University of Montana http://mtpr.org en UM Hosts College Dance Festival http://mtpr.org/post/um-hosts-college-dance-festival <p>3/30/14: This week on "Front Row Center:" Michael Marsolek talks with Nicole Bradley Browning, professor in the University of Montana's School of Theater and Dance, about the <a href="https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1259425" target="_blank">2014 American College Dance Festival Association's Northwest Conference</a>, taking place Wednesday, April 02, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014 at the University of Montana-Missoula.</p><p></p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:54:31 +0000 Michael Marsolek 16925 at http://mtpr.org UM Hosts College Dance Festival Royce Engstrom http://mtpr.org/post/royce-engstrom <p>3/18/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Home Ground Radio</a>:" As the changes in knowledge, technology, and economic systems accelerate, does higher education still matter? Can it help us all? University of Montana president Royce Engstrom says "yes."&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 16094 at http://mtpr.org Royce Engstrom Rockslide danger closes Mount Sentinel http://mtpr.org/post/rockslide-danger-closes-mount-sentinel <p>Falling rocks and snow slides have prompted University of Montana officials to close Mount Sentinel until further notice. Much of the east side of Campus Drive has also been closed to vehicle parking because of the danger of rockslides. The drive itself remains open to moving traffic. Here's a link for campus safety updates:</p><p>http://umt.edu/safety/alerts/default.php</p><p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:34:03 +0000 Sally Mauk 15962 at http://mtpr.org Rockslide danger closes Mount Sentinel The Legend of Orpheus http://mtpr.org/post/legend-orpheus <p><span style="font-size:12px;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva,sans-serif;"><span class="event-description"><strong>UM Opera Theater &amp; UM Symphony</strong> present <em>The Legend of Orpheus</em>. This romantic valentine of immortal love is a Baroque pastiche: some of the most beautiful vocal music of Monteverdi, Purcell, Gluck and Handel has been arranged and given an English text, to tell the love story of Orpheus and Eurydice. </span></span></span></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:09:02 +0000 Chérie Newman 14708 at http://mtpr.org The Legend of Orpheus UM coming up 9 million dollars short http://mtpr.org/post/um-coming-9-million-dollars-short <p>As we reported earlier this week, the University of Montana must find another 9 million dollars to cut in the coming year - on top of the 6 million cut from this year's budget. President Royce Engstrom outlined the need for the cuts - and potential&nbsp; money-saving steps - in a campuswide letter this week.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:36:32 +0000 Sally Mauk 14005 at http://mtpr.org UM coming up 9 million dollars short Bitter cold is chilling ticket sales for Griz playoff game http://mtpr.org/post/bitter-cold-chilling-ticket-sales-griz-playoff-game <p>While our bitter cold spell is delaying today's scheduled opening of Missoula's Snowbowl ski area, tomorrow's big FCS playoff football game between the University of Montana Grizzlies and Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will go on as scheduled.</p><p></p><p>The temperature at kickoff could be below zero, with an even more frigid wind chill.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:29:43 +0000 Sally Mauk 12076 at http://mtpr.org Bitter cold is chilling ticket sales for Griz playoff game A Response to 'Perma Red,' a novel by Debra Earling http://mtpr.org/post/response-perma-red-novel-debra-earling <p><em>For the last several years, <a href="http://www.cas.umt.edu/english/people/facultydetails.cfm?id=1427" target="_blank">Robert Stubblefield</a> has invited me to talk about <a href="http://www.mtpr.org/twq" target="_blank">The Write Question</a> with students in one of the classes he teaches at the University of Montana. We talk about specific programs, which, if students have done their homework assignments, they've listened to. Then I answer questions about the process of reading, interviewing, and creating programs for radio and the Web. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 12013 at http://mtpr.org A Response to 'Perma Red,' a novel by Debra Earling Angels In America, Part One: Millenium Approaches http://mtpr.org/post/angels-america-part-one-millenium-approaches <p></p><p>In this Front Row Center segment, which airs on December 1, <strong>Michael Marsolek</strong> talks with University of Montana Associate Professor for the <a href="http://www.umt.edu/theatredance/" target="_blank">School of Theater &amp; Dance </a><strong>John DeBoer</strong> about UM's production of 'Angels In America.'</p><p><strong>December 1&nbsp;at&nbsp;3 p.m.: </strong>a special performance for World Aids Day that includes a Talk Back session.</p><p><strong>December 3 - 7 at 7:30 p.m.</strong></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 18:26:41 +0000 Chérie Newman 11582 at http://mtpr.org Angels In America, Part One: Millenium Approaches Response to "The Story of the Cowpuncher," by Charles M. Russell http://mtpr.org/post/response-story-cowpuncher-charles-m-russell <p><em>For the last several years, <a href="http://www.cas.umt.edu/english/people/facultydetails.cfm?id=1427" target="_blank">Robert Stubblefield</a> has invited me to talk about <a href="http://www.mtpr.org/twq" target="_blank">The Write Question</a> with students in one of the classes he teaches at the University of Montana. We talk about specific programs, which, if students have done their homework assignments, they've listened to. Then I answer questions about the process of reading, interviewing, and creating programs for radio and the Web. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:21:00 +0000 Chérie Newman 11199 at http://mtpr.org Response to "The Story of the Cowpuncher," by Charles M. Russell First woman on U.S. Supreme Court honored today at UM http://mtpr.org/post/first-woman-us-supreme-court-honored-today-um <p>Retired U.S. Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor&nbsp; received an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Montana today.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 23:13:05 +0000 Sally Mauk 8283 at http://mtpr.org First woman on U.S. Supreme Court honored today at UM