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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

October library programs offer something for everyone

October came barreling in this year at the library. We have had a lot going on and even more to come this fall. This month we are celebrating the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in partnership with Missoula Public Library. On Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m., join us in our meeting room as we welcome...

Major source of support for Montana’s public universities riding on levy vote

MONTANA – While talk of reductions at the University of Montana has grabbed a lot of the attention, the decisions Montanans make at the ballot box this fall may have much broader implications for the state’s eight public higher education institutions.  Organizations and people across the ...

Victor Charlo publishes second poetry book Victor Charlo publishes second poetry book

CHARLO – Victor Charlo, 80, listened to a round of applause after reading from his second book “Dirty Corner and Other Poems” to an audience at the Ninepipes Museum of Early Montana on Saturday afternoon, but he later said he traded something for his success as a poet. It all started whe...

New program launches to promote and source local food and drink New program launches to promote and source  local food and drink

HELENA — The Departments of Commerce and Agriculture have launched a new category of the popular Made in Montana program designed to support small businesses and ag producers. “Taste our Place” aims to promote and increase the use of locally sourced ingredients at Montana restaurants, ba...

New program launches to promote and source local food and drink

HELENA — The Departments of Commerce and Agriculture have launched a new category of the popular Made in Montana program designed to support small businesses and ag producers. “Taste our Place” aims to promote and increase the use of locally sourced ingredients at Montana restaurants, ba...

International science educators share knowledge International science educators share knowledge

POLSON– Fifth-grader Sofia Leighton spooned water into a container that appears to contain blue sand. The result is unexpected: instead of sinking into the sand, the water forms beads atop the blue substance.  “Wow,” Leighton says softly. Leighton experimented with Nano sand at t...

Genetic differences found in trees untouched by mountain pine beetles Genetic differences found in trees untouched by mountain pine beetles

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – A University of Montana researcher has discovered that mountain pine beetles may avoid certain trees within a population they normally would kill due to genetics in the trees. UM Professor Diana Six made the discovery after studying mature whitebar...

New principal starts at Polson High School New principal starts at Polson High School

POLSON – On Aug. 29 Peter Hamilton will start his first school year as principal of Polson High School, and he is excited. “One of the coolest jobs is being a high school principal,” he said. He said that he looks forward to living near the lake and serving the Polson community. Af...

UM Bio Station researchers make astonishing discovery with DNA tracking device UM Bio Station researchers make astonishing discovery with DNA tracking device

MISSOULA – In mid-April, a team of University of Montana researchers from the Flathead Lake Biological Station traveled to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in southern Nevada to conduct field tests on a new, cutting-edge device called the “DNA Tracker.” The group consisted of FLBS ...

‘Night of Stars’ honors Swanberg for excellence in education ‘Night of Stars’ honors Swanberg for excellence in education

DILLON —  Retired teacher Carey Swanberg was inducted into the 2018 Education Hall of Fame when University of Montana Western’s Education Department and Alumni Office, in partnership with Stockman Bank, hosted the seventh annual Night of Stars on Saturday, April 21 on the Montana Western cam...


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