Tag: UM News

UM Students Volunteer For After School Program

November 28, 2017

UM students are helping fill the need for volunteers after a free after school program expanded to Meadow Hill Middle School. Reporter Maria Anderson shows how Flagship helps students of all ages in and out of the classroom.

UM Outdoor Recreation Program Continues Despite Cuts

November 28, 2017

Despite ongoing budget cuts, the University of Montana Outdoor Recreation Center will continue to provide low-cost winter sport equipment rentals to students and the community. UM News reporter Aunica Koch finds out how the program has changed and what is still available.

UM News Maroon November 15, 2017

November 16, 2017


This week UM News features UM students creating a group to build relationships and do activities with local Missoulians of all ages with disabilities. The show also highlights the end of Griz football season with the ROTC program unveiling a new cannon to celebrate touchdowns, a closer look at Monte’s involvement with the community and how Missoulians are hoping to win on and off the field by Canning the Cats during this year’s Brawl of the Wild. This week’s show is anchored by Aunica Koch and Wayne Stevenson, directed by Tiffany Folkes and produced by Maria Anderson.

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.

Best Buddies International Comes to Montana

November 14, 2017

A new Missoula group pairs people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a friend in the community. Best Buddies International has finally made its way to Montana with the help of University of Montana student volunteers. Aunica Koch reports.

UM News Maroon Show November 8, 2017

November 11, 2017

This week on UM News, we check out how one student is leaving her mark in the global music scene. Also, we explore the growing sport of curling in Missoula and how students are helping keep the University District clean after football games. This show is produced by Aunica Koch, directed by Drew Cox-Koulman, and anchored by DJ Stewart and Mederios Whitworth-Babb.

UM Student Groups Keep Surrounding Neighborhoods Clean

November 8, 2017

Every Sunday after home Griz Football games, the Sunday Sweepers clean up any trash in street surrounding UM that was left over from the day before. This program is run by ASUM’s Renter Center on Campus. It’s goal is to bridge the divide between students and the community by picking up garbage and asking residents if they have encountered any issues like noise complaints or vandalism. Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb went to campus to find out how ASUM is making sure Missoula’s streets are clean and neighbors are happy.

Photo Essay: UM Jazz Band Breaks it Down at the Break

November 7, 2017

Small groups from University of Montana’s Jazz Program performed at the Break Espresso as part of Jazz at the Break. The bands played music from Thelonious Monk as well as showcased original arrangements by students. Concert goers filled the coffee shop and enjoyed a variety of percussion and music as they sipped on beverages. Jazz at the Break is part of the UM Jazz Series. The next performance will be the Fall Percussion Concert on November 28.

Photo Essay by Maria Anderson

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.

Photo Essay: Skeleton Skedaddle

October 27, 2017

The Skeleton Skedaddle is an evening filled with fun, food, and Halloween running. A 5k cross-country┬átrack at the University Golf Course takes runners through autumn leaves in the Fall twilight. Costume contests and top finisher prizes accompany a post-race meal of soup and cornbread with apple cider. All proceeds benefit the UM Physical Therapy Student Association. “Run for your bones!”

Photo Essay by Aunica Koch

 

 

 

 

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