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UM Vision Magazine Features Dr. Aaron Thomas

07/06/23 by madison
Aaron Thomas, director of UM Indigenous Research and STEM Education, speaks with Ph.D. student Sierra Paske in the UM Chemistry Building. (Photos by Tommy Martino)

The most recent edition of the University of Montana's (UM) Vision magazine features a story on Dr. Aaron Thomas, Diversity and Inclusion lead on the current RII Track-1 CREWS project. Vision is published annually by the UM Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Scholarship and includes stories on UM research, innovation, and imagination. The magazine article, titled "UM's Native STEM Advantage," focuses on Thomas and others' work to support Indigenous students in STEM research at UM.

Paske (left) and Thomas chat with Stephan Chase (center), the associate director of Montana American Indians in Math and Science (MT AIMS), which hosts summer camps designed to kindle an interest in STEM careers for middle and high school Native students.
Sierra Paske (left) and Aaron Thomas (right) chat with Stephan Chase (center), the associate director of Montana American Indians in Math and Science (MT AIMS), which hosts summer camps designed to kindle an interest in STEM careers for middle and high school Native students.