Archive for December 5th, 2017

UM Students Fundraising for Kids and Families at St. Jude’s

December 5, 2017

A group of University of Montana students are halfway to their goal of $45,000 for kids and families at St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. Their latest event, Up Til Dawn brought out just under 200 people to celebrate the funds they’ve raised so far and to spread the word about St. Jude’s work. Reporter Meri DeMarois went to Up Til Dawn to find out what inspires the group. They’re accepting donations through the end of April 2017. To donate visit

New Documentary Project Brings Together Refugees and Missoulians

December 5, 2017

Missoulians, University of Montana students and refugees from Congo are working together for a new documentary series. The New Neighbors project gives refugees an opportunity to share their stories through unfiltered and self-directed documentaries. UM News Reporter Maria Anderson shows how these documentaries aim to humanize the new Missoulians and create a more unified community.

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