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Montana's Agenda

Montana's Agenda

Montana’s Agenda is published by the University of Montana-Missoula and is edited by James Lopach, professor of political science; Carol Van Valkenburg, professor of journalism; Jean Luckowski, professor of education; James P. Foley, University executive vice president; Larry Swanson, director of the O’Connor Center for the Rocky Mountain West, and Bob Brown, education liaison, Mansfield Center.  

Send ideas for future issues to james.lopach@umontana.edu


Newsletter Archives (PDF)


Fall 2010
The Medical Marijuanna Mess

Summer 2010
Will the Tester Bill End the Wilderness War?

Fall 2009
Montana's Unmet Promise of Equal Justice

Summer 2009
Athletics on the College Campus

Spring 2009
The Changing Face of Montana Higher Education

Fall 2008
The Dignity of Indian Self-sufficiency

Spring 2008
Montana Energy Policy: Cleaning Up the Deregulation Mess

Winter 2008
Is There a Better Way to Select Montana Judges?

Fall 2007
A Day (Half or Full?) in the Life of a Kindergartner

Spring 2007
Coal Bed Methane: Its Promise and Problems

Winter 2007
The Regional Primary: Giving the West a Megaphone

Fall 2006
Indian Education For All

Spring 2006
Trying to Throw the Bums Out: The Unanticipated Consequences of Term Limits

Winter 2006 
Some Synfuel Thoughts, with Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer

Autumn 2005 
The Contours of Montana Public Opinion

Spring 2005 
The Teacher's Voice: A Quality-Education Conversation

Winter 2004-05 
Many Montanas