Jan
17
Fri
Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness Exhibition @ Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Tickets
Jan 17 – Mar 13 all-day
Native Voices: Native Peoples' Concepts of Health and Illness Exhibition @ Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library

A new traveling exhibition, Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness, is on display at UM’s in the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library. The exhibition examines concepts of health and medicine among contemporary American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian people.

The traveling exhibition, produced by the National Library of Medicine, explores the connection between wellness, illness, and cultural life through a combination of interviews with Native people, artwork, objects and interactive media.

The exhibition is open to the public through March 13 during normal library hours:

  • 7 a.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Thursday
  • 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday
  • 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday
  • 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Sunday

To request disability related modifications or to ask questions about the exhibit, email Ben Chiewphasa at ben.chiewphasa@umontana.edu.

Feb
25
Tue
Mansfield Dialogues: Growth and Diversity of Recreational Use on Missoula’s Rivers @ Mansfield Library Theta Rho Room Tickets
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mansfield Dialogues: Growth and Diversity of Recreational Use on Missoula's Rivers @ Mansfield Library Theta Rho Room

Environmental concerns about new recreational activities on Missoula rivers are emerging. As commercial use grows, community awareness of the current state of public access to rivers is necessary.

Dr. Christine Oschell, river recreation manager at Fish, Wildlife and Parks, will discuss the challenges to creating ethical policies regarding river use.

Feb
26
Wed
Beginning R for Ecologists: Data Manipulation and Visualization @ Mansfield Library Theta Rho Room Tickets
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Beginning R for Ecologists: Data Manipulation and Visualization @ Mansfield Library Theta Rho Room

This hands-on workshop at the Mansfield Library is intentionally designed for those with no prior experience. You’ll learn basic information about R syntax, the RStudio interface, and move through how to import CSV files, the structure of data frames, how to deal with factors, how to add/remove rows and columns, how to calculate summary statistics from a data frame, and a brief introduction to plotting. The workshop will incorporate a sample ecology dataset.

Registration is required as we are limiting this workshop to 20 learners. Register here. Coffee and snacks will be provided courtesy of the Wildlife Biology Program.