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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Flathead Lake Biological Station hosts Salish Kootenai College STEM Academy students Flathead Lake Biological Station hosts Salish Kootenai College STEM Academy students

Students from the Salish Kootenai College STEM Academy looked in awe at the beating heart of the water flea. Holly Church, the education coordinator at the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station, had magnified the tiny aquatic creature 100 times using a digital microscope. Earlier ...

sports shorts for April 25, 2018 sports shorts for April 25, 2018

Last week, Arlee Warrior Phillip Malatare earned some national recognition by being placed on the USA TODAY All-Montana first team list. Malatare averaged 22.3 points, 9.3 boards and seven assists per game helping the Warriors to their second straight State C title. Recently, Polson senior Kaelyn Smith si...

Considering consequences Considering consequences

 YELLOW BAY – Maggie Burnham asked a group of middle school students to imagine they were scraping quagga mussel shells off a dock or other surface during a field trip workshop at the Flathead Lake Biological Station on Thursday.  She handed them wooden boards with macaroni solidly glued t...

Mansfield Center seeks participants for basketball exchange in El Salvador

MISSOULA — The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center at the University of Montana is accepting applications for 20 Montana professionals and students to serve as citizen ambassadors to El Salvador in a U.S. Department of State youth sports diplomacy program.  The program uses basketball to bridge c...

Visitors spent $3.4B in Montana last year

News from the University of Montana’s Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research MISSOULA – Last year 12.5 million visitors contributed nearly $3.4 billion in travel spending, according to a recent report from the Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research at the University of Montana....

Future Boys & Girls Club site opened up for fundraiser Future Boys & Girls Club site opened up for fundraiser

RONAN – The Boys & Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County is close to having enough money to start remodeling their new location. They opened the doors at their new location for a few hours last Wednesday for the fourth annual Great Futures Breakfast. The event brings community m...

Polar bears, late UM professor featured in FLIC film Polar bears, late UM professor featured in FLIC film

POLSON — Local filmmaker Frank Tyro got emotional while working on “Walking Bear Comes Home.” “There were times I just had to walk away and come back to it,” he said, referring to the 57-minute documentary about the life of his mentor and friend, the late Charles Jonkel, a ...

Billings attorney campaigns in Polson Billings attorney campaigns in Polson

POLSON — John Heenan said he stands up to bullies for a living, and that’s why he decided to run for Congress. Heenan, the first of six Democrats to announce a run for their party’s nomination next June, said he decided to run for the seat right after this year’s special election t...

Locals earn degrees from UM

MISSOULA – The University of Montana had 809 students who were degree candidates for fall semester 2017. The Montana students listed below are UM degree candidates or have been awarded their degrees for fall semester 2017. A single asterisk after the student’s name indicates the student is exp...

UM biologist co-hosts new podcast

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – For those who have ever wondered why we drink alcohol, what is human consciousness and artificial intelligence, where diseases come from and whether Godzilla could actually exist, a new podcast is available.  Art Woods, professor and biologist...


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