Monday, September 29, 2008

UM News Silver Preview

UM News reporter Stacy Gray brings you a preview of what's coming up next for the Silver team. Watch the upcoming show on the KECI Thursday morning news show. (Click Video Below to Play)




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MT. Jumbo



Mt. Jumbo currently faces a problem with non-native weeds. Old style weed eaters are taking over the situation. UM News reporter Eddie Haver has the story. Click below to view.





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The Market


With gas prices reaching all time highs, consumers see the fuel increases reflected in their grocery bill.
Reporter Crystal Bowling and photographer Jon Denny found out how one University retailer is able to maintain lower prices. Click below to view.




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Scootin' Around Campus

UM News Reporter and Photographer Charlie Thomas checks out the latest way to get around and park on campus. (Click Below to Play Video)





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UM College Fair and Enrollment

The enollment at the University of Montana has reached new heights. UM News Reporter Alison Scheel and photographer Melissa Berry discovers what kinds of things the University is doing to keep the attendance up. (Click Below to Play Video)




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UM News for September 30, 2008 - Maroon Team

Here's the broadcast from the Maroon Team of UM News that aired on September 30, 2008 on KPAX and other Montana's News Stations. The anchors are broadcast journalism seniors Crystal Bowling and Amanda Ferucci. The program was produced by Natalie Neumann and directed by Kris Hanson.

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Monte Book

The Univeristy of Montana mascot Monte is showing up somewhere besides Washington Grizzly Stadium. UM News reporter Amanda Ferrucci and Photographer Sam Bury have more on the story. (Click Below to Play Video)

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Saturday, September 27, 2008

UM News Maroon Preview

Reporter Ally Weller and Photographer A. Owen Brown give you a look at whats coming up on this weeks UM News Maroon which airs on KPAX tuesday mornings. (Click Video Below to Play)

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Women's Center

The University's Women's Resource Center is furthering its goal of empowering women through classes on human sexuality. Reporter Ryan Widdekind and photographer Caitlin Mallory have the story. (Click Video To Play)




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Music Student

One student at the University overcame a large obstacle to share her love of music with the world. UM News reporter Marianne McCormack and photographer Amy McDonald caught up with Jenny Hunt to learn about her journeys. (Click Video To Play)




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Wheelchair Bus

U-M has a new three-hundred thousand dollar Park 'n Ride bus which makes life easier for students riding to the university.
UM News Reporter Stacy Gray alongside photographer Jordan Treece found one student who is particularly pleased with the new bus. (Click Video To Play)


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Ramadan

Muslim Students on UM's campus join their faith in celebrating Ramadan this month. Reporter Dan Boyce and photographer Badria Al-Abdullah discover how Missoula's latitude adds an extra challenge to the religious ceremony.




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Global Partners

Each semester the University of Montana hosts more than 500 foreign students from an average of 76 countries. UM News Reporter Kelly Hanson finds out how one local program helps foreign students adjust to life in the United States. (Click Video To Play)



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UM News Silver for September 25, 2008

Here's the newscast from the Silver Team of UM News. The program airs on Montana Today on KECI-TV on Thursday mornings. This week's anchors are Stacy Gray and Kelly Hanson, senior broadcast journalism majors at UM. The producer was Holly Baker with Robert Norton directing.


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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

UM News Silver Preview

UM News reporter Greg McDonald and photographer Russ Curry give you a sneak peek at what's coming up this week on UM News Silver that airs Thursday on Montana Today on KECI-TV. (Click Video Below to Play)



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Monday, September 22, 2008

Seeley Deer Research



A resident deer herd near Seeley Lake faces a problematic future. Reporter Eddie Haver and Photographer
A. Owen Brown head to the Seeley area for the story. (Click Video to Play)






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Bike Parking

Last year nineteen hundred bike parking spaces were added to UM's campus, but it seems that's not enough. Reporter Alison Scheel and Photographer Charlie Thomas find out more about this growing problem. (Click Video to Play)




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Plugged in, Tuned out

The millennials are one of the most technologically savy generations ever. Reporter Natalie Neumann and photographer Jon Denny found out how that technology affects their communication skills.
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Weight Management

The Centers for Disease Control say obesity and related health problems puts an enormous strain on the U.S. economy and healthcare system.
UM News reporter Crystal Bowling and photographer Owen Brown found out what the University of Montana offers in the struggle against obesity. (Click video below to play)


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Bee Research

One of the most important workers in food and plant production is disappearing. Honeybee populations are declining.
Researchers with the University of Montana are trying to find out why. UM News reporter Breanna Roy and photographer Kris Hanson have the story of a local discovery helping scientists get much closer to the answer. (Click Video to Play)


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Golf Cart Ride Along


Golf carts are typically used to transport people around the greens. But UM News reporter Melissa Berry shows us a new golf cart on UM campus that serves a different purpose.
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UM News Maroon for September 23, 2008

Here's this week's newscast for UM News and the Maroon team for September 23, 2008. The program airs on KPAX-TV on Wednesday mornings at 8:25 a.m. The anchors on this week's show are Breanna Roy and Alison Scheel, senior broadcast journalism majors. The producer of the program was Ally Weller with Teal Kenny directing.


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Friday, September 19, 2008

UM News Preview

Reporter Amanda Ferrucci and photographer Sam Bury preview this week's UM News Maroon show. (Click Video Below To Play)






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Thursday, September 18, 2008

UM Marching Band

University of Montana Grizzly football players aren't the only people breaking a sweat on game days. UM News reporter Marianne McCormack and photographer Amy McDonald went to a practice to see what it takes to be a part of a different team taking the field on game days.
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AIDS Quilt

The National AIDS memorial quilt visiting Missoula this week will feature some new quilt patch additions. Reporter Stacy Gray and photographer Rob Norton met a group paying tribute to a UM professor whose life was claimed by AIDS.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Radio-Television Department Celebrates 50th

As Griz Nation prepares for this week's homecoming festivities, our very own Radio-Television Department celebrates its 50th anniversary. Reporter Dan Boyce and photographer Tyson Bierwag take a look back at the RTV department of yesterday and today.


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Jump Rope Exercise

A Center for Disease Control study found over thirty percent of U.S. adults are obese.
The University of Montana Rec Center helps students stay fit by offering classes from Yoga to Fencing. UM News reporter Holly Baker and photographer Russ Curry investigate one class that keeps students jumping. (Click Video Below to Play)

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Tailgate

Drinking, grilling and football are as much a part of fall Saturdays as brown and gold leaves. UM News reporter Greg McDonald and photographer Ryan Widdekind spent some time with tailgaters last Saturday. (Click Video Below to Play)

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UM News - Silver Newscast for Thursday, September 18

Here's the broadcast for UM News and Team Silver for Thursday, September 18th. The program will air during the Montana Today program on KECI-TV, KCFW-TV and KTVM-TV across western Montana. Today's anchors are Dan Boyce and Stacy Gray. The program was produced by Lindsay Alvestad and directed by Noel Pederson.


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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

UM News Silver Preview

Here is this weeks preview for what UM News Reporters are up to.
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Monday, September 15, 2008

UM News- Native American Resarch Labratory

Native people have been involved with science for thousands of years, using herbs as medicine, being leaders in astronomy, and building cities like Machu Picchu. However, now their involvement lacks in the sciences. UM News reporter Natalie Neumann and photographer Owen Brown take us to a lab where that isn't the case. (Click Video Below To Play)

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UM News- Athletic Weightlifting

Every week UM athletes take to the field or courts. Hours of practice kick into gear as they face their opponents. But as UM News photographer Sam Bury found out, time spent in the weight room is a key ingredient for victory. (Click Video Below To Play)


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UM News-Students Work for Obama


Students for Barack Obama was founded in 2006. Ever since the Obama campaign feels students have been booming for Obama. UM News Reporter Amanda Ferrucci along with photographer Kris Hanson has more on the story.
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UM News Segway


There is a new addition to the UM's police force.
UM News Reporter Allyson Weller along with photographer Teal Kenny uncovers what it is and what exactly it does.
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UM News Obama


Students for Barack Obama was founded in 2006. Ever since the Obama campaign feels students have been booming for Obama. UM News Reporter Amanda Ferrucci along with photographer Kris Hanson has more on the story.
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UM News Kerr Profile

Most students don't see their professors outside the classroom and probably like it that way. But Saturday morning, Anthropology students get the chance to see the non-academic side of their professor. UM News Reporter Melissa Berry takes us downtown for a look at the life of one professor outside the classroom.
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UM News Maroon for September 16, 2008

Here's the latest from the maroon team of UM News. The program airs on KPAX-TV and other MTN stations across Montana. Today's anchors are Natalie Neumann, a senior broadcast journalism major from Sidney, Montana, and Breanna Roy, a senior broadcast journalism major from Missoula, Montana. The program was produced by Eddie Haver and directed by Liam Scholey. (Click video link below to watch the broadcast.)

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Coming Up on UM News


UM News online editor Alison Scheel gives us a preview of what's coming up from the silver team on UM News. Check out the program and other online features starting Tuesday, September 16th.


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Watch KPAX-TV Tuesdays at 8:25 a.m. for UM News.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

UM News Silver for September 11, 2008

Here's the first UM News program of the year for the silver team. The program airs on KECI-TV's morning newscast Montana Today on Thursday, September 11, 2008. The anchors were Holly Baker and Dan Boyce. The program was produced by Badria Al-Abdullah and directed by Jordan Treece. (Click link below to watch the video.)


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Homecoming Hustle

The UM Cross Country Team is the only UM team that has to fundraise to afford basic equipment like shoes and uniforms. They decided to raise funds by having the first ever five-kilometer Homecoming Hustle. Reporter Lindsay Alvestad and photographer Marianne McCormack met up with the team.
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Registration Form for Homecoming Hustle.