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January 08, 2013


University of Montana Regents Professor Richard Bridges will explore some of the most exciting research under way at the UM Skaggs School of Pharmacy during the first installment of the 2013 Bringing the U to You Lecture Series in Great Falls.

Bridges, who teaches pharmacology and toxicology, will present “Biomedical Research and its Impact on Medical Advancements, Student Training and Economic Development” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Heritage Hall on the campus of Great Falls College Montana State University, located at 2100 16th Ave. S.

Tickets cost $10 for the public, $5 for students or $25 for the entire series. They can be purchased at Kaufmans Menswear Centre or by calling 406-899-0277.

Now in its 11th year, the Bringing the U to You Lecture Series is a collaborative effort of the UM Alumni Association and the MSU Alumni Foundation. This year’s series features three lectures in addition to Bridges’:

  • Thursday, Feb. 7: Susan Cohen, MSU associate professor of history and philosophy, “God, Gods and Goddesses: Archeology, Religion and the History of Divine Relationships.”
  • Thursday, Feb. 21: Hunter Lloyd, MSU professor of robotics, “How to Train Your Robot.”
  • Thursday, March 7: Owen Sirrs, UM culture and South Asia regional politics instructor at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center, “Afghanistan: Where Do We Go From Here?”

All lectures will be held at 7 p.m. in Heritage Hall. More information and complete lecture descriptions are available online at Call Jodi Moreau, UM Office of Alumni Relations outreach coordinator and board liaison, at 406-243-6124 or email





Contact: Jodi Moreau, outreach coordinator/board liaison, UM Office of Alumni Relations, 406-243-6124,