Tag: students

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.

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.

UM News Maroon Show October 4, 2017

October 5, 2017

This week on UM News Matt Skillman and Meghan Bourassa will explore how UM and Missoula Parks and Recreation are trying to prevent fires in the upcoming years. We will dig into how the community is banding together to restore Jeanette Rankin Park and later we will explore how the increase of language immersion programs in grade schools could impact future classes at The University.


ASUM Renter Center Free and Open to All

November 18, 2016

11-18-2016-rentercenterThe ASUM Off-Campus Renter Center advises students and non-students on problems ranging from household maintenance to handling security deposits. Director Mary O’Malley says she refers some clients to Legal Services…but enjoys providing free tips regarding rental disputes. O’Malley says she hopes more students and non-students find out about the Renter Center before they have a serious problem.

State Higher Education Funding Decreased Along With Enrollment

December 9, 2015
Clock Tower

Peter Riley

UM students are reacting to recent budget cuts made by President Royce Engstrom in form of letters to the legislature. Students understand that enrollment is down, but funding for higher education has also decreased. Reporter Sarah Yovetich and Photographer Peter Riley got the specifics as students and faculty are still hard at work.

Class Selects Local Nonprofits to Receive $10K Grant

November 4, 2015
Andrea Vernon

Photo by Sarah Yovetich

$10,000 is a good chunk of change and one UM class is trying to decide where it should go. Reporter Sarah Yovetich and Photographer Joe Lesar stepped inside the classroom to learn more about the program and visited past recipients to watch past grants at work.

UM News Silver for October 1, 2015

September 30, 2015

0930 Silver for KTMF-anchorsThis week on UM News, the university looked at different ways to increase Native American student enrollment. Also, another UM group encouraged student involvement and awareness of diversity issues across campus. This show is anchored by Sojin Josephson and Sean Robb. It was produced by Sarah Yovetich and directed by Carrie Miller.

Students Sell Their Plasma

November 21, 2013

P-Biolife-webStudents are finding new ways to make a little extra cash. One way that is becoming more popular is the selling of plasma. Since plasma cannot be produced synthetically, donors are compensated for their donations. Plasma is used to help treat hemophilia, immune deficiency disorders and other diseases. UM News reporter Ashley Mackey and photographer Mike Huberman take a closer look.

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