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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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FLC Elder-in-Residence program welcomes Alyce Spotted Bear to campus
Wednesday, February 08, 2012

On Wednesday, February 15, the public is invited to a presentation by Dr. Spotted Bear entitled “Introducing the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nations: Change and Continuity in Governance and Culture.” The talk will be held in the Center of Southwest Studies Lyceum at 5:30 p.m. A reception with Dr. Spotted Bear will immediately precede the presentation at 4:45 p.m. Both the reception and presentation are free and open to the public.

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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 »

Undergraduate researchers explore new materials in Chemistry project
Monday, January 30, 2012

Dr. Bill Collins (middle) discusses the project with his students. Students at Fort Lewis College are now doing cutting-edge chemistry research, thanks to a three-year grant that puts undergraduate researchers at the forefront of materials sci ... Read the rest of entry »

Carnegie Hall welcomes FLC Music student and ragtime piano world champion
Monday, January 30, 2012

Swanson plays a little ragtime in Fort Lewis College's Roshong Recital Hall. In 2002, when Adam Swanson was 10 years old, he first heard ragtime music. “We bought my grandparents an internet system, and I heard ragtime as the backgr ... Read the rest of entry »

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