Kayli Julius, Optimal Bear coordinator, poses with a bag of all-natural tortilla chips

Healthy Choices Now Highlighted at Corner Store at UM

After a successful first year at the University of Montana’s UC Market, the Optimal Bear Approved program run by Curry Health Center’s Wellness department is expanding to the Corner Store on...

UM's Phyllis J. Washington College of Education Building

Education Graduate Programs at UM Earn Top Rankings for High Quality

The University of Montana’s Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences recently earned two top national rankings for its graduate programs in curriculum and instruction. U.S....

UM history Professor Anya Jabour poses with actress Hannah James

Professor’s Work as Historical Consultant Comes to Fruition at PBS Drama Premieres

UM Professor Anya Jabour spent five weeks in Virginia this past spring working as a historical consultant for the new PBS Civil War drama “Mercy Street,” which premieres Sunday, Jan. 17

Veterans Memorial at UM

UM Earns Top Military School Designation for Veteran Education

UM has been named a top school in the Military Advanced Education & Transition 2016 Guide to Top Colleges & Universities, a searchable online database that measures institutions based on best...

Hawthorne Elementary kindergarten students study biology and the human body.

UM, MCPS Collaborate to Create a 21st Century Learning Environment

Three years ago, UM partnered with Missoula County Public Schools in a groundbreaking effort to ensure students graduate from high school with the skills they need to succeed. Now the program is...

Julie Bullard, professor of early childhood education at UM

UM Professor Receives Prestigious Teacher Educator Award

Julie Bullard, professor of early childhood education at UM, received a revered Teacher Educator Award from the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators at its annual conference...

Ryan Duarte is co-founder of Montana Root Applications

App to Detect Dangerous Sunlight Radiation Wins UM Pitch Competition

A team of local entrepreneurs that developed a smartphone app to fight skin cancer has won UM’s annual Fall Startup Pitch Competition, a program designed to encourage innovation and...

incoming graduate student Leanne Falcon

UM Graduate Student Earns Native Science Fellowship

Incoming UM graduate student Leanne Falcon recently was awarded a $5,000 Native Science Fellowship, which she will use for her research project during spring semester 2016. Falcon, a member of the...

UM defensive end Tyrone Holmes

Holmes Named FCS Defensive Player of the Year

Tyrone Holmes has a long list of accolades for putting together one of the best defensive seasons in Montana history last season. Now, he can add the crown jewel of FCS football awards to his...

Student-athletes hit the books in the new Student-Athlete Academic Center

Grizzly Student-Athletes Reach New Academic Heights

Eleven of Montana's 13 programs posted a semester GPA of 3.13 or higher for fall 2015. The average cumulative GPA for Montana's 328 student-athletes through the fall was 3.19, the best on record.

UM Entomologist Diana Six working at research site in the forest

Entomologist’s Research May Help Halt Bark Beetle Plague

Few people know as much about the beetle infestations plaguing Western forests as UM Entomologist Diana Six, who is working with colleagues to understand why the genetics of some individual trees...

NPR host Ira Glass speaks to UM journalism students

UM’s School of Journalism Ranked Eighth Best in the Nation

UM’s School of Journalism recently was ranked the eighth best college journalism program in the nation in a survey by the Radio Television Digital News Association. The No. 1 theme cited by voters...

The eight Circles of Life represented on the Native Plant Garden website

Students Create Website for Native Plant Garden on UM Campus

UM’s Native Plant Garden outside the Payne Family Native American Center contains native grasses and bushes connecting eight Circles of Life. Students in the Native Plant Stewardship and...

Evin Oser of Montana Root Applications, center, winner of the Fall Startup Pitch Competition

Student Entrepreneurs Impress at Fall Startup Pitch Competition

Nine student contestants recently competed in UM’s annual Fall Startup Pitch Competition, and three of those contestants won cash prizes totaling $2,500. It was the most diverse group of...

Grizstagram 2015: Year in Review

We assembled a highlight reel of just some of photos tagged #Grizstagram in 2015. Thanks to ALL of you who make our...
Shelby Cole, a first-year pharmacy student at UM

Pharmacy Student Earns Funding for Immune System Research

A hardworking UM undergraduate student will spend the next two and half years studying the hardest-working cell in the human immune system. Shelby Cole, a first-year pharmacy student from Malta,...

Student reading Montana Journalism Review

Students Publish 2016 Edition of Montana Journalism Review

The new issue of Montana Journalism Review is fresh off the press, produced by an all-student staff from the UM’s School of Journalism. Issue 45 is built around the theme “burn.”

UM employees load U-Haul truck with gift donations

UM Holiday Programs Benefit Dozens of Local Families, Veterans

The UM community donated enough food, gifts and other items to benefit more than 40 local families and 20 veterans through the Office of Civic Engagement’s 2015 Adopt-A-Family and Adopt-A-Veteran...

UM students working on the ice sheet in Greenland

Geosciences Students, Researcher Travel to Greenland to Study Glaciers

UM Geosciences Professor Joel Harper takes his students on an unconventional field trip several times a year. He and around eight researchers fly to Greenland, where they camp out for five to six...

UM senior Kolby KickingWoman

Journalism Student Places Among Hearst Award Finalists

Until spring semester 2015, UM senior Kolby KickingWoman had not written a long-form feature during his time at the School of Journalism. Six months later, his first long-form story tied for 17th...

children play in spectrUM's pop-up museum at the Missoula airport

Airport Pop-Up Museum Offers Activities to Travelers of All Ages

Just in time for the busy holiday travel season, visitors to Missoula’s International Airport will have the chance to experience a hands-on science exhibit. The pop-up museum recently opened its...

Professor Doug Emlen holds a saber-toothed tiger skull

Professor Emlen on Beetle Horns and Book Writing

By day, UM Professor Douglas Emlen studies insect weaponry, but at night, military history is his preferred reading. Eight years ago, these interests merged unexpectedly. “I wanted to do something...

UM cartography students

Nepali Tiger Poachers Fear UM Student Mapmakers

None of Kevin McManigal’s cartography students at UM have been to the Parsa Wildlife Preserve. But they’ve spent the past six months building the most detailed topographic record the 155,000-acre...

Engaging Social Responsibility through Philanthropy students and nonprofit leaders

Philanthropy Class Awards $10,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

UM students in a course titled Engaging Social Responsibility through Philanthropy recently awarded $10,000 to local nonprofits. The class addresses social responsibility and community building...

Nicole Taranto with her food cart, Bao Chow

Culinary Arts Alumni Working Toward Restaurant Dream

When Nicole Taranto moved to Missoula from her hometown of Bozeman, opening Montana's only Chinese-style bao restaurant was not a part of the plan. But today that’s where Taranto and business...

A Kazakh man rides through his horse

Creative Writing Alumnus Continues Reporting Project in Kazakhstan

Out of respect for horses, Americans don’t eat them. Out of respect for their horses, Kazakhs do. UM alumnus and Fulbright-National Geographic Fellow Ryan Bell reports from Kazakhstan.

UM physics and astronomy Professor Dan Reisenfeld

UM Professor Inspires Students, Makes Discoveries About Space

Dan Reisenfeld uses lighter fluid in the classroom and mulls his discoveries about space in Room 121 of the Clapp Building. The UM professor of physics and astronomy has also killed Spider-Man...

Larry Gianchetta, dean of the UM School of Business Administration

Business Dean Gianchetta to Retire After 41 Years at UM

Larry Gianchetta, dean of the UM School of Business Administration, is retiring at the end of the 2015-16 school year. After 41 years at UM, 30 years of those as dean, Dean Gianchetta has left an...

Um grad student Megan Barnhart working in Peru as Peace Corps volunteer

Montana Ties for 3rd in Peace Corps Volunteers Per Capita

The Peace Corps announced Monday that Montana is tied at No. 3 in the nation for states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita, a jump of four places from last year.

UM Professor Emeritus Don Kiely

A Rivertop Runs Through It: Building a Bio-Business in Montana

Bio-Based World News Editor Luke Upton recently paid a visit to Missoula to learn more about Rivertop Renewables, a company born of UM research.

UM researcher Dan Reisenfield

UM Researcher, NASA Team Make Saturn Discovery

UM astrophysics Professor Daniel Reisenfeld has discovered how water ions escape from Saturn’s environment. His findings recently were published in the journal Nature Physics. Reisenfeld is a...

brain scan

UM Now Offers Bachelor’s Degree in Neuroscience

Students at UM can now earn an undergraduate degree in neuroscience, the study of the nervous system and the brain. The interdisciplinary major draws from courses in multiple University...

Nicky Ouellet interviews a source

Journalism Student Focuses on Reservations, Natural Resources

On a recent Wednesday, which is Veterans Day and a welcome day off for most students, Nicky Ouellet is reporting on the Flathead Indian Reservation for a story about the Kerr Hydroelectric Dam,...

UM Senior Derek Crittenden

Crittenden Named First Team Academic All-American

Montana Grizzly football captain and senior defensive end Derek Crittenden has been named to the 2015 Academic All-America Division I football first team. It's the third major academic accolade...

Riley Auge, who earned her doctorate in anthropology from UM

Anthropology Alumna Wins National Award for Dissertation

UM Department of Anthropology Collections Curator C. Riley Auge recently earned an award for her 2013 dissertation. Auge, who earned her doctorate in anthropology from UM, will receive the 2016...

UM researchers Sarj Patel and Tom Rau

Concussion Research at UM Breaking New Ground

Potentially groundbreaking research is taking place in Montana to improve diagnosis and treatment of concussions. Two UM scientists are attempting to find critical information in human blood....

tiger photo by Steve Winter, copyright National Geographic

Geography Students Create Maps for Tiger Reserve

UM geography students are saving tigers – one map at a time. The UM Department of Geography gave 12 student cartographers the chance to collaborate with Panthera, the world’s premiere big cat...

Maurika Moore pitches her business during a Blackstone LaunchPad event

Home Health Company Wins Blackstone’s Pitch Contest

Maurika Moore's home health company is having such a strong impact on the lives of women and families, it's on its way to a national competition doling out $70,000 in all. Moore’s company, Hestia,...

UM student Mina May, right, and her mentor, Ginger Collins

Graduate Student Selected for Competitive Leadership Program

Mina May, a UM communicative sciences and disorders graduate student from Honolulu, recently was selected to participate in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s competitive Minority...

giant sea spider on ocean floor

Researchers Probe Secrets of the Gigantic Sea Spiders

The average sea spider in McMurdo Sound is neither itsy nor bitsy. Although they live in oceans all over the world, to find the really enormous ones, scientists have to trek to Antarctica. The big...

Libby, Montana

SoBA Joins Team to Move Libby Beyond Superfund Era

Libby and Troy are beginning a campaign to re-brand themselves as places to live, visit and invest in – trying to shake off more than a decade-old economic shadow. The Kootenai River Development...

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