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Posted @ Monday, December 19, 2011 By Davis, Mitchel B
As we close the books on 2011, I want you to know that I am truly honored to have been your president during Fort Lewis College’s centennial year. We now begin a new century at Fort Lewis College.
Posted @ Tuesday, December 13, 2011 By Nyquist, Lindsay
The graduating class of Fall 2010 enjoyed a few snowflakes on their way to the ceremony.
For around 180 seniors at Fort Lewis College, Fall Commencement will mark a triumphant end to their undergraduate academic careers. Every graduating class ...
Posted @ Friday, October 21, 2011 By Nyquist, Lindsay
“Research builds,” says Fort Lewis College Geosciences Professor Gary Gianniny. It’s an axiom that is illustrated by his research portfolio, which is as deep as it is impressive. His pursuit of knowledge has taken him around the world studying topics from evolution and sedimentary records found in limestone to the energy potential of microbial deposits and the effects of coal extraction on groundwater.
Posted @ Wednesday, October 19, 2011 By Davis, Mitchel B
DURANGO (19 October 2011) - Increased admission standards, along with efforts to secure funding and increase investment in academic programs, seem to be making a difference in helping Fort Lewis College’s students succeed in school. The retention rate among every ethnic group represented on campus either increased or remained steady from 2006 (beginning of tougher admission standards) to 2009 (latest published data).
Posted @ Thursday, May 26, 2011 By Nyquist, Lindsay
This summer, Cody Mason will be exploring his options while sharpening his professional skills by doing geologic mapping for the United States Geologic Survey in the geologic region known as the northern Rio Grande Rift. "It essentially consists of the area from Taos, New Mexico, all the way north to around Leadville, Colorado," Mason explains. "It is some of the most beautiful country around."
That's a valuable opportunity for someone who just earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Geology in April. Mason, from Durango, Colorado, is getting this chance to work alongside professional geologists in the USGS thanks to an internship award from the federal agency.