Blog category: Research Projects

Students Build ROV Submarine

September 16, 2020 by Jill Seigmund
Ben Fisher is a dreamer and a designer. For several years, he wanted to build a remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) to explore Northwest Montana’s lakes and rivers. “I really wanted a reliable means to send a camera deep down into some...

Seed to Loaf

January 8, 2019 by asmeltz
Flathead Valley Community College agriculture and culinary arts students are collaborating to solve a density problem. The problem: The flavor and texture of bread, pastries and pasta made with 100 percent whole-wheat flour don’t measure up to the light, flaky...

Mountain Medicine

December 17, 2018 by asmeltz
The mountainsides of Northwest Montana just might hold the cure for a pesky ear or sinus infection. For the past three and a half years, students at FVCC have been collecting lichens, fungi and plants from around the Flathead Valley...