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Kappa Delta Pi inducts new students

Thirty-four new students from the University of Montana Western were inducted into Kappa Delta Pi, UMW's honor society for educators and education majors, on April 12, 2010.

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Students collaborate on Nevada/Virginia Cities sign project

Five students from a University of Montana Western environmental interpretation class are making a lasting mark on two of Montana’s most famous historic mining towns, Virginia and Nevada Cities.

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Montana Western professors teach in Grenada

Two professors from The University of Montana Western recently took their teaching abroad to the Saint George’s University School of Arts and Sciences on the island nation of Grenada.

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Rob Thomas selected 2009 U.S. Professor of the Year

University of Montana Western environmental sciences professor Rob Thomas has been named Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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475 students earn place on Dean

Four-hundred and seventy-five students were named to the 2009 Fall Semester Dean’s List at the University of Montana Western — an 18 percent increase from the fall of 2008.

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Montana Western ranks second nationally for value

The University of Montana Western is making national news in U.S. News & World Report again, this time as the second-ranked university on a list of “Colleges that Offer Small Classes on a Budget.”

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Gov. Schweitzer congratulates U.S. Professor of the Year

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer made an impromptu visit to the University of Montana Western to congratulate the 2009 Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges U.S. Professor of the Year Rob Thomas on Friday, Dec. 11.

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Montana Western science alumni pursuing Ph.D.s

Three alumni from Montana Western’s distinguished science departments have either earned or are in the process of earning doctorate degrees at prestigious American universities.

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A rural education tradition continues at Montana Western

In the basement of the University of Montana Western Lucy Carson Library, kindergarten through third graders from Glen, Montana’s Reichle Elementary excitedly build rainforests inside shoe boxes. One girl is so excited about a snake she made she explains the pipe-cleaner creature’s hunting technique to anyone who passes.

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Montana Western 2009 Convocation

The University of Montana Western commenced its 116th academic year by welcoming the 2009 incoming freshman class Friday, Aug. 21, 2009. The convocation has become an end-of-summer tradition on campus.

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