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  • NASA Clears Launch Of RMC Experiment For The International Space Station

    Jenny McPhail|Jun 24, 2015

    BILLINGS – NASA has granted clearance for RMC's AGAR (Algae Growth And Remediation) experiment to be launched on the Space X7, Falcon 9, Dragon X rocket on June 28, 2015. Falcon 9 will launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., and rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) to deliver and return cargo for NASA. This payload to ISS will include RMC's AGAR project, which began three years ago as part of NASA's HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) initiative to i...

  • Tribal College Debate To Expand Following Grant Renewal

    Jenny McPhail|Feb 25, 2015

    BILLINGS – With the recent renewal of the Tribal College Debate Grant, RMC’s debate team anticipates providing more opportunities for debating during the Spring 2015 semester. “The Tribal College debate program hopes to expand to more colleges,” said RMC’s Associate Professor of Communication Studies Shelby Jo Long-Hammond. “We are currently in discussion with two other tribal colleges in eastern Montana for workshop sessions during this semester.” The RMC debate team has already been hard at work, spending the first week in February at Little...