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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

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...

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...


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