Mar
20
Wed
Meet and Greet: Communication Studies Alumni @ Liberal Arts (Eck Hall) Rooms 304-305 Tickets
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meet and Greet: Communication Studies Alumni @ Liberal Arts (Eck Hall) Rooms 304-305

All are welcome to join UM’s chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (National Communication Honors Society) and the Communication Studies department to learn about possible career paths, find valuable resources and network with communication studies majors, faculty and alumni. Alumni panelists from Vita Nova Marketing, Missoula Aging Services, ATG and The Humane Society of Western Montana will provide brief presentations and lend us their thoughts through a Q&A session. Light refreshments will be served.

Global Health Lecture: ‘Montana to Mali and Back Again: One UM Grad’s Journey to a Career in Global Health’ @ Gallagher Business Building Piazza and Room 123 Tickets
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm
Global Health Lecture: 'Montana to Mali and Back Again: One UM Grad’s Journey to a Career in Global Health' @ Gallagher Business Building Piazza and Room 123

Dr. Breanna Barger-Kamate, chair and founder of the Mali Medical Relief Fund, 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.

Mar
21
Thu
Professional Development Series: Applying for private foundation grants and awards @ Payne Family Native American Center Room 011 Tickets
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Professional Development Series: Applying for private foundation grants and awards @ Payne Family Native American Center Room 011

Katherine Swan, Proposal Development Manager, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and Jason Newcomer, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, UM Foundation, will present strategies for identifying sources of private foundation support for your research, refining your project ideas to be responsive to foundation priorities, and making the most of resources at the UM Foundation. RSVP encouraged.

Professional Development Series: Introduction to the Lightboard Studio @ Mansfield Library 111 Tickets
Mar 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Professional Development Series: Introduction to the Lightboard Studio @ Mansfield Library 111

The lightboard studio allows for easy creation of videos incorporating an illuminated glass board that allows users to write glowing notes and drawings, seemingly in the air in front of them, with ever turning away from the camera. It is great for annotating slides, writing formulas, and drawing diagrams while keeping viewers engaged. We will be holding sessions every Thursday through March 28, 2:30-3:30 p.m. or by appointment. Please RSVP.

Mar
26
Tue
Professional Development Series: Introduction to the One Button Studio @ Mansfield Library 102 Tickets
Mar 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Professional Development Series: Introduction to the One Button Studio @ Mansfield Library 102

The One Button Studio is an intuitive video studio available to you to practice presentations and create video content. Glenn Kneebone of the Mansfield Library will demonstrate how to access and make the most of the studio’s resources. Sessions will be held every Tuesday through March 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m. or by appointment. Please RSVP.

Mar
28
Thu
Professional Development Series: Introduction to the Lightboard Studio @ Mansfield Library 111 Tickets
Mar 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Professional Development Series: Introduction to the Lightboard Studio @ Mansfield Library 111

The lightboard studio allows for easy creation of videos incorporating an illuminated glass board that allows users to write glowing notes and drawings, seemingly in the air in front of them, with ever turning away from the camera. It is great for annotating slides, writing formulas, and drawing diagrams while keeping viewers engaged. We will be holding sessions every Thursday through March 28, 2:30-3:30 p.m. or by appointment. Please RSVP.

Apr
3
Wed
Global Health Lecture: ‘The Secret Ingredient in International Development’ @ Gallagher Business Building Piazza and Room 123 Tickets
Apr 3 @ 6:30 pm
Global Health Lecture: 'The Secret Ingredient in International Development' @ Gallagher Business Building Piazza and Room 123

Chris Siegler, 1967-69 Peace Corps volunteer and board member of the Village Hope Inc., 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.

Lecture: ‘The Irish Brigade and Age of Revolution: The Story of a Flag’ Tickets
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lecture: 'The Irish Brigade and Age of Revolution: The Story of a Flag'

Professor Patrick Griffin, the Madden-Hennebry Professor of Irish-American Studies and director of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver a lecture titled “The Irish Brigade and Age of Revolution: The Story of a Flag” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in the UM Music Building Recital Hall in Missoula.

The lecture will discuss the life of Thomas Francis Meagher, an Irish rebel who raised and led the Irish Brigade as a general during the U.S. Civil War, became acting governor of Montana Territory and died under mysterious circumstances at Fort Benton in 1867. Meagher also designed the Irish tricolor flag of the Irish Republic.

The presentation is part of the Hesburgh Lecture Series, which was inspired by Rev. Ted Hesburgh to bring Notre Dame faculty to local communities. It is sponsored by the Friends of Irish Studies, the Notre Dame Club of Western Montana the Irish Government Emigrant Support Program.

Apr
5
Fri
Professional Development Series: Essential understandings for working with American Indian students @ Missoula College Tickets
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Professional Development Series: Essential understandings for working with American Indian students @ Missoula College

This presentation will provide key understandings of the unique strengths and challenges facing today’s American Indian students. Marilyn Zimmerman, Senior Director of Policy and Programs, National Native Children’s Trauma Center, will discuss how faculty members can effectively provide support for both recruitment and retention of American Indian students. RSVP encouraged.

Apr
9
Tue
Lecture at the Nexus: Nancy Grimm @ Todd Building Room 204 Tickets
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lecture at the Nexus: Nancy Grimm @ Todd Building Room 204

Prolific and renown sustainability scientist Nancy Grimm will give the spring semester “Lecture at the Nexus” at 4 p.m., Tuesday April 9, in Todd Building Room 204. She will present “Climate Change, Disturbance, and Extreme Events: How Will Cities Respond?”

A reception on the second floor foyer will follow at 5 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.

Earlier that day at noon, Dr. Grimm will also participate in a “Nexus Forum” with a UM faculty panel titled “Science & Practice: Water & Resilience” in Todd Building Room 203 . Her fellow panelists will be Dr. Lisa Eby of the Department of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences and Dr. Brian Chaffin and Dr. Alex Metcalf, both of the Department of Society and Conservation.

The “Lecture at the Nexus” series is hosted by UM BRIDGES, an interdisciplinary graduate training program that prepares future leaders to advance societally relevant science at the nexus of water-energy-food systems. Dr. Grimm’s UM visit is co-sponsored by the UM Office of the Research & Scholarship, the Flathead Lake Biological Station and the Office of the Provost. Dr. Grimm’s visit to UM will highlight the critical interactions between science and practice in effecting sustainable solutions.

Explore http://www.umt.edu/bridges/ for information on UM BRIDGES or find the group on Twitter at @WEFNexusUM.