MSU Researchers Conduct Research to Better Understand Why Young Adults Choose to Move to Rural Montana
June 10, 2020
By Anne Cantrell, MSU News Service
BOZEMAN — It’s common to hear about young adults choosing not to live in rural Montana, but what often goes undiscussed are the reasons young adults do choose to move to rural parts of the state, according to Montana State University researcher Sarah Schmitt-Wilson.
“There’s a huge misconception that young adults are not actively choosing to live in rural Montana,” said Schmitt-Wilson, assistant teaching professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Development’s Department of Education.
Research has shown that, while people in their...