City of Missoula and University of Montana leaders launched a new Community Quality of Life Initiative on Monday, Dec. 10, pledging to work together on a variety of methods to enhance student housing options and improve neighborhood relations.
Experience campus for yourself. One of the best ways to understand if UM is the right fit for you is to visit our campus and engage with the students, faculty, and staff who make up the University community. The Office of Enrollment Services – Admissions assists prospective students and their families in arranging campus visits.
The American Institute for Economic Research College Destinations Index recently ranked Missoula, home to The University of Montana, among the top College Towns in the U.S.
Development of a new partnership between The University of Montana Department of Physics and Astronomy, the California Institute of Technology and Pennsylvania State University will place UM on the cutting edge of the search for new planets and help address the age-old question, “Are we alone?”
Harnessing the talents of its faculty, staff and students, The University of Montana has created a new online tutorial to educate students about sexual violence issues.
During the India-U.S. Higher Education Dialogue held June 12, in Washington, D.C., Secretary of State Hilary Clinton discussed the importance of growing relationships between the United States and India. The dialogue aimed to encourage vibrant and deep cooperation between the education sectors of the two countries.
For the third consecutive year, the Princeton Review saluted The University of Montana as one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible “green colleges.”
Prospective students and their families have a unique opportunity to experience life at The University of Montana during UM Days, the University’s open house program. Prospective freshmen, transfer students and their families are welcome to participate in the free full-day events.
An initial cohort of Brazilian students arrived Jan. 14 at The University of Montana as part of a new partnership with Brazil’s Science Without Borders Program.
International Programs, in coordination with the Office of Senator Max Baucus, successfully applied for UM to serve as a host institution for the program, and new cohorts of undergraduate students will arrive each semester to study a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline.
“This new relationship with Brazil is of significant importance for UM,” said Mehrdad Kia, UM associate provost for International Programs. “Gov. Schweitzer just returned from Brazil, and Montana is initiating new exchange relationships, which should involve close collaboration with Brazilian universities.”
Kia also said the initiative aligns with emerging trends of focusing international education on the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China), and the STEM disciplines.
The program provides scholarships to undergraduate students from Brazil for one year of study at colleges and universities outside of Brazil, with about half of the expected 100,000 participants to attend U.S. institutions. The Institute of International Education administers the placement of program participants at institutions in the U.S.
University of Montana Professor Richard Bridges joined an elite group Friday, Nov. 18, when the state Board of Regents unanimously voted to name him Regents Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
It will be easier than ever to access The University of Montana campus when Park-N-Ride and UDASH buses resume service on Aug. 29. Both buses, operated by the Associated Students of the UM Office of Transportation, are free and open to the public.
Nicky Phear, instructor and program director in The University of Montana’s Climate Change Studies Program, and UM student Mara Menahan will begin pedaling across Bhutan on July 2 to see firsthand how climate change affects the Himalayan country and its people.
The University of Montana Foundation has established a scholarship for UM students from Japan who were afflicted by the March earthquake that caused a tsunami and nuclear disaster.
Delivered Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Washington-Grizzly Stadium
For the second consecutive year, The University of Montana’s increased efforts to make campus greener have caught the attention of a national college ranking and guide service.
The headcount enrollment at The University of Montana in Missoula this semester is 15,106, a record enrollment for spring semester at UM. Enrollment jumped 484 above spring semester last year.
Throughout the month of March, University Dining Services will showcase an array of films, special meals and lectures at The University of Montana to celebrate Food Literacy Month.
The following films will be shown at 7 p.m. in the University Center Theater and are free and open to the public:
The Associated Students of The University of Montana Office of Transportation has developed a real-time online mapping service and text-alert system to take the anxiety of when the bus is coming out of riding the bus.
The Off-Campus Renter Center at The University of Montana is offering a website with an online housing finder for use by the UM community.
Recent statistics from The University of Montana’s Office for Civic Engagement show that UM students exceeded expectations for community service during the 2009-10 academic year, with a total of 1,641 students completing 161,246 hours of service.
University of Montana students soon will receive UM Debit Cards as part of a new program to electronically disburse all future financial aid and refund payments.
The state Board of Regents voted Thursday, Sept. 23, in Butte to approve the hiring of UM Provost Royce Engstrom to become the University’s 17th president. Engstrom will begin his new duties Oct. 15.
The Daily Beast, an online news site, has named The University of Montana the 23rd safest college in the U.S on its second annual ranking.
A new Web-exclusive video featuring University of Montana President George Dennison discussing a potential tuition increase is now available on UM’s official YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/UniversityOfMontana.
University of Montana President George M. Dennison celebrated Earth Day April 22 by presenting UM’s Climate Action Plan to campus and area community members.
Area and campus community members are invited to celebrate Earth Week at several events April 19-22 at The University of Montana. A complete schedule is available on the Greening UM Web site at http://www.umt.edu/greeningum.
MSN recently named Missoula, Montana, home of The University of Montana, one of eight towns with an authentic college vibe in an online news story headlined "College Towns: An Honor Roll."
More than 2,500 undergraduate students and their faculty mentors from around the country will gather April 15-17 at The University of Montana for the 24th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
A 20-point halftime deficit on the home court at the conference's top-seeded team? If you're the Grizzlies, that's no reason to panic. And if you're senior guard Anthony Johnson, that's no problem.
The University of Montana Diversity Advisory Council offers grants of up to $1,000 to help student groups host events and activities that promote various diversity causes.
The University of Montana spring 2010 International Brown Bag Lecture Series will kick off Thursday, Feb. 18, with a presentation by Bernadette Sweeney, visiting scholar from University College Cork.
University of Montana President George M. Dennison recently met with officials at University College Cork, one of UM’s key strategic partners in Europe, to discuss ways to further strengthen ties between UM and the university in Cork County, Ireland.
The University of Montana recently moved one step further in promoting research and study opportunities with other nations when UM President George Dennison signed an agreement with Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.
Stop by the new Fam Cam in the University Center at The University of Montana to give your family back home a wave.
Students who come to study at UM from around the world are looking for more than just an education; they are eager learn more about American culture and the communities that host them.
UM and the state of Montana have much to offer, but like anything foreign, it takes some getting used to.