The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Montana Academy of Sciences will be held Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th, on the campus of Montana Tech of the University of Montana in Butte, MT (map of campus). Information regarding the sessions, and deadlines for abstract submission and registration are given under the “Annual Meeting” tab of this page; simply click on it.
MAS Support for the “MARCH FOR SCIENCE”
The Board of Directors wishes to express the support of the Montana Academy of Sciences for the upcoming March for Science to be held in Washington, DC, on Earth Day, April 22, 2017. The purposes of the March are laudable and can be viewed at https://www.marchforscience.com/. A discussion of the March can be found at https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/02/09/the-march-for-science-is-gaining-mainstream-momentum/?utm_term=.6f6e5b085469.
Our support for this demonstration for science is found in the Constitution of the Montana Academy of Sciences (1961) under ARTICLE I. Purpose, Sec. 2. The objectives of the Montana Academy of Sciences are to encourage interest and participation in the sciences and to promote public understanding of science and its contribution to society, with the meaning of Section 501 © (3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1954.