Vision 2020



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

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© 2020 University of Montana--Missoula


Contents of this issue include:

Message from the Vice President

Quick Looks

Success Abounds for UM Center for Translational Medicine in 2020 -- Climate Office Earns $21 Million for Remote Weather Stations -- Partnership Grows COVID-19 Testing Capacity for Montana -- UM Receives $10M for Population Health Research Center -- Archaeologists, Businesses Partner to Reveal Forgotten Past -- UM Researcher Among the World’s Most Cited -- Famed Biologist Earns Montana’s Highest Professor Rank

Feature Stories

  • Predicting the Pandemic: UM center models the future course of Covid-19
  • A University Responds: UM mobilizes to fight a pandemic
  • Ecosystem Engineers: Study reveals how Yellowstone bison help create spring green-up in the park
  • Student Spotlight: A timely statement via dance
  • Air Alert: UM research finds lingering health effects after major 2017 smoke event
  • Kids, Confidence, and Credibility: UM psychologist adds to research on how children learn
  • From Animal Hosts to Humans: Researcher studies how diseases jump from other creatures to people
  • Tracking Tourism: UM institute studies Montana's vital tourism industry - even during a pandemic

Vision 2020