Students showcase research efforts at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
Dog Days of Summer
Aimee Hurt's bear scat study was made possible through
IBS-CORE, which funds undergraduate
High school students and professionals from around the state
are "part of a community": the Montana Academy of Sciences.
Astronaut Jerry Ross gives a tour of the International Space Station.
"If [we can] harness the brain
power in this room and direct it toward common purposes, it will not be a matter of
if our common goals can be reached, but how quickly."
Gov. Marc Racicot,
Addressing the National Conference on Undergraduate Reseach 2000 at
The University of Montana
Photo: UM student art,
like this piece by Jason Clark, was among the works presented at NCUR 2000.
Kids learned about rockets, teachers received GIS training and
the public saw stunning NASA images at the Big Sky Rendez-Vous.
Rediscovering Lewis and Clark
A UM program will host a new National Lewis and Clark Education Center.
Out of the Classroom,
Into the Field
Teachers spend part of their summer at UM, learning research
skills in the Montana Teachers
Investigate Ecology Project.
Montana students win big at Detroit's International Science and Engineering Fair.
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