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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 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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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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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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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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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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Business professor elected to accrediting board.

Fred Chilson, professor of business and technology at the University of Montana Western, has been elected to the board of directors of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) accreditation organization. 

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Former Montana deputy commissioner named UMW's interim provost.

Montana Western's Interim Provost Sylvia Moore.

Chancellor Beth Weatherby has appointed Sylvia Moore interim provost at the University of Montana Western.

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Geology camps choose Montana Western.

Universities from across the country (like the University of Washington above) visit Montana Western each summer to conduct geology field camps. 

Geology departments from universities across the country started coming to the University of Montana Western to conduct their geology camps in the mid 1960s. 

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