Elder Karma Dorje Sherpa and village child in Phortse, Nepal.
Montana Western professors Steve Mock and Rob Thomas recently spent three weeks at Phortse village in Nepal teaching at the Khumbu Climbing Center (KCC).
Montana Lt. Gov. Angela McLean and former University of Montana football coach Mick Delaney will be featured at this year’s University of Montana Western commencement.
Former University of Montana football coach Mick Delaney will be honored during this year’s commencement activities.
The University of Montana Western’s annual rodeo banquet shattered previous fundraising records, Roxanne Engellant, UMW foundation director, announced this week.
The University of Montana Western's Career Services is collaborating with the AAUW-Montana (American Association of University of Women), the Dillon Women’s Resource Center, and the Dillon Job Service, to bring two salary negotiation workshops to campus on March 17 and 18.
University of Montana Western film students debuted their short films Wednesday, March 4, at the first Montana Western film festival.
The University of Montana Western welcomes Missoula novelist Kim Zupan to campus Feb. 19 as part of the Dances with Words visiting author series.
“Romeo and Juliet,” William Shakespeare's story of two star-crossed teenagers, is brought to life by students of the University of Montana Western.
The Montana Pro Rodeo Hall and Wall of Fame recognized the University of Montana Western at its annual awards banquet Jan. 31 in Billings, Mont.
The University of Montana Western will host Montana State professor Susan Kollin on Thursday, Jan. 29.
The Montana Youth Challenge Academy (MYCA) graduated 76 students Dec. 20 at the University of Montana Western campus.
The University of Montana Western business department will host Helix Business Solutions vice president Travis Cottom on Dec. 4.
The University of Montana Western kicked off its Homecoming weekend Saturday, Sept. 20, by welcoming new members into its athletic Hall of Fame.
University of Montana Western students took Dillon back in time Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Beaverhead County Museum.
A group of natural horsemanship students at the University of Montana Western will present, Monday, Oct. 27, on their class trip to view the Pryor Mountain Wild Horses.
University of Montana Western geology professor Rebekah Levine will present in the latest installment of the "On the Rocks" series on Oct. 13.
University of Montana Western students heard a message of hope from retired Columbine High School prinicipal Frank DeAngelis on Wednesday.
The University of Montana Western is slated to present the 13th Annual 10-Minute Plays Festival Thursday, Oct. 9, through Saturday, Oct. 11.
This year's Dances with Words authors. Clockwise: Russell Rowland, Peter Stark, John Moore and Julene Bair.The University of Montana Western Dances with Words visiting author series announces its 2014 fall series of readings.
The University of Montana Western’s 117th graduating class included students graduating in summer and fall 2013, and
in spring and summer 2014. Commencemet took place May 10, 2014, on the Montana Western campus.
The University of Montana hosts its annual Night of Stars education hall of fame awards ceremony on Saturday, April 26.
The University of Montana is slated to present this year’s Distinguished Alumni Service Award during the 117th commencement on May 10.
The University of Montana hosts well-known author John N. Maclean Thursday, April 24.
University of Montana Western officials have announced that Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will serve as commencement speaker in ceremonies Saturday, May, 10, 2014.
The University of Montana Western is slated to host the Montana Repertory Theatre on Jan. 29.
The University of Montana Western is scheduled to open an exhibition featuring a Montana artist Suzy Holt Nov. 21-Jan. 17.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock made a stop at the University of Montana Western as a part of his statewide “Back to School” tour of education institutions throughout the state.
University of Montana Western fine arts senior Jason Pepps will presenting ceramic and sculptural glass work from his senior thesis at the University of Montana Western Art Gallery from Monday May 6 to Saturday, June 15.
Former Montana State Senator and Senate Minority Leader Carol Williams and her husband, former U.S. Representative Pat Williams, will both address the 2013 graduates at the 116th University of Montana Western Commencement on Saturday, May 11, 2013.
The University of Montana Western Fine Arts Department will be presenting a musical performance, “Stepping Out on Broadway” on April 18, 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beier Auditorium on the UMW campus.
The University of Montana Western Education Department and the University of Montana Western Foundation will be honoring distinguished education alumni and students at the second annual Night of Stars awards ceremony on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in Montana Western’s Beier Auditorium.
The University of Montana Western Fine Arts Department presents Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales” on April 4, 5, 6 and 8 in the Beier Auditorium on the Montana Western campus.
The next University of Montana Western Dances with Words reading of the spring 2013 season will feature Missoula, Mont. poet Mark Gibbons on March 28 at 7:30 p.m.
The University of Montana Western presents its annual student art show from Feb. 28 to March 29 at the UMW Art Gallery.
The University of Montana Western, Humanities Montana and the National Endowment for the Humanities present Heritage Dance on Sunday, March 3 beginning at 2 p.m. in the Beier Auditorium on the UMW campus.
University of Montana Western professors Steve Mock and Rob Thomas will be honored as the Mike Malone Educators of the Year at the 2013 Montana Ambassador Annual Awards and Conference on Thursday, Feb. 21.
The University of Montana Western Fine Arts Department will present a two-day vocal recital and masterclass led by Drake University professor and acclaimed vocalist Leanne Freeman-MIller.
Artist Deborah Mitchell will conclude the fall exhibition season at the University of Montana Western Art Gallery with an exhibit entitled “The Lonely Road” on display from Nov. 8 through Dec. 13.
On Monday, Dec. 10, University of Montana Western Professor of Environmental Sciences Rob Thomas will present “Geology of the World: A Semester at Sea” at the final On the Rocks of the Fall 2012 semester.
The University of Montana Western Fine Arts Department will present six holiday performances of “Little Women” on Thursday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 2 in the Small Auditorium on the Montana Western campus.
Audrey Hall ‑ a photographer and filmmaker based out of Livingston, Mont. ‑ will present a screening of three short films at the University of Montana Western on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Swysgood Technology Center (STC) Great Room.
University of Montana Western Associate Professor of Music Brent Poe McCabe recently released a classical guitar album entitled “Evocación.” McCabe will host a CD release party at the Bookstore in downtown Dillon on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m.
University of Montana Western environmental interpretation students will give a living history of the Birch Creek Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m.
University of Montana Western Assistant Professor of Biology Michelle Anderson will present the third On the Rocks of the Fall 2012 semester.
University of Montana Western student Ryan Backus will be directing Tom Griffin’s comedy “The Boys Next Door” from Thursday, Nov. 1 through Saturday, Nov. 3.
The University of Montana Western School of Outreach presents three upcoming educational opportunities for the community.
Visual artist and Montana native Jennifer Barsley will be the featured artist at the University of Montana Western Art Gallery from Sept. 27 through Nov. 2, 2012 with an opening reception this Thursday, Sept. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The fall 2012 Dances with Words series will feature poets and authors from Idaho, Missouri and Montana.
“Montana’s Sweet 16,” a film about skiing all 16 of Montana’s ski resorts in 16 days, will premier at Maverick Mountain on Saturday, Sept. 29 and again at UMW’s Beier Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 5.
The Andy Hackbarth Band will be coming to the University of Montana Western on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Saturday, Sept. 29 marks the inaugural Lion’s Den Casey Keltz Memorial Golf Tournament at the Beaverhead Golf Course in Dillon, Mont. The four-man scramble, shotgun start entry fee is $40 for Beaverhead Golf Course members and $65 for non-members. Play begins at 10 a.m. Proceeds will help fund the Casey Keltz scholarship for men’s basketball.
The 10th Annual University of Montana Western 10-Minute Play Festival will take place this Sunday, Sept. 16 through Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Artist Lucy Capehart will begin the fall exhibition season at the University of Montana Western Art Gallery with an exhibit entitled "The Story of Things" on display from Aug. 27 through Sept. 19.
The University of Montana Western Dances with Words fall 2012 series will begin on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. with professors and authors Georgia Tiffany and Ron McFarland of Moscow, Idaho.
The 21st Annual University of Montana Western Bulldog Booster Bash will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8 in the Keltz Arena on the UMW campus.
The University of Montana Western Education Department and the UMW Foundation held an inagural event — Night of STARS — to honor education alumni and current Montana Western teacher candidates on Friday, April 20.
University of Montana Western alumnus and Education Director of Field Services Robert Michael (Mike) Miller is the 2012 UMW Distinguished Alumni.
The final University of Montana Western Dances with Words reading of the 2011-2012 academic year will feature Great Falls, Mont. author Jamie Ford on April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
The University of Montana Western Education Department and UMW Foundation are partnering for an inaugural event to honor education alumni on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21.
The traditional Irish quartet Dublin Gulch will perform with the Tiernan Irish Dancers at the Beier Auditorium on Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. as a benefit for a University of Montana Western class trip to Ireland in May 2012.
The University of Montana Western’s annual Community Rodeo Banquet will be held on Friday, March 30, 2012 in the Keltz Arena on the UMW campus.
The University of Montana Western Polynesian Club is hosting the sixth annual spring luau on Saturday, April 21, 2012 in the Keltz Arena on the UMW campus.
The University of Montana Western Fine Arts Department will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” with performances on Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 24 at 1:00 p.m.; and Sunday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m.
The University of Montana Western Camps Corps is hosting a series of events on Sept. 13, 14, 15 and 17 to commemorate the National Day of Service and Remembrance.
The University of Montana Western is throwing a party to celebrate a healthy campus and the start of a new academic and athletic year on Friday, Sept. 9 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Scenes from Montana Western's 114th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2011.
Montana Board of Regents member and University of Montana Western alumna Angela McLean will address the 114th graduating class at Montana Western on Saturday, May 7, 2011.
The University of Montana Western’s radio station, KDWG 90.9, is turning 10-years old. To celebrate, the station is featuring West Fest on April 15, 2011 on the Montana Western Tundra.
Every year, hundreds of college students travel to Dillon, Mont. from near and far. Many of them have probably never seen Dillon before they arrive, much less know anything about the town they will be living in while attending the University of Montana Western.
Award-winning educator and Montana Western alumna Angela McLean was appointed by Gov. Brian Schweitzer as the newest member of the Montana Board of Regents. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Montana Western alumna Denise McRea took her poetry to the national stage as a performer at the 2010 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering at Elko, Nevada from Jan 23 to 30.
The 2009 Outstanding Baccalaureate Professor of the Year, Rob Thomas, returned to Dillon and the University of Montana Western for a reception on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009.
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On Sunday, Nov. 8, the Montana Western Departments of Drama and Music presented their last showing of "Little Shop of Horrors."
Montana Western students may have been greeted by faces of Pink, Neil Patrick Harris, or Lance Bass on their way to class last week. Those three celebrities were only a few examples of people chosen by LAMBDA Alliance to represent the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community for National Coming Out Day, Oct. 11, at UMW.
The University of Montana Western marked the 9/11 eighth anniversary and National Day of Service and Remembrance with a campus-wide call to service on Friday, Sept. 11, 2009.