Brooklyn Draper, right, an assistant professor in the School of Theater and Dance at the University of Montana, leads a jazz dance class under a tent on the UM campus last week. As air quality dropped to unhealthy levels in the Missoula valley, UM moved outdoor classes inside Tuesday.
TOM BAUER, Missoulian
Air quality dipped to unhealthy levels on Tuesday in the Missoula valley and surrounding areas, pushing the University of Montana to move classes that had been held outside due to the coronavirus pandemic back inside.
“We are closely monitoring air quality on the (Montana Department of Environmental Quality) and have advised faculty using the outdoor