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UM News Maroon Show for October 11, 2019

October 10, 2019

On UM News this week you’ll hear about how a local company teamed up with UM to try and help teach people more about DUI’s. The company Think Twice has a booth at Griz games to help prevent drunk driving. In other health news, Curry Health Center did a study on seasonal effective disorder that showed that the number of students that “feel sad” increased between the summer and winter of 2016. This show was produced by Tessa Nadeau and directed by Graham Gardner.

UM News Silver Show for October 11, 2019

October 10, 2019

This week on UM News, you will learn about what one local company is doing to prevent DUI’s and how UM is teaming up to help. Also, we’ll tell you about how the new Montana Media Lab will help the community and how the Festival of Remembrance is trying to incorporate more cultures into it’s month-long series of events in Missoula. This week’s show was produced by Tessa Nadeau and directed by Graham Gardner.

Think Twice Breathalyzer

October 10, 2019

Griffin Rerucha went to the Think Twice booth to find out what this company is doing to prevent DUI’s. Think Twice is allowing people to blow into a breathalyzer to see how drunk they are without any repercussions. This allows people to better gage how drunk they are.

Seasonal Affective Disorder

October 10, 2019

A local study showed that the number of students who reported feeling “very sad” increased by more than eight percent between the summer and winter of 2018.Counselors at curry health center say that seasonal affective disorder…or s-a-d describes a pattern of depressive symptoms during the fall or winter. One way to deal with s-a-d is by using light therapy also known as happy lamps. UM student Abbie Nordstrom says her happy lamp helped with her first Missoula winter.

Montana Media Lab at UM’s School of Journalism

October 9, 2019

Another initiative at UM lets people learn more about media skills. Community members, alumni and students got a look at the new Montana Media Lab during its official opening at UM’s School of Journalism. The lab offers workshops, and also does outreach and teaching at local high schools. Director Anne Bailey says she hopes it will become known as a place to learn media techniques.

The Festival of Remembrance

October 9, 2019

Missoula’s Festival of Remembrance is working to include more cultures in its month-long series of events centered on grief and death.

Part of the focus is on using art as a way of healing in different cultures. This year’s festivities began with a performance from UM’s African Dance class.

UM African Dance professor, Tarn Ream, asks visiting teachers to give students an idea of what they do when someone in their culture dies.

UM News Maroon Show for October 4, 2019

October 3, 2019

For UM News this week, we talked to Gisele Forrest from the Native American Studies department about how some Native students enrolled at UM last year, did not return. We also researched what may be causing retention among this group of students. You will also learn about what the UM Marching band does to prepare for homecoming week. This show was produced by Tessa Nadeau and directed by Briane White.

UM News Silver Show for October 4, 2019

October 3, 2019

On this weeks show for UM News, you will learn about the retention happening among Native American students and how UM plans to improve it. We also tell you about how painting a sidewalk on campus brings together current students and UM alumni. Also, we talked to a current UM band member to learn how they prepare for homecoming weekend. This show was produced by Tessa Nadeau and directed by Briane White.

Hello Walk

October 3, 2019

Homecoming week at UM brought man traditions. One of these was repainting the Hello Walk. Over homecoming week students and alumni spent the day repainting a sidewalk on campus with greetings in multiple languages to welcome visitors back to campus. UM Alum Devin Carpenter also participated in the event.

Native American Student Retention

October 2, 2019

UM struggles with native student retention. Native student Jordan Jimmie says many of the extra resources he received as a native student really helped him stay in school. According to Gisele Forrest many of these resources are facing tremendous budget cuts. Another large factor in native student retention is culture shock. This causes many native students to take a break from school.

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