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Briefs for May 20, 2020

Montana primary is all mail ballot election News from the Montana Secretary of the State MONTANA – The June 2 primary election is an all mail ballot election. Polling places are not open. County election offices are open. Voters are urged to return their ballot via the mail. Return postage is...

MSU poll shows high marks given to state, local governments for handling of coronavirus crisis 

MONTANA  – A recent online poll of residents in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota and Utah found that a clear majority of respondents gave their governors and state local government high marks for their response to the coronavirus pandemic, with thoughts about the federal government’s response...

Climate change generates anxiety, distress for Montana farmers, ranchers

MONTANA — Researchers have known for years that the current and projected impacts of climate change present challenges for agricultural productivity, with potentially serious consequences for farm and ranch livelihoods. But what hasn’t been clear is what this means for farmers’ and ranchers...

MontanaPBS supports home learning during school closures

From MSU News Service MONTANA  — As schools across Montana remain closed to slow the spread of COVID-19, MontanaPBS and the Montana Office of Public Instruction will continue to support home learning for students by delivering a new weekday television schedule of educational programs aligned ...

MSU research equipment repurposed to help diagnose, research coronavirus

Marshall Swearingen, MSU News Service MONTANA — In the effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and treat infected patients, special equipment that performs cutting-edge research at Montana State University has been re-purposed to help Gallatin County healthcare providers. Before the ...

MSU Extension outlines importance of having a will before dying MSU Extension outlines importance of having a will before dying

MSU News Service MONTANA — While people are sheltering in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, this is a key time for those without a will to organize information and have it written, according to a Montana State University Extension specialist. MSU Extension has produced a MontGuide called &...

DPHHS announces expansion of mental health resources to help Montanans during COVID-19

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Sheila Hogan announced today an expansion of mental health services to help Montanans who may be experiencing a range of emotions including loneliness, sadness and fear as a result of the current COVID-19 situation. ...

Shakespeare in the Parks to stream free online performances

MSU News Service MONTANA — Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will begin streaming some of its best performances free online in showings scheduled throughout April and May. MSIP Live will show recordings of its recent plays every two weeks via Facebook. Shows will begin at 7 p.m. (MDT) and be ava...

MSU Extension to offer weekly webinars

MSU News Service MONTANA — Montana State University Extension will offer several webinars that discuss economic effects from the current COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars will be offered from 2 to 3 p.m. each Thursday until April 23. The courses will be presented by MSU Extension specialists and ...

MSU physician assistant named to national coronavirus task force

MONTANA — A physician assistant from Montana State University’s University Health Partners has been appointed as a member of a new national task force created by the American College Health Association designed to provide accurate information and best practices for colleges and universities regar...


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