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Dr. Susan Kraus named winner of 2013 Alice Admire Outstanding Teaching Award
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

For Dr. Susan Kraus, associate professor of psychology at Fort Lewis College and recipient of the 2013 Alice Admire Outstanding Teaching Award, began, in part, by getting criticized while earning her graduate degrees from the University of Colorado-Boulder.

“As a graduate student, I was chastised for spending too much time mentoring my students, and was pushed to prioritize research,” she recalls. “While I love research, and have not neglected that part of my career, teaching always will be my highest priority.”

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Dr. Heidi Steltzer named winner of 2013 New Faculty Award
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

People are affected by environmental changes. For example, climate warming may lead to more carbon dioxide emissions from Arctic soils to the atmosphere, leading to greater warming, leading to an increase in mosquitoes and a greater risk of diseases carried by mosquitoes for people and wildlife.

“That means that as a society, we need to include these complex interactions across ecological systems in our planning to ensure we can ‘live with’ the conditions we create,” explains Assistant Professor of Biology Heidi Steltzer, recipient of the 2013 New Faculty Award.

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Undergraduate Research Symposium is FLC’s biggest day for student research
Friday, April 12, 2013

On Thursday, April 18, 2013, one of the largest scientific research showcases in the Four Corners region will be held at Fort Lewis College. For an eighth year, the FLC School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences’ Undergraduate Research Symposium will display some of the best student research going on at the College. All of the events are free and the public is encouraged to attend.

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Grads complete one journey and start another at FLC Spring Commencement
Friday, April 05, 2013

DURANGO, CO – Saturday, April 27 is the culmination of the undergraduate college careers for more than 400 Skyhawk seniors. These students will make their way across the stage in front of family and friends to receive their degrees at Fort Lewis College’s Spring Commencement 2013.

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In a challenging world, FLC Career Services offers the roadmap to a great career
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Spurred by state budget cuts and driven by a desire to offer students more personalized tools to stand out from the crowd, the FLC Career Services Office was revamped in 2011. The office went from a centralized program to a decentralized one with Career Services coordinators focusing on each of FLC’s three schools: Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Natural and Behavioral Sciences; and Business Administration, as well as the Teacher Education program.

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