You don’t need another university telling you why they’re great. So, we flipped the
script. We made a website that’s adapted to what you want. Think of it like a compass
for your individual UM journey. Let’s see where we can go together.
We are not intellectually isolated. We are out in the world, engaging with people
and interacting with the environment. It's how we teach and it's where we learn. It's
how we meet real world challenges head on. And it's where we give back. But regardless
of the paths we take or the extremes we go, we take great care to leave the world
better than we found it and to leave a path forward for those who follow in our footsteps.
UM Professor Brent Ruby studies movement and the boundaries of what the human body
is capable of in his lab, the Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism.
He's driven by a passion for pushing himself, but also by a passion for balancing
his teaching and research with the outdoor opportunities that abound in western Montana.
Last summer, UM was home to a mating pair of Cooper's Hawks, with a brood of three,
nesting in a giant maple tree on campus. UM Emeritus Professor Erick Greene says the
hawks are just another reminder of why studying at UM and in this landscape is so
Department of Psychology Assistant Professor Caitlin Martin-Wagar’s specialty is the
research and treatment of eating disorders. When it comes to her field, fellow practitioners
are rare – particularly in rural states like Montana.