The UM forensics team sponsors individual and team competition in National Parliamentary Debate. The team is sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies and Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM), with support from alumni and several UM offices. The team travels to regional competitions and hosts on-campus events and intermural debates. Students receive Communication Studies and Honors College credit by signing up for COMM 360 ("Forensics/Honors"). No prior experience in forensics is required and students from all majors are welcome. To find out more about forensics at UM, check the following links.
- David Airne, UM Forsensics Coach - Phone: 243.4551
- Kevin Stone, Assistant Coach - Phone: 243.6604
- Forensics Facebook Page
- Tournament Schedule 2012-13
- Important Links for Debaters
- The Revival of Forensics at the University of Montana (story from the Missoulian - temporarily unavailable)
- History of Oratory and Debate at UM (temporarily unavailable)