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

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© 2017 University of Montana--Missoula


Contents of this issue include:

Message from the Vice President

Quick Looks

University's Funded Research Reaches New Heights -- UM Ranks High in North America for Ecology Research Productivity -- Research Reveals Importance of Gravel-Bed Rivers -- UM Biomedical Center Earns $10.5 Million Grant -- Students Travel to Vietnam to Study Climate Change -- Book About Osprey Project Wins National Award -- University's Wildlife Biology Program Ranked Number 1 -- Student Earns Grant to Study Mountain Lions -- Project Helps Government Protect Rare Bats -- Glimpse

Feature Stories

  • Overturning 150 Years of Science: UM lichen discovery rocks the research world
  • Warrior Pose: Campus program helps reintegrate student veterans to civilian life
  • Eyes in the Sky: UM uses drones to study fire behavior
  • Student Spotlight: Karla Bird, Will Deacy, Jed Syrenne, Lexie Yoder, Adam Andis
  • You Got a Problem with Me?: UM scientist looks to Siamese fighting fish for aggression research
  • At Greater Risk: UM research program helps people with disabilities fend off violence
  • A Biotech Bonanza: UM partnership keeps jobs in Montana
  • Accelerating Montana: New organization offers opportunity to launch businesses to next level

Vision 2017