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Anticipating normalcy — but not yet Anticipating normalcy — but not yet

The question of how quickly Montana can vaccinate its population against COVID-19 hung heavy over two separate events Wednesday, Feb. 17. In one, Gov. Greg Gianforte offered the public a mix of optimism and frustration regarding the current state of vaccination distribution. In the other, Dr. Anthony Fauci, ...

Flathead Lake data included in long-term water temperature study Flathead Lake data included in long-term water temperature study

UM News Service FLATHEAD LAKE — Over the last few decades, water scientists have noticed a rapid and consistent warming of surface temperatures. Changes beneath the water surface, however, have been subtler, but could still have significant consequences for lake ecosystems. In a study recently ...

Grant to help Montana farmers markets

News from the National Center for Appropriate Technology MONTANA — To help Montana farmers markets and direct market farmers build capacity and sustain success, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, headquartered in Butte, was awarded a 2020 Farmers Market Promotional Program grant from ...

U of M announces honor roll

MISSOULA — At the University of Montana, 2,540 undergraduate students made the fall semester 2020 Dean’s List or President’s 4.0 List. To qualify, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at least nine credits. Students who receiv...

Local video produced to highlight availability of inclusive grants Local video produced to highlight availability of inclusive grants

POLSON — Maclaen Burningham, of Polson, has volunteered his time to create an environment of inclusion in the state of Montana for several years, and he is asking for the community to get involved. His overall goal is “to help people with and without disabilities.” Maclaen saw the import...

Legendary Griz broadcaster, Polson resident passes away Legendary Griz broadcaster, Polson resident passes away

POLSON — Mick Holien, legendary play-by-play announcer at the University of Montana, died Friday morning, Nov. 27, at age 76 due to complications from multiple sclerosis. Holien, known as the “Voice of the Griz” to generations of fans provided the soundtrack to many U of M Grizzly athlet...

Annual university competition food drive starts

MSU News Service and UM News  MONTANA — An off-field competition between Montana State University and the University of Montana to see which school can collect the most donations for its local food bank began Nov. 6. The Can the Griz food drive, as the annual friendly battle is known to Bobca...

Griz defeat Bobcats in food drive competition Griz defeat Bobcats in food drive competition

News from UM News Service MISSOULA — It turns out a global pandemic can’t slow the generous beating heart of Griz Nation. The University of Montana and the Missoula community handily defeated Montana State University and Bozeman during the annual Can the Cats food and donation drive to be...

Professor summarizes role of climate change in 2020 fire season

UM News Service MONTANA — In an invited, rapid-publication article for the journal Global Change Biology, University of Montana Associate Professor Philip Higuera tallies the statistics on the 2020 fire season, calling the numbers shocking, yet at the same time sadly predictable. By the end of ...

UM Scientists study shifts in forest cover caused by fires, climate change UM Scientists study shifts in forest cover caused by fires, climate change

UM News Service MONTANA — New University of Montana research highlights how climate change and wildfires could profoundly alter forests across the Rocky Mountains. UM scientists examined where high-severity wildfires – combined with hot, dry conditions following fire – are likely to...


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