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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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UMW in top tier of U.S. News & World Report college rankings

A just-released national college survey demonstrates that the University of Montana Western continues to enhance its reputation nationally, giving the college plenty to be proud of going into its 116th year.

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Early Childhood Education Professor Published Third Textbook

Julie Bullard, director of early childhood education at Montana Western, released her third book, a textbook for early childhood education students.

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Montana Western graduate leads a remarkable life

Whether it’s battling with a 1,300-pound saddle bronc for eight seconds, fighting insurgents in Iraq, enlightening middle school students to the mysteries of math, or managing often contrary draft horses at Denver’s National Western Stock Show, Brian Dawson’s life can be summarized by one word, remarkable. 


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Montana Western biology student receives grant

Montana Western's Amanda Kortum joins the elite group of Space Grant Scholars and Fellows nationwide.

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Montana Western praised for X1 at research forum

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and Montana Sen. Jeff Welborn both praised the University of Montana Western's block scheduling program, Experience One, at a Montana University System research forum.

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Montana Western business program receives IACBE accreditation

The business and technology department of the University of Montana Western received accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) becoming one of only two universities in Montana to have an IACBE accredited program.

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"On the Rocks" to feature Yellowstone wolf specialist

The last On the Rocks presentation of the academic year will take place Monday, April 20 at 4:15 p.m. in Block Hall 311 with a talk about wolves in Yellowstone National Park by Dough Smith.

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$6 million proposed in house bill for renovation of Montana Western's Main Hall

The University of Montana Western’s Main Hall renovation project would receive $6 million over two years based on a bill proposed by Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer and sponsored by House Appropriations Chair Jon Sesso.

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