Feb
20
Thu
Stories of WE (Workplace Equity) @ Phyllis J. Washington Education Center ALI Auditorium Tickets
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Stories of WE (Workplace Equity) @ Phyllis J. Washington Education Center ALI Auditorium

The UM campus and broader community is invited to an event focused on building advocates for workplace equity. Our goal is to share stories about issues that women confront in the workplace and develop strategies for creating a more inclusive organizational culture. We will have panel presentations, a keynote speaker and breakout discussions. Child care and refreshments will be provided.

This event is organized by the Women’s Leadership Initiative (sponsored by Clearwater Credit Union) in conjunction with UM’s S.E.A. Change Initiative. More details and a campuswide invitation will be sent out in mid-January. Registration is required; RSVPs can be sent to nicky.phear@umontana.edu, WLI Coordinator.

Mar
6
Fri
Justice, Policy and Public Service Community of Excellence DHC Social @ Davidson Honors College Lounge Tickets
Mar 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Justice, Policy and Public Service Community of Excellence DHC Social @ Davidson Honors College Lounge

Join members of the Justice, Policy, and Public Service Community of Excellence to share refreshments and learn about what they’re working on.

Mar
25
Wed
Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop @ Alexander Blewett III School of Law Tickets
Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop @ Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Blewett School of Law students are invited to participate in the Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop from noon to 1 p.m. in room 174 on Wednesday, March 25. This workshop is will define the different forms of plagiarism and work through strategies for avoiding unintentionally plagiarizing in written projects. The workshop will cover:

• Forms of plagiarism
• When to quote/when to paraphrase
• How to paraphrase adequately
• Special considerations in legal writing

Apr
8
Wed
Spring Citation Workshop @ Alexander Blewett III School of Law Tickets
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Spring Citation Workshop @ Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Blewett School of Law students are invited to participate in the Spring Advanced Writing Requirement (AWR) Workshop from noon to 1 p.m. in room 174 on Wednesday, April 8. This workshop will cover:

• Citation refresher: Statutes, regulations, cases, law review articles, treatises
• Citing websites
• Formatting footnotes and the use of id. and supra

This workshop is designed for students writing footnoted papers such as the Advanced Writing Requirement (AWR) or a seminar paper. It will not cover the in-text citation used in briefs and memos. The workshop will cover formats in the ALWD 6th edition. Bring your ALWD Manual and citation questions. Prof. Gordon will answer questions about citing specific sources as time allows.

Apr
16
Thu
Lecture at the Nexus @ Law School Room 201 Tickets
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lecture at the Nexus @ Law School Room 201

Dr. Barb Cosens will deliver the lecture “Bridging the Law-Science Divide: from theory to stakeholder impact in the FEW nexus of the Columbia River Basin.” A reception will follow.

Apr
22
Wed
Law School Reading Period @ Alexander Blewett III School of Law Tickets
Apr 22 – Apr 24 all-day

Law students will spend April 22-24 preparing for final exams.

May
9
Sat
Commencement @ Adams Center Tickets
May 9 all-day
Commencement @ Adams Center | Missoula | Montana | United States

The University of Montana’s 123rd Commencement Ceremonies will take place at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 9, in the Adams Center.

The 9 a.m. ceremony will include all departments and programs within the College of Business, Department of Public Administration and Policy, the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education, the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences, and the W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation.

The 2 p.m. ceremony will include all departments and programs within the College of Humanities and Sciences, Missoula College, and the College of the Arts and Media.

Each ceremony will last approximately 2.5 hours and will feature a keynote speaker, individual recognition of every student as they cross the stage, and the hooding of doctoral students by their advisors. The official conferral of degrees and distribution of diploma covers will happen during these events.

In addition to the main ceremonies in the Adams Center, many programs and departments have a strong tradition of hosting individual celebrations for students around Commencement. The Registrar’s Office will oversee scheduling the times and locations of these celebrations. Once confirmed, the full list of these celebrations will be posted to the Commencement website.

Additional details will be posted to the Commencement website throughout the semester and the Registrar’s Office staff will communicate directly with all eligible students. Please email Gina Di Domenico with any questions or concerns about the Commencement weekend festivities.

Oct
16
Fri
68th Annual Montana Tax Institute @ DoubleTree Hotel Tickets
Oct 16 – Oct 17 all-day
68th Annual Montana Tax Institute @ DoubleTree Hotel | Missoula | Montana | United States

Learn from some of the nation’s tax experts! The 68th Annual Montana Tax Institute, taking place October 16-17, 2020, at the Doubletree Hotel in Missoula, features a distinguished faculty of tax practitioners and scholars. Join us to learn about a broad range of topics* and the impact of recent tax developments from the nation’s foremost experts on tax and estate planning.

For more information, including a detailed agenda, speaker bios, and more, visit www.umt.edu/tax-institute.