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The University of Montana Western Cantabileers, a select choral group, are excited to announce their Winter Concert to be held on Tuesday, December 6. The concert will be held in the Beier Auditorium on the Montana Western campus at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free.

The University of Montana Western’s Theatre Department is pleased to announce The Marvelous Wonderettes to be held December 1-4 as part of the Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series.

Officials at the University of Montana Western said current headcount for the fall semester shows the university’s total fall semester enrollment is 1,347 students, with this year’s incoming class the largest since fall 2017. The number of full-time equivalent students is 1,170.

Contact the UMW Foundation at (406) 683-7305 or (406) 683-7306 or by email at

The University of Montana Western is always looking for nominations for the following recognition events in order to acknowledge our outstanding alumni and friends. If you know an outstanding individual who meets the criteria of the following categories, please share your nomination with us today. Jane Helm Maddock Service Award, Education Hall of Fame, Distinguished Alumni Service Award and Athletic Hall of Fame. See criteria and nominate here.