Linda Lyon began working with the Honors program committee in the fall of 2008 and is currently serving as the interim coordinator. She is an ethnobotanist and has helped communities in Madagascar to reinforce the traditional use of plants. She is interested in finding research opportunities for motivated students and has advised Montana Western undergraduates working independently in Yellowstone National Park and at the Lokaro Environmental Reserve in Madagascar. Lyon is also the faculty advisor for the campus environmental interpretation club, which sent four Montana Western students to the National Association for Interpretation conference in the fall of 2008.
Glasgow's interest in the pedagogical approaches to interdisciplinary studies informs her work with the honors program. She studies the political economy of health focusing especially on political ideologies informing public health approaches to chronic, noncommunicable diseases. Glasgow co-taught Environment and Society in the spring of 2007, and in the spring of 2010 she taught the Honors course By the Hammer of Thor: Norse History and Culture.
Sean Eudaily is a previous committee member and an active instructor in the Honors program. Eudaily taught Experiencing Ireland, for which he co-led the class on a 17-day trip to Ireland. Eudaily also co-taught Reading England with Bethany Blankenship in 2006. Another 2006 honors course of his, Visions of the West, produced a framework document to help guide the development of a program in Western studies at Montana Western.
Marcus Williams came to Montana Western to play football and major in business administration.
Kolby Brown is a literature major at the University of Montana Western.
Recent Montana Western graduate Taeler Rodriguez has been accepted to the University of Denver’s graduate program.
Coming to Montana Western was part of fulfilling a childhood dream of becoming a doctor for Lindsey Densmore.
UMW grad Justinn Marshall was accepted into the University of Washington's regional medical education program.