University of Montana News
UM Observatory Summer Stargazing Nights Begin July 5
Jun 17, 2019
Community members can explore planets, nebulas, star clusters and distant galaxies this summer during stargazing nights at UM’s Blue Mountain Observatory.
UM Hosts Life-changing Program for People with Spinal Cord Injuries
Jun 14, 2019
At the University of Montana, seven recently injured individuals with parapegia or quadriplegia are completing an immersive week of rehabilitation, recreational activity and mentorship on navigating life with a spinal cord injury.
Harvard Scholars Explore Environmental Public Health at UM
Jun 13, 2019
A prestigious group of scholars visited UM this week as part of a Harvard program to address social and environmental health disparities that disproportionately impact vulnerable communities.
UM Names New Cohort for Women’s Leadership Initiative
Jun 11, 2019
The University of Montana announces 12 women representing UM and the Missoula Federal Credit Union as the 2019 class of the Women’s Leadership Initiative.
UM Hires Next Education College Dean
Jun 06, 2019
Dr. Adrea Lawrence, an educational historian, has been named dean of the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education at UM.
UM Advances Health Research Through Center for Translational Medicine
Jun 06, 2019
Two UM researchers recently earned grants to investigate projects with a strong potential to impact human health.
Baucus Papers Open for Research at UM’s Mansfield Library
Jun 05, 2019
Portions of the official archives of Ambassador Max Sieben Baucus are now open for research at the University of Montana’s Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library.
Murdock Grant Pairs UM Faculty, Frenchtown Teacher for Trout Research
Jun 05, 2019
University of Montana assistant professor of fisheries and conservation genomics Andrew Whiteley and Frenchtown science teacher Julia Crocker are collaborating on a summer research project that could help improve the longevity of threatened cutthroat trout populations.
UM Information Systems Wins International Outstanding Student Chapter Award
Jun 04, 2019
The UM student chapter of the Association for Information Systems earned an Outstanding Student Chapter Award at the 2019 AIS Student Chapter Leadership Conference.
UM Mansfield Center to Host Tiananmen Anniversary Discussion
May 31, 2019
An event that forever shaped how the world views China will be discussed by participants who witnessed the armed suppression of the Tiananmen Square protests 30 years ago.
NSF Awards Montana $20 million to Advance Research and Education in Water Quality
May 30, 2019
The National Science Foundation has funded a new $20 million research and education project on water quality in Montana.
UM Launches New Paramedicine Program at Missoula College
May 23, 2019
UM's Missoula College has established a new degree in paramedicine, which leads to careers for emergency medical services professionals.
UM Math Professor Emeritus Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
May 22, 2019
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has named UM math Professor Emeritus Johnny Lott a recipient of the most prestigious national award in mathematics education.
Study Reveals Montanans Holiday Travel Plans and Activities
May 20, 2019
Nearly one-third (291,000) of all Montanans will travel over the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, and 43% (358,000) plan to travel over the Fourth of July, according to a recent study by UM's Institute for Tourism and Recreation Research.
UM Earns Multiple ‘Best’ Online Master’s Program Rankings
May 20, 2019
UM’s commitment to providing academic excellence for its students extends to online learners as well. Recently, the University became one of a few schools to earn multiple “Best” awards in 2019 for online master’s degree programs.