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Alumna turns her camera on Afghan photographers in upcoming film
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

“Film is so powerful a tool,” says filmmaker Alexandria Bombach, “because storytelling is so human and can make a big difference in people’s lives.”

Bombach (Business Administration, '08) has proven that theory herself. After her first film, a travelogue of her journey in an Airstream trailer to meet people living with few possessions, she was surprised to find she had touched viewers.

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10th annual Fiesta on the Mesa held September 15 at Fort Lewis College
Tuesday, September 09, 2014

El Centro de Muchos Colores, in collaboration with Club del Cento, Campus Dining and Union Programming, holds this Fiesta to promote pride in language and Hispano culture by sharing our authentic food, colorful dances by Ballet Folklorico de Durango and live Mexican music!

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A classroom without walls: 6 FLC students kick off new public-lands internship program
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

For many of us, a college internship helped forge the direction we would follow in our professional careers. Six Fort Lewis College students received such inspiration this summer through the inaugural Four Corners Federal Lands Internship Program.

Their outdoor classrooms ranged from archaeological sites to alpine meadows and high mountains. Although similar internships have been available since 2008, a recent agreement between federal land agencies and local nonprofits now offers new opportunities.

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Youngest Miss Native America promotes arthritis awareness
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Nineteen-year-old Fort Lewis College student April Yazza wants to spend the next 12 months encouraging Native women to take care of their joints.

Yazza, who was named Miss Native American USA on August 1, said she grew up watching women sew, cook and clean. When she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis seven months ago, Yazza decided more people needed to know about the disease.

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New Engineering accreditation is mark of excellence
Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Earning a mark of excellence recognized worldwide, the Fort Lewis College Engineering program has officially received accreditation from ABET, the international accrediting body for applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology programs. The stamp of approval for FLC Engineering comes just as the College is breaking ground for a new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering building. Read the rest of entry »