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Fall Fashion In Full Swing

October 21, 2016

This week repo480-fall-fashionrter Tasha Cain and photographer Chelsea Reichard set out to see how people are dressing for the changing Montana weather. They concluded that layering is the key to the autumn weather changes. Some layering strategies were common, like a wool base layer. There are other trends that are suprising the trendiest of people.

UM Hosts Supply Drive for Standing Rock Indian Reservation

October 14, 2016

standingrockUM students and faculty are reaching out to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. UM hosted a clothing and supply drive in the University Center Game Room. Standing Rock residents are protesting plans for the Dakota Access oil pipeline to bridge the Missouri River. UC Game Room Program Adviser Joseph Grady says the drive supports unarmed people protecting their homeland and drinking water from potential danger. Grady says they collected nearly 200 potatoes, several cases of water, toys for children, and winter supplies including gloves and firewood.

UM Professor Shows How Native American Mascots Can Indirectly Effect Sterotypes

October 14, 2016

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UM Professor Justin Angle recently published a study showing how exposure to Native American mascots can indirectly reinforce stereotypes.

UM News Maroon Show 10-7-16

October 7, 2016

um-news-maroon-10-7-stillEllie Baty and Caryn Foehringer anchor UM News this week. Caryn shows how UM is teaming up with Montana high schools in computer science. The university is also supporting prospective students with the new Raise Me Scholarships program. Plus, UM News reporter Ally Barry is live in the studio to share alumni solutions for the enrollment crisis. The show is directed by Ryan McKinley and produced by Kempson Cross.

Wildlife Biology #1 Ranking Helps Recruiting

September 30, 2016

480-wildlifebioUM’s wildly successful Wildlife Biology program hopes to do its part to boost enrollment. UM News reporter Kempson Cross explores how national recognition helps recruit students from far and wide. Academic Analytics recently ranked the program #1 in the United States and Canada. Their database includes information on faculty productivity at nearly 400 universities.

New UM Biologist Takes Care of Flathead Lake

September 23, 2016

flathead-lake-graphicThe water in Flathead Lake is getting some extra care from a new marine biologist at the Flathead Lake Biological Station. Braly Whisler traveled to Polson and went out on the water to get the story.

UM Students Among Hundreds of Annual Bike Theft Victims

September 23, 2016

BikeTheft The City of Missoula Police Department recently recovered parts of nearly 100 stolen bikes. UM News reporter Kempson Cross tells us more about crime that affects hundreds throughout the Garden City each year. Missoula PD says locking your bike up in a high-traffic area can help prevent theft and purchase databases, like the one at Big Sky Bikes in Missoula, can help recover stolen bikes.

UM News Maroon Show for September 16, 2016

September 16, 2016

maroon-still-9-16-16This week on UM News we visited one UM Alumnus who uses his love of ice skating to keep kids active in an after school program. Reporter Ellie Baty also reported on the $5 million dollar gift that the University of Montana received from the Alice Lee Lund Charitable Trust.  Finally UM News got the details on exactly how much the city of Missoula benefits when the Griz football team plays at home. Produced by Ally Barry and Directed by Grant Herzog.

UM Alum Keeps Kids Active on the Ice

September 16, 2016

SkateUSAOne University of Montana alum is using his love of skating to provide Missoula kids with a safe place to stay active after school. UM News reporter Kempson Cross got the story over at Missoula’s Glacier Ice Rink. The Missoula Figure Skating Club offers multiple sessions of the newly-updated Learn to Skate USA program throughout the calendar year.

UM News Maroon Show December 10, 2015

December 9, 2015

1209 Maroon for KPAXOn this week’s UM News show, reporter Dominique Giusti and photographer Carrie Miller find out how shortening the six-week winter break to four weeks may help students choose between staying in Missoula to work or spending that time at home with their families. Before this year’s holiday break, photographer Nick Chrestenson baked holiday cookies with international students at a new event. Lastly, reporter Sean Robb and photographer Andy Anderson looked at how UM students and faculty are spreading the holiday cheer for all to hear. This show is anchored by Dominique Giusti and Sarah Yovetich. It is produced by Sojin Josephson and directed by Carrie Miller.

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