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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Phil Jackson supports preservation of Flathead Lake Phil Jackson supports preservation of Flathead Lake

Unceasing change was the theme of basketball giant Phil Jackson’s talk to the Flathead Lakers last Friday in Polson. The Montana native, who played as a power forward with the New York Knicks before leading the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers to a combined 11 NBA titles, recounted his long history...

Research reveals why people pick certain campsites Research reveals why people pick certain campsites

News from the University of Montana MONTANA — Those in love with the outdoors can spend their entire lives chasing that perfect campsite. New University of Montana research suggests what they are trying to find. Will Rice, a UM assistant professor of outdoor recreation and wildland management, ...

Lungs on fire Lungs on fire

Smoke from the wildfires burning through bone-dry forests and grasslands in the West has damaged air quality this week from California to the Eastern Seaboard. The polluting smoke has been thickest in the Northwest, including Montana, where over the past week Missoula, Helena, Great Falls and other cities ra...

Montana Western names students to Dean’s List

News from University of MT, Western DILLON — The University of Montana Western named students to the 2021 spring semester Dean’s List. To achieve this honor, students must be enrolled full-time or for 12 semester credits and carry a minimum 3.33 grade point average. An asterisk after a na...

CSKT bomb threat under investigation

News from CSKT FLATHEAD RESERVATION – Police are still searching for a person suspected of making a bomb threat that ended up closing the CSKT Tribal Complex on Thursday, April 29.  Officers from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, working with the Lake County Sheriff’s Offi...

Montana sticks to patchwork COVID vaccine rollout as eligibility expands Montana sticks to patchwork COVID vaccine rollout as eligibility expands

MONTANA — Montana’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution is among the most efficient in the nation, but closer examination reveals a patchwork of systems among counties and tribal governments that will be put to the test as the state opens vaccine eligibility to all people 16 and older starting this mon...

UM professor’s podcast illuminates burning questions UM professor’s podcast illuminates burning questions

UM News Service   MONTANA – Justin Angle, a marketing associate professor in the University of Montana’s College of Business, vividly remembers his first introduction to wildfires. He had just moved to Missoula and nearby fires were choking the city, forcing evacuations and threatening h...

Anticipating normalcy — but not yet Anticipating normalcy — but not yet

The question of how quickly Montana can vaccinate its population against COVID-19 hung heavy over two separate events Wednesday, Feb. 17. In one, Gov. Greg Gianforte offered the public a mix of optimism and frustration regarding the current state of vaccination distribution. In the other, Dr. Anthony Fauci, ...

Flathead Lake data included in long-term water temperature study Flathead Lake data included in long-term water temperature study

UM News Service FLATHEAD LAKE — Over the last few decades, water scientists have noticed a rapid and consistent warming of surface temperatures. Changes beneath the water surface, however, have been subtler, but could still have significant consequences for lake ecosystems. In a study recently ...

Grant to help Montana farmers markets

News from the National Center for Appropriate Technology MONTANA — To help Montana farmers markets and direct market farmers build capacity and sustain success, the National Center for Appropriate Technology, headquartered in Butte, was awarded a 2020 Farmers Market Promotional Program grant from ...


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