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Ms. Kami Parrish-Larson named winner of Outstanding Staff Award
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Hands-on learning and research are so important to students at Fort Lewis College, and those opportunities wouldn’t happen as well as they do without Biology Lab Coordinator Kami Parrish-Larson. She does everything from prepping freshman labs to helping senior seminar students find and use lab and field equipment. It’s a ton of work, but it’s something Ms. Parrish-Larson particularly enjoys. Read the rest of entry »

Students' robots tackle tough terrain in planetary exploration challenge
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Four FLC students got to experience first-hand the challenges of designing, developing, and building – and then presenting in public – a robotic vehicle for traversing the surface of an alien planet.

Students from the Physics & Engineering Department put their creations to the test in April at the 8th Annual Colorado Space Grant Consortium Robotics Challenge, held at Great Sand Dunes National Park. The site is so like an alien world, in fact, that it is where the two Viking Mars Landers were tested before their pioneering voyages to Mars in 1975. Read the rest of entry »

IHBC + FLC = crazy good cycling times this weekend!
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Fort Lewis College will be a prominent presence at the 43rd annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic this weekend, May 24, 25, and 26. From the FLC Road Scholars Team, to the Cross Country Race hosted by Fort Lewis College, to a mountain biking clinic for high school-aged riders coached by cycling legends, that Skyhawk cycling spirit will be easy to find. Read the rest of entry »

Engineering students develop ocean-going research tool to study seed migration
Friday, May 09, 2014

How do some plants cross oceans to take root on distant shores? There are lots of theories, but little hard evidence for support – because we can't ask those seeds to tell us about their journeys. Until now.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Scenes from Spring 2014 Commencement
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Teacher Education students, all majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies – Teacher Education option, cross the finish line of graduation together: Vivienne Yeagy, Julie Wells, Crissy Thurston, Josie Snow, Kathy Smith, Samantha Siedler. Read the rest of entry »

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