February 2018 News
The Chancellor’s Leadership Scholars Award is a four-year, full-tuition scholarship awarded to exceptional students residing in the state of Montana who will be attending the University of Montana Western in the fall.
Dr. Crystal Redgrave shared a model for Native American education with the University of Montana Western and the community during a special day of events and presentations on February 13, 2018, hosted by the Montana Western Multicultural Committee.
Guest actor Rob Holter is playing the role of Robert in the Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series production of the play “Proof” and is a visiting instructor currently teaching an introductory arts course focusing on the study of art across cultures. He brings a wealth of knowledge to Montana Western as both a professional actor and a theater technology specialist.
Two University of Montana Western faculty members, Fred Chilson and Christian Gilde, will participate in a panel discussion hosted by the Business Department of Santa Monica College on February 22, 2018.
The University of Montana Western has scheduled two special community events to celebrate Montana Western’s 125th Founders Day.
The University of Montana Western Foundation recently received a gift in the amount of $25,000 to support Professor Vikki Howard’s work through the University of Montana Western’s collaboration with the Blackfeet Community College and Browning Public Schools.
The University of Montana Western’s Ski Club offers students various opportunities to ski in a stress-free environment where skiers of all levels are welcome to improve their skills.
Assistant Professor and Chair of the Environmental Sciences Department, Spruce Schoenemann, was excited about the recent recognition of the Department and University, recently ranked nationally among the top five “Best Colleges for Environmental Science Degree Programs 2017-18” by Schools.com, an online education resource.
The community of Dillon is in full-swing with preparations for the 2018 Night of Stars - Education Hall of Fame event presented by Stockman Bank and the University of Montana Western that will be held on April 21, 2018 at Montana Western.
The University of Montana Western was recently ranked nationally among the top five “Best Colleges for Environmental Science Degree Programs 2017-18” by Schools.com, an online education resource.
Visiting artist Amy Petit’s exhibit in the University of Montana Western Fine Arts Gallery, “Establishing Connection,” explored the ephemeral themes of memory, loss, tradition, and nostalgia, and the changing nature of communication in an increasingly digital world.
On Feb. 10, 2018, the Monster Energy and Toyota AMA Supercross event will feature a segment on University of Montana Western student Madeline Hogan.
Hunting, fishing, and hiking are the most popular activities on Montana's acres of public lands. However, there is another use for some of those wide-open spaces. Welcome to one of the largest classrooms in Montana.