Around the Oval

UMAA Highlights Grizzlies of the Last Decade

Grizzlies of the Last Decade

Four exceptional alumni who boldly embody the spirit of UM through leadership
The Adams Center stands are full as fans cheer on the Grizzly men's basketball team

DeCuire Enters Fifth Season

Men's basketball coach Travis DeCuire re-ups for three more years
Dave Dickenson limited edition Griz Gear

Trademarks and Licensing Earns Top National Award

UM receives 2019 Synergy Award from the International Collegiate Licensing Association
President Seth Bodnar speaks at the November Board of Regents meeting in Missoula.

The President’s Perspective

A message from Main Hall
The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

UM news by the numbers
Grizwald stands proudly while bobcat slinks away in background


Meet Grizwald, UM's cartoon bear.
UM President Seth Bodnar finishes the Missoula Marathon

The President’s Perspective

A message from Main Hall
Montanans Return from El Salvador Exchange

Montanans Return from El Salvador Exchange

Montanans serve as citizen ambassadors in El Salvador
Grizwald, UM's cartoon bear


Meet Grizwald, UM‘s cartoon bear.
Rugby club members and alumni gather

Rugby Reunion

UM Rugby Club marks 50 years of scrum
Bobby Hauck speaks at news conference

Bobby’s Second Act

Hauck returns to lead Griz football team
Washington-Grizzly  Champions Center Opens Doors

Washington-Grizzly Champions Center Opens Doors

State-of-the-art training facility serves all varsity athletes

Notable & Quoteable

Campus notes and faculty quotes from around campus

The Bottom Line

Significant numbers, statistics and rankings regarding UM
The Washington-Grizzly Champions Center is under construction,

Taking Shape

Construction of the Washington-Grizzly Champions Center is moving along. 

The Bottom Line

Significant numbers, statistics and rankings regarding UM
Corbin trains in Hawaii. (Photo by Corbin Brands)

Facetime: Linsey Corbin '06

World-class athlete Linsey Corbin talks about her upcoming world championships, returning from injury and what it takes to be a professional Ironman
New Lady Griz basketball coach Shannon Schweyen answers questions at a press conference in August.

Best Replaces Best

Schweyen selected as Selvig’s successor to lead Lady Griz

New turf at Washington-Grizzly Stadium

New Turf Spruces Up Washington-Grizzly Stadium

 In a unique twist honoring a longtime Montana tradition, a No. 37 logo appears at the 37-yard line on each sideline

The Bottom Line

Campus notes and faculty quotes from around campus
Kayleigh Valley shoots

Griz Nation

Keep up to date with the Montana Grizzlies
The new Grizzly Student-Athlete Academic Center

Hitting the Books

New academic center gives Griz a boost in the classroom

Tyrone Holmes

Tracking the Griz

News from Griz Nation
Martin Iosefo makes his first appearance with the U.S. national team in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series stop in Dubai. (Photo by Ian Muir)

Facetime: Martin Iosefo '15

Get to know Martin Iosefo, UM's rugby star who has a chance at representing the U.S. at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio
Crittenden is a team captain this season.

Brains and Brawn

Griz football player Derek Crittenden chases Rhodes Scholarship

Head Coach Travis DeCuire

Tracking the Griz

News from Griz Nation
The new Grizzly Softball Stadium

Griz Nation

News and notes from around Griz Nation


Grizwald, UM‘s cartoon bear. In frequent issues of the Montanan, we provide a drawing of Grizwald that needs a creative, original caption.
Griz hurler at Washington-Grizzly Stadium

Hurling Heroics

UM hurling squad claims national title
Former Griz guard Will Cherry

Tracking the Griz

News from Griz Nation
New Griz men's basketball coach Travis DeCuire

Back to School

Former Griz DeCuire returns to UM as new men’s hoops coach

The Montana Grizzlies softball team will embark on its inaugural season in February 2015 in a tournament at New Mexico State University.

A League of Their Own

New Grizzly softball team to take field next year

Griz Football

Back on Track

The Montana Grizzlies knocked off the Montana State University Bobcats, 28-14, in the 113th Brawl of the Wild in Bozeman on November 23.
Lady Griz coach Robin Selvig has led the team since 1978

Elite 800

When the Lady Griz defeated the University of Portland Pilots on November 18, longtime UM women’s hoops coach Robin Selvig made history.

Kali Lindner

Facetime: Kali Lindner '06

Kali Lindner, a 2006 UM graduate in international business and Spanish, went on to create one of the most popular workout trends.


Dick Powell

UM's Evolving Fight Song

The storied history of UM's famous fight song
Dave Guffey has accrued quite the collection of Griz memorabilia during his career, including twenty-six championship rings perched here atop The Red Book. The two he wears are from national championships. (Photo by Todd Goodrich)

Artifacts: Guff's Stuff

UM's longtime Sports Information Director Dave Guffey calls it a career after nearly 37 years




New titles from authors with UM connections


The dawn sky behind Main Hall lightens as the sun rises.

A Campaign for UM

Historic effort invites supporters to Think Big. Be Bold.
Scholarships Launching Lives

Scholarships Launching Lives

Donors have gifted and pledged more than $100 million for student support during Campaign Montana.
Programs for Programs

Programs for Progress

New UM programs have far-reaching impacts.
Placing students at the center of UM.

Student Success: The Heart of Everything

Our mission is to ensure a high-quality education is accessible to all walks of life.
Dynamic spaces for an innovative education.

Thinking Big With Buildings

Building dynamic spaces that are conducive to innovative learning.
Funding Elite Educators

Funding Elite Educators

Supporting UM's legacy of research and public education.
Dave Dickenson throws a pass in Griz uniform

15 Looks Back

Griz Great Dave Dickenson reflects on his career as he enters the national College Football Hall of Fame
A Century of Soldiers

A Century of Soldiers

For 100 years, ROTC cadets have attended regular classes at UM while also training to become U.S. Army officers
Fireworks over Main Hall

125 Years and Counting

UM celebrates milestones of academics, achievement and growth
New UM President Seth Bodnar

Mission Accepted

New President Seth Bodnar brings passion for service and high achievement to UM
Dani Walker, a former star at Powell County High School in Deer Lodge, races to first base.

It’s A Whole New Ballgame

Built from scratch, Griz softball team is off to a hot start

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
UM Regents Professor of Marketing Jakki Mohr sits in her office on the third floor of the Gallagher Business Building. Mohr has taught at UM since 1997.

What Makes a Great Teacher?

We sought out some of UM’s best and brightest to shed light on the topic

UM’s 1929 Yell King Nelson Fritz, center, and his Yell Dukes and Duchess, from left: Billie Burke, Alexis Anderson, Edith Conklin and George Husser.

Artifacts: Traditions Unlike Any Others

Traditions are part of what makes UM unique and help build lifelong memories and connections 

Selvig coaches his squad – which ended up being his last group – this past winter.

Thats All, Folks

Legendary coach Robin Selvig calls it quits after nearly four decades with Lady Griz

The Grizzly Battalion ROTC cannon sits in front of Schreiber Gymnasium.

Artifacts: Behind the Boom

Learn the history behind one of the loudest sounds you'll hear at a Grizzly football game
Dr. Jack Burgess, who played basketball at UM in the early 1940s, went on to play in The Secret Game in Durham, N.C., in 1944. (Photo courtesy of Burgess family)

Planes, Brains, and Civil Resistance

To measure how tall  Dr. Jack Burgess ’43 stood, look no further than  The Secret Game  he played in an  empty gym in 1944

Christensen helps a young fan spin a basketball on her finger at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc.)

Hoop Dreams

Scooter Christensen dribbles, drives, and dishes his way to stardom with the Harlem Globetrotters