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  • UM Law School Project To Buoy Tribal Energy Independence

    UM News Service|Feb 2, 2022

    Missoula – Monte Mills, acting dean and a professor at the University of Montana Blewett School of Law, is part of a team working to find out how transitioning from fossil fuels to clean energy will affect Native American tribes and their lands. Funded by a nearly $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the project will help inform tribal and federal policymaking, with a specific focus on energy development decisions that boost economic development and emission-reduction goals. The p...

  • New UM Program Fast Tracks Future Montana Pharmacists

    UM News Service|Dec 22, 2021

    Missoula – University of Montana first-year student Tori Matteson can't point to a specific event that peaked her interest in becoming a pharmacist – there aren't any in her family – but her curiosity about medicine started early in her high school years growing up in Butte. When it came time to enroll in college she looked at a few pharmacy schools in California and Idaho, but in the end it was "UM all the way," she said. Besides the proximity to home, Matteson said an invitation to parti...

  • UM Researcher Contributes Frost-Free Seasonal Data To National Climate Assessment

    UM News Service|May 13, 2015

    MISSOULA – University of Montana Professor John Kimball is among a group of researchers nationwide who are contributing data to the National Climate Assessment. This month marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s 2014 National Climate Assessment, an effort spearheaded by the federal government to fulfill a need for reliable, scientific information about current and future changes, impacts and effective response options to a changing climate. “Today is the anniversary of the release of the 2014 National Clima...

  • UM Law Students Tour Energy Facilities For Spring Break

    UM News Service|Apr 1, 2015

    MISSOULA – Twenty students from the University of Montana’s School of Law are currently taking a 1,400-mile, five-day bus tour across Montana to see firsthand the various forms of energy development in the state. The Energy Facilities Field Trip is a course designed to provide law students an on-the-ground experience of the energy developments about which they study. They are accompanied by law school Interim Dean Greg Munro. The trip will include a tour of the hydroelectric facility at Rainbow Dam in Great Falls, followed by a visit to the...