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Real clients help Exercise Science students hone skills
Monday, April 16, 2012

The best way to learn is through real-world situations. So if you're studying exercise science, then "real world" means real people. That's what FLC’s Exercise Science Department's "Exercise Testing and Prescription Client Project" delivers: volunteer "clients" for groups of students to actually test, measure, analyze, and develop exercise regimens for.

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The best of the best student research on display at the FLC Undergraduate Research Symposium
Monday, April 16, 2012

From analyzing the geometry and statistical patterns of the country music group Lady Antebellum to understanding the synthesis and characterization of P,P’-1,4-diphospha-cyclohexane derivatives and their metal coordination reactions, the Fort Lewis College 2012 Undergraduate Research Symposium is full of fascinating research projects, all led by FLC students.
 
The Symposium, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Thursday, April 19 beginning at 12:20 p.m. Students from the FLC School of Natural & Behavioral Sciences will present their research projects that they have been working on all semester. The day will begin in the Student Union Vallecito Room with oral presentations running until 6:15 p.m. Overlapping will be poster presentations in the Student Union Ballroom beginning at 5:15 p.m.

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White House appointee to speak at Fort Lewis College
Friday, March 16, 2012

In December, President Obama signed an executive order creating the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education. Dr. William Mendoza, a member of the Oglala Sioux and a graduate of Fort Lewis College, was chosen as the director of this new initiative.

 

On Thursday, March 22, Dr. Mendoza will return to Fort Lewis College for a public presentation entitled “Educational Opportunities for all American Indian and Alaska Native Students.”

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Professional experience is the goal behind collaboration between Career Services and Durango Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

When it comes to career preparation, nothing beats real-world experience.

A new internship program coordinated by the FLC Career Services office and the Durango Chamber of Commerce is creating opportunities for students to get that hands-on professional experience, earning workplace wisdom and insights, while deepening their skills and knowledge.

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Common Reading Experience to explore compassion and war
Monday, March 12, 2012

War: a timely, complex, and often difficult topic to tackle. Which is exactly why The Heart & the Fist, by Eric Greitens, is this year's choice for the Fort Lewis Common Reading Experience: because it asks hard questions and doesn't offer easy answers, and so inspires reflection, analysis, and discussion.

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