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© 2024 University of Montana--Missoula


Contents of this issue include:

Message from the Vice President

Quick Looks

Researchers Prep Fentanyl, Heroin Vaccines for Human Trials -- University Also Working on Tuberculosis Vaccine -- UM Research: AI Tests Into Top 1% for Original Creative Thinking -- Acclaimed UM Ecologist Earns Montana's Highest Professor Rank -- Of Mice and Mummies: Study Ups Elevation Limit for Mammals -- Survey Finds Growing Tolerance for Wolves -- Research: 1 in 6 Toddlers Don't Finish Vaccines -- UM-Led Project Creates Satellite Mapping Tool -- Elite Honor: UM Regents Professor Anna Prentiss inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences -- Study Shows Mammal Declines with Urbanization

Feature Stories

  • Grizzlies on the Go: As Grizzly Populations Grow and Their Territories Expand, One UM Researcher is Hunting the Precise Pathways They Take to Move Between Ecosystems
  • Operation Innovation: The Newly Funded L.S. Skaggs Institute for Health Innovation Aims to Increase Health Equity by Expanding Opportunities for Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in Montana
  • Shining a Light: UM's Innovative Montana Rep Crafts Play to Highlight the Epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
  • A Life of Art: Kendra Mylnechuk Potter
  • Hazy Answers: At What Point Does Working Out in Smoke Outweigh the Benefits of Exercise?
  • Health Heroes: New Office of Health Research & Partnership Boosts Vital UM Programs
  • Student Spotlight
  • 'Hangry' Fruit Flies Advance Soldier Science: UM Research Lab Receives More Than $1 Million From the United States Army Research Office to Better Understand How Gut-Brain Signaling Influences Aggressive Behavior
  • An Irish Stronghold: UM Program Champions Irish Language, Culture and Scholarship

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