Archive for September, 2017

UM News Maroon for September 27, 2017

September 28, 2017

This week Maria and DJ talk on local foods on campus, special olympics volunteers and native heritage week.

UM News Silver Show September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017


This week on UM News DJ Stewart and Meri DeMarois show how UM is helping veterans receive credits for their service. They also give information about Native American Heritage Week and the long-term effects of smoke from recent wildfires on Missoula residents.

UM Students Hit the Courts to Coach Special Olympics

September 27, 2017

The University of Montana students are fulfilling classroom credits by volunteering at the Special Olympics. DJ Stewart joins the practice to see how UM students are making a difference.

Photo Essay: Soup Wednesday, Yep it’s Free

September 27, 2017

Every other Wednesday, American Indian Student Services (AISS) along with other UM departments are providing free lunch to the UM community at the Payne Family Native American Center. Students, faculty and staff are all welcome to join and are encouraged to meet new friends and develop their networking skills at these events. Soup Wednesday is held every other Wednesday of the months during Fall and Spring Semester. To take part in the free lunch you just need to swipe your Griz card and get there early because the line backs up quickly.


UM Farm to College Program Impacts Local Farmers

September 27, 2017

American Indian Heritage Week 2017

September 27, 2017

American Indian Heritage Week brings to light the variety of cultures spanning the University of Montana campus. This year, 2017, marks 50 years of community involvement between a variety of knowledge and experiences. Themes include art and humanities, health and wellness, social justice and ecological knowledge. Reporter Aunica Koch fills us in on the details.

Veterans Translate Skills from Military to Course Credit

September 26, 2017

The Veterans Education and Transition Services Office and University of Montana Admissions use military transcripts to find course equivalents to award credit to those going back to school after enlistment. Reporter Meri DeMarois visited the VETS Office to find out how they streamlined the process enough to help students without hindering them with unnecessary credits.


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.


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