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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Battle for the Legislature Battle for the Legislature

From the seat of his combine in the Helena Valley, Republican Senate candidate Joe Dooling talked about why he decided to run for the Legislature. “I’m just wondering where all the grownups are,” he said. The 2013 legislative session was marked by a split between conservatives and mod...

CR-45: State takes another crack at changing auditor’s title

There may be no more solemn duty in electoral politics than considering a constitutional amendment, and this year Montanans face such a choice. Of course,it’s not every day you modify the constitution to change a name.  If voters approve C-45 on this November’s ballot, the title of Montan...

Flathead Lake Biological Station Open House to feature raptors, Monte, tours, presentations

    News from The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station POLSON – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station invites the public to a free open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. The station is located 17.5 miles north of ...

Small school pushed, supported graduate Small school pushed, supported graduate

ARLEE – Samantha Morigeau-Donaldson didn’t set out to become a doctor at such a young age, but after 21 years in school, she graduated with a doctorate in physical therapy at her last graduation ceremony in May from the University of Montana, four days after her 25th birthday. “I just ke...

Biological station surpasses fundraising challenge

News from the Flathead Lake Biological Station  POLSON – The 2014 summer season starts with a celebration for Flathead Lake. The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station has exceeded its $1 million goal to match a lake monitoring challenge grant. In late 2011, FLBS bega...

UM student from Polson helps win award

POLSON — Wesley Harmon of Polson helped his University of Montana team, “Griz Spectacle,” earn the Instrument Refinement Award at the fourth National Student Solar Spectrograph Competition, held May 14-16 at Montana State University. The competition, sponsored and hosted by the Montana S...

UM student-produced documentary on distracted driving to premiere May 20 on MontanaPBS

    MISSOULA – Every year, thousands of people die on the streets and highways of the United States because of distracted drivers. Hundreds of thousands are injured. Campaigns and laws aim to reduce that number, but are they making any difference? Seniors in the University of Mo...

Campaign launched to curb highway fatalities

News from the Montana Department of Transportation HELENA — Montana Department of Transportation Director Mike Tooley last week announced “Vision Zero,” a multi-pronged initiative with the ultimate goal of eliminating deaths and injuries on Montana highways. To demonstrate the havoc t...

Local UM students make honor roll

News from the University of Missoula MISSOULA — The following Lake County students earned honor roll status at the University of Montana for the fall semester. Students with a double asterisk earned a grade-popint average of 4.0; those with one asterisk earned a GPA of 3.5 to 3.9. This semester, 2,7...

Future of 100-year-old sturgeon specimen in question

 MISSOULA — In an Aug. 14 farewell video, Emily Graslie, volunteer curator at the Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum at the University of Montana, singled out a century old Flathead Lake specimen as one of 24,000 that face an uncertain future due to the departure of her and her supervisor.  ...


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