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History students make the past accessible
Friday, January 24, 2014

Some formerly disorganized and inaccessible historical records of Fort Lewis College will be available to researchers of the future thanks to the hands-on efforts of students in a new course on Archival Theory & Practice.

“As the de facto college archivist, I felt a certain responsibility to help our students experience the practical side of the course,” says FLC Cataloger and Records Processor PeeKay Briggs. “Since archives are the 'labs' historians work in, we chose to create a lab for these future historians and archives users – and hopefully budding archivists.”

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December Commencement is a triumphant finish to 2013
Sunday, December 22, 2013

The friends and families of more than 200 Fort Lewis College graduates packed Whalen Gym on a cold, but clear day for December Commencement 2013. Associate Professor of Psychology and Alice Admire Outstanding Teaching Award winner Dr. Sue Kraus offered some advice to the final inductees into the Class of 2013 in her Commencement Address.

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Fort Lewis College’s 2013 draws to a close with Winter Commencement
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

For more than 230 Fort Lewis College seniors, Winter Commencement will mark a triumphant conclusion to their undergraduate academic career. Winter Commencement takes place on Saturday, December 21, 2013, in Whalen Gym. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

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Fort Fuel is online, and fueled by students
Thursday, December 05, 2013

Although Haylee Knippel won't be turning her tassel for another two years, her dream career has already begun.

“I just really want to be a news anchor,” says the sophomore from Albuquerque.

And that's exactly what she's doing on Fort Fuel, FLC's recently launched web-based campus news show. The show, developed as part of the Communications practicum course, is filmed weekly in the studio in the Ballantine Media Center, located in the Student Union.

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Love of moving water leads Physics major to art competition win
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

“I have always been curious about patterns present in the natural world and have been lucky enough to spend much of my life venturing outside, observing and contemplating, lost in wonder at the complexity and mysterious beauty surrounding us,” says Ben Luck, a senior Physics major from Ketchum, Idaho.

“Somewhere along the line, probably due to the inordinate amount of time I spend thinking about moving water, I became interested in waves and the role that periodic functions play in describing the physical world,” says Luck, who is also an expert kayaker who has paddled some of the most remote rivers in the world.
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