Stories tagged: university of montana
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 10:08 A.M.
University of Montana enrollment drops, MSU sets new record
Enrollment at the University of Montana has once again dropped, while Montana State University is celebrating a record-high count of students.
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 1:26 P.M.
Former University of Montana President George Dennison dies
Former University of Montana President George Dennison has died due to complications from non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 8:43 A.M.
University of Montana president to step down
University of Montana President Royce Engstrom is stepping down effective Dec. 31, as the university continues to face declining enrollments and budget cuts.
SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2016, 9:12 P.M.
$24 million donation to benefit University of Montana
The University of Montana is the recipient of a $24 million donation that will benefit its forestry and global leadership program.
TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016, 11:11 A.M.
UM seeks home for fallout shelter ‘survival biscuits’
MISSOULA – The University of Montana is getting rid of crate after crate of Cold War-era fallout shelter supplies. The Missoulian reports that the university’s 11-story Aber Hall has a …
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 1:35 P.M.
University of Montana creates Dorothy Powers scholarship fund
Longtime Spokesman-Review reporter Dorothy Powers, who died in October at the age of 93, left more than $1 million dollars to the University of Montana in her will.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015
West Valley’s Gregorak shines in Montana
The photos were all over my Facebook page from friends and former colleagues, each one basking in the sunlight of a summer Saturday afternoon at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula. My …
TUESDAY, DEC. 16, 2014, 1:06 P.M.
Griz name new football coach
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Bob Stitt has been named the new head football coach at Montana.
SUNDAY, OCT. 19, 2014, 6:58 A.M.
Wild moose chase: Researchers tracking 25 collared moose in NE Washington
James Goerz was so close he could hear her chewing as she browsed. It seemed impossible that he couldn’t put his eyes on the moose, the largest member of the …
THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014
Steve Christilaw: Montana Griz recruiter visits familiar territory
Ross Brunelle was ready for a couple of days off, but he’s in no hurry to make a habit out of it. He’s a man who loves his work and …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 20, 2013
Griz coach writes ‘get well’ note to Bobcats QB
Montana and Montana State have a heated rivalry on the football field, but that discord goes away when a player is injured. Montana State senior quarterback Denarius McGhee suffered a …
SUNDAY, DEC. 2, 2012
Pioneers climbed Grand Teton on a lark
Sometimes you make it by the seat of your pants. Sometimes, it takes both pant legs. That’s how a trio of University of Montana students turned the second documented ascent …
THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012, 2:13 P.M.
NW today: Montana fires coach, athletic director
HELENA — The University of Montana fired football coach Robin Pflugrad and athletic director Jim O’Day on Thursday, adding more uncertainty to a program already dealing with sexual assault allegations …
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
Lake City graduate has persevered through tough times
Katie Baker is a glass-full person, and she counts her blessings daily. The former Lake City High (Coeur d’Alene) basketball standout can check one goal off her list. When she …
TUESDAY, FEB. 15, 2011
Nate Montana transfers to Montana
Nate Montana is going from Notre Dame to the University of Montana. Grizzlies athletic director Jim O’Day confirmed Monday night in an e-mail that Montana had been admitted to the …
SUNDAY, NOV. 21, 2010
Bobcats defeat Grizzlies to claim automatic berth
Montana State has rarely come out on top in its rivalry against Montana. Now the Bobcats are atop the Big Sky Conference with co-champion Eastern Washington. Denarius McGhee threw two …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, 2010
Fly-fishing team gives it ol’ college try
A University of Montana team has earned international recognition for fussing with their flies, trolling, sorting nymphs and stripping. Yes, fly fishing is finally becoming a collegiate sport now that …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 17, 2010
Grizzlies reinstate two who are facing criminal charges
MISSOULA – Montana football coach Robin Pflugrad reports that two Grizzlies football players who are facing criminal charges are back on the team while their cases work their way through …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2010
Grizzlies will throw local talent at Eagles
The University of Montana has never been shy about diving into the Spokane area’s deep pool of high school football talent. So it made sense that UM’s first-year head coach, …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2010
Top university job has one finalist
MISSOULA – University of Montana officials said Tuesday that Provost Royce Engstrom is the only finalist to replace outgoing President George Dennison, who announced in January his plans to retire …
FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010, 4:34 P.M.
Former Montana All-American killed in mine accident
A former All-American football player at the University of Montana died this morning of injuries he received in an accident at the Galena Mine near Silverton, Idaho.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2010
Report predicts less snow
Snow that piles up on streets, shuts down schools and immobilizes communities could be a distant memory in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene by the end of the century. But wildfire …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16, 2009
Blanchette: Griz pause to consider their future
After the parade downtown Tuesday afternoon, there was a charter plane waiting to whisk the University of Montana Grizzlies off to Chattanooga, Tenn., and this weekend’s FCS championship game – …
SATURDAY, DEC. 12, 2009, 7:27 P.M.
Griz hang on, advance to championship game
MISSOULA, Mont. — Jabin Sambrano had not caught a pass all night when Montana’s Andrew Selle looked his way with 1:31 remaining in a tied game.