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FLC helps students tell the world about their accomplishments
Monday, February 13, 2012

Some of Fort Lewis College students' most rewarding experiences and achievements don't make it onto their resumes or applications for graduate school or jobs --  studying abroad, completing an internship or volunteer experience, making the dean’s list, or winning a departmental award or scholarship -- even though these may be the most meaningful, educational, and career-preparing accomplishments on the way to earning their degrees.

To solve that problem, enter readabout.me, a web-based program that records and promotes students' educational status, awards, and achievements.

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Comedic director gives Theatre students some serious training
Monday, February 13, 2012

Being funny is a workout, says actress and director Rima Miller. That's why while she's instructing Theatre students in physical comedy, she's also having her students exercise to prepare for their roles, holding a regular two-hour night class to learn new exercises.

"I'm teaching basics of that style of acting -- how to use the body in a funny way -- that requires learning timing, movement, and how to relate to the audience," says Miller. "Physical training is required to be able to do this, so we do that, too."

Miller is this semester's visiting instructor in the Department of Theatre’s Guest Artist Series. The Series gives students opportunities to work with national and international practitioners of specific theatre forms and network with professionals in the theatre industry.

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2012 Who's Who list to feature 18 Fort Lewis College students
Monday, January 30, 2012

Chemistry major Amelia Burns was selected, along with 17 peers, to appear in the Who's Who publication. The 2012 edition of "Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges" will feature 18 Fort Lewis Colleg ... Read the rest of entry »

Cooperative Education program puts students into the world
Sunday, January 15, 2012

Dr. Derek Graff stands with his cooperative education student, Steele Brimhall, in his dental office. The Cooperative Education program at Fort Lewis College bridges the classroom and the workplace for students seeking to deepen their learning ... Read the rest of entry »

A day of activities will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Fort Lewis College
Monday, January 09, 2012

The annual Fort Lewis College tradition of celebrating Dr. King’s legacy will be held on Monday, January 16, 2012. The community is invited to join in the day’s free activities.

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