2022 Community Lecture Series

Belief and truth in the Time of Healing Image

The UM Alumni Association’s 24th annual Community Lecture Series is just around the corner. The 2022 series, “Our Environment Matters,” will be presented entirely online and accessible to all Grizzlies. Learn from six of UM’s finest professors as they explore human impact on environmental sustainability. From the waters of Montana to the wildfires of the Northwest, this year’s series will showcase the exciting and rich research happening at the University of Montana. Q&A will be available following each presentation.


The 2022 Community Lecture Series will be presented online and begin at 7 p.m. Register for the streaming lecture by clicking on the "Register" button below. The lectures will be simultaneously streamed on Facebook Live on the University of Montana Alumni page. MCAT will broadcast the lectures after the conclusion of the series. The MCAT broadcast schedule will be forthcoming.

February 8

Heather Cahoon
Heather Cahoon
Ph.D., M.F.A., Asst. Professor & Director
American Indian Governance and Policy Institute
Poems from the book “Horsefly Dress”

February 15

Solomon Dobrowski
Solomon Dobrowski
Ph.D., M.S., B.S. Professor
Forest Landscape Ecology
Can Plants Keep Pace with Climate Change?

February 22

Tom Bansak
Tom Bansak
M.S., B.A. Associate Director
UM Flathead Biological Research Station
Shrimp, Salmon and Trout: Invasive Chowder in Flathead Lake

March 1

Brian Chaffin
Brian Chaffin
Ph.D., M.S., B.S. Associate Professor
Water Policy & Governance
Finding Water for Farms and Fish in Montana

March 8

Libby Metcalf
Libby Metcalf
Ph.D., M. S., B.S., B.A., Associate Dean
Undergraduate Affairs
Woman the Hunter

March 15

Katrina Mullan
Katrina Mullan
Ph.D., M.Sc., B.A., Associate Professor
It affects all of us: climate change, wildfires and human health

Community Lecture Series thanks these sponsors for their support!

Anonymous donation in honor of former UM President George and Jane Dennison

 Kitte Robins 

Blackfoot Communications | First Security Bank


This series is being recorded by Missoula Community Access Television as part of a Media Assistance Grant donated by MCAT.