A celebration of life has been set for Missoula's oldest resident and one of University of Montana's most loyal alums who died last weekend. The community is invited to attend the celebration for Emma B. Lommasson on Tuesday December 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom on the UM campus.
There on the second M Trail switchback, with the Missoula Valley spreading below, Tracy Berg and her sisters had a plan. They had commissioned a memorial bench to remember their parents, Lyle and Ellie Berg, who passed in 2015 and 2017, respectively.
University of Montana computer science researcher Travis Wheeler recently was awarded a four-year $1.1 million grant to develop machine learning approaches to improving the accuracy and speed of sequence annotation.
First-year UM students entering the fall semester in 2020 may be invited to the Direct Admit Program within the business college. The new program will allow UM freshmen to declare business as their major rather than waiting until they are sophomores.
As the Montana State Department of Public Health and Human Services announces the first death associated with vaping in the state, students at the University of Montana have organized an event to increase awareness about the health impacts of e-cigarettes.