January 2020 News
UMW Glass Blowing major, Tony Lokason, gave an in-depth senior thesis in December titled "Through Odin's Eye," showcasing her recent artwork and adventures regarding her internship in Italy.
Sean Hill read from his poetry collections and a personal essay as a guest author in the “Dances with Words” series at Montana Western on Jan. 23, 2020.
Regents Professor of Geology Dr. Rob Thomas and Assistant Professor of Environmental Sustainability Dr. Arica Crootof have each received Montana National Science Foundation (NSF) Consortium for Research on Environmental Water Systems (CREWS) Workforce Development Seed Funding Awards. Both of these $10,000 grants will be used to support student research beginning in February, continuing over the summer and concluding this fall.
On January 21, 2020, The English department of the University of Montana Western inducted three new members into its Alpha Epsilon Iota chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an international honor society.
The University of Montana Western’s Fine Arts Department is pleased to present its fifth show in the 2019-20 Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series. Performances of “He Said and She Said,” a one act comedy written in 1921 by Alice Gerstenberg, will be held at UMW in the Small Auditorium (Main Hall 314) Jan. 30- Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Join University of Montana Western assistant professor of art history, Aja Mujinga Sherrard, for a special day of celebration, learning and artmaking at the Missoula Art Museum on Saturday, Jan. 18.
The University of Montana Western Fine Arts Gallery is proud to host “Recurrence” featuring artists Kim Weiss and Amanda Thatch. The event will take place on Jan. 30, 2020, with an artist talk in Main Hall 309 from 5-6 p.m., followed by a Gallery Reception in the Fine Arts Gallery from 6-7 p.m.
Melanie South graduated from the University of Montana Western in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Natural Horsemanship and Business. In fall 2019, she began her role as an instructor, teaching courses in the Natural Horsemanship program in Dillon, Mont.
The University of Montana Western named 587 students to the 2019 fall semester Dean's List.
On Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, Sean Hill will read from his new poetry collections as guest author in the “Dances with Words” series. The event will take place at The Cup on the Montana Western campus at 7:30 p.m.
The University of Montana Western Fine Arts Gallery held several events that took place over the 2019 fall semester including a collection from the Missoula Art Museum featuring contemporary American Indian artists and a Dillon community art exhibition. The gallery will continue artist talks and receptions during the spring semester of 2020, starting in January with a show titled “Recurrence” featuring artists Amanda Thatch and Kim Weiss.