Bus at Books and Books (206 West Park St.) on Saturday, September 17th from 2-4 PM. ... Read More

Montana Tech Hosting Event for Native American Heritage Day

09/07/2016

The Student Union Office, the Institute for Educational Opportunities (TRIO), the Montana Tech AISES Student Club, the Office of Research and the Montana Tech Foundation would like to invite you to join us in celebrating Native American Heritage Day, Friday, September 9 from noon to 1:30pm in the courtyard of the campus. ... Read More

Dr. Alysia Cox receives grant as co-PI from NASA Exobiology

08/25/2016

Dr. Alysia Cox, Montana Tech Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Geochemistry and head of the Laboratory Exploring Geobiochemical Engineering and Natural Dynamics (LEGEND), has received a grant as a Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) in collaboration with Arizona State University (ASU) from NASA Exobiology for the project, "Geochemical and Biomolecular Changes at the Transition to Photosynthesis." ... Read More

Montana Tech Receives Funding for International Research

06/29/2016

The University of Kashmir in collaboration with Montana Tech has won a prestigious U.S.-India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Award, for the project titled "Proactive management models for the effects of climate change on the range of invasive species." ... Read More

Christianson to Attend Reach Higher Initiative Event

06/08/2016

Michelle Christianson, associate director for Montana Tech,s Institute for Educational Opportunities Talent Search program, has been selected as one of 10 Montanans to attend the White House convening of Michelle Obama's Reach Higher Initiative event at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs from June 14-16. ... Read More

Solvay USA, Inc. Announces Scholarship Recipients

05/18/2016

Solvay USA Inc. has awarded their annual The Solvay USA Inc. Engineering for Environmental Protection Scholarship for 2016 to Jacob Bentley, who plans to study Metallurgical & Materials Engineering at Montana Tech. ... Read More

Montana Tech Undergraduates Honored by the Council on Undergraduate Research

03/30/2016

Montana Tech Petroleum Engineering majors Alicia Kastelitz and Rachael Wilford along with their faculty mentor, John Getty of the Geophysical Engineering Department, have earned the honor of participating in the 20th annual Posters on the Hill event, a selective poster session sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), based in Washington, DC. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Article Accepted for Publication in Parliamentary Journal

03/29/2016

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had an article entitled "The 'Game' of Parliamentary Procedure" accepted for publication in a forthcoming edition of Parliamentary Journal which is an international journal published by the American Institute of Parliamentarians to advance the understanding and practice of parliamentary procedure. ... Read More

Montana Tech to Host ASM Camp for Teachers

03/10/2016

Committed to assist STEM instruction at all levels, Montana Tech and its Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering have partnered with ASM Materials Education Foundation to host a free one-week professional development workshop on minerals, metals and materials this summer. ... Read More

Highlands College Students Participate in MOOC

02/22/2016

Highlands College faculty, Denise Elakovich and Dr. Elyse Lovell, have joined a national research project in which part of their Math course curriculum involves their students joining in a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). ... Read More

Montana Tech Announces Fall 2015 Honor Rolls

02/11/2016

The following Montana Tech students have been placed on the Honor Roll (HR), Dean's List (DL), and Chancellor's Honor Roll (CL) for the fall semester 2015 at Montana Tech in Butte, Montana. Students are listed by hometown. ... Read More

Grant Seeker's Workshop

01/21/2016

Need money for a worthwhile cause? Montana Tech invites the public to a free grant writing workshop on Thursday, February 11th from 5:30pm-6:30pm at the Montana Tech Library. ... Read More

Dr. Dan Trudnowski Receives Patent for Electric Power Grid Monitoring

01/21/2016

Dr. Dan Trudnowski, head of the Electrical Engineering Department at Montana Tech, and Dr. John Pierre of the University of Wyoming have been awarded the patent "Electric Power Grid Monitoring Methods and Apparatus" for a novel approach to monitor the stability of electric power grids in real-time. ... Read More

Highlands College Begins Microsoft IT Academy

11/17/2015

Highlands College has developed a Microsoft Office IT Academy Program which will allow its students to obtain various industry-recognized credentials in addition to their academic degrees - all free of charge. ... Read More

Montana Tech Named to Military Friendly Schools List

11/05/2015

Montana Tech announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. ... Read More

U.S. News Ranks Montana Tech a Top College

09/10/2015

U.S. News and World Report released their 2015 Best College rankings. Montana Tech tied for the No. 5 spot for Top Regional Colleges in the West and landed in the No. 1 spot for Top Public Regional Colleges in the West. ... Read More

Montana's STEM Scholarships Available

06/15/2015

Montana's STEM Scholarship Program is designed to provide an incentive for Montana high school students to prepare for, enter into, and complete degrees in postsecondary fields related to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and healthcare. ... Read More

Eat at the Pita Pit Tomorrow, June 10th

06/09/2015

Montana Tech and the Pita Pit invite you to eat at the Pita Pit in Butte as 100% of the proceeds raised on June 10 will be donated to the Kevin and Joan Shannon Scholarship Fund. ... Read More

Clean-up Blacktail Stream

05/13/2015

Please join Cfwep.Org, the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program, and 4th and 5th grade students from Whittier School to clean-up Blacktail Creek. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Paper Accepted for Publication

05/07/2015

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had a peer reviewed paper accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the Rhetoric of Evidence Conference: Epistemic Models and Rhetorical Practice in Science, Education and Culture held at Heidelberg University under the auspices of Tubingen University, Germany. ... Read More

Solvay USA Inc. Announces Scholarship Recipients

05/06/2015

Solvay USA Inc., formerly Rhodia Inc., has awarded their annual The Solvay USA Inc. Engineering for Environmental Protection Scholarship to Thomas Bolton of Butte Central High School and Levin Mullaney of Butte High School. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has article published in Parliamentary Journal

04/28/2015

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had an article entitled "Parliamentary Procedure as a Means of Mending Our Broken Politics" published in the April 2015 edition of Parliamentary Journal, an international journal devoted to the study of parliamentary affairs and theory. ... Read More

Montana Tech to administer CodeMontana

04/28/2015

Program started by Greg Gianforte and Rob Irizarry aimed at introducing computer science to junior high and high school students across Montana will now be administered by Montana Tech. ... Read More

Rally at Montana Tech for Tuition Freeze

04/15/2015

Through collaboration with legislative leaders and the governor's office, the Montana University System has frozen the cost of tuition for the last 4 years at four year institutions and the last 8 years at two year institutions. ... Read More

Workers' Memorial Day Event Planned at Montana Tech

04/08/2015

Workers' Memorial Day 2015 will be commemorated by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Billings Area Office with an event to remember those who have been injured or have died on the job. ... Read More

Young Receives SME President's Citation Award

03/30/2015

Dr. Courtney Young, Department Head and Lewis S. Prater Professor of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering at Montana Tech, received a President,s Citation Award from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME). ... Read More

ASM Materials Camp for Teachers Coming to Montana Tech

02/26/2015

Committed to assist STEM instruction at all levels, Montana Tech and its Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering have partnered with ASM Materials Education Foundation to host a free one-week professional development workshop on minerals, metals and materials this summer. ... Read More

College Goal Montana Tomorrow

02/23/2015

Montana Tech's Institute for Educational Opportunities and the Student Assistance Foundation will host College Goal Montana on February 24th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Butte High School Library. ... Read More

Montana Tech Engineering Students Excel at Competition

02/12/2015

Montana Tech engineering students took home the first-place trophy for their hands-on ability to estimate a multi-million dollar project and produce a real-world bid in the heavy civil engineering category of the Associated Schools of Construction Competition (ASC) held in Reno, Nevada on February 4 through the 7. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has article published

02/02/2015

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had an article entitled "Parliamentary Procedure as a Means of Mending Our Broken Politics" accepted for publication in a forthcoming edition of Parliamentary Journal which is an international journal published by the American Institute of Parliamentarians to advance the understanding and practice of parliamentary procedure. ... Read More

Montana Tech Awarded Power Systems Research Grant

12/09/2014

Drs. Matt Donnelly and Dan Trudnowski of the Electrical Engineering Department at Montana Tech have been awarded a research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, under Award Number: DE-SC0012671 to study futuristic power systems. ... Read More

Brad Archibald Speaking at BIT Lecture Series

12/03/2014

The Montana Tech Department of Business and Information Technology will be hosting its First Friday Executive Lecture Series this Friday, December 5, 2014, at noon in the Poore Room of the Frank and Ann Gilmore University Relations Center (URC). ... Read More

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

11/20/2014

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. ... Read More

Courtney McKee Speaking at BIT Executive Lecture Series

11/05/2014

The Montana Tech Department of Business and Information Technology will be hosting its First Friday Executive Lecture Series this Friday, November 7, 2014, at noon in the Copper Lounge of the Student Union Building on the campus of Montana Tech. ... Read More

Dr. Skinner Awarded Patent

11/03/2014

Dr. Jack L. Skinner, Assistant Professor in the General Engineering Department at Montana Tech, was recently awarded a patent entitled “Method to fabricate micro and nano diamond devices,” US Patent 8852998 B1. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Oxford Article Accepted

10/27/2014

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had an article entitled "Religion and Democracy: Are They Philosophically Compatible?" accepted for publication by the Forum on Public Policy published by the Oxford Round Table whose venue is the Harris Manchester College, ... Read More

Walk with Victims Project

10/09/2014

In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Montana Tech is partnering with Safe Space on a project called "Walk With Victims." ... Read More

Montana GEMS Receives Grant

07/25/2014

Montana GEMS has been awarded a grant of $2,000 by the Women's Foundation of Montana. Montana GEMS (Girls Excelling in Math and Science) is an after-school STEM program for girls in fifth through eighth grade in Butte. The participating girls will conduct hands-on STEM activities and develop science fair projects. ... Read More

Dr. Trudnowski's Conference Paper Selected as Best of the Best

07/17/2014

Montana Tech Electrical Engineering department head and professor, Dr. Dan Trudnowski, has had his paper entitled, PDCI Damping Control Analysis for the Western North American Power System, selected as one of four "Best of the Best" Conference Papers submitted to the 2013 Power & Energy Society (PES) General Meeting, on the basis of technical merit and presentation quality. ... Read More

Dr. Jack Skinner Issued Patent

07/09/2014

Dr. Jack Skinner, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Montana Tech, was granted a United States Patent entitled "Passive hybrid sensing tag with flexible substrate SAW device," US 8339219 B1. ... Read More

Hazen Research Donates to Montana Tech

07/07/2014

Hazen Research, Inc., an employee-owned firm performing industrial research and development for clients in the mineral, chemical, energy, and environmental fields, donated $35,000 to Montana Tech. ... Read More

Montana Tech Spring 2014 Honor Rolls

07/01/2014

The following Montana Tech students have been placed on the Chancellor's Honor Roll, Dean's List, and Honor Roll for the spring semester 2014 at Montana Tech in Butte, Montana. ... Read More

Highlands College Advisory Board Named

06/26/2014

Dr. Donald M. Blackketter, Montana Tech Chancellor, and Dr. John M. Garic, Highlands College Dean, announced the appointment of sixteen area and community leaders to a newly-formed Highlands College Advisory Board. ... Read More

Montana Tech is part of a major national effort to increase American Indian participation in STEM graduate study

06/24/2014

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation announced recently they will partner with University of Alaska (Anchorage and Fairbanks), University of Arizona, Montana University System (University of Montana, Montana State University, and Montana Tech), and Purdue University in a three-year, $2.4 million collaboration to increase the number of indigenous Americans obtaining advanced degrees in STEM disciplines. ... Read More

Minerals, Metals, and Materials Workshop Coming to Tech

06/23/2014

Committed to assist STEM instruction at all levels, Montana Tech and its Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering have partnered with Carroll College and ASM International and the ASM Materials Education Foundation to host a free one-week professional development workshop on minerals, metals and materials this summer. ... Read More

Summer Success Youth Camp Coming to Campus

06/17/2014

Montana Tech's Institute for Educational Opportunities is proud to announce a new Summer Success Youth Camp with Tracy Napier from In the Trenches Consulting. This summer program is designed to help students from 6th through 12th grade reach higher levels of personal and academic potential, by learning and using cognitive behavioral theory principles to change the way we perceive and process information, circumstances, and situations; resulting in more positive productive beliefs and behaviors. ... Read More

Assistant Professor Researching Through Google Glass

06/09/2014

Montana Tech Assistant Professor Nick Hawthorne's next research project will be working through glass--Google Glass that is. Hawthorne was hand selected by Google to beta test a pair of Google Glass, a wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display. ... Read More

Montana Tech Awarded 1.25 Million Dollar Grant

04/30/2014

The National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award (NIH-SEPA) announced a grant of $1.25 Million to Montana Tech for an exciting science education research project titled, "Bringing Research into the Classroom (BRIC): A PARTNERSHIP FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN THE MONTANA PUBLIC SCHOOLS." ... Read More

Tim Dilworth Speaking at BIT First Friday Lecture

04/28/2014

Tim Dilworth. Senior Vice President of Marketing for Overstock.com will be speaking on the campus of Montana Tech as part of the Department of Business and Information Technology's First Friday Executive Lecture Series. ... Read More

Montana Tech Awarded Grant

04/24/2014

Montana Tech has been awarded a grant from The National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award (NIH-SEPA) for an exciting science education research project titled, "Bringing Research into the Classroom (BRIC): A PARTNERSHIP FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN THE MONTANA PUBLIC SCHOOLS." ... Read More

Dr. Douglass Visits Argentina

04/09/2014

Dr. Rick Douglass, professor in the Biology Department at Montana Tech, spent a week in Argentina recently teaching a week-long course, which included fieldwork on zoonotic diseases, at the University of Buenos Aires. ... Read More

Materials Science PhD Ready for Applicants

04/03/2014

Montana Tech, Montana State University, and the University of Montana are accepting applications from students who wish to enter the new Montana University System Materials Science Ph.D. program and begin their studies in the fall 2014 semester. ... Read More

CS Student Receives Microsoft Award

03/26/2014

Haythem Memmi, a senior majoring in Computer Science with minors in Mathematical Sciences and Statistics, was chosen to receive a 2014-2015 Microsoft Scholarship Award. ... Read More

Montana Tech Partners with CSO Research Inc. and US Colleges and Universities

03/18/2014

Montana Tech is one of 15 institutions partnering with CSO Research Inc., an Austin, Texas-based company that provides career center automation software to 830+ college campuses across the US and around the world, using The Outcomes Survey to answer the question: "What can I do when I graduate?" for students, parents and the White House College Scorecard. ... Read More

Montana Tech to Host AISES Conference

03/05/2014

The Montana Tech student AISES Chapter (American Indian Science and Engineering Society) will be hosting the Region 1 Conference on the Montana Tech campus on April 4 and April 5. ... Read More

Montana Tech Awarded Funds to Host Create Math Program

03/05/2014

Montana Tech Mathematical Sciences faculty members, Dr. Laurie Battle, Dr. Hilary Smith Risser, and Ms. Becky Johnson, have been awarded $4,100 from the Tensor Women and Mathematics Grants through the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to organize a summer mathematics program for girls. ... Read More

Environmental Engineering Alumni Workshop on Campus

02/27/2014

The 15th Annual Environmental Engineering Alumni Workshop will be held on campus on March 6, 2014, This year's workshop includes topics in air quality, water quality, land and stream, senior design projects, and environmental education. ... Read More

Montana Tech Fall 2013 Honor Roll

02/05/2014

Montana Tech is pleased to announce those students placed on the honor roll, dean's list and chancellor's honor roll for the fall semester 2013 at Montana Tech in Butte, Montana. ... Read More

YMCA Partners with Montana Tech for Montana Tech Tuesdays

01/27/2014

Butte Family YMCA CEO, Phillip Borup, announced today that The Butte Family YMCA and Montana Tech's Institute for Educational Opportunities have partnered together offering a science and mathematics program implemented each week during the Y's After School Program. ... Read More

Montana Tech Impacts the Community

01/17/2014

Montana Tech released today the results from an economic impact study. The study concludes that Montana Tech provides a significant economic impact to not only the local Butte economy but across the entire state. ... Read More

Patent Issued to Montana Tech Faculty Member, Dr. Courtney Young, for Gold Recovery from Thiosulfate Leach Solutions

01/14/2014

On April 26, 2011, Dr. Courtney Young; Department Head of the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Montana Tech, filed a patent, "Method for Aqueous Gold Thiosulfate Extraction Using Copper-Cyanide Pretreated Carbon Adsorption," based on several years of research he and metallurgy graduate students, Nick Gow (BS 2006, MS 2008) and Mariam Melashvili (MS 2010), performed. ... Read More

Montana Tech Vice Chancellor Named AAAS Fellow

12/18/2013

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Council has named Dr. Beverly Karplus Hartline, Montana Tech Vice Chancellor of Research and Dean of the Graduate School, as a 2013 AAAS Fellow. ... Read More

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12/05/2013

Montana Tech's Society of Women Engineers is holding their 8th annual Toys for Tots Drive through December 13. ... Read More

Adult/Child/Infact CPR/AED Class Offered

11/25/2013

The PEAK is offering a Red Cross Certified course on the instruction for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for adult/child/infant, breathing emergencies, and the use of Automatic External Defibrillators. ... Read More

St. James Healthcare Donates to Montana Tech

11/17/2013

St. James Healthcare recently made a gift to Montana Tech in the amount of $60,000. This donation will be used to update equipment in the Nursing Department to further student success and will also be used to create a permanent scholarship endowment for nursing students. ... Read More

Robotics Competition Coming to Montana Tech

11/07/2013

On Saturday, November 16, 2013, Montana Tech will be the host site for a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Competition. FTC is designed for high-schoolers who want to compete head to head using a sports model. ... Read More

A Busy Fall on the Montana Tech Campus

10/23/2013

A busy fall semester is underway on the Montana Tech campus. The campus is experiencing record number of students in a variety of programs and has hosted top-notch events showcasing what Montana Tech and Butte have to offer. ... Read More

Pioneers contribute to world climate study

10/14/2013

Standing near the wind-whipped summit of Mount Keokirk, at 9,787 feet, Martha Apple lays a one-meter wooden grid over the vegetation at her feet. (Story by Kindra McQuillan for Science Source) ... Read More

Tech to hold Wellness Fair

09/23/2013

Wellness in all aspects of life will be featured, encouraged, and celebrated in a Wellness Fair sponsored by Montana Tech for its students, faculty, and staff on Wednesday, September 25th from 10 am to 2 pm in the Copper Lounge on the Tech campus. ... Read More

Todd Presents at BALP Conference

09/19/2013

Montana Tech Professor Burt Todd was invited to speak at the 2013 Bakken Artificial Lift and Production (BALP) Conference, which will be held September 24-25 in Denver Colorado. ... Read More

All-Class Football Reunion

09/05/2013

The dawn of Digger Turf will not only be the Montana Tech Orediggers’ first football game on Montana Tech's Bob Green Field but will also see the return of many Oredigger football greats as they return for an all-class football reunion on Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21. ... Read More

Highlands College to Host Major Speaker Series

08/26/2013

Dr. John Garic, Dean of Highlands College, today announced a blue-ribbon list of guest speakers coming to Highlands College/Montana Tech as part of an exciting new course being offered this fall open to both students and community members. ... Read More

Montana Tech Band Invites New Members

08/21/2013

The Montana Tech Band is seeking new members. Joining the band is a great way for you to continue playing your instrument and a great way to relieve the stress of your other classes. ... Read More

Veterans Orientation and Open House

08/19/2013

Montana Tech will conduct an Orientation specifically for its students who are Veterans on Thursday, August 29th at 4 pm in the Copper Lounge in the Student Union Building. ... Read More

Tech Professor Dr. Jack L. Skinner Receives Acclaim for Research

08/14/2013

Montana Tech Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Jack L. Skinner was just notified by the President of the IEEE Sensors Council that the paper entitled Spatial Sensing Using Electrical Impedance Tomography, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 6, June 2013, was one of the most 25 downloaded Sensors Journal papers for the month of May. ... Read More

Improving Native Plants on the Butte Hill

06/27/2013

The quantity and diversity of native plants on the Butte Hill is destined to improve substantially over the next decade, thanks to continued project funding awarded to Montana Tech Plant Propagation Center by the Montana State Natural Resource Damage Program. ... Read More

Dr. John Ray has Paper Accepted

06/25/2013

Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department has had a paper accepted for the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association Convention to be held in mid-October in Vancouver, BC. ... Read More

Montana Tech Baja Team Returns

06/13/2013

Congratulations to Montana Tech's Baja Vehicle Team as they recently competed at the Baja SAE Competition's an intercollegiate design competition run by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) in Washington. ... Read More

Wilderness Preparation Class Offered this Fall

06/05/2013

Do you have the skills needed to spend a night in the field? Can you make a fire, build a shelter or provide first aid for a friend or yourself? Do you plan your field activities in sufficient detail that you could be located quickly by rescuers if needed? Could you rescue a friend if they were buried in an avalanche? Ask yourself – do I have the essential skills to survive in the outdoors? ... Read More

Barrett Speaks on MTPR

06/04/2013

Highlands College's Director of Business & Community Outreach, Evan Barrett, will be heard Thursday, June 6th on Montana Public Radio as part of the MTPR "Commentaries" feature, which runs on the evening news. ... Read More

Montana Tech Peak

05/30/2013

Several Highlands College students hope to name the second highest peak in the Highlands mountain range after the school they attend. ... Read More

Materials Science PhD Program Approved By Board of Regents

05/23/2013

Today, at the Montana Board of Regents Meeting held on the campus of Great Falls College, the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education approved the collaborative PhD in Materials Science between The University of Montana, Montana Tech, and Montana State University. Limited authority was granted to Montana Tech to award a PhD in Materials Science as a participant in the collaborative Materials Science PhD program. ... Read More

Rhodia Provides Montana Tech Scholarships to Local Students

05/22/2013

In 2001, Rhodia Inc. announced a new scholarship for future Montana Tech students, The Rhodia Inc. Engineering for Environmental Protection Scholarship. The scholarship was established for students who share Rhodia's commitment to the environment and who are pursuing a degree in engineering. ... Read More

Montana Tech Announces Distinguished Alumni Awardees

05/15/2013

Montana Tech will honor two alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award this year at Montana Tech's 113th Commencement Ceremony. This year's Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are Wade W. Bristol, B.S. Mining Engineering (1981); and Tom Hohn, B.S. Petroleum Engineering (1974). ... Read More

Commencement Activities Announced

05/15/2013

Montana Tech will celebrate its 113th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Alumni Coliseum. In the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved into the HPER complex on Montana Tech's campus. ... Read More

TECHxpo Winners

05/14/2013

Congratulations to all those who participated in the 2013 Montana Tech TECHxpo on May 2. A listing of the winners ... Read More

Montana Tech Announces 2013 Achievement Awards

05/13/2013

Montana Tech celebrated the hard work and dedication of its employees at a celebration recently. Tech presented its faculty and staff with the annual Rose and Anna Busch awards, Service Awards, Achievement Awards, and Distinguished Researcher Awards. ... Read More

Harold Hamm to speak at Montana Tech's Commencement Ceremony

05/08/2013

Harold Hamm, the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Resources, one of the top 10 petroleum liquids producers in the United States, will talk to the newest class of Orediggers and all those in attendance at Montana Tech's Commencement Ceremony about the tremendous impact Montana Tech graduates are making all over the world. ... Read More

MBMG Publication Receives Award

05/08/2013

The Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology's 2012 publication Information Pamphlet 6, "Coalbed Methane Basics: Ten years of lessons from the Powder River Basin, Montana," by Elizabeth Meredith, John Wheaton, and Shawn Kuzara has won the John C. Frye Memorial Award from the Association of American State Geologists and the Geological Society of America. ... Read More

Groundbreaking Research on Campus

04/30/2013

Montana Tech associate professor Michael Masters, Ph.D. is investigating the etiology of juvenile-onset myopia through the analysis of modern human variation in the neurocranium, frontal cortex, and eye in myopes and emmetropes. ... Read More

Athletic Director Candidates Announced

04/22/2013

The search committee for the Athletic Director position at Montana Tech announced today the names of the four candidates who have been invited to campus for an interview. The candidates are: John Fitzgerald, Charles Bradley, Jeff Falkner, and John Means. ... Read More

Tech Celebrates National Student Employment Week and Participates in Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) Program

04/22/2013

This year marks the fourth time Montana Tech celebrated National Student Employment week. On Monday, April 8th, Career Services hosted a Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) recognition ceremony. The event honored Montana Tech students nominated by their on-campus employers for the distinguished award. This year’s nominees were Terry Biere, Dacy Elmer, Ashley Finch, Patrick Haley, Tammy Nelson, Cody Richardson, Jennifer Robinson, Jacob Roland, and Katy Steiner. ... Read More

Highlands College to Host First Ever Statewide Research Day for Two-Year Colleges

04/19/2013

Highlands College of Montana Tech will host the First Annual Student Research Day for Montana's Two-Year Colleges on Friday, April 19th from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. The event will be held in the Commons at Highlands College. The public is welcome to attend. This will be the first such state-wide event for two-year colleges to be held in Montana. ... Read More

Montana Tech Awarded Grant for Summer Math Institute

04/18/2013

Montana Tech mathematical sciences faculty members, Hilary Risser and Laurie Battle, have been awarded a Mathematical Association of America (MAA) tensor grant in the amount of $6,000 to run a math institute called Create Math for high school girls at Montana Tech this summer. ... Read More

Kevin Shannon Scholarship Club

04/18/2013

In 1986 Kevin Shannon, a Butte businessman, started a scholarship club to support Butte High & Butte Central students attending Montana Tech. Since that time, the Shannon Scholarship has positively impacted nearly 350 students pursuing a post-secondary education at Montana Tech. The Shannon family is humbled by the response and would like to thank all the Butte community members who have made this possible over the years. ... Read More

Vote for the Best Recruiting Videos

04/17/2013

We need your help! We've launched a new recruiting effort that requires videos about Montana Tech. Therefore, we've held a Montana Tech Recruiting Video YouTube Scholarship contest for our current students. ... Read More

Professors selected to present at U.S. EPA Training Conference

04/10/2013

Professors John W. Ray and Roberta K. Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department have been selected to make a presentation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2013 national Community Involvement Training Conference, July 30-August 1, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Read More

SciFinder is here!

04/09/2013

Montana Tech Library is pleased announce the acquisition of SciFinder, the world's largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. ... Read More

Governor Bullock thanks Montana Tech Library

04/05/2013

Governor Bullock recently sent a letter to Connie Daugherty of Montana Tech Library thanking her for the library's support of the Remediation Division of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). He reaffirmed the significance of this cooperative partnership as a relationship "of great value and importance." ... Read More

Tech Students Participate in National Sexual Health Campaign

04/04/2013

The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department and Montana Tech are again partnering in the local sponsorship and promotion of the national Get Yourself Tested (GYT) Program. The GYT Days at Tech will be from 9-4 on Monday, April 15, Room 115 at Highlands College and from 9-4 on Tuesday, April 16th in the North Campus Student Health Center. ... Read More

Montana Tech Library Now Offering Resources for Grant Seekers

04/03/2013

The Montana Tech Library is now a member of the Foundation Center’s Cooperating Collections. Cooperating Collections are free funding information centers that provide a core collection of Foundation Center print and online publications and access to on-line databases useful to grant seekers. Across the U.S., there are 470 cooperating collections; Tech Library is collaborating with the Montana Tech Research Office to provide access to these collections. ... Read More

Montana Tech Student Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

04/02/2013

Montana Tech environmental engineering student Joseph Mitzel has been awarded a 2013 Goldwater Scholarship. This is the fourth Montana Tech student to receive the Goldwater honor. Other awardees include: Robert Hark (2012), Chris Dienes (2007), Calley Jones (2000), and an honorable mention in 2011 for Ariane Erickson. The one to two year scholarship gives each student up to $7,500 a year for tuition, fees, books, and room and board. ... Read More

Campus Compact Honors Montana Tech Student

03/21/2013

Campus Compact has named 181 student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country as 2013 Newman Civic Fellows. Montana Tech student Paul Hart was one of the nominated students. Nominated by their college and university presidents, these students are making the most of their college experiences to better understand themselves, the root causes of social issues, and effective mechanisms for creating lasting change. ... Read More

Montana Tech Announces Faculty Merit Awardees

03/21/2013

Montana Tech announced this week the recipients of the Montana Tech Faculty Merit Awards. This year’s awards go to: Dr. John Amtmann, professor, Safety, Health, and Industrial Hygiene; Dr. Chris Danielson, associate professor, Liberal Studies; Dr. Jerry Downey, associate professor, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering; Dr. Chris Gammons, professor, Geological Engineering; Dr. Suzan Gazioglu, associate professor, Mathematical Sciences; Dr. Michael Masters, assistant professor, Liberal Studies; and Dr. Hilary Smith Risser, associate professor, Mathematical Sciences. ... Read More

Montana Tech Green Campus Award

03/20/2013

In 2008, Kumar and Pankajam Ganesan initiated an awards program recognizing anyone on campus -- faculty, staff, or students -- serving in any capacity whose contributions to green our campus are especially noteworthy. This award was initially awarded through ASMT. In 2008 Mike Spenser and John Morrison won, in 2009 Shelley Reed and Amanda Richard (student) won and in 2012 Bill Ryan, Jim Kilgore and David Hutchins (student) won the award. The 2013 awards will be made at Montana Tech's annual Awards TGIF event. ... Read More

Connole Appointed Cfwep.Org Director

03/13/2013

The Institute for Educational Opportunities (The Institute) at Montana Tech has appointed Rayelynn Connole as the Director of the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program (Cfwep.Org). Connole began her directorship on March 1, 2013. ... Read More

Montana Tech Announces Regional Science Fair

03/12/2013

The annual Montana Tech Regional Division I Science Fair will be held Thursday, March 14th. The Montana Tech campus will host to over 60 high school students from 9 schools across southwest Montana. This event will be opened to the general public at 4:30 pm until 5:45 pm at the Montana Tech Student Union Building. ... Read More

Campus Parking Regulations

03/11/2013

Below you will find Montana Tech's parking regulations. We ask that you review the information and abide by the rules and regulations on campus. ... Read More

SURF Call for Proposals 2013

03/06/2013

The Undergraduate Research Committee is pleased to announce the AY 2013-2014 SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship) call for Proposals. The SURF program is designed to provide an intensive, in-depth research experience to a small number of Montana Tech undergraduate students. ... Read More

DAA Auction Tickets on Sale Now

03/05/2013

The 7th annual Montana Tech Digger Athletic Association Auction is set for April 20th at the HPER Complex. The annual auction is the main fundraising event for Digger Athletics. ... Read More

Montana Tech Hosts Volunteer Fair

03/05/2013

Montana Tech Career Services will sponsor the 2nd Annual Montana Tech Spring Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. This will be a great opportunity for local non-profit organizations to network with talented Montana Tech students and one another! ... Read More

Rock of Ages

03/04/2013

Montana Tech's geophysical engineering department featured in Montana Magazine on the Ringing Rocks. ... Read More

Modern mining: Tech freshmen drift in to underground lab

03/04/2013

Talk about deplorable classroom conditions. The lighting is terrible, the air stagnant, it's dank and dirty and there's hardly room to move around. Oh, and it's about 100 fee underground. But Montana Tech freshman Austin Davis says this is his favorite classroom on the whole campus. ... Read More

In self defense: Women learn to fight back

03/04/2013

The difference between being a victim or a survivor may be a hard kick to the groin. About 30 women in a free self-defense class Saturday at Montana Tech learned that you can't be ladylike during an assault. ... Read More

Safe Space Comes to Highlands College

02/26/2013

Highlands College has welcomed the presence of Safe Space on its campus. Safe Space is Butte’s own non-profit organization whose mission is to provide assistance to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The organization will be on the Highlands Campus every Monday from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm. Both students and community members are welcome to access Safe Space at the Highlands location. ... Read More

Montana Tech Undergraduate Research Program Announcement

02/14/2013

Spring Call for Academic Year 2013-14 Proposals: Undergraduate students are invited to submit proposals for research projects to be undertaken during the 2013-2014 academic year. Participating students receive a stipend of up to $1500, and research mentors receive a $300 stipend per project. ... Read More

One Billion Rising Event

02/13/2013

Montana Tech will join with colleges, universities, Butte's own Safe Space, and other groups among 188 countries around the world to sponsor a One Billion Rising event on Thursday, February 14th from 11:30 to 1:00 pm in the Copper Lounge of Tech's Student Union Building. The event will feature Zumba Party dancing as well as healthy snacks and solidarity for the one billion women and girls surviving violence. ... Read More

Montana Space Grant Consortium Student Opportunities: Scholarships, Fellowships

02/12/2013

Applications are now being accepted for several Montana Space Grant student programs. Undergraduate Scholarship, Graduate Fellowship, and MSGC Apprentice Program online applications for the academic year 2013-2014 are due on April 1, 2013. Information on these program can be found below or on the MSGC website: www.spacegrant.montana.edu. ... Read More

Penny Wars in the SUB

02/11/2013

SHOW YOUR LOVE, SAVE A LIFE. In the spirit of Valentine's Day, vote in the SUB all week for your favorite love story with your spare change. Pennies count as positive points while everything else counts as negative points. ... Read More

Tech Sponsors One Billion Rising Event

02/06/2013

Montana Tech will join with colleges, universities, Butte's own Safe Space, and other groups among 188 countries around the world to sponsor a One Billion Rising event on Thursday, February 14th from 11:30 to 1:00 pm in the Copper Lounge of Tech's Student Union Building. ... Read More

Lt. Governor Walsh to Visit Tech

02/05/2013

On Thursday, February 7, Lt. Governor John Walsh will visit the Montana Tech campus to speak about The Jobs Bill and specifically about the part of the bill that supports a Natural Resources Research Center on the Montana Tech campus. ... Read More

Montana Tech Fall 2012 Honor Rolls

02/01/2013

Montana Tech is pleased to release the honor rolls for the Fall 2012 semester. Students are listed with their hometown. A student who earns a 4.0 GPA is placed on the Chancellor's Honor Roll. Those earning a 3.5 GPA will receive recognition for being listed on the Dean's List. A full-time undergraduate student (enrolling in and completing a minimum of 12 credits) who earns a 3.25 GPA during the semester is listed on the semester Honor Roll. ... Read More

Highlands College Sponsors Wellness Fair

01/30/2013

Highlands College of Montana Tech will sponsor its 2013 Wellness Fair for students, faculty and staff on Wednesday, February 13th from 10 am to 1 pm. The event will be spread around various places throughout the college. ... Read More

Veterans Lounge Open House at Highlands College

01/30/2013

Highlands College will hold an Open House for its new Veterans Lounge space on Wednesday, February 13th from 10 am to 1 pm. This dedicated space is intended to be a place where the college's military veterans can go to relax, chat with other veterans, use computers, study, etc. ... Read More

Digger Ski Day

01/22/2013

Digger Ski Day at Discovery will be Sunday, January 27. Lift tickets only $24 and rentals only $10 for students, faculty and staff. Digger ID is mandatory for the event. Free BBQ from 11:30-12:30 pm. Sponsored by the Montana Tech Alumni Association and the Student Union Office. ... Read More

Montana Tech Ranked by U.S. News for Online Graduate Engineering Programs

01/17/2013

U.S. News and World Report released their 2013 edition of Best Online Programs. Montana Tech was listed in the No. 29 spot for Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs. The Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs category ranks the best online master’s in engineering degree programs, based on factors such as academic reputation among peer institutions, faculty credentials, and admissions selectivity. ... Read More

Tunnel Closure

01/16/2013

Please do not use the tunnels from Main Hall to the Museum Building. They are closed until further notice. ... Read More

Classes Begin

01/08/2013

Spring semester classes begin on Monday, January 14, 2013. We are looking forward to seeing you all soon. ... Read More

Preston Bowls Perfect Game

01/07/2013

On December 10, 2012, Montana Tech student Ashleigh Preston did something she never could have imagined. At Star Lanes Bowling Center in Butte, Preston bowled a perfect 300 game. ... Read More

Spring Orientation

01/07/2013

Montana Tech's spring orientation begins on Thursday, January 10. View the schedule of events. ... Read More

Foundation President/Vice Chancellor Announced

12/20/2012

Montana Tech Chancellor Don Blackketter announced today the hiring of Joe McClafferty as President of the Montana Tech Foundation and Vice Chancellor for Development and University Relations. The search committee interviewed three candidates, McClafferty, Tenis Tennyson, and Earl Cunningham for the position. ... Read More

Tech student Jordan Hugs Awarded Scholarship

12/19/2012

Montana Tech student Jordan Hugs has been awarded a 2012-2013 Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics $500 Native American Scholarship. Jordan is from Hardin, Montana and is pursuing a mathematical sciences degree at Montana Tech. After graduation, Jordan plans to teach secondary education. ... Read More

Community Helps A Student - Donations Needed

12/11/2012

The Montana Tech family is partnering with building supplier, ProBuild, to help an injured student in need. Highlands College Construction Technology students are making the injured student's home wheelchair accessible and ProBuild is supplying the construction materials at their cost. ... Read More

Robotics Competition Coming to Campus

12/06/2012

On Saturday, December 15, 2012, Montana Tech will be the host site for a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Competition. FTC is designed for high-schoolers who want to compete head to head using a sports model. ... Read More

Choral Union Concert

12/05/2012

You are invited to attend Montana Tech's Inaugural Choral Concert, An Evening in December," featuring the campus's new Choral Union. The concert will be presented on Sunday, December 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Library Auditorium. ... Read More

Tech Choral Union

12/03/2012

As the Christmas season begins, a new town and gown singing group is offering an Evening in December concert of works ranging from the sacred to Shakespeare and holiday favorites. ... Read More

Rhodia Provides Montana Tech Scholarship to Local Student

12/03/2012

In 2001, Rhodia Inc. announced a new scholarship for future Montana Tech students: The Rhodia Inc. Engineering for Environmental Protection Scholarship. The scholarship was established for students who share Rhodia's commitment to the environment and who are pursuing a degree in engineering. ... Read More

Brad Burkett Advances to Final Round

11/29/2012

Brad Burkett, a Junior in Networking Technology and Library Student Employee, has advanced to the final international round of the Cisco Networking Academy 2012 NetRiders USA/Canada Post-Secondary Competition. The competition started with 944 students, and 94 have advanced to the final round. ... Read More

Professor Roberta Ray

11/26/2012

Professor Roberta Ray of Montana Tech's Liberal Studies Department was elected President of the Commission on American Parliamentary Practice at their recent meeting in Orlando, Florida held in conjunction with the National Communication Association annual convention. ... Read More

Montana Tech Band

11/26/2012

The Montana Tech Band's Annual Christmas Concert if Friday, November 30 at 7:00 pm in the Mother Lode Theatre. This concert is free and the public is cordially invited. ... Read More

SWE Toys for Tots Drive

11/19/2012

The Society of Women Engineers at Tech are hosting a Toys for Tots drive. There are two boxes on campus, one in the SUB and one in the NRB computer lounge. If you can, please donate an item to the drive. ... Read More

Chancellor Chat

11/15/2012

This week's Chancellor Chat focuses on Montana Tech being named the top-scoring NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution. ... Read More

Gilmore URC Video

11/14/2012

View the video from the ribbon-cutting ceremony from the Frank and Ann Gilmore University Relations Center. ... Read More

Your Help Needed to Study Earthquakes

11/13/2012

The Earthquake Studies Office of the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey, is seeking volunteers to host a NetQuakes seismograph at their home or business. ... Read More

SPE Christmas Bazaar

11/13/2012

The 26th Annual SPE Christmas Bazaar and Trade Show will take place on Saturday, December 1 from 9 am to 4 pm in the HPER Complex at Montana Tech. ... Read More

Send the Football Team Off

11/05/2012

On Saturday, November 10, 2012, Coach Morrell and the Montana Tech Orediggers play their last conference game against Southern Oregon in Ashland, OR. ... Read More

Nursing Accreditation Visit

11/05/2012

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a nationally recognized accrediting agency for baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in nursing, will be conducting an onsite evaluation of Montana Tech's baccalaureate degree program March 11 to 13, 2013. ... Read More

Person of Distinction: Joyce O'Neill

11/05/2012

Joyce O'Neill doesn't have much spare time. The Montana Tech student life counselor and disability services coordinator keeps herself busy working with students, whether she's helping them get on track to graduation, providing them with an accomodation for class, or calling them to remind them to complete the alcohol education program she helped implement at the campus. ... Read More

Ski Club

11/01/2012

The Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding class will again be offered spring semester through Discovery Ski Area. ... Read More

Highlands College Instructor Helps NAPA win National Award

10/29/2012

Highlands College Automotive Instructor, Jerry Stewart, has helped NAPA Autotech to win the prestigious National Excellence in Training Award for 2012 from the Automotive Training Management Council for its training class "Volumetric Efficiency with Pressure Wave Forms." ... Read More

Volunteer Fair - Wednesday

10/23/2012

On Wednesday, October 24th Career Services and AmeriCorps will host the 2nd Annual Fall Volunteer Fair. This fair is designed to assist in connecting volunteer organizations with students, faculty and staff at Montana Tech. ... Read More

Montana Tech Students Top Programmers

10/18/2012

Four student computer programming teams from Montana Tech competed in the Montana qualifying Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest this past weekend. Montana Tech's teams placed 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 7th among a field of 10 teams. ... Read More

Montana Tech Hosting Volunteer Fair

10/17/2012

Montana Tech Career Services and the Institute for Educational Opportunities have partnered to sponsor the 2nd Annual Fall Montana Tech Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, October 24,2012. This will be a great opportunity for local non-profit organizations to take advantage of a rich, untapped, local resource...Montana Tech students! ... Read More

Tech Vaults into Top 10

10/16/2012

Even though Montana Tech was off last weekend, they moved up in the polls after a couple of top 10 teams took losses this past weekend. The Orediggers saw the most movement of any team in the Top 25 and are ranked No. 8 in this week's NAIA Top 25 Coaches Poll. ... Read More

Oil Jobs for Montana Tech grads

10/11/2012

Oil drilling in the Bakken and Elm Coulee is a long ways from most Montana cities, but its impact has reverberated statewide, and certainly here in Butte at Montana Tech. ... Read More

Chat with the Chancellor at the URC

10/11/2012

Chancellor Blackketter and Amanda Badovinac chat at the Frank and Ann Gilmore University Relations Center. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at the URC on Friday, October 12 at 4 pm. All are welcome. ... Read More

Brian Kukay Lead Author on Book Chapter

10/02/2012

Brian Kukay, Associate Professor of General Engineering at Montana Tech, was the lead author for a chapter on "Fire Damage of Wood Structures," along with two nationally recognized authorities Dr. Robert White (a Research Wood Scientist at the National Forest Products Laboratory) and Dr. Frank Woeste (a Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech). ... Read More

Tech Continues to Climb in Poll

10/02/2012

The fourth edition of the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll was released today. The Orediggers continue to climb in the poll jumping three spots to No. 13. ... Read More

Health and Wellness Fair

09/27/2012

Montana Tech hosted its annual Health and Wellness Fair on campus this week. The fair had lots of information, screenings and freebies for faculty, staff, and students. ... Read More

Tech Creeps up in Coaches' Poll

09/25/2012

The Montana Tech Orediggers keep climbing in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll. The poll ranks Montana Tech at No. 16 moving up one spot from last week. ... Read More

Museum's John Foley Brings Home Award

09/24/2012

John Foley, Museum Assistant, created an exhibit featuring Butte copper minerals from Montana Tech's Museum collection and was awarded second place at this year's Denver Gem and Mineral Show. The theme was copper and copper minerals. ... Read More

Montana Tech Homecoming

09/20/2012

Montana Tech is pleased to announce Homecoming events for 2012. The Orediggers will face off against Southern Oregon University on Saturday, September 29 at 1:00 pm and the week leading up to the big game is full of fun. ... Read More

Verlanic Inducted as Council for Opportunity in Education Board Chair Elect

09/18/2012

The Council for Opportunity in Education announced that Amy L. Verlanic, Executive Director of The Institute for Educational Opportunities at Montana Tech, was inducted as the Council’s Board Chair Elect on September 8 at the Council’s annual conference in New York City, NY. Verlanic, an Anaconda, MT native, is the youngest professional and only woman from west of the Mississippi River to have held this prestigious national office. Her charge will include representing the needs of 2,900 federally funded programs serving 840,000 Americans. ... Read More

ConocoPhillips-Safety on Campus Today

09/18/2012

ConocoPhillips-Safety, a Montana Tech KEY VIP, will be on campus today interviewing in Career Services. Conoco's GEO will be at an information session tonight in S&E 113 at 5:00 pm. ... Read More

MG and ELC Parking Lot Closures

09/18/2012

The parking lot between MG and ELC will be closed to everyone but the Board of Regents attendees on Wednesday, September 19 and Thursday, September 20. Please plan to park in other areas during this time frame. ... Read More

Montana Tech and YMCA Partner

09/14/2012

In 2009, Montana Tech students voted in favor of using student fees to remodel and expand the HPER Complex (not including the pool). During the renovation process, it was determined that the pool was leaking several thousand gallons of water per day. ... Read More

Highlands College Installs Major New Sculpture

09/13/2012

A major new sculpture has been installed at Highlands College of Montana Tech. Entitled Education=Lifelong Learning, the sculpture was moved last week to its permanent location--hung from the ceiling of the Commons, the dining hall of Highlands College. The sculpture, made of wood, has the qualities of a Mobius in that it is impossible to tell where it begins and ends. ... Read More

U.S. News Ranks Montana Tech

09/13/2012

U.S. News and World Report released their Best College 2013 rankings. Montana Tech earned the No. 2 spot for Top Public Regional Colleges in the West behind California Maritime Academy. Montana Tech was ranked in the No. 6 spot overall, which is the exact same ranking for Montana Tech in the 2012 edition. ... Read More

Tech gridders earn No. 20 ranking

09/11/2012

The Montana Tech football team earned a No. 20 ranking in this week's NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll. The ranking comes days after a 37-20 home win against then-ranked No. 2 Carroll Colelge. Tech received 84 voting points in the poll. ... Read More

Montana Tech renames two-year college

09/11/2012

Montana Tech is renaming its two-year college after the nearby Highland Mountains. Formerly know as the College of Technology, the school recognized its new name, Highlands College, during a small ceremony on its campus Monday morning. ... Read More

Chevron on Campus Today

09/10/2012

Chevron, a Montana Tech KEY VIP, is on campus. They will have an Info Session at 5:00 pm in the Copper Lounge and will be interviewing all day Tuesday and Wednesday in the SUB. ... Read More

Highlands College Celebration

09/10/2012

On Monday, September 10th, Montana Tech will officially recognize and celebrate Highlands College, the new name of its two-year college. ... Read More

Disaster Preparedness Fair

09/04/2012

The Montana Tech AmeriCorps team will hold a Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Saturday, September 8th at Stodden Park from 9am-12pm. The fair will be an opportunity for families and individuals to learn how to better prepare themselves in the event of a disaster. ... Read More

Students Celebrate with Tester

09/04/2012

This past Thursday, Highland College students and other volunteers joined with Senator Jon Tester to celebrate the formal completion of nine homes near Center Street in uptown Butte, constructed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Montana. ... Read More

Tech Carroll Game Tickets

09/04/2012

The second game of the 2012 season for Montana Tech is rival Carroll College. Kickoff is this Saturday at 1pm in Alumni Coliseum. This historic match-up is likely to sell out and game tickets are now on sale. ... Read More

Choral Union Auditions Extended

08/30/2012

Montana Tech would like to announce that due to overflow attendance at the Choral Union auditions on August 27, there will be a second audition to hear prospective Choral Union members on Monday, September 3 from 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm in the Library Auditorium. Montana Tech encourages all students, faculty, staff and community members to attend the next audition. ... Read More

Nineteen Mile Fire

08/29/2012

If you are a current Montana Tech student and have been called out to fight the Nineteen Mile Fire, please ontact Kathy Williams, Registrar, and she will notify your instructors. Kathy can be reached at 406-496-4266. ... Read More

CALL TO DONATE ITEMS

08/29/2012

Donate toiletries and other essentials between September 1 and September 11, 2012 and help stock shelves with essentials for veterans who rely on local organizations to get through difficult economic times. ... Read More

Liberal Studies Professor Publishes new Book

08/20/2012

Montana Tech Liberal Studies Professor Robert Ziegler has a new book -- Satanism, Magic, and Mysticism in Fin-de-siecle France--that has recently appeared with British publisher Palgrave Macmillan. ... Read More

Majors Exploration Day

01/07/2012

Majors Exploration Day will be held on the Montana Tech campus on January 25. The day will start at 9:00 am with a welcome and major overview. Students and parents will then be split into academic and informational sessions. After lunch, students will take a tour, see the dorms, and receive an admissions and financial aid overview. The event will be over at 3:30 pm. ... Read More