November 2018 News
Montana Western students Ava Nelson and Shayla McGregor, along with PATH advisor Lexi Benson, joined the nearly 500 individuals in attendance at this year’s NASPA conference, known as the General Assembly, held Nov. 1-4 in Kissimmee, Florida. Over 100 universities from around the nation were represented.
The University of Montana Western is pleased to announce a production of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar as part of the 2018-19 Bank of Commerce sponsored Performing Arts Series. The shows will take place on December 6, presented by Montana Shakespeare in the Schools (MSIS).
The Montana Western Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the launch of a new scholarship application portal for all current and prospective students at the University of Montana Western.
Amy Rae Pearson, a writer from Kalispell, Mont. will be sharing her work at the “Dances with Words” series on Nov. 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at The Cup, Montana Western’s coffeehouse located below the library on campus.
Montana Western faculty members Jack Kirkley, Michelle Anderson and Rob Thomas presented their research in this year’s Montana Research Roadshow which was organized by the Montana University System’s Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education. These events feature the innovative research being conducted at Montana’s public universities.
On Nov. 8, 2018, the Council for Opportunity in Education is asking universities around the country to celebrate the second annual First-Generation College Student Celebration.
Sally Prasch, a visiting glass artist from Montague, Massachusetts, will present a public artist’s lecture on Thursday, November 8 at 5:00 p.m. in the Mary Baker Emerick Art Annex Lecture Room at Montana Western. With a background in both scientific glassblowing and fine art, she will be working with UMW students in class November 5-9.
The University of Montana Western’s Fine Arts Department presents “Bag and Box Theatre: Holiday Plays for Children” as part of the Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series held November 8-11 on the University of Montana Western campus.