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

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© 2010 University of Montana--Missoula


Contents of this issue include:

Message from the Vice President

Quick Looks

Campus researchers continue strong performance -- University professor churns out major climate change news -- Drug may limit brain injury damage -- Pharmacy school rakes in the grants -- New company produces brain-imaging agents -- Major computer network connects to campus -- Team discovers new anemone fossil -- UM hosts successful undergraduate research conference -- Organization highlights Glacier National Park region -- Paleontology teaching tool honored by NSF -- UM lands Central and Southwest Asia studies center

Feature Stories

  • Mysterious Missing Bees: Researchers find major new suspect for Colony Collapse Disorder
  • Dramatic Drought: Downturn in plant production suggests drying world
  • Into the Ice: Scientists discover hidden glacial crevasses
  • Student Scientist: Erin Johnson
  • Weakened Whitebark: Beetles take massive toll on the West's signature high-elevation trees
  • Biological Barometers: Osprey research reveals river pollution
  • River Research: Scientists study how streams work with floodplains to cleanse themselves
  • Translating Hard Science: J-school educates next generation of environmental journalists

Vision 2010