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Students Return From Nepal After Professor Fatality

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BOZEMAN - Sixteen Montana State University students who are traveling in Nepal will return to the United States as originally planned, even though their professor was killed on the trip.

The University worked along side with the U.S. Embassy, Senator Baucus' Office and Emergency Transport Services in Nepal, to possibly get the students flown out earlier by helicopter, but decided to stick their originally schedule.

The students will fly out of Katmandu on May 27th and will return to Seattle on May 28th.

The Director of MSU's Honors Program and counselors will be available to talk to students as they grieve the loss of their professor.

MSU Associate Professor of Education, Betsy Palmer, died on Monday after sustaining injuries in landslide while traveling in the backcountry of Nepal. At the time of her death, Palmer was leading the students on a course offered by the University's Honors Program.

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