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UM Cross Country Freshman Stand Out Transferring

December 11, 2015
Credit Makena Morley

Credit Makena Morley

University of Montana cross country is reportedly losing their top runner. According to members of the team, true freshman star Makena Morley will transfer at the end of this semester.

UM News Maroon Show December 10, 2015

December 9, 2015

1209 Maroon for KPAXOn this week’s UM News show, reporter Dominique Giusti and photographer Carrie Miller find out how shortening the six-week winter break to four weeks may help students choose between staying in Missoula to work or spending that time at home with their families. Before this year’s holiday break, photographer Nick Chrestenson baked holiday cookies with international students at a new event. Lastly, reporter Sean Robb and photographer Andy Anderson looked at how UM students and faculty are spreading the holiday cheer for all to hear. This show is anchored by Dominique Giusti and Sarah Yovetich. It is produced by Sojin Josephson and directed by Carrie Miller.

UM News Silver Show December 10, 2015

December 9, 2015

1209 Silver for KTMF

This week on UM News, reporter Sarah Yovetich and photographer Peter Riley learned about the new student-led letter writing campaign protesting proposed cuts at UM. With the looming budget cuts and finals week, photographer Joe Lesar looked at what students are doing to “stress less” with an event set up in the UC by Curry Health Center Wellness. This show is anchored by Dominique Giusti, Sean Robb and Sarah Yovetich. It is produced by Sojin Josephson and directed by Ryan Groh.

UM Faculty And Staff Share Holiday Tunes Around Missoula

December 9, 2015

Nat Pack CarollingUniversity of Montana faculty, staff and family members are spreading holiday cheer for all to hear. UM news reporter Sean Robb and photographer Andy Allan Anderson caught with the carol ensemble.

Shortening Winter Break May Help Missoula Retailers

December 9, 2015

12.9 winter breakUM‘s current six week winter break takes students out of the community to spend time at home. Photographer Carrie Miller and reporter Dominique Giusti checked out how a plan to shorten the break by two weeks may help students who have to choose between family and a job.

Baking Cookies With The UM Office of International Programs

December 9, 2015

Chocolate Chip CookiesBefore the holiday break arrives, the UM Office of International Programs hosted a new cookie baking event. Those attending got to bake and enjoy fresh cinnamon and chocolate chip cookies with a cup of hot chocolate. Event organizers say many international students travel back to their home countries during the break, so this event helps bring them together before they leave. The Office of International Programs will be hosting more social events in the spring.

State Higher Education Funding Decreased Along With Enrollment

December 9, 2015
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Peter Riley

UM students are reacting to recent budget cuts made by President Royce Engstrom in form of letters to the legislature. Students understand that enrollment is down, but funding for higher education has also decreased. Reporter Sarah Yovetich and Photographer Peter Riley got the specifics as students and faculty are still hard at work.

Solarize Missoula

December 9, 2015

s-Solarize Missoula The University of Montana is beginning the switch to solar power to cut down on greenhouse gases, and now a new community driven initiative is working to help Missoula residents install panels of their own Solarize Missoula is a new program that’s helping to educate the people of Missoula about using solar energy to power their homes instead of fossil fuels. ClimateSmart Director Amy Cilimburg says that lots of people who attend their workshops are interested in making the switch.

UM News Maroon Show December 2, 2015

December 2, 2015

UM News MaroonThis week on UM News photographer Nick Christenson and Reporter Sean Robb phoned in to McMurdo station Antarctica to learn about sea spiders. One student is giving back to the local community by volunteering at the Humane Society of Western Montana. Also, Photographer Peter Riley explored how pictures with Santa are helping support new research through the UM Gerontology Society. This show is anchored by Dominique Giusti and Sean Robb, and produced by Sarah Yovetich and directed by Andy Anderson.

UM News Silver Show December 2, 2015

December 2, 2015

UM News SilverThis week on UM News Reporter Sojin Josephson and Photographer Joe Hodgson learned about how local and campus law enforcement is working to keep the community safe. And Photographer Ryan Groh discovered new ways the Curry Health Center is preventing prescription medications from getting into the Missoula water supply. This show is anchored by Dominique Giusti and Sean Robb, and produced by Sarah Yovetich and directed by Joe Lesar.

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