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UMW student featured in Distinctly Montana

The entrepreneurial aspirations of University of Montana Western business student Cory Birkenbuel were featured in the Fall 2011 issue of Distinctly Montana in an article titled “Educating Young Entrepreneurs.

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UMW professors featured in the Montana Professor

The mountain climbing and educational passions of University of Montana Western Professor of Chemistry Steve Mock were profiled in the spring 2011 issue of The Montana Professor by Mock’s colleague, UMW Professor of English Alan Weltzien.

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Montana Western TRiO program enhances student success

The diverse aspirations and abilities of the students served by the University of Montana Western TRiO Student Support Services program represent the varied educational opportunities and challenges students face in pursuing a four-year degree.

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Geology studies abound at the University of Montana Western

As the academic year came to a close at colleges and universities across the country, the University of Montana Western began preparing for an influx of college students coming to study the unique geology surrounding the Dillon, Mont. campus. 

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Spring 2011 Dean's List

The University of Montana Western announced its spring 2011 Dean's List, which includes 461 students.

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UMW mathematics students win regional code breaking competition

Three University of Montana Western students cracked the code — three codes, to be precise — on their way to winning a regional cryptanalysis competition.

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Recent graduate celebrates multiple publications

As she plans for a new journey after graduating from the University of Montana Western, Rebecca Davis is also celebrating the recent publications of two poems in an online journal.

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Students make an impression at national convention

University of Montana Western professor of human health and performance Megan Chilson and eleven of her students recently attended the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance’s (AAPHERD) 126th annual national convention and expo in San Diego, Calif.

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Mountain West Voices spotlights UMW student

University of Montana Western business management major Norb Lorenzen was featured on the March 23, 2011 episode of Montana Public Radio's Mountain West Voices.

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Montana Western professors reflect on travel to Nepal

For University of Montana professors Steve Mock, an avid and well-accomplished climber, and Rob Thomas, a renowned geologist, a trip to the Himalayan country of Nepal presented a perfect opportunity for an educational adventure.

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