Thursday, December 6, 2007


UM News Silver show was broadcast on KECI-TV on December 6, 2007 with anchors Maritsa Georgiou and Megan Taylor. This was the last show for the year 2007 and was produced by Melanie Overcast and directed by Byron Norris.

Swing Into Finals

While many people ring in the holiday cheer come December, college students celebrate the approach of the end of the semester.
But before any celebrating can begin, students must push through the last weeks of studying, papers and tests.
Reporter Katie Stukey found out how some students deal with the stress of finals.

Are you stressed? UM's Curry Health Center has more tips and exercises to help you cope.

Running the Dogs

The snow has melted for now but it will be back in no time. Oone University of Montana professor can't wait to take advantage it. UM News reporter Jackie Bartz looks at one "chill" sport.

Other than dog sledding, Professor Carla Coxloves to take advantage of the outdoors in many other ways. She enjoys running, hiking, backpacking and mountain climbing, canoeing, mountain biking and gardening.


Christmas is just around the Corner and students want the hottest gifts of the season.

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The snow may have melted but it's only a matter of time before it returns. Reporter Maritsa Georgiou investigates an icy situation with the new Don Anderson Hall.

UM Gaelic Classes

A unique class and a unique teacher are getting UM students interested in their Irish Heritage.
UM News reporter Ashleigh Ebert explores how ancient Gaelic is being revived at the University of Montana.

The Irish Gaelic class is part of the Irish studies minor.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

UM News Maroon Show December 4, 2007

UM News Maroon Show was broadcast on KPAX December 4, 2007 with anchors Irina Cates and Brandon Gondeiro. This was the last show for the year 2007 and was produced by Rob Ashley and directed by Aricka Turner.

From all of us here at UM News we wish you a safe and happy holiday season. Be sure to look for more UM News next fall.

Adopt a Family

UM's Civic Engagement office and the Salvation Army help needy families receive holiday cheer through and Adopt a Family program. Reporter Kerry McKay and photographer Brandon MacDonald found out how people can help out this Christmas season.

Monday, December 3, 2007

Santa Fundraiser

For a couple days Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit the UC. Reporter Kim Cosgrove found how sitting on Santa's lap could help bring a nice Christmas to one Missoula family.


Two UM alum have teamed up on a project that will change the way blind people will access the written word. Reporter Amanda Harris and photographer Layne Fisher found out this computer program will accompany the 2007 edition of Microsoft Word.

Stadium Expansion

Two thousand seats will be added to the east side of Washington-Grizzly Stadium. Construction will begin Monday, December 3. UM News reporter Wayne Stell and photographer Jason Hendrickson found out how the UM campus will be impacted with this development.

Holiday Art Sale

UM ceramic students are selling their work to help with class expenses. This year they're participating in the Holiday Art Sale starting Thursday December 6th through Sunday December 9th in the UC Center. Reporter Brandon Gondeiro along with Photographer Chris Spence went behind the scenes of this festive event.