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 firstname.lastname@example.org, WLI Coordinator.
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
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.
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.
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.