Impact of Support
A Commitment to Montana
The University of Montana School of Law received the largest outright gift in its history this February – $800, 000 from Alexander “Zander” Blewett III and his wife, Andy. Their gift has created the Blewett Scholars Fund, which supports law students who have earned a bachelor’s degree from Montana State. Read more.
Collaboration and Innovation
On March 7, 2014 the MUS Board of Regents formally approved UM’s new Neural Injury Center. A collaboration of units across campus, the center will provide diagnostic and therapeutic support and conduct groundbreaking research into the science of brain injury and treatment. Read more.
Making a Difference,
One Experiment at a Time
In a lab in the Health Sciences Building, a group of researchers is investigating a common yet understudied illness - Carrión’s disease, a bacterial infection transmitted by sand flies. Their work examines how the bacterium functions in the hopes that it will lead to a vaccine. Overseeing the team is Dr. Mike Minnick, an infectious disease expert and UM professor. Read more.