UM as one of the Top 10 “IQ Campuses” in
the nation. The magazine praised UM and Missoula for quality
of life characteristics and the mix of intellectuals, international
students and immigrants. The list was adapted from a new book, “Life
2.0: How People Across America Are Transforming Their Lives by
Finding the Where of Their Happiness” by Richard Karlgaard.
nationally among medium-sized institutions on the Peace Corps’ 2004
list of “Top Producing Colleges
and Universities.” With 35 alumni volunteers in the Peace
Corps, UM was ranked among colleges with undergraduate enrollments
between 5,001 and 15,000. The ranking placed UM ahead of institutions
such as Notre Dame, Yale and Harvard. At left, UM Peace Corps volunteers
Tammy Mildenstein and Sam Stier help an exotic bat while on assignment
in the Philippines.
CADETS gave their personal best to secure the No. 9 slot
on the U.S. Army’s list of the top programs in the nation.
The rankings are based on cadet performance and how well each
school meets its mission, as well as how student performance
stacks up against counterparts at other colleges in the nation.
Students also are judged on academics and their performances
at National Advanced Leadership Camp, which they attend during
Campus acknowledged what 24,000 Griz fans already knew — Washington-Grizzly
Stadium is one great place to watch football. The magazine that
covers college sports and collegiate lifestyles named Montana
No. 25 on its top 25 list of the best college sports towns in
the nation. UM was the only I-AA university to make the cut.
The magazine noted UM’s
tailgate area along the Clark Fork River as “the site of ‘A
River Runs Through It.'”
IS ONE of the nation’s top institutions for undergraduate
education, a great buy and an excellent place to become a good
citizen, according to three new books by The Princeton Review.
UM is profiled in the 2005 edition of “The Nation’s
Best 357 Colleges,” included
among the 77 schools in the 2004 edition of “America’s
Best Value Colleges” and featured among 81 schools in the upcoming “Colleges
With a Conscience: An Engaged Student’s Guide to College.”
NAMED UM one of the 50 best places for young women to go to college.
The magazine surveyed colleges and universities in the United
States to come up with its list of institutions that provide
an environment that “gives
girls the best chance of success in school and after graduation.” CosmoGIRL!
based its ranking on criteria that included small class size, prominent
female faculty members, strong women’s sports and recreation
programs, and a career center that facilitates internship opportunities.