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UM Native American Group Fundraises for 50th Pow-Wow

December 6, 2017

Kyiyo Student Association is reaching out to the community to keep one of their oldest traditions alive. UM Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb tell us what events the group is planning to reach it’s fundraising goal of 10,000 dollars for the 50th Pow-Wow on April 21st and 22nd.

UM Club does Extra Work to “Can the Cats”

November 15, 2017

Every year the University of Montana and Montana State University compete against each other to see who can raise the most food leading up to the Brawl of the Wild game. Misssoula has only won twice in the past seventeen years. Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb tells us what one UM program is doing to make sure the Griz Can the Cats this year.

UM News Silver Show November 1, 2017

November 2, 2017

This week on UM News, the Missoula community came to the rescue of the UM Marching Band’s members who were told they couldn’t travel to Bozeman for this year’s the Brawl of the Wild game, Circle K is shifting its fundraising focus locally instead of nationally, and The Rocky Mountain Ballet Theater kicked off its fundraiser for its annual Ballet Beyond Borders event coming in January. This show was produced by Mederios Whitworth-Babb, directed by Tiffany Folkes and anchored by Meghan Bourassa and Matthew Skillman.

Montana Suicide Project analyzes data to fill in the gaps of mental healthcare

October 24, 2017

Montana has the third highest suicide rate in the country, and one UM research project surrounding the issue is trying to find suicide prevention programs that will actually work for Montanans. Reporter Meri DeMarois found out how these researchers for the Montana Suicide Project are using Montana-specific data to affect change at a higher level.

New Flu Vaccines Come to Montana

October 24, 2017

Students and members of the community are both worried about flu season. Aunica Koch looks into what they are doing to avoid the virus and new versions of flu vaccines that are available this year.

The Missoula Food Bank Reaches Out to Community After Increase in Demand

October 19, 2017

The Missoula Food Bank is relying on food donations and the entire Missoula community due to an increase in demand over the past two years. UM has extended a helping hand through class fundraisers, student volunteers and food drives like Can the Bobcats. Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb finds out how the community is banding together to make sure you and your neighbor have food on your table.

Faith-Based Groups Continue to Grow in Missoula

October 17, 2017

Missoula and the University of Montana are seeing an increase of faith-based groups. Fields of Faith for athletes stopped in Missoula for the first time this month and student groups are peaking on campus. UM News Reporter Aunica Koch has the story.

 

UM News Silver for October 11, 2017

October 12, 2017

This week on UM News we look at Missoula’s transportation emissions, a Griz football player and his relationship with his Californian pen pals, and the new culinary school. This show is produced by Aunica Koch and directed by Natasha Woodworth and anchored by Mederios Whitworth-Babb and DJ Stewart

Missoula Focuses on Carbon Emitted from Transportation

October 10, 2017

A recent report from Climate Smart Missoula, says transportation emits the largest portion of carbon for Missoula. The community is focusing on this 37% for the month of October. UM has reduced its emission of fossil fuels by purchasing two electric buses over the past two years. The University continues to work towards sustainability through addressing transportation along with reducing its energy consumption and improving its recycling program. UM Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb checks out progress.

Effects of Wildfire Smoke on Local Residents

September 22, 2017

The effects of the recent wildfires go beyond damaged property and scorched forests. There are major health risks involved for firefighters and for everyone else. Reporter Wayne Stevenson has the details on the effects of the smoke from the wildfires on residents of the Missoula area.

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