When The Day of the Dead is around the corner, dance students brush up on their 80's moves for a performance. Reporter Badria Al-Abdullah and photographer Caitlin Mallory learn how a Michael Jackson classic takes a new twist.
With Halloween upon us, students are turning their attention to dressing up. Money is tight for college students in general, and the extra cost for costumes can make it worse. Reporter Ryan Widdekind and photographer Russ Curry found out how students stretch their budgets to fit in a costume.
Missoula author Sherry Jones returned home to present her controversial book. She started the story as a creative writing major at the University of Montana. Reporter Holly Baker and photographer Kelly Hanson read into why the book sparks such strong emotions.
The man serving as President of the University of Montana has held that position since 1990--longer than anyone else. Reporter Dan Boyce and Photographer Noel Pederson recently took advantage of President George Dennison's open office hours to speak about one of his last major objectives.
Reporter Lindsay Alvestad and Photographer Jordan Treece preview the upcoming UM News show for the Silver Team and uncover the hometowns and future plans of the team's members. You can watch the UM News show for the Silver Team Thursday mornings on KECI in Missoula, KTVM in Helena, and KCFW in Kalispell. (Click the video below to watch)
UM students gathered at the University Center game room ready for battle in a video game tournament. Um News Reporter Eddie Haver and photographer Kris Hanson bring us the epic event. (Click Below To Play)
Montana state reports nearly 800 women in Montana are diagnosed with breast cancer each year. Um News Reporter Crystal Bowling and photographer, Sam Bury, discover how this disease affected one University student and her family. (Click Below to Play)
Basketball season has begun, and the Lady Griz will showcase their skills tonight at their first scrimmage on October 28th. As UM News reporter Breanna Roy and photographer John Denny found out, senior guard Mandy Morales has enough shoes to wear a different pair for almost every game this year. (Click Below to Play)
As autumn leaves continue to fall, many in the Montana ski community eagerly dream of falling snowflakes. But Reporter Dan Boyce and Photographer Stacy Gray found some backcountry skiers who literally can't wait for that. (Click below to watch)
Footbridge Forum is a University of Montana class that gives students a chance to produce, direct, and host a series of radio shows. Reporter Lindsay Alvestad and Photographer Jordan Treece visited the students behind the scenes. (Click below to watch)
The University of Montana's Music Department recently held a fundraiser event to fill in where the department budget falls short. Reporter Ryan Widdekind and Photographer Caitlin Mallory found out how a lot of community pianists have been spending their time. (Click below to watch)
The University of Montana Track Team takes its training off the track and into the mountains to contribute to a fundraiser. Reporter Badria Al-Abdullah and Photographer Amy McDonald take you to the race. (Click below to watch)
A University of Montana chef is preparing for a culinary challenge against university chefs from all over the United States. UM News Reporter Marianne McCormack and Photographer Noel Pederson went to his cooking demo on campus to see how he is preparing for the competition. (Click below to watch)
University of Montana School of Journalism and Department of Radio-Television are proud to present this week's edition of UM News. The program airs on KECI-TV, KCFW-TV and KTVM-TV during the Montana Today morning news program. This week's anchors are broadcast journalism majors Ryan Widdekind and Badria Al-Abdullah. The program was produced by Greg McDonald and directed by Tyson Bierwag.
Reporter Holly Baker and Photographer Rob Norton preview the upcoming UM News show for Team Silver. You can view the show on Thursday mornings on KECI in Missoula, KTVM in Helena, and KCFW in Kalispell.
Intramural sports offer a great way for UM students to make friends, stay in shape, and have fun!Reporter Allyson Weller and photographer Melissa Berry found one team who meets up weekly to play volleyball.
The University's Outdoor program encourages Missoula residents to take advantage of the many opportunities to get outside. Reporter Ryan Widdekind and photographer Tyson Bierwag found a safe place to learn how to kayak.
Joe Frechette appears to be your average College of technology student. He's a part-time student with a very unique full time responsibility. On weekends he suits up for the Missoula Maulers hockey team. Reporter Greg McDonald and photographer Rob Norton were bring you the action
The University of Montana basketball teams are getting ready to start their seasons. UM News reporter Marianne McCormack and photographer Jordan Treece went to practice to find out about a special connection between two Griz athletes.
The College of Arts and Sciences is expanding with a new building under construction on the south side of the University of Montana campus. UM News reporter Allyson Weller and photographer Kris Hanson toured the building and found it will provide labs for students in all fields of science.
One University of Montana professor takes Native American learning outside of the classroom - where she believes it belongs. UM News reporter Amanda Ferrucci and photographer Teal Kenny caught up with professor Heather Bruce to find out what she plans to do with a $10,000 grant.
What would "home on the range" be without the bison? The National Bison Range has managed a single herd of bison since 1908, ensuring it lasts well into the future. UM News reporter Breanna Roy and photographer Melissa Berry take you to the annual roundup where workers monitor the herd's health.
As leaves begin to fall and temperatures dip, many UM students are dreading their winter utility bills. UM News reporter Crystal Bowling and photographer Owen Brown have some tips to lower your heating bill. For energy efficient products, Ace Hardware recommends these options.
While housing prices fall, sellers worry buyers won't meet their asking price. UM News reporter Natalie Neumann and photographer Liam Scholey found out how the housing slump affects one University of Montana student.
This week's broadcast of UM News for our maroon team is anchored by senior broadcast journalism majors Natalie Neumann of Sidney, MT and Crystal Bowling of Helena, MT. The program airs on Tuesday, October 14 at 8:25am on KPAX-TV and other affiliates on Montana's News Station. The program was produced by Alison Scheel and directed by Samantha Bury.
Deep within the bowels of the Adams Center is a room seldom seen by anyone other than student athletes. It's the place where every game starts and finishes for Grizzlies in every sport. Greg McDonald and Tyson Bierwag have more.
The Blue Mountain Clinic is passing its annual fundraiser on to a new group and moving onto something else. UM News Reporter Kelly Hanson and photographer Holly Baker find out why the clinic decided to make this change.
Last week campus cameras caught three freshman football players beating up another student. UM News reporter Marianne McCormack and photographer Rob Norton explored Montana's main campus to see how surveillance cameras improve safety.
Senior broadcast journalism majors Greg McDonald and Marianne McCormack anchor this week's newscast for the silver team of UM News. The program airs during the Montana Today program on KECI-TV in Missoula and their affiliates in Butte/Bozeman and Kalispell. The program was produced by Stacy Gray and directed by Caitlin Mallory. (Click on the video link below to see the newscast.)
At the beginning of each semester the university gym kicks the men out to give the women a chance to gear up and climb together. Photographer Charles Thomas and Reporter Allyson Weller grabbed their gear and headed to the wall to get a lesson on climbing. (Click video below to play)
When choosing a University you would usually choose based on academics. Reporter Amanda Ferrucci and photographer Owen Brown found one UM student who made his choice a little differently. (Click video below to play)
A group gathered on the University of Montana's oval to look at the stars, but not just for the purpose of stargazing. Reporter Alison Scheel and photographer Liam Scholey discovered what they were doing. (Click video below to play)