Summer 2016

Nelson WellerLongtime Supporter Receives Bucklew Award

Nelson Weller's enduring relationship with UM began as a student in 1956. The financial support he received as a student ignited a spirit of giving back that has shaped his connection to UM ever since. Read more.

LaNada Peppers and her childrenA Dream Deferred

LaNada Peppers has taken the long way around, but she's finally reached her goal: earning her BA in journalism and Native American studies. Read more.

Ribbon cutting ceremonyGilkey Opens Doors

On May 12, UM donors, friends, faculty and staff celebrated the opening of the Harold and Priscilla Gilkey Building, a new home for executive education, the Global Leadership Initiative and the UM Foundation.
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Carol and Don Byrnes

Lifelong Funding for Professorship

The business school created its first privately funded professorship with a gift from Carol Jean Byrnes in honor of her late husband. Now, Carol has provided lifelong funding with a posthumous gift. Read more.

Cori CrumrineGrizzlies Going Places

Learn all about Cori Crumrine, a second-year MFA student and ceramics scholarship recipient, in our latest Grizzlies Going Places column. Read more.

School of Business Administration faculty members

Awards Celebrate Classroom Excellence

It's the kind of faculty award that doesn't come along too often - one where the winners are chosen by students. Read more.

Liberal Arts BuildingUM Facilities Update

The Liberal Arts Building, Washington-Grizzly Champions Center and Missoula College have all seen extensive construction in recent months. Read more.

Powell FamilyA Life Well-Lived Makes Lasting Impact

Lee Powell met the love of her life on freshman move-in day at the University of Montana. Fifty-eight years later, she tells his story like it was yesterday.
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Dorothy Rochon PowersLegendary Journalist Makes Seven-Figure Estate Gift

Legendary newspaperwoman and University of Montana alumna Dorothy Rochon Powers broke glass ceilings throughout the course of her storied career. Read more.

Gift artworkGift Planning Corner

Rental property can be a great source of income. It can also create management headaches. A flip charitable remainder unitrust is a great way to make a charitable gift using appreciated rental property. Read more.