MTPR

Mehrdad Kia

University of Montana's Main Hall
Josh Burnham

The University of Montana is wrapping up a tumultuous week. State education officials yesterday announced UM’s president will step down at the end of the month.

Montana Commissioner of Higher Education Clayton Christian predicts history will smile on Royce Engstrom’s six years at the helm, but says change is necessary.

Associated Press

The Uighur ethnic group in northwest China is increasingly making headlines in the Western press; usually in the context of a confirmed - or suspected - violent attack within China or Russia.