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Sudi Bamulesewa, a Ugandan working for USAID, is surprised by the United States government’s focus on and attention to managing protected areas.
MISSOULA — Part of why Jim Auger loves coming to work at the Dairy Queen on South Higgins Avenue is because of the work ethic of the Missoula teenagers he employs.
MISSOULA — With the recent shakeup in University of Montana President Royce Engstrom’s cabinet, several top-paid administrators will continue to receive their full annual salaries for the next year – despite performing few or none of their previous duties.
University of Montana President Royce Engstrom announced Thursday that David Aronofsky, the university’s chief legal counsel for the past 18 years, will retire at the end of 2012.
MISSOULA — Bob Duringer, the University of Montana financial vice president who orchestrated much of the campus' substantial recent construction but was no stranger to public criticism, will retire at the end of the calendar year.
MISSOULA — More than a dozen veterans enrolled in summer classes at the University of Montana who were notified a week into the semester that their tuition assistance had been cut can rest — and study — at ease.
MISSOULA — Former University of Montana football coach Robin Pflugrad will receive $44,500 for lost income in addition to his salary and benefits through the end of his contract according to a recent settlement reached between the coach and the Montana University System.
Nineteen University of Montana veterans enrolled in summer school learned a week into classes that the university, through the Yellow Ribbon Program, wouldn’t cover their tuition as previously promised.
MISSOULA -- Fire crews were able to contain a blaze early Sunday in a building already undergoing demolition on the Stimson Lumber Co. site in Bonner.
The Montana Board of Regents expressed support Thursday for changing the names of four of the state’s five colleges of technology and two-year programs, balking only at the suggested Great Falls College.
University of Montana administrators are concerned about how the spotlight on the school’s handling of sexual assault reports over the past six months will affect enrollment numbers next fall.
A University of Montana study published this week in the international journal Climate Change discovered that late-summer streamflows have decreased in the western United States over the past half century because of higher air temperatures and earlier spring runoff.
Roughly four decades after first attending a class on the University of Montana campus, 65-year-old Bob Johnson sat down earlier this year to fill out his application for graduation.
MISSOULA -- University of Montana President Royce Engstrom wants everyone who attends next year's Foresters' Ball to take a Breathalyzer test at the door.
Montana's higher education system has done well the last decade by managing to keep tuition down compared to other schools across the country while still providing a quality education.
Last summer, when Sam Schmidt was in the middle of a 130-mile bike race and questioned whether she could pedal any farther, she thought of Scott Woods.
MISSOULA -- With oil drilling in Eastern Montana and North Dakota generating thousands of new jobs, the Montana University System is trying to figure out how to get involved in the boom.
The price tag on the University of Montana's recent high-profile dismissals has gone up.
Faculty, staff and administrators at the University of Montana College of Technology are trying to find consensus on a new name for the school.
On a beautiful Thursday in Missoula, hikers climbing to the "M" on Mount Sentinel got more entertainment than they bargained for.
At the very least, the University of Montana will owe more than $100,000 to former athletic director Jim O’Day and head football coach Robin Pflugrad for the time remaining on their contracts.
MISSOULA -- The same day that University of Montana athletic director Jim O'Day was fired, he got on a plane and flew to New Orleans to watch the Final Four with a handful of Griz boosters.
College students have a lot of things to look forward to this summer, but swelling college debt isn’t one of them.
The Internet has been inundated with opinions about this week's high-profile firings of University of Montana athletic director Jim O'Day and head football coach Robin Pflugrad, and most of those comments reflect frustration.
Michael Ceballos began a recent presentation in the tongue of the Tohono O'odham Tribe, rattling off the names of his parents, grandparents and great-grandparents.
When it comes to online education, Dorothy said it best in “The Wizard of Oz.”
The University of Montana plans to ask state lawmakers at the 2013 legislative session for the entire $47 million it would cost to build a new College of Technology on the University Golf Course.
On a walk across campus, the University of Montana may not appear all that diverse.
MISSOULA -- The future of the 95-year-old Foresters' Ball rests on the ability of University of Montana forestry students to outline changes that will make the traditionally raucous party more of an educational and family-friendly event, the university's president says.
MISSOULA -- Incumbent Democrat Gail Gutsche of Missoula on Tuesday filed for re-election to the state's Public Service Commission.
MISSOULA -- Someone pinch Tyler Tschida.
Bruce Young is torn.
MISSOULA — College students from across the state have organized a statewide forum about sexual assault prevention.
Gather a group of University of Montana students in a room and they have a lot to say about recent reports of sexual assaults on and off the Missoula campus.
MISSOULA — It’s hard to imagine doing away with a 95-year-old tradition, but that’s what some University of Montana students fear may happen to the popular chainsaw-slinging, jitterbug-swinging event known as the Foresters’ Ball.
MISSOULA -- The land that Tom Maclay once imagined as large-scale ski resort is set for sale at auction less than two weeks from now.
The University of Montana will consider a mandatory reporting policy for employees notified of a sexual assault involving a student.
During an open forum on the University of Montana campus recently, a professor asked new Commissioner of Higher Education Clay Christian whether his appointment would help or hurt the faculty’s contract negotiations with the state.
The University of Montana will soon study how wolf deaths affect pack stability and population growth.
MISSOULA -- Clayton Christian, the state's new commissioner of higher education, stressed the importance of a unified Montana University System at a Missoula forum on Wednesday.
University of Montana President Royce Engstrom drew a full house downtown last week when he discussed UM’s investigation into a series of sex assaults involving students.
MISSOULA -- A decline in snow at high elevations has led to shrinking songbird populations in the mountains of northern Arizona, a new study by two University of Montana scientists found.
The Montana Board of Regents wants to address sexual-assault issues on all of the state's university and colleges campuses following a spate of incidents — and an ongoing investigation — at the University of Montana.
MISSOULA -- Mariah Rys-Sikora is proud to bring the Miss Rodeo Montana title west of the Continental Divide.
MISSOULA — The Montana Board of Regents is likely to vote this week to hire the state’s next commissioner of higher education at an annual salary of $283,300.
Over Christmas break, it took the Montana Board of Regents only a week to identify, interview and announce the next commissioner of higher education.
The University of Montana is responsible for 74 percent of the $7 million generated in Montana during fiscal year 2011 through the sale of tickets to college sporting events.
On Monday morning, University of Montana College of Technology Dean Barry Good submitted his plan for future changes and rebranding at the two-year school.
When will the big green tent on the Missoula County Courthouse lawn, which for the past several months has symbolized the Occupy Missoula encampment, come down?