Two professors from The University of Montana Western recently took their teaching abroad to the Saint George’s University School of Arts and Sciences on the island nation of Grenada.
University of Montana Western environmental sciences student Helen Sladek will be taking her studies all the way to Mars through an eight-week internship at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.
University of Montana Western environmental sciences professor Rob Thomas has been named Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
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.
Four-hundred and seventy-five students were named to the 2009 Fall Semester Dean’s List at the University of Montana Western — an 18 percent increase from the fall of 2008.
The University of Montana Western is making national news in U.S. News & World Report again, this time as the second-ranked university on a list of “Colleges that Offer Small Classes on a Budget.”
Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer made an impromptu visit to the University of Montana Western to congratulate the 2009 Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges U.S. Professor of the Year Rob Thomas on Friday, Dec. 11.
A copy of Montana Western professor Rob Thomas' acceptance speech as the Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year, given at the 2009 U.S. Professors of the Year luncheon at the Willard InterContinental in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 19, 2009.
With the help of University of Montana Western science professors and students, youth in the Big Hole basin got a first-hand scientific look at their river’s ecosystem at the first Big Hole Youth Field Day on Oct. 21, 2009.
Three alumni from Montana Western’s distinguished science departments have either earned or are in the process of earning doctorate degrees at prestigious American universities.