Archive for October 9th, 2019

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.

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