On UM News this week, anchors Jenna Heberden and Mahkia Clark tell us how a lot of Montanans are voting early in this year’s mid-term election. They also talk about a local organization and its creative way to interest kids in the areas of science, engineering and math, and about a unique Missoula tradition for the Day of the Dead celebration this weekend. Produced by Holly Sinnema and directed by Ed Huberman.
With Election Day around the corner the thousand s of absentee ballots highlight this week’s edition of UM News. Anchors Keeley Van Middendorp and Allison Molin also tell us about a Missoula program that prepares students to fill the expanding occupations in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. They also tell us how University of Montana students prepare to roll into the Day of the Dead Parade with their steamroller prints. This program was produced by Mackenzie Enich and directed by Ed Huberman.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics, Montana is expected to see over 25,000 new jobs in the areas of math, science, technology and engineering by 2018.
SpectrUM Discovery Area aims to meet the growing occupations by showing children how fun a career in science can be. UM News reporter Keeley Van Middendorp took a visit to the museum to see SpectrUM’s creative approach to education.
Thousands of Montanans vote early during elections by mailing or dropping off absentee ballots. UM News reporter Allison Molin and photographer Cole Havens looked into the pros and cons of voting before election day.
After a recent explosion at University Villages housing, UM News reporter Mahkia Clark looked into what the University Police do to keep students living in those apartments safe and what to do in the case of an off-campus emergency.
This Sunday marks Missoula’s 22nd annual Day of the Dead parade, part of a festival honoring life and death. The University of Montana does its part with the 14th Steamroller Print Project. Missoula was the first place in the country to combine the Day of the Dead with steamroller printing. UM News reporter Jenna Heberden learned more about the unique way Missoula celebrates this Spanish holiday.
This week on UM News, anchors Jenna Heberden and Keeley Van Middendorp look into a new physical therapy system being tested at the University of Montana‘s Movement Science Laboratory, as well as the rising international student population on campus. They also explain why it’s an ideal time for student teachers to look for jobs and how biking can save you money in the long run. Produced by Allison Molin, directed by Cole Havens.
This week on UM News, anchors Jenna Heberden and Holly Sinnema discuss the rising international student population on campus. They also found out why there is an increased demand for student teachers. Reporter Keeley Van Middendorp is in the newsroom to tell us how biking can help save you money. Produced by Mahkia Clark, directed by Cole Havens.
With winter approaching it’s out with biking and into the mechanic’s shop for a tune up. But studies show fixing up your bike rather then your car for the cold months ahead could keep your figure slim and your wallet fat. UM News reporter Keeley Van Middendorp looked into the numbers behind the pedals.
Participants defy gravity in a study at the University of Montana to test out a new physical therapy machine. UM News Reporter Holly Sinnema visited the Movement Science Laboratory to see how this unique system works.