Celebrate Academics - Past Events
February 13, 2013
The first Celebrate Academics event took place in conjunction with Charter Day on the 120th anniversary of the chartering of the University of Montana.
The day's program:
Registration/Info Table opens
Energy Technology Program Student Presentation
Charter Day Cupcakes & Music Student Performance
Luncheon featuring student presentations from UM's Programs of National Distinction: Organismal Biology & Ecology, Creative Writing, and Wildlife Biology. Provost Brown announced a new academic affairs initiative: the Teachers for the Global Century task group.
Food, Science, and Eating for Academic Performance
Health & Human Performance Student Presentation
Students Share Study Abroad Experiences
“Learning in the North Fork” Student Presentation
Classes open to public
UM Insights: Faculty on Teaching
Peter Schmidt: “Climbing a Different Mountain”
Sneak Preview: “Jumping into Fire”
Charter Day Awards, Reception
Concert by the Bandini-Chiachiaretta Duo
February 12 and 13, 2014
On February 12, the Luncheon on Inspired Learning featured a panel of students who described the most formative moments of their academic careers. Small groups of UM faculty, students and administrators discussed ways to create similar life-changing opportunities for more UM students.
On February 13:
Grand opening of UM’s Blackstone LaunchPad
Student presentations from
- Environmental Reporting
- Montana Digital Academy
- Energy Technology
- Structural Biology
Charter Day cupcakes
Luncheon featuring student presentations from UM's Programs of National Distinction: Organismal Biology & Ecology, Creative Writing, and Wildlife Biology. The UM Data Science Initiative and the UM Brian Initiative were publicly launched, followed by a report on the previous day's Luncheon on Inspired Learning by members of the Teachers for the Global Century task group. Read Missoulian reporter Martin Kidston's account of this event online.
Technology’s role in learning: moderated videoconference with Daphne Koller, Stanford University, co-CEO and co-founder of Coursera
Charter Day awards ceremony and reception