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UM science highlights from the past year
Glacier Park Science
UM works to solve mysteries in one of nature’s finest laboratories.
With a new lab, researcher continues to innovate in biomechanics field.
The Planet Hunters
NASA grant launches UM effort to discover new worlds.
UM graduate student becomes the first to discover extent of Mongolia’s glaciers.
Field school and excavations offer archaeology education in Belize.
UM drama students collaborate with oral history project to create documentary play.
One student’s journey toward launching a business
Living the Hot Life
Studies of Yellowstone microbes shed light on long-standing evolutionary questions.