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To better meet the needs of our community, spectrUM has joined forces with the Missoula Public Library, the Children’s Museum, and MCAT to come together under a single roof in a new four-story complex centered in the heart of our city, opening on May 3, 2021.
We Are Montana in the Classroom connects UM faculty and grad students with Montana's K-12 classrooms. Visitors to spectrUM have many opportunities to work with UM role models.
Explore programming happening on the Flathead Reservation. Read about spectrUM's partnership with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to create a mobile, cultural makerspace, the first of its kind in the nation.
Montana NSF EPSCoR is a Montana University System program focused on stimulating sustainable improvements in Montana's R&D capacity and competitiveness in science and engineering research.
Our current RII Track-1 project (2018-2023) is the Consortium for Research on Environmental Water Systems...
The Jane S. Heman Foundation has teamed up with spectrUM and our Bitterroot STEAM Advisory Group to create a robust STEM learning ecosystem in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley. Check out our spectrUM Summer of Science 2021 schedule of activities.
The Bioenergy Alliance Network of the Rockies (BANR) is a USDA-funded project that brings together scientists, educators, and extension specialists.
Carbon: Transformations in Matter and Energy (Carbon TIME) is a program that includes publicly available teaching units, teacher professional development, and teacher networks based in local education agencies.
spectrUM Discovery Area, along with multiple partners, has been awarded an EPA grant to provide field-based groundwater education to high school students in western Montana.
Making Across Montana is a project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to develop, test, and share a replicable, sustainable approach for making and tinkering engagement in rural and tribal communities. Learn more...
A partnership between UM's Center for Structural and Functional Neuroscience (CSFN) and spectrUM Discvoery Area. Funded from 2013-2017 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Learn more.