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Montana Western professor visits Afghanistan.

Fred Chilson, professor of business and technology at the University of Montana Western, recently returned from a trip to Kabul, Afghanistan.

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UMW ranked nationally for students with children.

The University of Montana Western has been ranked the seventh "best college for students with children” by the online site, BestColleges.com.    

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UMW selects new director for student counseling.

Jerry Girard has been named the new director for student counseling at the University of Montana Western, Dean of Students Nicole Hazelbaker announced recently.

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Professor assists in creation of K-12 health standards.

University of Montana Western professor of health and human performance Megan Chilson has assisted in the development and adoption of new health and physical education standards for K-12 public schools in Montana.

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Student obtains competitive internship and scholarship.

University of Montana Western junior Sharon Williams has been spending her summer interning with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) in Boulder, Colo.

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UMW student leadership gain summer experience.

Both president and vice president of the Associated Students of the University of Montana Western (ASUMW) are using their summers to gain valuable experience related to their majors.

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Montana Western ranked best university in Montana.

The University of Montana Western has been ranked the best college in Montana by Money Magazine in their annual "Best Colleges" report.

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Shakespeare in the Parks performs "Richard III."

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform “Richard III” in Dillon’s Jaycee Park on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

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UMW alum spends a year in Yellowstone.

Emma Mitchell, a 2015 graduate of the University of Montana Western, is spending a year in Yellowstone National Park working with the Student Conservation Association (SCA).

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Bulldog Scholarship Scramble raises funds.

Golfers Casey Reilly, Bob Beers Sr. and Craig Bray.

The 24th annual Montana Western Bulldog Athletic Association Scholarship Scramble took place from Friday June 17 through Saturday June 18, 2016 at the Beaverhead Golf Course in Dillon, Mont.  

The golf tournament provides an opportunity for Montana Western alumni, friends and boosters to generate scholarships for Bulldog athletic teams.

The scramble was originally referred to as the Celebrity Golf Tournament due to players and individuals associated with the NFL participating in the event.

This year’s event saw a large turnout of notable Montana Western alum, including former Montana Grizzly head football coach Mick Delaney, MSU Bobcats head football coach Jeff Choate, along with his assistants, B.J. Robertson, also a former Bulldog head football coach, and Brian Armstrong. Former Bulldog head football coach Bob Beers Sr. also participated in the tournament. Beers recently retired from the Houston Texans organization after 46 years of working in various capacities in college and professional football.

The tournament raised over $12,000 this year which will go directly toward funding scholarships for Montana Western student-athletes.  

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