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Student obtains competitive internship and scholarship.

University of Montana Western junior Sharon Williams has been spending her summer interning with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) in Boulder, Colo.

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UMW student leadership gain summer experience.

Both president and vice president of the Associated Students of the University of Montana Western (ASUMW) are using their summers to gain valuable experience related to their majors.

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Montana Western ranked best university in Montana.

The University of Montana Western has been ranked the best college in Montana by Money Magazine in their annual "Best Colleges" report.

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Shakespeare in the Parks performs "Richard III."

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will perform “Richard III” in Dillon’s Jaycee Park on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

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UMW alum spends a year in Yellowstone.

Emma Mitchell, a 2015 graduate of the University of Montana Western, is spending a year in Yellowstone National Park working with the Student Conservation Association (SCA).

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Montana Western hosts summer athletic camps.

Sophomore and business health & fitness management major Brandy Bookout coaches a young camper.

Summer athletic camps are underway at the University of Montana Western.

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Student hiking Glacier to raise money for trip abroad.

University of Montana Western student Alexis Brunz is hiking through Glacier National Park to raise funds for a study abroad trip to Turks and Caicos islands, southeast of Florida.

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UMW will close Curious Minds at the end of August.

University of Montana Western administrators have announced that Curious Minds, the school’s early childhood education lab school and childcare center, will close Aug. 31, 2016.

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Here's what UMW faculty are up to this summer.

Some summer updates from the faculty of Montana Western.

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Montana Western to restore hillside "M."

Professor Ridenour with her plant systemics class in the area around Dillon's hillside "M."

Work on restoring the “M” hillside letter above Dillon, Mont. has begun UMW Foundation Director Roxanne Engellant announced recently.

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UMW receives accreditation for educator preparation.

The University of Montana Western recently received accreditation for seven years through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

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