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Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Scholarship; University Relations

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© 2013 University of Montana--Missoula


Contents of this issue include:

Message from the Vice President

Quick Looks

Phase 3 Science Funding a First for Montana -- UM Science Rakes in Research Funds -- Scientists Earns Army Grant to Develop Drug for Traumatic Brain Injuries -- UM Science Leader Grund Retires -- University Plans New Cyber Lab -- UM in Top 25 Percent of Universities Worldwide for Scholarly Citations -- UM Professor Honored with Prestigious 2013 Aldo Leopold Award -- New Study Reveals High CO2 Uptake Capacity of Tropical Forests -- Woman Leaves Legacy for Osprey Research -- UM Departments Collaborate to Create Artistic River Sounds Experience -- Entrepreneurship Program Launched in Montana by Blackstone Foundation -- Grant to Forge Ties Between Researchers, Private Firms -- UM Shares Grant to Convert Beetle-Killed Trees into Biofuel -- Mansfield Library Acquires High-End Chaucer Reproduction -- UM Named a Top-50 College for Advancing Women in Science, Technology, Math Careers

Feature Stories

  • Glacier Park Science: UM works to solve mysteries in one of nature's finest laboratories
  • Perpetual Motion: With a new lab, UM's Matthew Bundle continues to innovate in biomechanics field
  • The Planet Hunters: NASA grant launches UM effort to discover new worlds
  • Student Researcher: Caleb Pan
  • Adventures Abroad: Field School, excavations offer archaeology education in Belize
  • Irish Ideas: UM drama students collaborate with oral history project to devise documentary play
  • Entrepreneurial Energy: One student's journey toward launching a business
  • Living the Hot Life: Studies of Yellowstone microbes shed light on long-standing evolutionary questions

Vision 2013