Thursday, December 4, 2008


Reporter Eddie Haver and photographer Charles Thomas take a look at a new way to give during the holiday season with the Adopt-a-Vet Program run through the Valor House, Poverello Center and Office of Civic Engagement.

Model United Nations

Reporter Ryan Widdekind and photographer Jordan Treece take us to this year's Montana Model United Nations Conference. Where High School students from across the state to participate.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Black Friday

Reporter Greg McDonald and photographer Russ Curry go to Vann's appliences, to see how the biggest shopping day of the year went.


Reporter Marianne McCormack and Amy McDonald see where the cookies, cakes, and muffins that are in the UC Market and the Country Store come from.

Habitat for Humanity

Community members of Habitat for Humanity team up with the University Chior to help fundraise money for the cause. Reporter Lindsey Alvestad and photographer Holly Baker meet with a couple team that make it worth their while.

Letters of Love

Reporter Badria Al-Abdullah and photographer Caitlin Mallory visit a group who write letters to children in who live in Iraq.

UM News Silver for December 4, 2008

Here's this week's broadcast of UM News for December 4, 2008 from our silver team. Led by producer Kelly Hanson and director Noel Pederson, the program was anchored by Holly Baker and Marianne McCormack. This program airs on KECI-TV in Missoula, KCFW-TV in Kalispell and KTVM-TV in Butte/Bozeman during the Montana Today morning news program. This program marks our final episode of 2008 year. From our entire Silver Team, thanks for all your support and have a great holiday season.

Monday, December 1, 2008


Campus Construction

The University of Montana Admissions markets its pristine landscape to entice prospective students. But as reporter Natalie Neumann and photographer Teal Kenny found out, tour guides say all the campus construction is taking away from students' first impressions.

Overcoming Obstacles

A Missoula woman was among more than 500 triathletes who competed in the XTERRA World Championship in Hawaii on Oct. 26.
As UM News reporter Breanna Roy and photographer Liam Scholey found out, Megan Fisher overcame a bigger obstacle than the grueling race.

UM News Maroon for December 2, 2008

Here's this week's UM News broadcast--our final program of the semester. Today's program airs on KPAX-TV and other Montana's News Station affiliates on Tuesday, December 2nd at 8:25 a.m during the local break in CBS News' The Early Show. Today's anchors are Allyson Weller and Breanna Roy. The show was produced by Allison Scheel and directed by Melissa Berry. The University of Montana School of Journalism and Department of Radio-Television would like to thank you for your support this semester. We'll see you again next fall. Have a great holiday. (Click on video below.)

International Education Week

The University of Montana hosted International Education Week from November 17 - 21. Students had the opportunity to learn about studying and working abroad. Outside of this event, UM International Programs offers three weekly, one-hour sessions throughout the year.