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Sixth Annual Research Symposium April 13 & 14

The Sixth Annual University of Montana Western Research Symposium will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14 in the Swysgood Technology Center (STC) Great Room on the UMW campus.

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English students inducted into International Honor Society

Eight English students from the University of Montana Western have been inducted into Alpha Epsilon Iota, the local chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International Honor Society.

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Julie Bullard 2011 Montana Professor of the Year

For the third time in as many years, the University of Montana Western has a Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year: Julie Bullard, professor of education and director of early childhood education at Montana Western, is the 2011 Montana Professor of the Year.

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Fall 2011 Dean's List

The University of Montana Western announced its fall 2011 Dean's List, which includes 527 students.

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UMW's Cory Birkenbuel makes turns and headlines across Montana

 University of Montana Western business major Cory Birkenbuel is on a mission. The 33-year old Dillon, Mont. native and self-proclaimed Maverick Mountain ski bum endeavored on a whirlwind, 16-day tour of all 16 Montana ski areas to create a documentary film about the state’s diverse skiing industry and lifestyle.

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TRiO students celebrate recent successes

Two University of Montana Western students involved with TRiO Student Support Services are celebrating recent successes during their undergraduate work at Montana Western.

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Education class visits Salish Kootenai College

Students in the University of Montana Western’s Multicultural and Global Education EDU 311 class received a firsthand multicultural experience during a September 2011 visit to the Salish Kootenai Tribal College (SKC) on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Pablo, Mont.

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Partnership creates outdoor education opportunities

University of Montana Western sophomore Cody Cavill will be gaining experience and college credits in a Wilderness Emergency Medical Training (WEMT) class at the National Outdoor Leadership School in Lander, Wyo. in early 2012.

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UMW fourth in the West for Best Regional Colleges

The 2012 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings are in and the University of Montana Western is ranked fourth in the West for Top Public Regional Colleges, up from 2011’s fifth-place position.

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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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Provost Search

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UMW conducts national search for new provost.

The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.

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