Archive for September, 2017

UMNews Silver Show September 21, 2017

September 22, 2017

This week on UM News DJ Stewart and Wayne Stevenson talk about Griz Football effects the local economy and how the university is teaming up with Big Sky Brewing Company to create a beer in order to pay for a safe ride home. Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb also shares how Missoula’s International Friend Program is welcoming international students.

UM News Maroon September 20, 2017

September 22, 2017

This week on UM News Aunica Koch and DJ Stewart cover the effects Griz Football has on Missoula’s economy. Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb explores the impact Missoula’s International Friends Program has on the community members who participate.

Griz Football Brings Huge Boost to Missoula Economy

September 22, 2017

Griz football games attract fans from all over Montana and the US.  Matt Skillman asked businesses what those fans add to the Missoula economy.


Wildfire Smoke Impacts Health of Local Dogs

September 21, 2017

Montana has a reputation of being a dog friendly community and the same holds true for the University of Montana campus. Smoke has affected nearly everyone across the state this year due to wildfires, but people are not the only ones feeling the effects. Aunica Koch looked into how the heavy smoke has also had an impact on our four-legged friends.

Missoulians Welcome New International Students

September 20, 2017

Each Semester UM’s International Students and Scholars Department pair up with the Missoula International Friendship Program to spread cultural awareness throughout the community. UM Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb went to the program’s annual meet and greet to find out what it means to be a community friend. Citizens who would like to become a community friend can apply online.¬†

Photo Essay: Bike Maintenance Class

September 20, 2017

Tomorrow is the last day of the Bike Maintenance Class that is being held by the Outdoor Program. This class is a hands-on introduction to bicycle maintenance and mechanics. You will be able to fine tune your derailleurs, brakes, bearing and learn the art of wheel truing. This class is held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Outdoor Program tomorrow, September 21st. Cost is $50.




UM bus uses beer to prevent drunk driving.

September 20, 2017

The Big Sky Brewing Company has partnered with the University of Montana with the goal of using beer to keep people from drinking and driving. UM News reporter DJ Stewart went out to see how the partnership was providing safety for the community.

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