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"On the Rocks" series kicks off.

University of Montana Western environmental science professor Steve Mock will present in the latest installment of the "On the Rocks" series on Sept. 8, 2015.

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Montana Western begins record-breaking year.

Montana Western Chancellor Beth Weatherby (right) helps parents move their students into Davis Hall.

University of Montana Western Chancellor Beth Weatherby said the university is expecting the largest freshman class in the school’s history.

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Early childhood professor receives national award.

Julie Bullard, Montana Western early childhood education professor.

Longtime University of Montana Western early childhood education professor and program director Julie Bullard has been named the 2015 Outstanding Early Childhood Teacher Educator by the National Association of Early Childhood Educators (NAECTE).

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Kids Theatre Camp presents play about Greece.

The Montana Western School of Outreach’s Kids Theatre Camp recently performed the play "Greece." 

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Collegiate Stockgrowers teach Dillon third graders about cattle.

Mike Rose, Collegiate Stockgrowers Club president.

The University of Montana Western’s Collegiate Stockgrowers Club taught third graders about livestock care and handling at the Mussard Feedlot earlier this year. 

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Chinese high school students visit Montana Western.

Annabelle Cho and John Zhang, Chinese high school students, visit Montana Western.

The University of Montana Western welcomed six high school students from China recently as part of the Yellowstone English Environmental Studies Program International (YESPI). 

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Kids learn horticulture at community garden.

Professor Linda Lyon (right) shows Emma Lovaas a student-made beehive at Montana Western's community garden.

University of Montana Western X Camp kids visited the campus community garden this week with Environmental Science Professor Linda Lyon. 

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Committee plans inaugural celebration.

Inaugural festivities include ceremony, Experience One showcase and scholarship fundraiser.

The University of Montana Western has announced that the institution will celebrate the inauguration of its new chancellor and the phenomenal success of Experience One on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. 

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Montana Western professor to attend art retreat.

University of Montana Western Assistant English Professor Francis Davis has been awarded a full fellowship to participate in the Vermont Studio Center community Aug. 2-23, 2015.

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UMW receives $1.24 million to serve student needs.

TRIO student Kelly Wieman (left) meets with SSS advisor Nicole Nygren.

The University of Montana Western will receive $1.24 million over the next five years to continue providing academic and support services to low-income, first-generation and disabled students.

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Montana Western professor to address national leadership institute.

UMW Geology Professor Rob Thomas.

University of Montana Western Environmental Science Professor Rob Thomas will participate in the Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) Summer Leadership Institute in July 25-30.

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