UMW News BureauAward-winning educator Carla Wambach will host a free presentation telling the story behind each state symbol on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Block Hall Room 114-A on the University of Montana Western campus. By Wally Feldt Montana’s 14 state symbols reflect the variety of Montana’s heritage and illustrate its historic development. Award-winning educator Carla Wambach will host a free presentation telling the story behind each state symbol on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Block Hall Room 114-A on the University of Montana Western campus. In her presentation, Wambach lets her audience touch a meadowlark, feel the fur of a Grizzly hide, admire the Bitterroot flower and sing the state song. She tells the story of each symbol and of the individuals and groups involved in creating them. Wambach is the recipient of the National Presidential Award for excellence in teaching; the Wildlife Heritage Award from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks; the Distinguished Educator Award from Helena School District; and Educator of the Year from the Montana Environmental Education Association. The presentation is sponsored by the University of Montana Western School of Outreach and the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau.
It's really the best way to decide which college or university is right for you. Set up a campus visit today. And, oh by the way, we have a special gift for you just for stopping by.
We’d like to tell you more about our remarkable university. Join our mailing list and we’ll send you information.
Thank you to all who joined us to celebrate Experience One and the inauguration of Chancellor Beth Weatherby.
UMW grad Justinn Marshall was accepted into the University of Washingston's regional medical education program.
His love of the outdoors led him to the University of Montana Western and now Cody Cavill is turning that passion into a future.
Misha Craddock may have finally found her place at the University of Montana Western.
Recent Montana Western graduate Taeler Rodriguez has been accepted to the University of Denver’s graduate program.