Mar
30
Mon
CANCELED: 65th Annual Montana Science Fair @ Adams Center Tickets
Mar 30 all-day
CANCELED: 65th Annual Montana Science Fair @ Adams Center

This event has been canceled.

Over 130 individual and team awards, scholarships, and cash prizes will be awarded, including two Division I all-expense paid trips to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Anaheim, California.

Additionally, the top 10% of Division II students will be named Broadcom MASTERS Nominees. These students will have the chance to become one of 300 semifinalists and 30 finalists nationwide that will present their research projects at an all-expenses paid competition in Washington, D.C.

Students and teachers can find all necessary paperwork, deadlines, restrictions, ISEF guidelines, and a schedule of events on the Montana Science Fair website.

Thank you to all of the sponsors, judges and volunteers who make the Science Fair possible each year!

T-SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION
The Montana Science Fair is hosting a t-shirt design competition again this year for the official 2020 t-shirt. The winner will receive a $150 gift card and the design will be featured on 500+ Montana Science Fair T-shirts.

The deadline to enter the contest is Feb. 10.
Entries can be scanned and emailed to: Gisele Forrest at gisele.forrest@umontana.edu.

Mar
31
Tue
ONLINE: Wilderness Lecture Series @ Gallagher Business Building Room 123 Tickets
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm
ONLINE: Wilderness Lecture Series @ Gallagher Business Building Room 123

Join us for the Spring 2020 Wilderness Lecture Series: From Wilderness to Sea – How Rivers Connect People and Biodiversity. This lecture will be available remotely via Zoom beginning March 24: https://umontana.zoom.us/j/964309822

All talks are open to the public. Contact Joanna Campbell at  joanna.campbell@mso.umt.edu with any questions.

  • March 10 – Ellen Wohl,  Professor, Geosciences, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University
    • “Messy Rivers are Healthy Rivers: The Role of Spatial Heterogeneity in Sustaining River Ecosystems”
  • March 24 – Les Evarts, Fisheries Program Manager, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
    • “Rewilding the Jocko River Watershed”
  • March 31 –  Erin Sexton, Senior Scientist, Flathead Lake Biological Station, University of Montana
    • “A Tale of Two Rivers: The Transboundary Flathead and Kootenai Watersheds”
  • April 14 –  George Pess, Program Manager of the Watershed Program, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
    • “Ecosystem Response to the Removal of the Elwha River Dams”
  • April 21 –  Daniel Schindler, Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
    • “Bristol Bay, Alaska: Where the World’s Last Great Salmon Fishery is Threatened by Development of Industrial-Scale Mining”
  • April 28 – Ladd Knotek, Fisheries Management Biologist, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
    • “Fisheries and Wildlands Management in the Rattlesnake: Balancing Watershed Restoration, Native Trout Recovery and Wilderness Character”

 

Apr
1
Wed
CANCELED: UM Career and Involvement Fair @ University Center Ballroom Tickets
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
CANCELED: UM Career and Involvement Fair @ University Center Ballroom

Join the department of Experiential Learning and Career Success for the University of Montana Career and Involvement Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the University Center Ballroom. This is an excellent opportunity for students to find employment opportunities such as full-time, part-time, volunteer, summer job and internship positions.

ONLINE: Global Public Health Lecture Series: “Challenges of Peace Corps in the Modern Age” @ Online: https://umontana.zoom.us/j/889924092 Tickets
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm
ONLINE: Global Public Health Lecture Series: “Challenges of Peace Corps in the Modern Age” @ Online: https://umontana.zoom.us/j/889924092

Please join Adam Busch,BA and Sarah Huntting, BS recently returned Peace Corp Volunteers, evacuated from Botswana and currently quarantined in their home in Missoula for the first online presentation of the Spring 2020 Global Public Health Lecture Series. Both are University of Montana graduates, Sarah in Microbiology and Adam in Political Science, who minored in Global Public Health.

Adam and Sarah will talk about their experiences at their respective host organizations and the projects they implemented during their 2-year service. They will talk about the differences between what they expected their Peace Corps service to look like, and what it actually was in their community.

The Global Public Health Spring 2020 Lecture series features health professionals who work to improve public health around the world sharing their experiences and insights weekly during the Spring semester. The 2020 Series promises to be interesting and inspiring for everyone interested in our global community or public health!

Apr
2
Thu
CANCELED: H&S Dialogue & Award Ceremony @ Liberal Arts Building Room 011 Tickets
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
CANCELED: H&S Dialogue & Award Ceremony @ Liberal Arts Building Room 011

UPDATE: We are canceling this event due to COVID-19.

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Join us to celebrate outstanding faculty and staff members who are receiving College of Humanities and Sciences (H&S) awards. There will also be a panel dialogue which will be followed by a reception on the 2nd floor mezzanine in Eck Hall of the Liberal Arts Building.

Online: Seeking Sustainability Lecture Series @ University of Montana Tickets
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Online: Seeking Sustainability Lecture Series @ University of Montana

Find the Zoom link here: http://hs.umt.edu/evst/calendars/lecture-series.php

This University of Montana lecture series and class was created to honor Earth Day’s 50th anniversary. Panel presentations feature local groups working to help the Missoula area move towards a more sustainable society. Optional field trips were offered outside of class.

The first lectures and field trips were open to all. But starting March 26, the lectures will be offered online, to protect public health. Information on how to access those lectures online is here.

Lecture topics and presenters are listed below:

  • Jan. 16: “Sustainability at UM” – Panelists are from UM’s Sustainability Office and waste minimization and recycling programs, UM Facilities Services’ green architect and energy efficiency engineers, UM Campus Dining’s sustainability program; and ASUM Transportation.
  • Jan. 23: “Sustainability in Local Government” – Panelists are Missoula city and county sustainability coordinators Chase Jones and Diana Maneta.
  • Jan. 30: “Sustainable Shelter” – Panelists are from Homeword, Stockman Bank, St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula Bone & Joint, UM FLAT and the UM Sustainable Construction program.
  • Feb. 6: “Sustainable Transportation” – Panelists are from Missoula in Motion, the Missoula Institute for Sustainable Transportation/FreeCycles, Missoula transportation planners and ASUM Transportation.
  • Feb. 13: “Sustainable Food” – Panelists are from Garden City Harvest, Western Montana Farmers Cooperative, and the Community Food & Ag Coalition.
  • Feb. 20: “Sustaining Water and Air” – Panelists are from the Missoula Health Department, Clark Fork Coalition, Earthworks and the Clark Fork Kootenai Basin Council.
  • Feb. 27: “Sustainable Energy and Efficiency” – Panelists are from the Montana Renewable Energy Association, Climate Smart and Sunrise/350’s.
  • March 5: “Zero Waste” – Panelists are from Home Resource, the Missoula Urban Demonstration Project, Recycling Works and Missoula Compost Collection.
  • March 12: “Restoring/Sustaining Ecosystems/Economies” – Panelists are from the Big Hole Watershed Committee, Trout Unlimited, Geum Environmental and the Blackfoot Challenge.
  • March 26: “Faith Community Seeks Sustainability” – Panelists are from Faith and Climate Action, Emmaus Campus Ministry, Montana Interfaith Power & Light and Unitarian Fellowship.
  • April 2: “Financing a Sustainable Economy” – Panelists are from MoFi, Clearwater Credit Union, Williamsworks and the UM College of Business sustainable business program.
  • April 9: “Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Sustainability” – Panelists will include Rosalyn LaPier and Rose Bear Don’t Walk of UM Environmental Studies and Ranalda Tsosie of UM Chemistry.
  • April 16: “Family Planning for Sustainability” – Panelists are from UM Women’s Resource Center and Blue Mountain Clinic. Curry Health Center and Planned Parenthood advocates are invited.
Apr
6
Mon
CANCELED: CoBRE Investigator Meeting: Monica Serban @ Skaggs Building Room 114 Tickets
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELED: CoBRE Investigator Meeting: Monica Serban @ Skaggs Building Room 114

Dr. Monica Serban will present Approaches toward the development of a topical therapeutic for hearing loss.

These meetings are intended to highlight the research of CBSD researchers. All are invited to attend. Graduate students and Post Doctoral Fellows are welcome.

Apr
7
Tue
ONLINE: Wilderness Lecture Series @ Gallagher Business Building Room 123 Tickets
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm
ONLINE: Wilderness Lecture Series @ Gallagher Business Building Room 123

Join us for the Spring 2020 Wilderness Lecture Series: From Wilderness to Sea – How Rivers Connect People and Biodiversity. This lecture will be available remotely via Zoom beginning March 24: https://umontana.zoom.us/j/964309822

All talks are open to the public. Contact Joanna Campbell at  joanna.campbell@mso.umt.edu with any questions.

  • March 10 – Ellen Wohl,  Professor, Geosciences, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University
    • “Messy Rivers are Healthy Rivers: The Role of Spatial Heterogeneity in Sustaining River Ecosystems”
  • March 24 – Les Evarts, Fisheries Program Manager, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
    • “Rewilding the Jocko River Watershed”
  • March 31 –  Erin Sexton, Senior Scientist, Flathead Lake Biological Station, University of Montana
    • “A Tale of Two Rivers: The Transboundary Flathead and Kootenai Watersheds”
  • April 14 –  George Pess, Program Manager of the Watershed Program, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
    • “Ecosystem Response to the Removal of the Elwha River Dams”
  • April 21 –  Daniel Schindler, Professor, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington
    • “Bristol Bay, Alaska: Where the World’s Last Great Salmon Fishery is Threatened by Development of Industrial-Scale Mining”
  • April 28 – Ladd Knotek, Fisheries Management Biologist, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
    • “Fisheries and Wildlands Management in the Rattlesnake: Balancing Watershed Restoration, Native Trout Recovery and Wilderness Character”

 

Apr
8
Wed
ONLINE: Global Public Health Lecture Series: “M2H Mongolia” @ Online: https://umontana.zoom.us/j/889924092 Tickets
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm
ONLINE: Global Public Health Lecture Series: “M2H Mongolia" @ Online: https://umontana.zoom.us/j/889924092

 Please join Dr. Kerry Pride, as the Montana public health veterinarian, provides veterinary public health expertise and technical support to local and Tribal health departments for community health planning, accreditation, workforce development, and quality improvement. She also volunteers to provide veterinary care internationally every two years. Kerry practiced mixed animal medicine for 10 years then transitioned to public health after being accepted into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship, which she completed at the Wyoming Department of Health. She also completed the CDC’s Preventive Medicine Fellowship at the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, during which she became board certified in veterinary preventive medicine.

The Global Public Health Spring 2020 Lecture series features health professionals who work to improve public health around the world sharing their experiences and insights weekly during the Spring semester. The 2020 Series promises to be interesting and inspiring for everyone interested in our global community or public health!

Apr
9
Thu
CANCELED: Public Planetarium Shows @ Star Gazing Room 013 Tickets
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Public Planetarium Shows @ Star Gazing Room 013

The public planetarium shows on March 26 and April 9 are canceled. Shows on scheduled for later in the year will be determined at a later time.

Join UM’s Department of Physics and Astronomy for public planetarium shows throughout spring semester. During each public program we will take you on a tour of the current night skies of Missoula, pointing out noteworthy objects, constellations, planets, or upcoming events visible in the night sky.  The show will then shift to an engaging topic chosen by that evening’s presenter.

Two shows are scheduled each night: one from 6 to 7 p.m. followed by a program from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.  UM’s planetarium is housed in the Star Gazing Room in the basement of the Payne Family Native American Center. Attendees should plan to arrive 10 minutes before the beginning of the show to check in. The planetarium entrance will be locked after the show begins.

Tickets cost $6 (adults) and $4 (children 12 and under).  Shows often sell out in advance.  Purchase tickets using the links found beneath each show date. Tickets are not sold at the door. If you encounter issues with the ticketing website try changing your browser to Chrome or Safari.

If you have any questions, call 406-243-2073 or email planetarium@umontana.edu.

The schedule is:

Thursday, Jan. 23 – Chris Totzauer: “The Sun-Earth Connection: Space Weather and Solar Storms”
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Thursday, Jan. 30  – Mark Reiser: “The Most Ancient Light in the Cosmos”
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Friday, Feb. 7 – TBD
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Thursday, Feb. 13 – Nate McCrady
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Friday, Feb. 21 – Christopher Totzauer
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Thursday, Feb. 27 – Mark Reiser: “The Most Ancient Light in the Cosmos”
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Thursday, March 12 – Nick Wethington
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Thursday, March 26 – Mark Reiser: “The Most Ancient Light in the Cosmos”
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Thursday, April 9 – Diane Friend
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Thursday, April 23 – Nate McCrady
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here

Thursday, May 7 – Loren Spencer
6 p.m. tickets here;  7:30 p.m. tickets here