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The best of the best student research on display at the FLC Undergraduate Research Symposium
Monday, April 16, 2012

From analyzing the geometry and statistical patterns of the country music group Lady Antebellum to understanding the synthesis and characterization of P,P’-1,4-diphospha-cyclohexane derivatives and their metal coordination reactions, the Fort Lewis College 2012 Undergraduate Research Symposium is full of fascinating research projects, all led by FLC students.
 
The Symposium, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Thursday, April 19 beginning at 12:20 p.m. Students from the FLC School of Natural & Behavioral Sciences will present their research projects that they have been working on all semester. The day will begin in the Student Union Vallecito Room with oral presentations running until 6:15 p.m. Overlapping will be poster presentations in the Student Union Ballroom beginning at 5:15 p.m.

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Award-winning Native author Linda Hogan brings her performance poetry to campus
Monday, April 09, 2012

Chickasaw writer and environmental activist Linda Hogan will shine a literary light on the Native perspective on the world when she brings her latest work of long-form performance poetry to the campus on April 11 for the Southwest Writer's Institute's 4th Annual Maxwell Silver Memorial Reading. The event is free and open to public, with book signing to follow.

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Innovative Month courses make the world a classroom
Monday, April 02, 2012

Why study about the cruise industry in a land-locked classroom when you can experience it at sea on board a cruise ship?

Why try to learn about French language and culture in Colorado when you can immerse yourself in both in France?

Why dream about someday helping people in need when you can make real change right now in Africa?

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Tri-the-Rim Triathlon rallies FLC's amateur athletes
Monday, April 02, 2012

The Tri-the-Rim Triathlon is one of Fort Lewis College's longest-running -- and swimming and biking -- traditions, annually saluting and testing FLC's formidable athletic spirit. For a quarter century, it has also been bringing together the on- and off-campus athletic communities to share their passion for challenging themselves -- and for having fun doing it.

The sprint triathlon includes a 500-yard swim, an 11-mile bike ride, and a 5K run, embodying and embracing the Fort Lewis College and Durango attitudes of enjoying the area's beauty in active, friendly ways.

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Durango named an Adventure Hub by Outside Magazine
Friday, March 23, 2012

In its April 2012 issue, Outside Magazine once again recognized Fort Lewis College’s hometown of Durango as a great place for adventurous people. This time, Durango was named Runner-Up Best New Adventure Hub, second only to Lake Wanaka in New Zealand. The article mentions several of Durango’s favorite multi-season activities: road and mountain biking, trout fishing, mountaineering, kayaking, and downhill and Nordic skiing.

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