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Chambers sparks Bulldogs over Lewis-Clark State

Bridger Chambers scored a career high 17 points (13 in the second half) to lead the University of Montana Western Bulldogs men’s basketball team past the Lewis-Clark State Warriors 78-56 Tuesday night in the quarter-final round of the Frontier Conference tournament.

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Montana Western Classic Basketball Tournament April 14 & 15

The Montana Western Classic Basketball Tourney is scheduled for April 14 and 15, 2012 in Dillon, Mont.

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Bulldogs head into Frontier tournament

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs host the Lewis-Clark State Warriors in the opening round of the Frontier Conference men’s basketball tournament on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Straugh Gymnasium.

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Bulldog men's basketball signs Shyke Smalls

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Shyke Smalls, a 6’0 senior guard from Great Falls, Mont., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent.

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Missed free throws cost Bulldogs the game at Rocky

The Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears defeated the University of Montana Western Bulldogs 77-72 in a men’s basketball game at the Fortin Center in Billings Thursday night.

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Bulldog women down Rocky on the road

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs defeated the Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears 83-71 in a women’s basketball game at the Fortin Center in Billings Thursday night.

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Bulldog Equestrian team competes in Billings

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs Equestrian team competed in three western shows in Billings, Mont. at the Rocky Mountain College IHSA horse show on Feb. 18 and 19. The event also featured the Western Regional competition to determine which riders would represent Zone 8 Region 3 in Florida at the semi-finals.

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Bulldogs hold off Orediggers on senior night

The No. 15 ranked University of Montana Western Bulldogs held on to defeat a determined Montana Tech Oredigger team 64-55 in a men’s basketball game at the Straugh Gymnasium in Dillon Friday night.

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Bulldog women down Orediggers on senior night

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs avenged an earlier loss and defeated the Montana Tech Orediggers 66-52 in a women’s basketball game at the Straugh Gymnasium in Dillon Friday night.

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Bulldog football adds 10 recruits

University of Montana Western head football coach Ryan Nourse has announced the addition of ten more players to the recruiting class of 2012. This latest group of student athletes to sign NAIA/Frontier Conference Letters of Intent include seven from Montana, one from Idaho, one from Utah and one from Wyoming.

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Christy Keyes to read at Feb. 23 Dances with Words

Christy Keyes, a writer based out of Wisdom, Mont., will be the featured reader at the Feb. 23 Dances with Words

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Erickson NAIA Division I National Player of the Week

Kyle Erickson, a 6-foot-4 senior forward from the University of Montana Western Bulldogs, has been named the NAIA National Division I men’s basketball player of the week.

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Bulldogs host Montana Tech for Pink Zone events

The University of Montana Western Bulldog women’s and men’s basketball teams play their final regular season home games Friday, Feb. 17 against the Montana Tech Orediggers.

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Erickson shines as Bulldogs hold off Argos

After building a big lead the University of Montana Western Bulldogs held on to defeat the University of Great Falls Argos 66-63 in a men’s basketball game at the Straugh Gymnasium in Dillon Saturday night.

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Argo women rally to defeat Montana Western

The University of Great Falls Argos rallied and made key free throws down the stretch to defeat the University of Montana Western Bulldog women’s basketball team 79-75 in Dillon Saturday night.

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Erickson, Brown and Hurley key Bulldog victory

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs moved into first place by defeating the Montana State-Northern Lights 89-75 in a men’s basketball game at the Straugh Gymnasium in Dillon Saturday night.

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Bulldogs defeat Skylights to end losing streak

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs ended a five game losing streak by defeating the Montana State-Northern Skylights 80-72 in a women’s basketball game at the Straugh Gymnasium in Dillon Saturday night.

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Former UMW education student featured on Today

Mike Cutler, a former University of Montana Western education student, was recently featured on the Today show's "American Story" series.

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UMW alumnus launches Expedition Lodge

For Justin Hartman, a 2006 University of Montana Western business management graduate, academics and hunting and fishing always were synonymous.

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School of Outreach announces retirement seminars

The University of Montana Western School of Outreach announces two community retirement seminars on Feb. 16, 21 and 28.

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Equestrian team competes at Utah State

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs equestrian team competed in two English shows and one western show in Logan, Utah on Saturday, Feb. 4 and Sunday, Feb. 5.

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Bulldog football adds 12 players

University of Montana Western Bulldogs head football coach Ryan Nourse announced the signing of 12 additional student-athletes to Frontier Conference/NAIA Letters of Intent.

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Lewis-Clark State defeats No. 19 Montana Western

The Lewis-Clark State Warriors defeated the University of Montana Western Bulldogs 75-63 in a men’s basketball game at the Activity Center in Lewiston, Idaho Saturday night.

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Bulldog women lose to No. 8 Lewis-Clark State

The Lewis-Clark State Warriors defeated the University of Montana Western Bulldogs 77-62 in a women’s basketball game at the Activity Center in Lewiston, Idaho Saturday night.

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Westminster edges Montana Western in overtime

The Westminster College Griffins defeated the University of Montana Western Bulldogs 81-80 in overtime in a men’s basketball game at the Behnken Fieldhouse in Salt Lake City Thursday night.

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Bulldog women defeated by Griffins in Salt Lake City

The Westminster College Griffins defeated the University of Montana Western Bulldogs 78-63 in a women’s basketball game at the Behnkin Fieldhouse in Salt Lake City Thursday night.

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Bulldog basketball splits last games of regular season

The University of Montana Western basketball squads split the final games of the regular season.

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UMW Business Club launches Speaker Series

The University of Montana Western Business Club announces a community gathering and presentation on Friday, March 4 as part of their Bridges for Business campaign.

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Think Pink at Bulldog basketball on Friday night

The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team will be hosting their annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness night on Friday, Feb. 25 in Montana Western’s Straugh Gymnasium. The event, in conjunction with the national Pink Zone cancer awareness effort, will raise money for the Southwest Montana Mammography Program.

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Chloe Mosey reaches athletic and academic milestones

University of Montana Western senior Chloe Mosey has enjoyed a successful career both as an athlete on the basketball court and as a business administration student at Montana Western. Mosey recently took her successes to a new level, earning a place on the Montana Western Dean’s List and surpassing 1,000 career points and earning over 600 career rebounds for the women’s varsity basketball team.

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New Deal Prints on display at UMW Gallery

A trove of black and white prints depicting life in the United States during the New Deal era is now on display at the University of Montana Western Art Gallery through March 1, 2011.

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Montana Western equestrian competes in regionals

The University of Montana Western Equestrian Team competed in Western Regionals and three regular season Western shows on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 19 and 20.

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Bulldog basketball splits games with Montana Tech

The Bulldog women's team dropped their Saturday game to Montana Tech 78-71 while the men downed the Orediggers 69-52. The Montana Western women dropped to 4-8 in conference play and 8-16 overall. The men improved to 20-7 overall and 8-4 in conference play.

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Montana Western equestrian hosts horse show

The University of Montana Western Equestrian Team hosted and competed in their home show on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 and 13. The show, held at J & S Sporthorses, consisted of three English shows. Competing teams included Carroll College, The College of Southern Idaho, Montana State University, The University of Montana, Rocky Mountain College, and Utah State University.

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Winter weather shelter at Montana Western

When inclement winter weather closed Interstate 15 near Dillon, Mont. twice this winter, Montana Western aided volunteers with the American Red Cross of Montana in sheltering stranded travelers at the Keltz Arena on the UMW campus.

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Bulldog basketball wins three, loses one on road

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs returned to Dillon, Mont. from their weekend road games with three collective wins. The women improved their record significantly with two impressive wins against Montana State University-Northern (MSU-Northern) and the University of Great Falls (UGF). The men lost a last-second heartbreaker to the MSU-Northern Skylights but bounced back to defeat the UGF Argonauts in overtime.

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Tami Haaland featured at Dances with Words

Poet, professor and editor Tami Haaland will be the featured reader at the Feb. 17 Dances with Words reading at the University of Montana Western.

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School of Outreach offers free tour of Main Hall

The University of Montana Western School of Outreach is offering a free tour of Main Hall, Montana Western’s iconic first building on Thursday, Feb. 17.

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Bulldog basketball heads north for weekend games

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs men’s and women’s basketball teams will travel north to Montana State University-Northern (MSU-Northern) and the University of Great Falls (UGF) for games on Friday, Feb. 11 and Saturday, Feb. 12.

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Second annual Career Week at Montana Western

The University of Montana Western Career Services is sponsoring the second annual Career Week, Monday, Feb. 14 through Thursday, Feb. 17.

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UMW hires new assistant football coaches

University of Montana Western head football coach Ryan Nourse has added two new assistants to his coaching roster. Jason Thier and Nick Whitworth will join the Bulldogs in the 2011-12 season.

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UMW student competes in Texas cow-cutting championship

University of Montana Western student and 21-year old horsewoman Shae Prescott recently competed in Fort Worth, Texas at the National Cutting Horse Association Borden World Championship Futurity.

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Aspiring UMW Rugby Club to hold fundraiser

A group of aspiring rugby players at the University of Montana Western have organized an official campus club and are holding a fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 26 to raise money to send the team to compete at the Missoula Maggottfest rugby tournament in May 2011.

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International Food Festival returns Tuesday, Feb. 8

The University of Montana Western’s 3rd Annual International Food Festival will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the 4-H Building at the Beaverhead County Fairgrounds.

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Bulldogs host Westminster and Lewis-Clark State

The Bulldog basketball women's and men's teams will be home this weekend as they face Westminster College on Friday, Feb. 4 and then Lewis-Clark State on Saturday, Feb. 5. The women begin both nights at 5:30 p.m. while the men follow each night at 7:30 p.m.

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Sammi Bignell Frontier Player of the Week

Sammi Bignell, a University of Montana Western freshman and women's varsity basketball guard from Avon, Mont., is the Frontier Conference Player of the week.

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Montana Western equestrian team competes at Utah State

On Saturday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Jan. 30, the University of Montana Western Equestrian Team competed in Logan, Utah in two western shows and one English show.

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Craigh Cornelius preparing for NFL tryout

Montana Western's former record-breaking wide receiver Craigh Cornelius is working with human health and performance professor Roger Norris-Tull in preparation for NFL College Day.

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Students take the plunge for Special Olympics

Eight University of Montana Western students raised over $1,000 for Montana Special Olympics on President’s Day at the annual Polar Plunge in Bozeman, Mont.

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Bulldog volleyball signs Jordan Dyke

Jordan Dyke, a 5-foot-9 outside hitter and middle blocker from Wilsall, Mont., signed a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent to play volleyball for the University of Montana Western, head coach Katie Howells announced today.

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Equestrian team captures regional title

The Montana Western equestrian team won the Region 3, Zone 8 Western riding title and qualified for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association semi-finals in Syracuse, New York.

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Montana Western drama presents 'Almost, Maine'

The University of Montana Western Drama Department will be presenting the 2010 spring play, “Almost, Maine,” from Thursday, Feb. 25 through Monday, March 1. All performances begin at 7:33 p.m. in Montana Western’s Small Auditorium.

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Montana prep stars sign with Bulldog football

Three new football recruits signed Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent to play football at the University of Montana Western, head coach Rich Ferris announced today.

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Bulldog volleyball lands Idaho star

Alisha Kearsley, a setter and outside hitter from Blackfoot, Idaho, signed a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent to play volleyball with the University of Montana Western.

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Dillon star signs with Bulldog football

Zach McRae of Dillon, Mont. signed a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent to play football for the University of Montana Western.

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2010 football schedule announced

The Montana Western 2010 Bulldog football scheduled features 10 Frontier Conference games and a non-conference game against Idaho State University.

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Montana Western annual horse show results

The Montana Western equestrian team hosted their annual horse show on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 6 and 7, 2010.

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Career Week at Montana Western

The University of Montana Western Career Services is sponsoring Career Week from Feb. 22 to 25 on the Montana Western campus. The week’s events will include free workshops and presentations with local entrepreneurs and professionals.

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Scholarship honors Elizabeth Orr

The family of Elizabeth Ann Orr has provided funds for an annual scholarship at the University of Montana Western. The endowed scholarship is in remembrance of Elizabeth, who passed away on Jan. 20, 2010.

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Bulldog basketball joins Pink Zone campaign

On Feb. 19, 2010, the University of Montana Western women’s basketball team will be playing in the “Pink Zone” to help raise awareness for breast cancer as part of the nationwide Pink Zone campaign.

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Montana Western catches RecycleMania

Montana Western is getting maniacal about recycling. From Jan. 17 through March 27, UMW is participating in the nationwide RecycleMania competition in an effort to raise awareness about campus recycling opportunities.

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Annual Polynesian spring luau returns to Montana Western

The Montana Western Polynesian Club presents the fourth annual spring luau on Saturday, April 24. This year's event, “The Circle of Life,” will be held at the Keltz Arena. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner and performances begin at 6 p.m.

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Terra Verde presents Earth Day Festival Saturday, April 17

The second annual Terra Verde Earth Day Festival will be held Saturday, April 17 at the Museum and Depot Park in Dillon, Mont.

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Bulldog football add transfers to huddle

Montana Western football coach Rich Ferris opened the 2010 recruiting season with the signing of three players to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent.

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Montana poet to read at Dances with Words

Montana poet Michael Craig will read selections from his newest book of poetry at "Dances with Words," Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m in The Cup.

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Bulldog men win two, women drop two

The Montana Western men's basketball team improved to 7-2 in Frontier Conference action with two impressive home wins on Feb. 6 and 7. The Bulldogs are 19-6 overall. The Bulldog women dropped two over the weekend as they fell to Carroll College 67-55 on Friday and Rocky Mountain 78-76 on Saturday. The two losses gave the Bulldogs a 3-6 record in league games and a 7-15 overall record.

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Bulldog basketball back at home

The Bulldog men's and women's basketball teams open the second half of the Frontier Conference season with home games against Rocky Mountain College and Carroll College. The women tip-off each night at 5:30 followed by the men at 7:30.

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Montana Western hosts upcoming blood drives

The University of Montana Western will be hosting blood drives on Feb. 4 with more to follow throughout the spring semester.

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Brandon Brown named player of the week

Tacoma, Wash. sophomore Brandon Brown was named the Frontier Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

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Spring enrollment up at Montana Western

Spring 2010 enrollment numbers are in at the University of Montana Western. The 15th-day count reflects a continuing upward trend on top of the record-breaking fall 2009 enrollment numbers.

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School of Outreach announces spring courses

Registration is now open for the University of Montana School of Outreach’s diverse array of spring semester classes.

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Montana Western sweeps Montana Tech

The Bulldog men's and women's basketball teams captured Frontier Conference wins over Montana Tech on the Orediggers' home court on Saturday.

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Bulldogs finish regular season in Butte

The Bulldog mens and womens teams will close the regular season with games against the Montana Tech Orediggers Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Butte, Mont.

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Candidates for science professor position give public presentations

Three final candidates for the open position of environmental science professor will spend a day on campus and give a public presentation as a part of their interview at UMW.

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Wildflower presentation welcomes spring to southwest Montana

Tracy Grazley will give a presentation about wildflowers native to southwest Montana Thursday, March 19 in STC 007 at 7 p.m.

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UMW drama spring production, "The Good Doctor" by Neil Simon, starts Feb. 26.

Production runs from Feb. 26 to March 2 in the Beier Auditorium. All performances are at 7:33 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. The cast is made up of 19 actors, both students and community members. "The Good Doctor" is a series of comedies with music set in 19th century Russia.

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Coach Finberg battles cancer

Finny's Fight has rallied the support of the UMW campus as well as the Dillon community.

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UMW hosts Douglass "On the Rocks"

Rick Douglass, of Montana Tech, visited UMW to give a presentation about Hantavirus in Montana.

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"Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" comes to Montana Western

UMW's Sexual Assault Awareness program is organizing an event to raise awareness about domestic violence.

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Award-winning novelist Craig Lesley to read at "Dances with Words"

Thursday, Feb. 26's installment of "Dances with Words" will feature novelist Craig Lesley.

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UMW students to present on Italy educational tour

Italy tour students will present their experiences from Venice, Florence, Rome, Milan, Assisi and Pompeii Wednesday Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the STC Great Room.

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Bulldog basketball teams best Argonauts

Feb. 21 the Bulldog men and women outscored the University of Great Falls Argonauts in Great Falls, Mont.

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Brett Badgett visits UMW art class

Cowboy artist Brett Badgett gives advice to UMW art students as they explore the theory and method of sculpture.

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Dunsmore and Pape share their poetry

UMW English professor Roger Dunsmore and Montana's poet laureate shared their poetry at "Dances with Words" Feb. 19. Dunsmore contributed to the reading at Pape's request. The next installment of "Dances with Words" is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 26 and will feature novelist Craig Lesley of Portland, Ore.

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Bulldog men win the last two home games of the 08-09 season

Both Westminster and Lewis Clark State fell to the Montana Western Bulldogs on Valentine's Day weekend.

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Visiting artist offers a creative workshop at UMW

Brett Badgett offers a creative workshop at the University of Montana Western Feb. 19.

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UMW drama to produce "The Good Doctor" by Neil Simon

From Feb. 26 to March 2 UMW drama will produce "The Good Doctor," a comedy set in 19th century Russia.

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Rob Thomas to present in Bozeman

Geology professor will present at the Arctic Grayling Recovery Program annual meeting in Bozeman.

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ASUMW asks for student suggestions

There are ASUMW suggestion boxes around campus. Suggestions will be discussed at the next student senate meeting.

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Equine house renamed to recognize Kriegel's support

The equine house renamed to recognize benefactor William Kriegel.

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Several UMW faculty members promoted

Members of Montana Western's quality faculty are being recognized for excellence with promotion and tenure.

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Brand Strategy

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Spice it up with a basic salsa dance at Montana Western

Montana Western's School of Outreach is offering a basic salsa dance class on Mar. 13 and 20.

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Contacts

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Bulldogs support breast cancer awareness in an upcoming contest

The University of Montana Western will join the “Pink Zone” initiative this weekend.

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Learning center announces new hours

The Montana Western Learning Center has expanded its hours to better serve students.

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Recently and well published UMW professor embarks on book tour

O. Alan Weltzien is taking his recently published work on the road.

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Montana's poet laureate visits Montana Western

Montana's current poet laureate, Greg Pape, will visit the University of Montana Western Feb. 19 to give a reading of his work. Pape will be reading at The Cup at 7:30 p.m. as a part of the UMW English department's visiting writer series, "Dances with Words."

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About Montana Western

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Montana Western student named Miss Rodeo Montana 2009

Montana Western's Leslie Furniss, a natural horsemanship major, is Miss Rodeo Montana 2009.

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Montana Western hosts College Goal Sunday

Visit the Montana Western campus Feb. 18 or 22 to receive valuable financial aid training. College can be affordable when you know where to look to find ways to cover costs. Let UMW's trained professionals help you get the financial aid you need.

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Montana Western art faculty exhibit their work

Stop by the Montana Western Art Gallery and Museum to see what Montana Western art faculty have been up to.

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Bulldog volleyball signs Malta star

Brittany Allan, a defensive specialist has signed to play Bulldog volleyball next season.

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