Arts

Around the Oval

Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Mike McCready rock out at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, in April. (Photo by Getty Images)

Rock Royalty

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame beckons for Pearl Jam
Montana Rep actors perform a scene from “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which the theater is taking to China this spring.

Setting the Scene

Montana Rep celebrates 50 years with trip to China

Students perform 'Peach and Pitt'

Peach and Pitt

UM Dance program cemented its reputation as one of the best schools in the nation following an unprecedented showing at the recent American College Dance Association Northwest Regional Conference
President Royce Engstrom prepares a crystal sample for the state-of-the-art X-ray diffractometer inside the lab of Assistant Professor Orion Berryman.

President's Perspective

A letter to readers from UM President Royce Engstrom
The Academic Student Choir Pedavoces of Finland performs in the Music Recital Hall during the 2013 International Choral Festival. The triennial event celebrates its tenth anniversary this summer.

In Perfect Harmony

UM partnership ever-present as International Choral Festival rings in tenth anniversary

Notable & Quotable

Campus notes and faculty quotes from around campus
Grizwald the chemist

Grizwald

Meet Grizwald, UM‘s cartoon bear. In frequent issues of the Montanan, we provide a drawing of Grizwald that needs a creative, original caption

The Bottom Line

Significant numbers, statistics and rankings regarding UM
George Gogas (Photo by Photo by Geoff Sutton)

Odyssey of the Stars Honors Gogas

Annual event features UM alum and celebrated artist George Gogas
Grizwald the cartoon bear

Grizwald

Meet Grizwald, UM’s cartoon bear. 

Notable & Quotable

Campus notes and faculty quotes from around campus
Katie Weinner ’01, who holds three degrees from UM, tests her culinary skills during an episode of Top Chef. (Photo by David Moir/Bravo)

Facetime: Katie Weinner '01

Katie Weinner has cooked up quite a career since graduating from UM. A recent “cheftestant” on the twelfth season of Bravo’s cooking competition television show, Top Chef,  the Rosemont, Minn., native currently lives in Salt Lake City, working as the chef/owner of local pop-up restaurant SLC Pop.

Notable & Quoteable

UM has been selected as Montana’s host site for First Folio! The Book that Gave us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of one of the world's most treasured books.

Record Year for UM Fundraising Means More Scholarships for Students

Private support of UM reaches an all-time high this year
In this photo taken by UM student Kaci Felstet, Suhani Vithar fills up the water buckets for the day. Her family lives in a slum called Wadarvadi in Pune, India. The water is only turned on for a couple of hours in the morning, so every morning is spent making sure they have enough water to get through the day. Suhani was one of the many people Felstet and other UM students met on their study abroad trip.

Striving for Excellence

Fund changes lives, one opportunity at a time 

Paul McCartney

Maybe We’re Amazed

Sir Paul McCartney thrills fans with unforgettable concert at UM

Artwork by Neal Wiegert

Grizwald

Meet Grizwald, UM‘s cartoon bear. In frequent issues of the Montanan, we provide a drawing of Grizwald that needs a creative, original caption
The UM Foundation and the MMAC thanked the Crockers with an oil painting, Clouds Over Many Glacier, by Montana artist Greg Scheibel. (Photo by Aaron Rosenblatt)

An Artistic Vision

Couple expresses love of Montana and art through generous gift
Dean Peterson, left, and John Schuberg (Photo by UM Assistant Art Professor Matt Hamon)

Odyssey of the Stars Honors Music Men

UM’s College of Visual and Performing Arts honor two of Missoula’s finest music teachers.
Morgan Mull-Osborn, a dance major at UM, performs an original piece entitled Accumulation.

Talking Points

TEDxUMontana Highlights the Personal Side of Academics

Feature

Tim Ryan Rouillier picks his guitar while chatting inside UM’s Dennison Theatre. Ryan, a country music artist in Nashville originally from tiny St. Ignatius, will debut his symphonic memoir, “Play Me Montana,” inside the same theater on June 17.

Circles Never End

‘Play Me Montana’ brings Tim Ryan Rouillier back to where it all began
Dr. Megan Svec graduated in July as part of UM’s first class of family medicine residents. She recently started practicing  medicine in Ronan. (Photo by Michael Gallacher/Missoulian)

In the Best of Health

New initiative aims to open opportunities for UM to solve the most pressing medical issues plaguing  our population

Lily Gladstone on campus

Center Stage

Lily Gladstone is a star on the rise, but her Blackfeet identity and UM roots keep her grounded in the capricious world of showbiz

The First Folio (Photo courtesy of The Folger Shakespeare Library)

Artifacts: Friends, Grizzlies, Countrymen, Lend Me Your Ears

Shakespeare's First Folio set to visit UM
UM history Professor Anya Jabour poses with Hannah James, who plays Emma Green in the new PBS Civil War drama Mercy Street. Jabour served as a historical consultant for the series, which premieres in January. (Photo courtesy of Anya Jabour)

A Proper Fit

UM History Professor Anya Jabour’s expertise plays a critical role in the new PBS Civil War drama Mercy Street

Pearl Jam poster from 1998

Music to Our Ears

Readers respond with memories of their concert experiences at UM
J.K. Simmons in a scene from Whiplash (2014)

Family Ties

On the biggest stage in Hollywood, Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons ’78 delivers a simple yet potent message: Call your mom and dad, because he can’t call his

Artifacts: For Those About To Rock

Artifacts: For Those About To Rock

Hopefully the posters pictured here will conjure nostalgia and spark memories. Please share your stories by sending an e-mail to themontanan@umontana.edu.
César Pattein (French, 1850-1931), Doing the Wash, 1905, oil on canvas, donated by Dr. Caroline McGill.

A Work of Art

MMAC celebrates 120th anniversary with 120 pieces from the Permanent Collection

MOLLI students act out a scene

Extended Learning

MOLLI breathes new life into continuing education at UM

Steven Hesla with student

Making a Difference

UM Doles Out Awards for Promoting Campus Diversity
Comedian Chris Fairbanks

Good Humor

Stand-up Comedian, UM Alumnus Chris Fairbanks to Entertain Crowds at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Letters

Letter: Montana Love

Take a look at what readers have to say about the Montanan.