Number of days without summer rain increasing Western fires, UM study says
August 20, 2018
A drop in summer precipitation and longer dry spells play a significant role in the size and number of largeRead more.
Get a job! UM’s student employment fair is Thursday, Aug. 30
August 15, 2018
The Office of Career Services at the University of Montana will host the Student Employment Fair from 9 a.m. toRead more.
UM alum, law school grad, takes the gavel as American Bar Association president
August 10, 2018
Bob Carlson, a 1976 graduate of the University of Montana, will serve as the next president of the American BarRead more.
UM welcomes undergrads to fall orientation Aug. 22-24
August 8, 2018
The University of Montana will hold fall orientation in August for new undergraduate students starting at UM in fall semesterRead more.
New VP of UM enrollment: “You’re going to see some different things here”
August 2, 2018
Over the past three weeks, the university's new vice president for enrollment management and strategic communication has risen early andRead more.
UM’s summer enrollment grows 17 percent, highest since 2014
July 30, 2018
Summer semester enrollment at the University of Montana grew 17 percent from a year ago, with 2,932 students compared toRead more.
New UM docs ready to cross Montana to begin rural family medicine
July 2, 2018
The University of Montana's Family Medicine Residency program, an affiliation of the University of Washington, launched in 2013 with aRead more.
UM graduates 12 family physicians; 11 say they’ll stay in Montana
June 26, 2018
The University of Montana will graduate its third class of family physicians from the Family Medicine Residency of Western MontanaRead more.
UM, Inimmune land $5.4M NIH grant to pursue bacterial fighting vaccine
June 25, 2018
The University of Montana and a Missoula startup have landed a $5.4 million grant from the National Institutes of HealthRead more.
UM names new vice president of enrollment and strategic marketing
June 15, 2018
The University of Montana on Friday named Catherine Cole as its new vice president of enrollment and strategic communications, aRead more.
Burgeoning apprentice program at Missoula College looks to ease labor shortage
June 12, 2018
While the growing apprenticeship program at Missoula College won't alone solve a problem partially rooted in demographics, it could helpRead more.
UM announces new certificate in Native American Studies
May 29, 2018
Anyone interested in Native American history, policy and culture now can earn a Native American Studies Certificate at the UniversityRead more.
Montana Public Radio to highlight 1968 in music and programming
May 28, 2018
Montana Public Radio will look back on 1968 with special programming and music June 2-9. “Our talented producers will presentRead more.
New MMAC exhibits celebrate the horse in visual art
May 24, 2018
The exhibitions “Horse” and “Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier” will be on display from Thursday, June 7, to Saturday,Read more.
Julie Wolter: UM prof wins $4.5M grant to study dyslexia in children
May 21, 2018
Julie Wolter, department chair and professor in the University of Montana Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, recently received aRead more.
University of Montana opens multimedia lab in Journalism School
May 21, 2018
The University of Montana School of Journalism has established a new media lab to serve as a center of innovationRead more.
UM receives works of world-renowned painters once part of Copper King’s estate
May 20, 2018
Works from renowned painters – including Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot and Jean-Charles Cazin – will soon have a home in the MontanaRead more.
“This is your new reality”: UM Class of 2018 graduates into rapidly changing world
May 12, 2018
Kindness ran as a common theme throughout the University of Montana's 121st commencement ceremony on Saturday, tinted with messages of “failingRead more.
UM Journalism School names 2018-19 Pollner Distinguished Professors
May 9, 2018
Two journalists will join the faculty at the University of Montana School of Journalism during the 2018-19 academic year asRead more.
UM prof to serve on French President Macron’s “Make Our Planet Great Again” initiative
May 5, 2018
Ashley Ballantyne, an associate professor of bioclimatology in the University of Montana's School of Forestry in Missoula, will serve asRead more.
UM to offer Indian law course over the summer
May 4, 2018
The 11th annual Summer American Indian and Indigenous Law Program offers nine weeklong courses from June 4 to Aug. 3. ExpertRead more.
3 UM students named Fulbright scholars to research or teach abroad
April 30, 2018
Three University of Montana students have been awarded Fulbright awards to research or teach English abroad: Jedd Sankar-Gorton, Dillon SarbRead more.
Push for “innovation ecosystem” gains momentum – and ideas – in Missoula
April 25, 2018
Representatives from local government, the University of Montana, national corporations and small local businesses gather to imagine the future, oneRead more.
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.