Tag: University of Montana

New Security Measures at Football Games: Clear Bags

September 13, 2019

A new security process to get into the Washington Grizzly Stadium upset some fans during the first home football game. Starting this year the UM Athletics department will only allow fans to bring in items that are in a clear bags. The plastic bags must be clear and cannot exceed 12 x 6 x 12 inches.

Reporter Tessa Nadeau talks to people on both sides of the issue.

Mansfield Dedication

October 24, 2018
The friends and family of a notable Montana Democrat took time this week to honor the late politician and his legacy. Reporter Laura Freeman shows us a new tribute to the late Mike Mansfield.

University of Montana Bans E-Cigarettes

October 17, 2018

The University of Montana recently added e-cigarettes to its tobacco-free policy. This week, Laura Freeman explores how campus officials plan to enforce this ban.

Alpha Phi Celebrates 100 Years

September 26, 2018

College Greek systems face a crisis nationwide as retraction rates lead to smaller pledge classes and fewer members. This week, Laura Freeman shows how one sorority at the University of Montana is going against the norm.

UM News Maroon September 12, 2018

September 12, 2018

Today at UM News, The University of Montana offers high school students a new dual enrollment program. Plus, we show how students play a critical role in the success of Grizzly athletics, and local Missoula businesses welcome students back to the community. This show is produced by Laura Freeman and directed by Justin Jackson.

UM News Silver September 12, 2018

September 12, 2018

This week on UM News, we show how the student section plays a critical role in the success of Grizzly athletics. Plus, local businesses welcome students back to Missoula, entertainment management students team up with local music events and the University of Montana offers a new dual enrollment program for high school students. This show is produced by Laura Freeman while Justin Jackson directs.

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 Students Fundraising for Kids and Families at St. Jude’s

December 5, 2017

A group of University of Montana students are halfway to their goal of $45,000 for kids and families at St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. Their latest event, Up Til Dawn brought out just under 200 people to celebrate the funds they’ve raised so far and to spread the word about St. Jude’s work. Reporter Meri DeMarois went to Up Til Dawn to find out what inspires the group. They’re accepting donations through the end of April 2017. To donate visit www.fundraising.stjude.org/montana

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.

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