Around the Oval

Ryan Bell

Facetime: Ryan Bell, M.F.A. ’14

Get to know Fulbright-National Geographic Fellow Ryan Bell, who earned his M.F.A. in creative writing from UM
Larry Gianchetta has worked at UM’s School of Business Administration for forty-one years.

An End and a Beginning

As business school Dean Gianchetta retires, next leader will assume UM’s first endowed dean’s chair

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

Breanna Wilson ’08 dons her Griz gear in Cologne, Germany.

Where's Your Griz Been?

Take a look at where our readers took their Griz gear.
Dorothy Rochon Powers was one of the few women reporters assigned to President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s dedication of McNary Dam. Busy filing a story on the president’s arrival, she chats with Press Secretary James Hagerty in the press room at the Marcus Whitman Hotel in Walla Walla, Wash., in October 1954.

Raising Montana: A Powerful Legacy

UM alum, legendary journalist makes seven-figure estate gift

Kayleigh Valley shoots

Griz Nation

Keep up to date with the Montana Grizzlies

UM Creates New Health and Medicine Initiative

Montana will need 40 percent more health care workers in the next decade, and the new UMHM is designed to help
A view from outside the new Gilkey Building

New Gilkey Building Opens Doors

New facility home to Enterprise and Executive Development, Global Leadership Initiative, and UM Foundation
Ya Ha Tinda elk herd

UM Professor Continues World’s Longest-Running Elk Study

Hebblewhite receives $435,000 grant from NSF to continue a fifteen-year study of migratory elk in Canada

Notable & Quotable

Campus notes and faculty quotes from around campus
Grizwald the chemist


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