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Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Scholarship; Marketing and Communications

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© 2023 University of Montana--Missoula


Contents of this issue include:

Message from the Vice President

Quick Looks

UM Was Named a Top-Tier 'R1' Research Institution Last Year -- Research Shows Parasite May Create Risk-Taking Wolves in Yellowstone -- Study: 'Yellowstone" Series Brings 2.1M Visitors, $750M in Spending to Montana -- Prentiss Named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences -- Elser Earns National Academy of Sciences Honor -- Three UM Researchers Earn Prestigious Early Career Awards -- Three Grizzlies Earn One of Nation's Top STEM Awards -- Camping Reservations: 'A Wicked Problem of Equity'

Feature Stories

  • Native STEM Advantage: UM Builds Programs to Lead in Indigenous Higher Education
  • Weather Warnings: Snowpack and Soil-Monitoring Project Provides New Data to Predict Floods and Drought
  • Hidden Treasures: UM Upgrades Zoological Museum for 125th Anniversary
  • Peak Performance: Military Funds UM Lab to Better Prep Soldiers for Extremes of Altitude, Heat and Cold
  • CyberMontana: Digital Defender: UM Program Trains Students to Protect Against Online Threats
  • Student Spotlight
  • Sleep Tech: UM Researcher Develops Improved Equipment to Monitor Human Health Signals
  • Legal Differences: Rural Justice Initiative Studies Pretrial Release Decision-Making in Montana Courts

Vision 2023