May 2019 News
The University of Montana Western was recently ranked among the "Top 50 Most Affordable Bachelor's in Elementary Education or Early Childhood" by Top Education Degrees, an online education resource.
The University of Montana Western held its annual Legacy Plaza Celebration and Commencement Ceremony on May 10 and 11, 2019, celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2019.
On April 26-27, students from a variety of majors gathered to share research and exploration with the University and the community of Dillon, Mont. This year's 13th Annual Research Symposium was organized by Biology Professor Michael Morrow with the UMW Biology Club and the Associated Students of the University of Montana Western.
On April 13, 2019 at the 107th annual Montana Library Association conference held in Helena, Mont., the University of Montana Western’s Lucy Carson Library received the 2019 Excellent Library Service Award from the Montana State Library Commission.
On April 18, Mary Clearman Blew read from her personal works as a guest author at Montana Western. The following performance featured Roger Dunsmore, who read from his poetry collection on May 2, concluding the spring semester “Dances with Words” series.
Rebekah Levine, geomorphologist and assistant professor in the Environmental Sciences Department at Montana Western, collaborated on a watershed research project with the Nature Conservancy. Their joint research was published in “Earth and Space News,” a publication by the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
Montana Western’s 122nd Annual Commencement Ceremony, to be held on Saturday, May 11 at 11:00 a.m. in the Straugh Gymnasium, will mark the introduction of the University of Montana Western Chancellor’s Medallion.
University of Montana Western Chancellor Beth Weatherby announced that the University’s 122nd Annual Commencement will take place Saturday, May 11, 2019. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Straugh Gymnasium on the Montana Western campus.