CREWS news

This blog contains information about the CREWS project and team, including news, updates, highlights, outcomes and products, or any other useful content about the CREWS project.


Field Notes on our Virtual Meeting at NSF

These notes describe our team’s experience switching on short notice from an in-person meeting to a virtual meeting at NSF. We are sharing these informal notes in the event that it helps others prepare for similar changes. Please send any questions to


Montana NSF EPSCoR, with the support of the MSU Science Math Resource Center and Bozeman non-profit School Services of Montana, have launched a statewide survey so Montana public school teachers can share their needs and interests for professional development. The survey will help Montana NSF EPSCoR and its partners better address the needs of educators statewide.

Do you work with youth in an out-of-school program in a Montana small town?

Would you like financial support to attend a Science Action Club workshop and bring back STEM resources for your community?

In partnership with the Montana Afterschool Alliance, we are pleased to offer travel support to two out-of-school programs to attend the Science Action Club workshop in Spokane, Washington on Feb. 10 and 11, 2020.

The Montana Girls STEM Collaborative, an outreach initiative of Montana NSF EPSCoR, has been selected for a national program called No Limits, which uses Matchbox cars to help tackle the stereotype of what is typically a “boy toy” versus a “girl toy.

It was a pleasure to present our Sensing for Science poster at the NSF EPSCoR national conference in Columbia, South Carolina!

Dixon School’s afterschool club was recently chosen for Small Town STEM, an outreach program of Montana NSF EPSCoR that supports science, technology, engineering and mathematics enrichment in towns of 2,500 and under.

Land cover scientist Peder Nelson of Oregon State University visits Bozeman to deliver a free public talk called Sensing for Science: GO on a Trail to monitor changes on planet Earth.

My name is Olivia Miller and I’m a student at Bozeman High School. In early June of 2019 I got the opportunity to work with the wonderful Rose Vallor studying streams in Bozeman, Montana with the Peaks and Potentials camp at Montana State University.

In partnership with the MSU Science Math Resource Center and the Montana Afterschool Alliance, we are pleased to offer support to attend the 2019 Montana Afterschool Alliance annual conference (Aug. 8-9 in Bozeman) to two out-of-school educators from Montana towns of 2,500 and under.

Water professionals: How can we help you?

One goal of the Montana NSF EPSCoR CREWS Project is to support Montana professionals who are working in water-related industries, including state agencies, local municipalities, private consultancies, non-profits and other areas.

Please help us better understand your professional development needs so that we can assist you!