Spring 2016

Mark Burnham, President Engstrom and Eric SprunkAlumni Donate $2 Million to Create University's First Endowed Dean's Chair

On January 29, a standing-room-only crowd packed the President's Room of Brantly Hall to celebrate a major gift to the School of Business Administration... Read more.

Maria ColeRenowned Journalist's Papers Now at UM Archives

They met at a Northwest Airlines check-in counter, and she knew she had found her person. Jeff Cole was on his way from Seattle back home to Minnesota, where he was a reporter... 
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SHAPE P-20 in the classroom$1.5M Washington Foundation Grant Strengthens Partnership between UM and Missoula County Public Schools

At Missoula's Big Sky High School, incoming students start classes and are immediately confronted with a mystery... Read more.

Helen Bolle and family99 Years, Countless Memories to Share

On a bright July morning last summer, Helen Swan Bolle arrived at the College of Forestry and Conservation bearing a stack of books, portfolios and faded blue notebooks...
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DHC landscapingDHC Building Renovations Complete Thanks to Donors

Nearly 20 years ago, Ian and Nancy Davidson made a gift that changed the scope of honors education at the University of Montana... 
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Montana scenic photoLong-term Love Affair with Montana Leads to Gift to UM

Raised in Southern California, Roger Parsons fell in love with Montana in 1994, when he and his brother spent a week in Glacier National Park...
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Tom and Leslie MurphyA Coffee Break to Refuel the Spirit

“I married Leslie three months before entering law school. We soon had two little boys, but not much money. I was in school and working full time..." 
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 Jake GreenGrizzlies Going Places

We interviewed Jake Green, a photojournalism student from Spokane, Wash. and recipient of the Jeff Cole Memorial Scholarship... Read more.

Gift artworkDeferred Charitable Gift Annuities

A charitable gift annuity is a simple contract. In exchange for a gift of cash or stock, you will receive fixed payments to you for your lifetime in addition to tax benefits... Read more.