The University of Montana Western Annual Research Symposium will be held on Friday and Saturday, March 25 and 26, 2011 in the Swysgood Technology Center Great Room.
The work of several University of Montana Western students recently brought home two national tobacco prevention awards as part of the Bacchus Network's Montana Collegiate Tobacco Prevention Initiative.
The Department of Education recently awarded the UMW TRIO Student Support Services a grant totaling over $1 million.
Though University of Montana Western biology alumni Kyle Lund’s work may be on a small scale — nano, actually — it’s getting a lot of big attention.
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) recently awarded a research fellowship to University of Montana Western biology student Amanda Kortum. The fellowship requires at least ten weeks of research beginning in June, and Kortum will present her findings at the ASM General Meeting next summer.
The fourth annual University of Montana Western Research Symposium on April 23 and 24 will culminate a busy month for UMW academics with student and faculty involvement also at the Montana Academy of Sciences annual conference and the National Conference for Undergraduate Research.
The Friends of David Shepherd established the Shepherd Memorial scholarship to honor the Jackson, Mont. world champion snowmobile rider who died in 2001. With the scholarship permanently endowed, the organization’s fundraising efforts now help area youth organizations.
The family of Elizabeth Ann Orr has provided funds for an annual scholarship at the University of Montana Western. The endowed scholarship is in remembrance of Elizabeth, who passed away on Jan. 20, 2010.
Two professors from the University of Montana Western environmental sciences department recently secured a $47,282 grant from the Montana Space Grant Consortium. The grant will fund a new class entitled “Weather and Climate Change.”