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Lewis Hall houses the Ecology, Computational Biology and Microbiology Departments.

Built in 1923, it is named for Meriwether Lewis, co-leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition, 1804-06. Just inside the south entrance door are two murals painted by MSU art students in 1942 as well as fish and wildlife displays on the second and fourth floors. The mural on the east wall shows prehistoric Montana. The mural on the west wall depicts the fight against rocky mountain spotted fever in Montana and is dedicated to two MSU students who died while studying the disease. It is home to the University Vertebrate Museum and Herbarium. Both the Fish and Wildlife Management Program Center and the Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit are placed here as part of the Department of Ecology. This building currently has no handicap access.


 Lewis Hall

Upcoming events in Lewis Hall

Ecology Department Head Candidate Seminar - Dr. Walter Dodds
Thursday, January 19, 2017, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ecology Department Head Candidate Dr. Walter Dodds, University Distinguished Professor of Biology with the Division of Biology at Kansas State University, will present on his background, perspectives on leading the Ecology Department, and his vision for the future of the...   View Details

Ecology Department Head Candidate Seminar - Dr. Diane Debinski
Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Ecology Department Head Candidate Dr. Diane Debinski, Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology at Iowa State University, will present on her background, perspectives on leading the Ecology Department, and her vision for the future of the...   View Details