- Editorial Offices
- 203 Brantly Hall
- Missoula, MT 59812
- (406) 243-2488
’10, Salt Lake City, was featured in the journal Clinical Science for her research on interpersonal violence against people with disabilities. She holds a doctorate in disability disciplines from Utah State University, which grew out of her research at UM’s Rural Institute. She is an assistant research professor at The National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision at Mississippi State University. Lund’s research has been published extensively.
Carolyn Gray Mattingly
’12, Great Falls, graduated from the Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in Charlottesville, Virginia. She serves as a judge advocate in the Montana Army National Guard and a deputy county attorney for Cascade County.
Robin “Bobbi” Furrer
’13, Lewis McChord, WA, recently went to France for Normandy anniversary activities as an officer in the Army. She also is a former Griz track athlete.
’14, Missoula, has worked at UM since graduation. She is an administrative associate manager in the Davidson Honors College and a graduate student in UM’s Public Administration & Policy Program. She has presented her research on higher education and the impacts of policy-making at an international conference, and her work is being published through the Athens Institute for Education and Research in Greece. Bigelow also serves as an honors adviser who mentors students, an executive assistant to the dean of the Honors College and an intern with the City of Missoula’s Housing & Community Development division.
Ph.D. ’14, Missoula, was honored with the U.S. government’s highest honor for scientists and engineers, a 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Parks works as a research landscape ecologist the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service – Rocky Mountain Research station in Missoula. His career with the U.S. Forest Service began in 2002, and his research since has helped land management agencies understand the longer-term benefits of wildland fire and the responses of forest vegetation and fire regimes to climate change.
’16, Woodbridge, VA, launched the third and final edition of his “Relics of Etheria” board game this year. Marr, who holds an art degree from Christopher Newport University and a biology degree from UM, first began working on the game in 2011. Since founding Pint Size Games in 2016, he also has released the planet exploration card game “A.R.C.,” with another game on the way.
J.D. ’17, Kalispell, will travel to Serbia this fall on a Fulbright grant. During law school, she worked at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands. During her Fulbright year, she will teach English and continue studying international criminal law and transitional justice. She is a judicial law clerk to Justice Dirk Sandefur of the Montana Supreme Court.
’19, Helena, was crowned Miss Montana 2019 and will compete in the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey, this fall. Shea graduated this past spring with a degree in cellular and molecular neuroscience and plans to enter medical school to specialize in dermatology this fall. With her platform “Love The Skin You’re In: Skin Cancer Prevention,” she led an effort at UM to certify the University as a Skin Smart Campus by the National Council for Skin Cancer Prevention in honor of her mother, who was diagnosed with skin cancer last year.