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

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© 2008 University of Montana--Missoula


Contents of this issue include:

Message from the Vice President

Quick Looks

UM scientists reel in research dollars -- Degrees offered with international partners -- Glaciologist projects sea level rise -- University scientists help map edge of solar system -- Research center earns grant to assist rural people with disabilities -- UM releases report on campus greenhouse gas -- MonTEC laboratory named for energetic campus contributor -- Fire center develops new Web site -- Invading honeybee virus discovered -- Building brings more lab space to UM -- UM study: Polluted city air may predispose children to diseases later in life -- Blossoms signal changing climate -- Kids enjoy science fun center -- Lab engages American Indian students

Feature Stories

  • Unlocking the Secrets of Flight: UM releases new theory of bird evolution
  • One Howl of a Good Idea: Scientists create innovative listening device to track wolves
  • Controversial Caribou: Researcher provides tools to track their habitat
  • Student Scientist: Anicka Kratina-Hathaway
  • Doubly Blessed: Wildlife biologists snare two prestigious grants
  • Hare Today, Gone Tomorrow?: The snowshoe hare may become a climate change poster child
  • Troubled Trout: Projects tackle dams, invaders, hybrids and more
  • Cracking a Mystery: Researcher suggests inattentive bird parents may produce larger eggs

Vision 2008