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Justice O'Connor
5:13 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

First woman on U.S. Supreme Court honored today at UM

Retired U.S. Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor addressing crowd at the University of Montana
Credit Sally Mauk

Retired U.S. Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor  received an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Montana today.

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Commentary - September 11th, 2013
2:53 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

The Costs of Fear

September 11, 2001, is often called the Pearl Harbor of our generation.  Like our response to Pearl Harbor, we rallied ourselves to face a dangerous enemy.  Unlike Pearl Harbor, we suffered a blow targeting innocent civilians, designed to elicit fear.  And fear is a dangerous thing. 

While remembrance of the victims is our primary task for today, we do them no dishonor by also reflecting on some of the moral costs of the fear that day inspired and the lessons we might still learn.

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Rocky Mountain Labs
1:48 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Hamilton's Rocky Mountain Labs researchers help crack a viral mystery

Transmission electron micrograph of novel coronavirus particles, colorized in yellow.
Credit NIAID/RML

U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases scientists say a drug combination may prove useful in treating an emerging respiratory virus that's proven fatal outside the United States.

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Documentary Special
12:56 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Humankind Documentary Special

9/19/13 - Stressed Out Students - New one-hour documentary from Humankind examines the consequences of the epidemic of high anxiety among secondary school students in this era of high-stakes testing and sharply increased competition for the limited pool of slots available at top colleges. 

http://www.humanmedia.org/catalog/home.php

Whitefish Theatre Company's fall season begins
8:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Coming to Whitefish: Liverpool Legends, Noises Off

"Front Row Center," Sunday, September 15th, 2013: Michael Marsolek talks with Jesse DeVine, Artistic Director of the Whitefish Theatre Company, about the start of the 2013-2014 WTC season.

Coming up: Liverpool Legends, Sept 20 & 21, 7:30pm at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center; "Noises Off," Oct 10-12 & 18-19 at  7:30pm  and Oct 13 &  20 at 4pm, O'Shaughnessy Center; Runa, October 25 at 7:30pm, O'Shaughnessy Center.

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Field Notes
8:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Do you Hear the Grasshopper Which is at Your Feet?

Credit James Woodcock

"Fieldnotes," September 15th & 16th, 2013: "Grasshoppers," by Leeann Drabenstott / Caroline Kurtz. http://www.montananaturalist.org/

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The Food Guys
8:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Take Your Summer Squash and Stuff It

September 15th, 2013: Whether it's cute and spring-green or three feet long and perfect for batting practice, Greg and Jon have suggestions for how to cook or bake the zucchini left anonymously on your doorstep.

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The Plant Detective
8:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Boldo...Going Where No Plant Has Gone Before

September 14th & 16th, 2013: Boldo's fruit is eaten throughout South America. Its leaves are used as a culinary herb, as tea, and as medicine for the digestive system. http://www.floradelaterre.com

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"The Southern Fireball"
8:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Nikki Hill

Credit Nikki Hill

7/9/13 and 9/17/13 - With a mix of vintage soul, blues and R&B, singer Nikki Hill reminds us why we love rock 'n roll. Originally from Durham, North Carolina, Nikki's hot and funky guitar band is building a name for itself across the U.S. and Europe. www.musiciansspotlight.org

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Musician's Spotlight
12:28 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Shawn Colvin

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