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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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Fort Lewis College claims its U
Monday, April 01, 2013

Now students can be proud to get the FLU – Fort Lewis University, that is.

As of July 1, Fort Lewis College will be renamed Fort Lewis University. FLC earned its “U” by adding its first graduate programs in Teacher Leadership offered by the Department Teacher Education, which begin classes in the Fall. FLC is following the trend among other Colorado colleges, such as Mesa State College, Western State College, and Adams State College, now known as Colorado Mesa University, Western State Colorado University, and Adams State University, respectively.

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College Goal Saturday offers free FAFSA help
Monday, February 04, 2013

Even with changes to the U.S. Department of Education's Free Application for Federal Student Aid that have made the form easier to fill out, the FAFSA, as it's commonly called, can still can be a daunting task.

That's why the FLC Financial Aid Department is hosting College Goal Saturday -- it's a chance for students and parents to get free help filling out the FAFSA from financial aid professionals.

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