2020 ARCHIVES

October

UM Mansfield Center Consortium Awarded $4.2 Million

University Hires New Arts, Media Dean

Montana Public Radio Fall Fundraiser tops $274,000

UM Presents ‘The Theory of Relativity’ Musical

UM College of Business Once Again Atop the Big Sky

UM Professor Summarizes Role of Climate Change in 2020 Fire Season

UM Awarded Grant to Bolster Native STEM Education

UM Geosciences Student Receives Funding from Department of Energy

UM, MT Health Department Partner to Grow COVID-19 Testing Capacity

UM’s School of Theatre & Dance to Present ‘Dance Underground’

UM College of Business Grad Programs Continue Growth

Four UM Faculty Selected as 2020 MUS Teaching Scholars

UM Researchers Help Study Largest Estimated Greenland Ice Loss

For Sale: Bricks of History

UM Announces New Certificate of Nonprofit Administration

Montana Geriatric Education Center Receives Funds for Telehealth Services

September

UM Names 13 Dean’s Leadership Scholars

UM Law Bar Pass Rate Soars to 94.5%

UM to Present ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ in October

UM Creates Native Think Tank, Policy Institute for Montana Tribes

UM Alumni Receive Bucklew Service Award

UM Selects 2020 Distinguished Alumni

UM Receives Largest Single Research Award in Its History

UM College of Business Names New Dean

UM Launches Theater Season With “She Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms”

UM Earns Grant to Boost Research Network Infrastructure

UM Names Inaugural Class of Provost Honors Student Scholars

August

UM Names 2020 Presidential Leadership Scholarship Winners

Museum at UM to Open Exhibition of Art Books

UM Travel Institute: 2020 Tests Montana Tourism

UM Announces New Director of Prestigious Scholarships

Montana Public Radio Reporter Wins Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize

Distribution Planned for UM Healthy Griz Kits

SpectrUM Awarded $671K for Hands-On STEM Education Across Montana

UM Summer Enrollment Up Third Year in a Row

UM’s Urey Lecture Hall Transformation Nears Completion

UM Bio Station Fights Shoreline Erosion with Innovative Gravel Beach

UM Research Honored for International Impact

UM Chemist Receives $425K for Cutting-Edge Research, Buoying Women in STEM

UM Research Helps Humans Become Amazing Crop Sensors

UM Launches History Internships Focused on COVID-19

UM Releases Healthy Return Plan for Fall Semester

UM Research Provides Insights into Seabirds that Fly and Swim

UM Bio Station Researchers Unlock Mystery of Subterranean Stoneflies

UM Alumna Wins Competitive U.S. Critical Language Scholarship

UM Researcher Helps Reveal Changes in Water of Canadian Arctic

UM Signs Agreement with Institute in Bhutan

UM Geosciences Program Awarded $1.4M for Mountain Watershed Research

UM Presents Honorary Doctorate Via Virtual Ceremony

UM to Renovate Popular M Trail

UM Graduate Earns Fulbright Assistantship to Uruguay

Students Make UM Spring Semester Dean’s List

International Study Reveals Municipal Wastewater Treatment Effects on Lake Health

UM Starts Degree in Environmental Science and Sustainability

May

UM Graduate Awarded Fulbright for Iceland Energy Studies

Survey: Montana Tourism Anxious as COVID-19 Impacts Continue, Travelers Feel Safer

Wildlife Biology Master’s Student Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

UM Grad and Filmmaker to Travel to Mexico on Fulbright Scholarship

UM Updates Schedule for Fall Semester

UM Communication Studies Graduate Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

New Study Shows Persistence of Meltwater Biodiversity Despite Glacier Loss

UM Tourism, Recreation Institute Lands National Park Service Contract

UM Journalism School Welcomes Fall Pollner Professor

UM Plants Trees at Ranch to Commemorate 2020 Graduates

UM Alumni Association Announces Grizzlies of the Last Decade

UM Announces Spring Semester Graduates

It’s a First: UM Graduate Student Earns Top Speech-Language Fellowship

UM Recognizes Outstanding Student Volunteer

UM Student Wins Prestigious Udall Scholarship

UM Mansfield Library Makes Native News Archives Available

April

UM Graduate Student Earns Major NSF Fellowship

UM Offers ‘Dance Up Close’ Artist Statements Online

UM Researchers Work on COVID-19 Vaccine

UM Student Wins Prestigious Cartography Award

COVID-19 Concerns Cancel In-Person UM Commencement

COVID-19 Concerns Montana Travel-Related Businesses and Travelers

UM Regents Professor Produces Hand Sanitizer for First Responders

UM Anthropology Program Makes Top 25 List

Griz Chat with Nicholas Kristof

UM Students Curate, Share Prints from MMAC Collection

February

UM Plans Robust Infrastructure Investments

UM Ranks Well for Producing Peace Corps Volunteers

Missoula College Industrial Technology Career Fair Set for March 11

UM Poll Examines Economy, Elections, Job Performances

MTPR News Announces New Leader

UM Postdoc Earns National Research Service Award

UM Named 2020-21 Military Friendly School

UM Researchers Study How Birds Retweet News

UM Mansfield Library Designs New Accessible User Experiences

UM Archaeologists Partner with Businesses to Uncover Missoula’s Forgotten Past

UM Notes Spring Progress Toward Stabilizing Enrollment

UM Awarded $20,000 for Women’s Entrepreneurship

UM Plans 3rd Annual Black Solidarity Summit

UM Seeks Partners for Second Annual Big Sky Experience

January

UM to Host 103rd Foresters’ Ball

Community Lecture Series at UM to Focus on 19th Amendment

Montana Tourism 2019: Nonresident Spending Down, Visitor Numbers Up

UM Team Accepted Into Techstars Accelerator Program

Astronomy Program at UM Recognized for Great Value

UM Partners With Montana Colleges For Online Social Work Program

New UM Scholarship to Keep Adventurous Alum’s Legacy Alive

UM Dance Program to Present Benefit Concert

UM Math Professor Earns Prize for ‘City of Numbers’ Elementary Lesson

UM Journalism Student Wins National Recognition for Montana Ranch Documentary

UM’s Mansfield Library Eliminates Fines

UM Student Attends UN Climate Change Summit

UM Professor to Lead International Geoscience Research Consortium

UM Alumna to Host Panel Discussion on Racial Equity in Montana, MLK Legacy

New Research Finds Ranchers Consider Diverse Factors in Managing Their Land

UM Environmental Studies Grad Brings Indigenous Plant Knowledge to Community

2020 Economic Outlook Seminar to Visit 10 Montana Cities

UM Students Make Dean’s List, President’s 4.0 List

UM Student Puts Songbird Research Methods to the Test

Mathematics Educator Named 2019 MUS Teaching Scholar

International Student Educator Named 2019 MUS Teaching Scholar

Griz Winter Welcome Planned for Returning UM Students

Accreditation Marks 85 years of Forestry Education at UM

Professor Named 2019 MUS Teaching Scholar

UM Waives January Application Fees for Two Business Graduate Programs