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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Traveling science exhibit inspires next generation of visionaries Traveling science exhibit inspires next generation of visionaries

Future physicists explored motion in a 10-ring circus of twirling, spinning and flying object lessons during Linderman Elementary School’s family science night March 21. The hands-on learning stations in the “Motion” exhibit were brought by the University of Montana’s mobile spectr...

Humanities Montana program offers ‘Perspectives On Islam’ Humanities Montana program offers ‘Perspectives On Islam’

LAKE COUNTY — The Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition, Inc. will host the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau program “Perspectives on Islam” with Samir Bitar on April 8 in two locations. Both presentations are free and open to the public.  The first presentation will be Frid...

‘Voice of the Griz’ storyteller writing new chapter ‘Voice of the Griz’ storyteller writing new chapter

Besides the nickname “Voice of the Griz,” Mick Holien of Polson could very well take the tag “A Man Made for Journalism.”  Holien was exposed to the world of deadlines, working late hours, and asking questions at a young age. His father worked for the Spokane Spokesman, his ne...

Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community Resort tax proposal draws split reactions from business community

POLSON — The City of Polson Economic Development Council, an advisory board to the City Commission, is “exploring funding options to help with needs expressed by the community.” One of their options is to propose a 3 percent resort tax for the community during the busiest tourist months of ...

Human trafficking, sexual assault to be discussed

News from Flathead Reservation Human Rights Coalition POST CREEK — The public is invited to a presentation titled “Sex Trafficking and Sexual Assault in Montana” on Wednesday, March 9, at Mission Valley United Methodist Church, 70715 Hwy 93 at the top of Post Creek Hill, just south of Ni...

Nonresident visitor numbers up, total spending down

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – Preliminary estimates by the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana show that approximately 11.7 million nonresidents visited Montana in 2015 and spent almost $3.6 billion in the Treasure State. While the number of tr...

Dean’s List students named

U OF M Missoula Students from Lake County: (students with an asterisk earned a 4.0 GPA) Arlee: Amanda Andres, Angela Austin, Karleigh Bolin, Alyssa Chervenka,* Cortney Dix,* Anthony Ewell, Luke Larson, Logan Lefler, Gabriel Nelson, Shanelle Parker, Dawnelda Parker, Melinda Smith Charlo: Tonya Hert...

Journalism school ranked eighth

News from  the University of Montana   MISSOULA – The University of Montana School of Journalism was recently ranked the eighth best college journalism program in the nation in a survey by the Radio Television Digital News Association. The No. 1 theme cited by voters in the survey wa...

Blood quantum: Who says who you are? Blood quantum: Who says who you are?

PABLO — It’s not everyday that you hear about someone turning down an invitation to the White House in order to fulfill a more local obligation but that’s exactly what a Salish Kootenai College student recently did. Invited to be a youth delegate at the annual Tribal Nations Conference at t...

Biostation data valuable to managing future of Flathead Lake

YELLOW BAY – A sophisticated modeling system used by University of Montana researchers at the Flathead Lake biological station could play a key role in the lake’s future.  In a talk June 29 Researcher Shawn Devlin told the audience that he has been working with the model, which is seeing ...


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