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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

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...

MSU Extension farm management workshops for 2018

News from Montana State University BOZEMAN – Montana State University Extension will offer farm management workshops in five communities, including Lewiston, Ronan, Choteau, Great Falls and Glasgow, from January to March 2018. Extension economists George Haynes, Kate Fuller and Joel Schumacher ...

Students debate world issues at UM Students debate world issues at UM

News from Ronan High School MISSOULA – Ronan High School’s Model United Nations Club recently returned from the 52nd annual Montana Model United Nations Conference.  The conference, held at the University of Montana Nov. 20-21, was attended by 250 students from 17 Montana and Idaho h...

SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders

CORWIN (CORKY) CLAIRMONT “Art provides a powerful connection to our culture and gives us a way to share it with the world.” Corwin “Corky” Clairmont is an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Clairmont was born in Saint Ignatius, and currently resi...

Marking the past Marking the past

POLSON — The Hershman Rock is an enigma to area history enthusiasts. The rock, which is located in the Jette area and supposedly designates the burial place for someone who died in 1717, has been known of by various locals since a story was written about it on July 6, 1970 in the now-defunct Flathea...

Community collaboration brings mosaics to park Community collaboration brings mosaics to park

A tile mosaic project that involved more than 100 students was presented to the public on Sunday. The mural was a graduate-level University of Montana project for Cameron Decker, chair of the fine arts department at Salish Kootenai College.  Polson High School art teacher Matt Holmes, a licensed t...

UM grant to boost Native American STEM education

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – The University of Montana has been awarded a two-year $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to launch a pilot project to enhance American Indian participation in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Aaron Thomas is...

Summerfest 2017 Weekend schedule of events Summerfest 2017 Weekend schedule of events

Friday, Aug. 11  - Poker run around downtown streets  - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Free concert with Highway 93 and some of Sam’s band following poker run at The Red Lion    Saturday, Aug. 12  - 9 am. – 2 p.m. Car show on downtown streets with poker walk for high ...

Aber Day concerts recall fond memories of youth  Aber Day concerts recall fond memories of youth 

The stories, like the fables the Aber Day concerts produced, have traveled through the decades.  Though some of the luster has faded, memories of the crazy days of our youth endure.  It’s been 38 years since the last beer was consumed as part of Aber Day up Miller Creek west of Missoula...

Briefs for Aug. 23, 2017

Foundation luau supports music scholarships BIGFORK — Crown Guitar and Flathead Lake Brewing Company will present ‘LIVE at Flathead Lake! The Crown Summer Celebration Finale’ on Saturday, Aug. 26, in the back parking lot of the Flathead Lake Brewing Pub House. Come to our Montana-style...


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