Missoula philanthropists to receive honorary doctorates from UM

talbotsMissoulians John and Sue Talbot will receive Honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters at the University of Montana commencement ceremony tomorrow. The Talbots are being recognized for their long and generous service to both the university and the community. John Talbot is a former publisher of the Missoulian newspaper, and the journalism building on the University of Montana campus is named after Sue Talbot’s father, Don Anderson, a well-known newspaperman. The Talbots have supported and been active in dozens of community and university organizations.  In tonight’s feature interview, News Director Sally Mauk talks with the Talbots about their love of UM and Missoula, and why they think both the town and gown have a bright future. The Talbots met in college when Sue was attending Radcliffe, and John was at Harvard..

Sally Mauk talks with Missoula’s Olympic mountain biker Sam Schultz…

Sam Schultz and Sally Mauk

Missoula native Sam Schultz is headed to London soon as one of four American mountain bikers competing in the 2012 Olympics. Schultz is the reigning national champion in mountain biking, and his performances in this year’s World Cup races earned him a spot in the Olympics. In this feature interview Schultz talks with News Director Sally Mauk about his love of the sport – and his Montana roots….

Tracy Worley and YouthMAX Event

A free youth leadership event will be held this weekend in Missoula for young people who are struggling with issues such as bullying, low self-esteem, and fear of failure. In tonight’s feature interview with reporter Edward O’Brien, leadership coach and trainer, Tracy Worley, discusses the unique pressures facing today’s teenagers. Worley, a certified John Maxwell Team speaker, and founder of Selkirk Coaching and Training Group, says young people face tremendous challenges these days. (worley)