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Academic

Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl The Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl is a debate-style tournament that takes place across the world and challenges students to take an ethical stance on a complex case against another team. At the beginning of each school year, fifteen cases are released online and teams are formed within interested colleges. The teams then have about three months to prepare for the regional tournament, the winners of which will go on to the national tournament. Read the rest of entry »

VIDEO: A day in the life of Luke
Thursday, May 29, 2014

VIDEO: A day in the life of Luke

What is it like to be a student at Fort Lewis College? In our "Day in the life" series, we'll explore student life at FLC through the eyes of our students. In this episode, we meet Luke, an engineering major who is involved in all things academic. On a typical day, Luke conducts research in the physics lab, does homework in the Native American Center, goes to a professor’s office hours, eats lunch on campus at The Rocket Grille, and oversees a meeting of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society!

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VIDEO: A day in the life of Cory
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

VIDEO: A day in the life of Cory What is it like to be a student at Fort Lewis College? In our "Day in the life" series, we'll explore student life at FLC through the eyes of our students. In this episode, we meet Cory, a history major who is involved in activities all over campus. On a typical day, Cory meets with staff in the Leadership Center, attends a Philosophy class, participates in Percussion Ensemble, and leads the Taekwon-Do club! Read the rest of entry »

Student support at Fort Lewis College: Tutoring
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Student support at Fort Lewis College: Tutoring When I returned to college in 2011, thirteen years had passed since I last sat in a classroom. Skipping the long story about my past failure with college, I walked in the door on day one, with little confidence and plenty of doubt. Well, as it turns out, my first year back was a success based on many factors, some related to my commitment and others related to the culture of learning at Fort Lewis College. Read the rest of entry »

VIDEO: A day in the life of Chelsea
Monday, April 28, 2014

VIDEO: A day in the life of Chelsea What is it like to be a student at Fort Lewis College? In our "Day in the life" series, we'll explore student life at FLC through the eyes of our students. In this episode, we meet Chelsea, a senior Teacher Education major and student athlete. On a typical day, Chelsea attends classes in teacher education and first aid, rides her bike on the Animas River Trail, goes to softball practice, and hangs out with some friends. Go Skyhawks! Read the rest of entry »
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