October 29 - October 31
Hilton Portland Downtown
"GEAR UP West is a collaborative regional conference for college access practitioners from the western states of the US."
"This year’s conference will draw over 350 participants from ten western states: AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, & WY. Attendees include GEAR UP and other college access program staff, evaluators, higher education professionals, and middle and high school teachers, counselors, and administrators. All those working to help low-income and underrepresented students prepare for and succeed in college are welcome to attend."
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Read more about the Montana Research & Economic Development Initiative. MREDI, through the Montana University System, is funding research projects in many different fields!
"The fundamental purpose of this research initiative is to: (1) solve Montana problems with Montana solutions; (2) create good Montana private-sector jobs, and/or; (3) grow emerging and important research sectors that contribute to the diversity of Montana’s economy."
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