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

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© 2001 University of Montana--Missoula


Contents of this issue include:

Opening Letter


  • The Picture of Health: UM, hospital partnerships advance research and benefit the health of Montanans
  • Sidebar: Heart Institute a Godsend for Foreign Student
  • Sidebar: Healing With Music
  • Helping Hand: Students learn by doing at the College of Technology
  • UM's Drug Information Service: Health professionals can tap into this pharmaceutical research service
  • Hot Technologies: New satellite imagery helped fire managers study the worst fire season in 90 years
  • Disabilities and Dreams: A Rural Institute program opens doors to business opportunities for people with disabilities
  • Do Re Mi Meets Indian Culture: The long and winding road to the International Choral Festival
  • The HeART of Montana: Music, dance, theater and art are all forms of cultural outreach offered by the School of Fine Arts
  • Learning Outside the Box: Applying Internet technology creates a campus without boundaries
  • TALES of Technology: Program provides a boost to cash-strapped school districts

News to Use

  • Alien Invasion: Exotic species disrupt local plant communities
  • Dangerous Shortcuts: Performance-enhancing drugs include more than steroids

A Closer Look

  • Weeding Out Threats to Native Species
  • Compact Earns Kudos for Service
  • UM Plans to Build Business Incubator
  • UM Attracts Record Research Funding


  • Taking Responsibility: A student volunteers

Back Talk

  • Strategic Planning: Study evaluates forest-fire hazards in Montana

Vision 2001