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New Public History option brings history to life
Monday, September 17, 2012

Normally when people think "history," "excitement" doesn't also come to mind. But for Evan West, it does. West, a sophomore History and Theatre dual-major from Fort Collins, is one of the first students to explore the History Department's new Public History option, which, he says, “is all about bringing history to life.” West spent his summer doing a Public History internship in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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FLC is dubbed “military friendly”
Monday, September 17, 2012

Fort Lewis College was recently designated a “military friendly school” by militaryfriendlyschools.com.

The site is a service of G.I. Jobs, a non-governmental clearinghouse of employment and education resources that help veterans transition from military to civilian life.

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Caring & combat: Common Reading Experience examines war and compassion
Sunday, September 16, 2012

War: a timely, complex, and often difficult topic to tackle. Which is exactly why The Heart & the Fist is this year's choice for the Common Reading Experience: because it asks hard questions and doesn't offer easy answers, and so inspires reflection, analysis, and discussion.

And, to join in on the discussion, The Heart and the Fist author Eric Greitens will hold a lecture and book signing at the Community Concert Hall on Sept. 27. He will also visit classes that day.

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FLC students get a nod in making Durango one of the Best River Towns in America
Monday, September 10, 2012

In what will come as no surprise to anyone living in Durango, Outside Magazine named Durango one of the Best River Towns in America. More than 1,700 people cast their vote for Durango, with the multitude of activities on and off the water cited as reasons for the honor.

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Chemistry grad's spirit carries her far
Monday, September 03, 2012

"Always believe in yourself, and do things that make you happy and sane."

That, in a nutshell, is Joslynn Lee. And it's that spirit -- and the story of how far Lee has been able to go with that attitude -- that is showcased in the cover story in the Summer issue of Winds of Change, the journal of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society.

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