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UMW class produces mining and geology map

Rob Thomas' structural geology class checks data while preparing a map of the Argenta area.

University of Montana Western students from professor Rob Thomas’ structural geology class recently spent part of their block mapping the Argenta quadrangle in Beaverhead County for the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology.

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"On the Rocks" series presents: Travels to the Russian far east.

Andrea Easter-Pilcher and Brian Pilcher

Former University of Montana Western staffers will present in the latest installment of the “On the Rocks” series on Nov. 30, 2015.

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Montana Western senior recognized for volunteer service.

Montana Western senior Shayla Wood was recently  named the “Volunteer of the Game” during a Montana Western home football game.

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UMW and Dillon Middle School launch collaborative effort.

Dillon Middle School teachers and University of Montana Western education faculty recently completed the first session of a new five-part professional development project.

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Acclaimed ceramics artists visit Montana Western.

Visiting ceramics artists Jeni Hansen-Gard and Kyungmin Park recently lectured and gave demonstrations to a Montana Western introductory ceramics class.

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UMW displays new banners on campus featuring students, faculty and staff.

New banners recently went up around the Montana Western campus which include the experiences and thoughts of current and former students, faculty and staff about Experience One and UMW.

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UMW to host morality-themed panel discussion

The University of Montana Western will host a panel discussion presenting questions of morality titled: “How do we know right from wrong? What motivates to try and be better people?”

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Dances with Words fall series begins at Montana Western.


The first installment in the 2015 fall series of Dances with Words will feature Montana Tech professor Henry Gonshak and his new book, “Hollywood and the Holocaust."

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Montana Western student presents wild mustangs experience.

Montana Western natural horsemanship student Kelly Wieman recently spoke to Dillon, Montana’s local rotary club about her experience observing Montana’s wild mustangs.  

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UMW to host annual "Hall-o-ween" trick or treat.

University of Montana Western student tour guides will lead K-5th graders through the campus residence halls for trick or treating and a “haunted house," if they dare.   

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