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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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Ms. Angela Rochat named winner of 2013 Outstanding Staff Award
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

At any college or university, there are the faculty who teach and research and there are the staff who get the faculty the resources they need to do the best job they can do. Getting those resources, whether it is grant funding or assistance from the federal government, is the job of Ms. Angela Rochat, director of the Fort Lewis College Office of Sponsored Research and Federal Relations and recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Staff Award.

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FLC helps students make good social media decisions
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Consider it your first interview.

“It” is what comes up when a potential employer types your name into a search engine or social networking site. Research reveals that more than one-third of employers now conduct online pre-interview searches of potential employees, to either screen out candidates or to prepare for interviews.

That means that these days, having a great resume just isn’t good enough. Job seekers in today’s market have to also consider their online presence – the information that can be gathered about them from readily available internet sources.

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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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Spanish-speaking students help FLC help Spanish-speaking families
Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Bienvenidos a El Centro de Muchos Colores!

That's the greeting visitors get on “El Centro en Español,” the new Spanish-language version of the homepage for El Centro de Muchos Colores, FLC's Hispano resource center. And soon, those Spanish-speaking visitors will be able to, with a single click, get a “Bienvenidos a Fort Lewis College!” greeting and essential information about the college in Spanish, as well.

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