Biden taps Montana law professor to be 9th Circuit judgeSeptember 2, 2022 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — President Joe Biden nominated has nominated a University of Montana law professor to be a judge on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Anthony Johnstone is a former solicitor for the state of Montana who has taught at the University of Montana since 2011.
University of Montana: reports of students drugged are upMarch 24, 2022 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana warned students to be wary of potential assaults following a string of reports from students who said they or others had been involuntarily drugged.
Tearing the web: Invasive trout disrupt Glacier park’s lakesNovember 14, 2021 GMT
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) — In civilization, invaders change the language, diet and customs of the places they conquer. Invasive fish don’t ride on chariots or tanks, but their disruption leaves almost warlike marks on the ecology.
Professor resigns amid probe into posts on women, MuslimsOctober 22, 2021 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A University of Montana professor who was placed on administrative leave while the university investigated blog posts about his religious beliefs that maligned women, Muslims and people who are LGBTQ resigned on Friday.
Professor on leave amid probe into posts on women, MuslimsOctober 12, 2021 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A University of Montana computer science professor has been placed on paid leave while the university investigates now-deleted blog posts that maligned women, Muslims and people who are LGBTQ, the university said Tuesday.
Lawsuit argues new Montana law suppresses student voteOctober 12, 2021 GMT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A lawsuit filed Tuesday is challenging a new Montana law banning voter registration and get-out-the-vote efforts in certain areas of college campuses.
The lawsuit filed by the Montana Democratic Party, Montanans for Tester, and University of Montana student Macee Patritti, is one of several challenging the law passed by the Republican-dominated Legislature earlier this year.
Montana law school administrators step down after walkoutOctober 7, 2021 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana law school dean and associate dean will step down following allegations that they failed to take seriously reports of sexual harassment and assault.
Montana law school to launch independent review of schoolOctober 6, 2021 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The University of Montana law school is launching an independent review following a walkout and rally at the law school over alleged mistreatment of sexual harassment and assault victims.
Lawsuit against University of Montana alleges sex biasAugust 6, 2021 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Details emerged Friday in a lawsuit filed by three former administrators and one current faculty member accusing the University of Montana of sex-based discrimination.
The Missoulian reported the lawsuit filed in U.S.
University of Montana sued over alleged sex discriminationAugust 5, 2021 GMT
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by three former and one current university employee accuses the University of Montana of sex-based discrimination.
The Missoulian reported the suit filed in U.S.
Proposal to delist lynx conjures conflictFebruary 18, 2018 GMT
The new millennium brought a new challenge for Lorin Hicks.
For years, Hicks has worked as a wildlife biologist for Weyerhaeuser and its predecessor, Plum Creek Timber Co., studying the inhabitants of Northwest Montana's sensitive forests.
John L. ‘Jack’ PetersonSeptember 11, 2017 GMT
BUTTE — John L. "Jack" Peterson passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, surrounded by his wife and children, with a view from his room of the Federal Courthouse and Butte's famous mining head frames. Jack was a Butte guy.
Devos poised to roll back campus sex assault policiesJuly 28, 2017 GMT
The University of Montana, for all its struggles in recent years, can proudly claim some important successes. One of the most important of these is its work in prevention and response to sexual assaults on campus.
3 Montana colleges hope to add occupational therapy degreesJune 2, 2017 GMT
A trio of Montana colleges and universities are turning their attention to occupational therapy.
The reason is simple, said Diane Duin, dean of the College of Allied Health Professions at Montana State University Billings.
MISSOULA — Robert Stubblefield teaches 130 or so students a year at the University of Montana.
He's taught at UM since 2002, first part time at Missoula College, and the creative writing and composition teacher has worked in the English Department full time since 2004.
Dining director, University of Montana sued for discrimination, forcing employee outMay 10, 2017 GMT
MISSOULA — A former employee of the University of Montana is suing UM and UM Dining's Mark LoParco alleging discrimination based on gender and disability and nine other counts.
Jane LoppApril 26, 2017 GMT
Jane Lopp passed away Friday, April 21, 2017, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle as a result of traumatic injuries sustained in a car accident on April 18 . She was 73.
Top chefs tout the benefits of mushroom-blended burgersApril 20, 2017 GMT
MISSOULA — A group of fungus fanatics took to the campus of the University of Montana on Wednesday to tout what they say is the food trend of the future: burgers blended with mushrooms.
Two well-respected chefs, Lance Avery from Chicago and Jehangir Meta from New York, flew in to give away hundreds of free mini burgers mixed with chopped portabella, shiitake, oyster and other mushrooms.
Montana AD Haslam promotes Champions Center constructionApril 4, 2017 GMT
MISSOULA — With construction of the Washington-Grizzly Champions Center taking shape near the southeast corner of the football stadium on the University of Montana's campus, UM Athletic Director Kent Haslam gave Griz fans an inside look at the soon-to-be completed facility via the department's Twitter account Monday.
University of Montana aims to push up retentionFebruary 6, 2017 GMT
In her midyear update, University of Montana President Sheila Stearns said she wants to push up retention at the flagship from 70 percent to 80 percent.
Retention is a priority across the country, Provost Beverly Edmond said last week.
University of Montana discusses opening lab that would do research on pigsNovember 17, 2016 GMT
MISSOULA — Top officials at the University of Montana are actively recruiting a researcher with experience in spinal cord injuries to head the Neural Injury Center in the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences.