Jan
24
Thu
Lecture: ‘Neurobiology of Addiction’ @ Skaggs Building Room 169 Tickets
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lecture: 'Neurobiology of Addiction' @ Skaggs Building Room 169

Dr. Rich Bridges, UM Regents Professor and neuroscientist, will present on the “Neurobiology of Addiction– Part 2.” This lecture is part of a continuing series of presentations on the “interdisciplinary approach to address the opioid epidemic.”

Jan
27
Sun
School of Music presents Concerto/Aria Competition @ Music Recital Hall Tickets
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am
School of Music presents Concerto/Aria Competition @ Music Recital Hall

The preliminary round runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., with the Final Round beginning at 7:30 pm.

Jan
29
Tue
Wilderness Issues Lecture Series @ Gallagher Business Building Room 123 Tickets
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wilderness Issues Lecture Series @ Gallagher Business Building Room 123

The 2019 Wilderness Issues Lecture Series presents “Wild Hope: Fearless Risk Takers, Art Makers, & Storytellers on the Wilderness & Conservation Front Lines.”

Lectures will be held Tuesdays in Gallagher Business Building Room 123. The events are free and open to the public. UM students may earn one credit by registering for NRSM 371.

Jan. 22: Connie Myers, founding director of the interagency Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center, will present “Guardians of Freedom.”

Jan. 29: Martin Nie, professor, Natural Resource Policy; director, Bolle Center for People & Forests; Undergraduate Program director, Resource Conservation, will present  “Public Lands: A Love Story.”

Feb. 5: MaryAnn Bonjorni, professor, UM School of Art, will present “Finding the Language of Place.”

Feb. 12: Julie Cajune, writer, producer, director of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Education Department, will present “We are Obligate Mutualists: The Stories of Soul Mates.”

Feb. 19: Greg Rickel, bishop, Diocese of Olympia, Seattle, will present “Faith on the Front Line.”

Feb. 26: Becca Skinner, adventure and conservation photographer,  will present “Storytelling Through the Lens: How Photography Influences Conservation Efforts.”

March 5: Kascie Herron, American Rivers-Northern Rockies, will present “Reading the Room: Different Methods to Effectively Engage Supporters of Environmental Advocacy.”

Jan
30
Wed
University of Montana Blood Drive @ University of Montana Tickets
Jan 30 all-day
University of Montana Blood Drive @ University of Montana

Students for Disaster Relief is sponsoring the Red Cross January blood drive at UM.

Professional Development Series: ‘Motivating students to attend class’ @ Payne Family Native American Center Room 103 Tickets
Jan 30 @ 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm
Professional Development Series: 'Motivating students to attend class' @ Payne Family Native American Center Room 103

In this session, a panel of undergraduate students and a graduate student/instructor will share their insights on what motivates students to go to class and what keeps students engaged. Gain a better understanding of the student perspective on attendance and share ideas for how instructors can stem the tide of absenteeism. Facilitated by Leora Bar-el, Associate Professor, Linguistics. Co-sponsored by the Faculty Development Office and the Pedagogy Project. 

Global Health Lecture: ‘Health Care in Uganda: Three Months of Observing and Learning’ @ Gallagher Business Building Piazza and Room 123 Tickets
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm
Global Health Lecture: 'Health Care in Uganda: Three Months of Observing and Learning' @ Gallagher Business Building Piazza and Room 123

Kirsten Tucker, premedical global public health student, will present as part of the sixth annual Global Public Health Lecture Series. The series is hosted by UM’s Global Public Health minor and the Institute of Health and Humanities. All will be held Wednesdays in Gallagher 123. A full schedule is online at http://bit.ly/2RxFkT1.

Jan
31
Thu
Gallery of Visual Arts: Opening Reception @ Gallery of Visual Arts Tickets
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gallery of Visual Arts: Opening Reception @ Gallery of Visual Arts

The opening reception for the exhibit “Daily Interactions: Clay Studio of Missoula Director and Residents Exhibition” starts at 5 p.m., with a Gallery Talk by Clay Studio Director Shalene Valenzuela at 5:30 p.m.

Feb
1
Fri
Friday Medical Conference @ Skaggs Building, Room 174 Tickets
Feb 1 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Friday Medical Conference @ Skaggs Building, Room 174

Friday Medical Conference is a weekly Continuing Medical Education opportunity for physicians, health care professionals and several health care student programs.

This “Grand Rounds” style lecture series provides a cross-section of recent advances in medicine along with clinical etiology, diagnosis and management information.

See a full schedule of Friday Medical Conference events at https://www.wmtahec.org/friday-medical-conference/schedule/default.php/.

Teaching Excellence Initiative Kickoff @ Gilkey Building Tickets
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Teaching Excellence Initiative Kickoff @ Gilkey Building

To support UM’s focus on improving student success and learning, the Faculty Development Office, Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences and the Office of the Provost are launching the Teaching Excellence Initiative. Join us with a morning of sessions on active learning, student engagement and effective assessments (RSVP requested).

International Coffee Hour @ The Branch Center, University Center Tickets
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
International Coffee Hour @ The Branch Center, University Center

Join the Global Engagement Office to welcome international students to UM. Mingle with internationally minded UM community members and get to know our featured international students who will speak about their experiences. All are welcome and are encouraged to come for any length of time they are able.