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Montana Western business class makes use of local resources.

University of Montana Western Professor Kurt Steadman's business class recently utilized local resources during block one to illustrate the importance of risk management and to provide authentic learning experiences.

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Montana Western campus community garden begins fall harvest.

The annual campus community garden Work for Food program begins on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 between 3:30 and 5 p.m., Professor of Environmental Sciences Linda Lyon announced today.

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Montana Western reports record-breaking enrollment.

Officials at the University of Montana Western said official 15th day enrollment figures show the university’s student headcount is 1,501, up nine percent over last year.

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Montana Western completes an eventful block one.

University of Montana Western students completed their first “block” of 2016-17 this week. The university is the only public four-year institution teaching under Experience One where students take a single-class-at-a-time in 18-day blocks. 

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Kramer addresses Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

Steve Kramer, retired professor of environmental philosophy and ethics at Southwest Minnesota State University, and husband of University of Montana Western Chancellor Beth Weatherby, will speak at the annual Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Assembly on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016.

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Patagonia hosting fundraiser for Khumbu Climbing Center.

University of Montana Western Professor Steve Mock and Chhongba Sherpa will be featured at a fundraiser for the Khumbu Climbing Center (KCC) on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 at the Patagonia outlet store in Dillon, Mont.

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UMW ranks among top western colleges in U.S. News Survey.

The University of Montana Western has been ranked third among the top Regional Public Colleges in the West by the 2017 U.S. News & World Best Colleges rankings released Sept. 13, 2016.

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UMW hosts 25th annual Bulldog Booster Bash.

The Bulldog Athletic Association Booster Bash Dinner & Auction is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 in the Keltz Arena on the Montana Western campus.

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Experiencing Norman Maclean.

University of Montana Western Professor Alan Weltzien will soon take students from his English class to visit sights from two Norman Maclean classics,  "A River Runs Through It" and "Young Men and Fire."

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Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series kicks off.

The Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series presented by the University of Montana Western fine arts department begins in Oct. 2016 with performances of “Lone Star” and “Laundry & Bourbon.”  

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