As another semester at the University of Montana comes to an end, we reflect on what makes UM such a great school. Reporter Eric Clements and photographer/editor Sergio Gonzalez asked the seniors of UM’s School of Journalism, ‘Why UM?’
Anchors Anna Cole, Nicole Wren, and Ashley Mackey discuss the UM Gerontology Club’s work to help aging veterans, artistic welding, and winter sports in the final 2013 broadcast of UM News Maroon. Kyle Schmauch produced show with director Mike Huberman.
In this edition of UM News, anchored by Lauren Robinson and Fiona Murphy, reporter Don Fisher and photographer Wyatt Melin show us how Santa teamed up with the Gerontology Department to raise money for local veterans. Also, check out how the Zoo Crew ski team practices during the off season and what skill is being used to create art on campus.
The University of Montana Campus Recreation program offers ladies night on Wednesday’s at the rock climbing wall from 9 to 11pm. Reporter Mckenzie Lee and photographer Mike Huberman went to see what it was all about.
The University of Montana women’s hockey team participated in the third annual community cup at the beginning of December. Proceeds of the tournament went to support Community Medical Center’s Pediatric Oncology Unit. UM News reporter Anna Cole went to a game to find out how the hockey community gives back.
UM faculty, staff and students prepare to visit local hospitals and assisted living homes next week to spread some holiday cheer. UM News reporter Fiona Murphy found out how the UM employee caroling ensemble tunes into the holiday season.
The ski season is here! The Zoo Crew has anxiously awaited its arrival. The on-campus group puts in long hours at the Grizzly Pool doing tricks off the diving board to prepare them for free-style skiing. UM News Reporter Ashley Mackey and Photographer Evan Rau dive in.
With the holidays quickly approaching the Gerontology Club is doing it’s part to ensure local Veterans have a happy holiday. The department teams up with Big Sky Honor Flights to send a senior veteran to war memorials in Washington D.C. Reporter Don Fisher and Photographer Wyatt Melin attended the fundraiser that makes it all happen.
Some University of Montana artists are practicing an increasingly valuable skill. Sculpture students learn the basics of welding working on a variety of projects. Reporter Dustin Askim and Photographer Max Barnum spent an evening in the art annex to find out more.