UM releases strategic recommendations for program realignment, core areas of focus
April 17, 2018
The University of Montana released a draft of its new strategic plan on Tuesday, including a core set of recommendations intendedRead more.
Education to eats: Student startup challenge draws next-gen businesses to competition
April 16, 2018
With more than $50,000 in prizes on the line, the stakes were high and the nerves, for some, proved aRead more.
“Remarkable horsepower:” City taps UM students to solve real-world challenges
April 12, 2018
Saying the University of Montana and the city of Missoula are inextricably linked, leaders from both institutions are forging aheadRead more.
UM honors students present solutions to Missoula’s affordable housing issues
April 11, 2018
Two teams comprised of University of Montana students responded Tuesday night to a challenge laid down by the city inRead more.
Former climate change envoy to discuss defense of Paris Agreement at UM
April 3, 2018
Andrew Light, former senior adviser and India counselor to the U.S. Special Envoy on Climate Change and staff climate adviserRead more.
UM graduates to receive parting words of wisdom from NIKE COO
April 3, 2018
Students graduating from the University of Montana this spring will receive their parting words from Erick Sprunk, the chief operatingRead more.
UM lands new provost, VP of academic affairs, in former Purdue educator
April 2, 2018
Jon Harbor currently serves as associate vice provost for teaching and learning, and as executive director of digital education atRead more.
Based on experience, UM prof publishes paper to support young academic mothers
March 29, 2018
A biology professor in the University of Montana Division of Biological Science has published a paper with a group ofRead more.
Family donates $1M in seed funding to boost Health and Medicine program at UM
March 22, 2018
The University of Montana received a significant boost in educating the next generation of health care providers on Thursday whenRead more.
Translating ideas: Techstars partnership to boost UM’s entrepreneurial standing
March 13, 2018
A new partnership with the startup accelerator Techstars and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation could be a boon to student entrepreneursRead more.
Stearns to be awarded honorary doctorate at UM commencement
March 12, 2018
The University of Montana will award an honorary doctorate in education to Sheila M. Stearns during its May 12 commencementRead more.
UM to interview 3 finalists for academic VP, provost this month
March 10, 2018
Three finalists for the position of executive vice president for academic affairs and provost will interview this month at theRead more.
UM accounting program ranked among the nation’s best; job placement high
March 1, 2018
The Public Accounting Report has ranked the University of Montana's Master's of Accounting program 16th in the country among programsRead more.
Forum: Eliminating rape culture demands commitment from UM, Missoula community
February 27, 2018
The point of college athletic programs is not to win games, University of Montana President Seth Bodnar told several hundredRead more.
UM announces new artistic director of Montana Repertory Theatre
February 23, 2018
Montana Repertory Theatre, the professional theatre-in-residence at the University of Montana School of Theatre & Dance, has selected Michael LeggRead more.
UM sees drop in spring enrollment, increase in graduate students
February 22, 2018
Total enrollment at the University of Montana for the spring semester dipped 5.4 percent when compared to the same semesterRead more.
Both respected and reviled, Adams’ host Maria Cole sticks to principles of free speech
February 14, 2018
Maria Cole, a UM benefactor and host of the Jeff Cole Memorial Lecture series, has come under fire recently forRead more.
Hecklers ejected during Adams’ talk; Daines attacks UM for raising concern over “bigotry”
February 13, 2018
Mike Adams, a conservative firebrand, spent Tuesday night using the Ku Klux Klan, the abortion of African American babies, MuslimsRead more.
UM debates First Amendment rights, beefs up security ahead of Adams’ speech
February 13, 2018
University of Montana president Seth Bodnar issued a statement to the campus community ahead of tonight's speech featuring controversial columnistRead more.
UM ready to evolve in “a world full of disruptions,” school president says
February 12, 2018
The University of Montana has confronted a number of challenges in recent years and has struggled at times for aRead more.
UM planning Innovation Campus, Commons as part of larger tech, medical corridor
February 7, 2018
In a meeting with city and county leaders on Wednesday, the University of Montana unveiled plans to craft and implementRead more.
UM, Missoula City Council pledge to work more closely together on new strategies
February 7, 2018
Saying the University of Montana and the city of Missoula must serve as each others ambassador, officials from both institutionsRead more.
UM to celebrate 125th anniversary with Charter Day awards ceremony
February 6, 2018
University of Montana President Seth Bodnar invites the campus and Missoula communities to celebrate the University’s 125th birthday during theRead more.
Mammals move shorter distances in human-altered landscapes, UM study finds
February 3, 2018
Research recently published by a University of Montana biologist found that mammals move shorter distances in human-modified landscapes, something thatRead more.
UM biz professor launches podcast on “cool people doing awesome things”
January 24, 2018
Justin Angle has run 100-mile races, completed $100 million bond trades and, he claims, never lost a game of MonopolyRead more.
Pearl Jam adds Missoula to Seattle, Boston, Chicago for short summer tour
January 24, 2018
Pearl Jam added Missoula to its exclusive summer concert series as part of its abbreviated “Home Shows” tour, the UniversityRead more.
UM researchers named among “world’s most influential scientific minds”
January 15, 2018
Released by Clarivate Analytics, the publication names Ragan Callaway, a professor of ecology, and Steve Running, a 2007 Nobel PrizeRead more.
Lighting business, Silver Foundation create perpetual Missoula College scholarship
January 8, 2018
Western Montana Lighting, which has launched its 100th year in business, and the Silver Foundation, which turns 20 this year,Read more.
Life on Earth: UM researchers find crazy blend of beneficial bacteria in cicada insect
January 8, 2018
Researchers at the University of Montana have made another discovery at the cellular level in their quest to understand theRead more.
UM medical residency program lands funding for opioid training
December 28, 2017
Supplemental funding from the federal government will help the University of Montana's medical residency program provide opioid training at itsRead more.
UM researcher lands grants to study infectious pathogen
December 26, 2017
The grants, including a $250,000 award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and a $1 million awardRead more.
UM professors ask: Can math predict what you’ll do next?
December 25, 2017
As technology develops, scientists may find that we can predict human behavior rather well in one area, while still lackingRead more.
Veterans flock to UM’s wildlife biology program, including Navy couple
December 22, 2017
While the two Navy veterans grew up in different parts of the county – Katie in Texas and Mitchell inRead more.
Search for a cure: Missoula to host clinical trials in PTSD drug research
December 19, 2017
Sponsored by Tonix Pharmaceuticals, the study will be conducted by St. Patrick Hospital and the University of Montana. The trialRead more.
Climate change: UM study finds Rocky Mountain forests losing resilience to wildfires
December 13, 2017
With the climate growing hotter and drier, the regeneration of Rocky Mountain forests after summer wildfires is expected to diminish,Read more.
UM app, new minor connect students to global opportunities
December 8, 2017
Offered through International Development Studies, the new freestanding minor blends faculty networks and their global experts from a number ofRead more.
Missoula entrepreneurs practice their pitch ahead of EPIC competition
December 6, 2017
Several University of Montana students and upstart entrepreneurs pitched their ideas for a new business Wednesday morning to a roomful of friendlyRead more.
Food for months: Cat-Griz food drive nets largest bounty in state history
November 21, 2017
In this year's “Cat the Cats” food drive, the University of Montana raised 394,078 pounds of food. Montana State raisedRead more.
More succinct: UM renames College of Business, drops “administration”
November 17, 2017
The University of Montana's long-winded School of Business Administration was renamed Friday to the more succinct College of Business afterRead more.
Bodnar officially approved as the University of Montana’s next president
November 17, 2017
With unanimous approval, the Montana Board of Regents has named former General Electric executive and West Point graduate Seth BodnarRead more.
Set for growth: UM-based biotech firm looks to slow age-related skin diseases
November 15, 2017
DermaXon, based in Missoula, looks to slow the biological mechanisms behind aging and prevent the onset of age-related skin disease.Read more.
UM offers 800 free tickets to veterans, firefighters to Satuday’s football game
November 10, 2017
The University of Montana will roll out the proverbial red carpet to more than 800 veterans, wildland firefighters, emergency respondersRead more.
It’s Griz vs. Cats in competition for food bank donations
November 8, 2017
It's once again time for Can the Cats, the University of Montana's annual competition with Montana State University to seeRead more.
UM art scholar: Medieval society integrated the dead into everyday life
November 2, 2017
What if the dead played a more active role in our daily lives? It might appear to be a strangeRead more.
UM research wing receives national award for website design
November 2, 2017
The Bureau of Business and Economic Research at the University of Montana won a national award for Excellence in WebsitesRead more.
UM sees increase in global research rankings, research spending
October 23, 2017
A scoring of scientific papers and their impact on research landed the University of Montana in the upper tier ofRead more.
Buyout package: UM offers 6 months pay, 12 months health care to employees
October 18, 2017
The University of Montana on Wednesday rolled out the details of a voluntary severance package being offered to qualified non-faculty employees inRead more.
UM to offer severance to non-faculty employees as budget overhaul continues
October 17, 2017
The University of Montana will offer voluntary severance packages to eligible, non-faculty employees in its ongoing effort to reduce personnelRead more.
Dementia friendly: Local group looks to transform city as population ages
October 16, 2017
Faced with the rising cost of providing care and the absence of a cure, a coalition of groups that includeRead more.
Grizmobile, perennial Montana fans a game-day staple on Campus Drive
October 15, 2017
While it's not the biggest RV on Campus Drive, the hand-painted Grizmobile - an homage to everything related to theRead more.