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Scholarships, Grants & Research

Alumna wins first place at Montana Academy of Sciences

University of Montana Western biology alumna Rebecca Badgett won the first-place award for poster presentations at the Montana Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting in April 2013.

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Seventh Annual UMW Research Symposium April 26 & 27

The Seventh Annual University of Montana Western Research Symposium will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27 in the Swysgood Technology Center (STC) Great Room on the UMW campus.

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Education student receives prestigious scholarship

University of Montana Western art education student Sierra Bauer recently received a Nolle Gaston Scholarship valued at $1,500. She was one of only ten students in the United States and the only student in Montana to receive the scholarship.

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Nathan Boll continues academic success


University of Montana Western mathematics major Nathan Boll is the recipient of two major scholarships: a Montana Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) 2012-2013 Space Grant Scholarship and a 2012-2013 Great Lakes Loan Servicing Center Science Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship.

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Megan Chilson president elect of NWD

Megan Chilson, an associate professor of human health and performance at the University of Montana Western, is the president elect of the Northwest District for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NWD).

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Montana Western's Roger Dunsmore earns Humanities Montana award

University of Montana Western Visiting Assistant Professor of English Roger Dunsmore will be honored as a Humanities Montana Hero on Thursday, Sept. 6.

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UMW's Danielle Jones receives Fulbright grant

University of Montana Western Visiting Assistant Professor of English Danielle Jones recently received a Fulbright Scholar Grant for a residency in Russia to teach American literature at Perm State University and complete her memoir “Mother Russia, Father Time.”

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UMW mathematics major lands NASA internship

University of Montana Western mathematics major Nathan Boll will be extending his knowledge through an eight-week internship at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, Calif. in summer 2012.

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UMW alumnus receives national teaching award


Aaron Richmond, a 1999 Montana Western psychology graduate, is the 2011 recipient of the Jane S. Halonen Teaching Excellence Award and the newly elected president of the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association.

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Biology alumni Kyle Lund published in Nature and Discover

Though University of Montana Western biology alumni Kyle Lund’s work may be on a small scale — nano, actually — it’s getting a lot of big attention.

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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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