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UMNews Silver Show September 21, 2017

September 22, 2017

This week on UM News DJ Stewart and Wayne Stevenson talk about Griz Football effects the local economy and how the university is teaming up with Big Sky Brewing Company to create a beer in order to pay for a safe ride home. Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb also shares how Missoula’s International Friend Program is welcoming international students.

UM News Maroon September 20, 2017

September 22, 2017

This week on UM News Aunica Koch and DJ Stewart cover the effects Griz Football has on Missoula’s economy. Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb explores the impact Missoula’s International Friends Program has on the community members who participate.

Wildfire Smoke Impacts Health of Local Dogs

September 21, 2017

Montana has a reputation of being a dog friendly community and the same holds true for the University of Montana campus. Smoke has affected nearly everyone across the state this year due to wildfires, but people are not the only ones feeling the effects. Aunica Koch looked into how the heavy smoke has also had an impact on our four-legged friends.

Missoulians Welcome New International Students

September 20, 2017

Each Semester UM’s International Students and Scholars Department pair up with the Missoula International Friendship Program to spread cultural awareness throughout the community. UM Reporter Mederios Whitworth-Babb went to the program’s annual meet and greet to find out what it means to be a community friend. Citizens who would like to become a community friend can apply online. 

Bring Back the Zoo

December 9, 2016

480-cross-zooMontana Griz basketball is bringing back “The Zoo.” UM News reporter Kempson Cross and photographer Spencer Jakobi tell us about plans to pack Dahlberg Arena for every home game. Students get into home games free with their Griz Card and schedules are available online…but the team wants all of Zootown behind them.

Local Kennel and Dog Hiking Company Receives Turf from UM Statium

December 2, 2016

Used turv-maroon-puppy-turff from Washington Grizzly Stadium is impacting a local dog business in Missoula. Alpine Canine is using the old stadium turf to improve the kennels. The company is not your ordinary dog kenneling business, it also buses dogs in special buses to the hiking area. Reporter Tasha Cain and Grant Herzog fetched the story.

Neighborhood Ambassadors Build Community in University District

December 2, 2016

12-3-16-ambassadorsOne UM student group promotes quality of life in the University District. The Neighborhood Ambassador Program pays a monthly visit to each house. They follow up on complaints and help build relationships between student renters and permanent homeowners. Neighborhood Ambassador Bryce Rowe says he enjoys reaching out to the community. The program also communicates through their newsletter, blog, and Facebook page.

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.

UM News Maroon Show November 4, 2016

November 4, 2016


Jack Ginsburg and Ellie Baty show us how UM students are giving back this holiday season. Live reporter Caryn Foehringer tells us why it’s so important to donate blood over the holiday season. Find out why UM students were out trick-or-treating this Halloween. And we also see how kids in the community can get up-close with science.

UM News Show Silver October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016

oct28-umnews-ktmfThis week anchors Kempson Cross and Caryn Foehringer talk about the shake up in co-hosts Campaign Beat radio show is introducing. Reporter Ally Barry joins us live to discuss this year’s youth vote. UM news also covers how one UM event sees a decrease in numbers, while another is on the rise.

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