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2020 News Listing

Montana Tech Announces Vice Chancellor Finalists


Montana Technological University announced the four finalists for its next Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School. Selected through a national search, the candidates will visit virtually or on campus between January 19-29, 2021. ... Read More

Professor John Ray has Paper Accepted for Presentation


Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech’s Liberal Studies Department has had a peer reviewed paper entitled: “Science and Politics—The Uneasy Alliance: Can the Two Ever Be Made Compatible?” accepted for presentation at the Seventeenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society to be held this spring at the University of Melbourne, Australia. ... Read More

Montana Tech Holds 3-Minute Thesis Challenge


On October 28, 2020, Montana Technological University held its first-ever online 3-Minute Thesis Challenge (3-MT). The challenge saw eight doctoral and graduate students compete for cash prizes and entry into the regional 3-Minute Thesis Challenge competition in March 2021. ... Read More

Highlands Students Create Locomotive Shaped Smokers


Faculty and students from Highlands College have used the fall semester to design and weld locomotives. Each student used the hands-on project to develop their version of a train. Dennis Noel, Welding Technology Instructor III, led the semester-long project. ... Read More

Montana Tech's Sarah Raymond Honored as HR Leader


Sarah Raymond, Director of Career Services at Montana Technological University, has been named one of the Continental Divide Chapter 2020 HR Leader of the Year awardees and nominated for the Montana SHRM State Council 2020 Montana HR Leader of the Year. ... Read More

Montana Tech Experiencing Highest Retention Rate in Years


Montana Technological University released its fall semester enrollment figures this week. The university's north campus is experiencing one of the highest retention rates in years, and the south campus, Highlands College, is also seeing an increase. The north campus retention rate is at a high of 81%, while Highlands College increased from 57% in the fall of 2019 to 65%. ... Read More

Montana Tech professor has peer reviewed papers accepted for international conferences


Dr. John W. Ray of Montana Tech’s Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences has had a peer reviewed paper accepted for presentation next fall at the 11th International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society sponsored by the Sorbonne University, Paris-France. The title of Dr. Ray’s paper is “The Health of Organizations: A Functional Analysis.” ... Read More

Montana Tech Making A Difference in the Community


Montana Tech is participating in the National Make A Difference Day by partnering with the Butte-Silver Bow Parks & Recreation Department to host a cleanup in the community on Saturday, October 31, from 9:00 am to noon. ... Read More

Montana Tech Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day


Montana Technological University will celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020 on October 12, 2020, with various cultural and educational events. Traditional indigenous meals will be served in the Marcus Deli all day for the campus to enjoy. ... Read More

Montana Tech Faculty Members Named MUS Teaching Scholars


The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education selected 14 faculty members and instructors for the Montana University System’s Teaching Scholars program. Two Montana Tech faculty members, Hilary Smith Risser and Glen T. Southergill, received the honor. ... Read More

Young Named 2020-2021 SME Henry Krumb Lecturer


Montana Technological University’s Dr. Courtney Young has been named a 2020 - 2021 SME Henry Krumb Lecturer based on his presentation Chalcopyrite Depression with Orfom D8 of Cu-Mo Bulk Concentrates During Trial Runs at this past year’s SME Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) in February. ... Read More

Montana Tech Nursing Named a Top RN to BSN Program


Montana Technological University’s nursing program was named one of the top RN to BSN programs in the western region by NursingProcess.org, an online resource that simplifies access to nursing education and career information for students. ... Read More

Montana Tech 3D Printing Masks and Shields


(Story by Kristine DeLeon and photos by Meagan Thompson with The Montana Standard) An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers at Montana Technological University is bringing its tools and various fields of expertise to the effort to get personal protective equipment to clinicians who are treating patients with COVID-19 on the front lines. ... Read More