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Bulldog basketball signs Kurtis Parsons

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced Kurtis Parsons, a 6-foot-7 forward from Great Falls, Mont., is transferring to Montana Western from Rocky Mountain College.

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Bulldog hoops sign two Montana recruits

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of two Montana Class C players, Ben Christiaens and Devin Thomas, to Frontier Conference/NAIA Letters of Intent.

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Bulldog basketball signs three Montana players

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Bryson Smith, Colin Hollow and Zane Tams to Frontier Conference/NAIA Letters of Intent.

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Alumna breaks gender barrier as firefighter

One year after becoming only the second woman to ever work at the Great Falls Fire Department, Maren Olsen, a 2005 University of Montana Western graduate, says when she was a child growing up in a small Montana town she didn’t even realize being a professional firefighter was an option.

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Athletic Director Mark Durham headed to Bozeman

University of Montana Western Athletic Director Mark Durham will be leaving his position as of June 1, 2012.

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Bulldogs sign point guard Maazin Butler

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Maazin Butler, a 6-foot point guard from Tacoma, Wash., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent.

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Women's rodeo team wins in Missoula

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs women’s rodeo team scored 465 points and won the Big Sky Region spring rodeo held at the University of Montana in Missoula on May 4-6.

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Bulldog basketball signs Kris Collins

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Kris Collins, a 6-foot-1 guard from New Orleans, La., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent.

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UMW equestrian compete in North Carolina

Four athletes from the University of Montana Western equestrian team competed at the Intercollegiate National Horse Show in Raleigh, N.C. May 3-6.

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Bulldog basketball signs Josh Schultz

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball Coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Josh Schultz, a 6-foot-1 senior guard from Stevensville, Mont., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent.

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Bulldog basketball signs Keegan McCarthy

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball Coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Keegan McCarthy, a 6-foot-6 senior forward from Butte, Mont., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent.

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Rodeo teams compete in Glendive

The University of Montana Western Bulldogs men’s and women’s rodeo teams competed at the Big Sky Region rodeo at Dawson Community College in Glendive, Mont. on April 29, 2012.

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UMW student wins national civic award

University of Montana Western student Ashley Barreras has been honored with Campus Compact’s 2011 Newman Civic Fellow Award.

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Summer 2011 non-credit community classes

The University of Montana Western School of Outreach announces its list of summer 2011 non-credit community classes. To register for a class, call the School of Outreach at (406) 683-7537.

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Tad Henningsen featured at UMW Art Gallery

The University of Montana Western Art Gallery presents an exhibition featuring the ceramic sculptural work of Tad Henningsen in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Mont. Henningsen’s Exhibition, “Artistic Tolerance,” will be on display from June 1 through Aug. 5, 2011 in the Montana Western Art Gallery

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Equestrian athletes return from national competition

Four University of Montana Western equestrian student athletes recently returned from Lexington, Ky. after competing in the Intercollegiate National Horse Show.

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Women's basketball signs three Montana players

University of Montana Western head women’s basketball coach Cara Cocchiarella announced the signing of three new players to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent. Kelci Boyd, a 5’7” guard from Wilsall, Mont., Theresa Banks, a 5’5” guard from Butte, Mont., and Vanessa Jense, a 5’6” guard from Anaconda, Mont., will join the Bulldog basketball program next fall.

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Men's basketball signs Zach Smith

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Archbishop Murphy High School's Zach Smith to a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent.

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Men's basketball signs three players

University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of three players to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent.

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Women's basketball signs McCall Hasquet

University of Montana Western head women’s basketball coach Cara Cocchiarella announced the signing of McCall Hasquet, a 5’11” forward from Missoula, Mont., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent.

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Women's basketball signs Bozeman's Jenna Banks

University of Montana Western head women’s basketball coach Cara Cocchiarella announced the signing of Jenna Banks, a 5’4” guard from Bozeman, Mont., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent.

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Women's basketball signs Kebra Kallstrom

University of Montana Western head women’s basketball coach Cara Cocchiarella announced the signing of Kebra Kallstrom, a 5’11” forward from Cokeville, Wyo., to a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent.

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114th Montana Western Commencement May 7

The 114th University of Montana Western Commencement took place on Saturday, May 7 at 11 a.m. in the Straugh Gymnasium of the Montana Western campus.

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Bulldog football signs five prep all-stars

University of Montana Western head football coach Rich Ferris announced the signing of Tyler Bergren of Darby, Mont., Kelly Houle of Columbia Falls, Mont., Trevor Stoos of Florence, Mont., Torrey Vezina of Dillon, Mont., and Mitch Wassum of Columbia Falls, Mont. to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent.

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UMW Foundation director in Leadership Montana

Amberly Pahut, executive director of the University of Montana Western Foundation and director of development and alumni relations, will join the seventh class of Leadership Montana, a statewide collaboration of higher education, community and business leaders.

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School of Outreach presents steam boiler operators' workshops

The University of Montana Western School of Outreach presents Low and High Pressure Steam Boiler Operators’ Workshops from July 19 to 23, 2010.

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Theresa Bennett to play in international competition

Theresa Bennett, a 5-foot-10 senior outside hitter for the University of Montana Western Bulldog volleyball team, was selected to the USA Athletes International team competing at the Bajan Goodwill Series May 31 through June 7.

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Bulldog volleyball signs Oregon transfer

Bulldog volleyball coach Katie Howell's newest addition to her 2010 recruiting class is Kelly Lester, a 5-foot-8 outside hitter from Nampa, Idaho. Lester transfers from Southwest Oregon Community College.

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Women's basketball lands Montana prep star

The newest member of Cara Cocchiarella's 2010 recruiting class is Sammi Bignell, a 5-foot-10 all-state guard from Helena Capital High School.

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UMW equestrian makes history at nationals

The University of Montana Western equestrian team sent two students to the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Finals held in Lexington, Ky. May 6-9, 2010.

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Montana Western summer athletic camps

The University of Montana Western athletic department will offer youth instructional camps for football, volleyball and, boy’s and girl’s basketball during summer 2010.

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Bulldog basketball signs Twin Bridges star

Austin Mailey, a member of the 2009 Twin Bridges High School state championship team, signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Montana Western.

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Governor's office recognizes UMW Campus Corps

Today the Governor’s Office of Community Service recognized Montana colleges for their participation in the Donate Life Today campus registration challenge. The Montana Western Campus Corps won the "medium campus" category, but also took first overall with 176 registrants, beating the larger campuses of Montana State University and The University of Montana.

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The 113th UMW Commencement

On Saturday, May 8, the University of Montana Western held its 113th Commencement. The 2010 class was the third class to graduate after fully studying under Montana Western's Experience One block scheduling system.

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Nicole Yost competing in Miss Montana

University of Montana Western 2010 graduate Nicole Yost will compete for the title of 2010 Miss Montana in Glendive during the week of June 13-19.

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Bulldog women's basketball sign four

Montana Western women's basketball coach Cara Cocchiarella announced the signing of three Montana prep standouts and one junior.

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'Power Sewn Quilts' closing reception Aug. 17

A closing reception for Dillon, Mont. artist Michelle Milo Ryan’s “Pedal to the Metal: Power Sewn Quilts” will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 17 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the University of Montana Western Art Gallery.

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Annual Dillon Classic set for June 6 and 7

The annual Dillon Classic girl's basketball tournament will take place June 6 and 7, 2009 in the Montana Western P.E. Complex.

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Montana Western's biology department receives over $1 million in research grant

Montana Western's biology research lab is busy with several National Institute of Health funded projects. Recently, biology professors Mike Morrow and Mike Gilbert have each received over $500,000 in funding for their biomedical research.

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Bulldog basketball signs Whitehall student athlete

Steve Keller announces that Levi Simon has signed to play for the Montana Western Bulldogs next season. Simon plans to major in education.

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New memorial scholarship created and awarded

Fourth generation alumni Wally and Mike Feldt set up a memorial scholarship to honor their mother and benefit student athletes.

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Ferris signs four new out-of-state football recruits

Four student athletes from Idaho and Washington have signed NAIA letters of intent to play football for Montana Western next season.

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112th commencement ceremonies

Montana Western's class of 2009 is the second class to graduate fully under Experience One. This year's graduation ceremony featured author John Maclean, and honored educator Angela McLean as 2009's Distinguished Alumni.

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Self-hypnosis class coming to Montana Western sponsored by P.E.A.C.E.

Unleash the power of your mind in a self-hypnosis class Wednesday, May 20, from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Award re-named and presented to business and educator

 Bramlette and Company Realtors and Linda Reiten receive the new Dr. Jane Maddock Service Award.

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Fundamentals of Horsemanship Festival scheduled for May 29-31

The second annual Fundamental of Horsemanship Festival 2009 is slated with activities for the entire family.

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Three Montana student athletes sign to play basketball for coach Cocchiarella

Laura Geis, Clancey Fertterer and Mariah Newell have signed letters of intent to play basketball for Montana Western.

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The block is making the transition to college as smooth as possible

Linked-courses are making the transition from high school to college as smooth as possible for incoming freshmen.

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Di Francis to sign new book May 7

Author Di Francis will give a reading and signing of her new book May 7 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at The Bookstore.

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