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Fort Lewis College joins telescope network that could help prevent a demolition derby in space
Monday, November 07, 2011

Since the advent of space exploration and satellite technology the area just above Earth’s atmosphere is turning into something resembling a busy highway in the middle of a junkyard. Knowing what’s flying around our planet and keeping the country’s satellites out of harm’s way is a critical national security issue. Helping in this national security issue is a newly formed partnership between higher education institutions in Colorado and Chile, including Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO.

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Geosciences professor Gary Gianniny chosen as the 2011-12 Featured Scholar
Friday, October 21, 2011

“Research builds,” says Fort Lewis College Geosciences Professor Gary Gianniny. It’s an axiom that is illustrated by his research portfolio, which is as deep as it is impressive. His pursuit of knowledge has taken him around the world studying topics from evolution and sedimentary records found in limestone to the energy potential of microbial deposits and the effects of coal extraction on groundwater.

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Higher admission standards and academic investment help drive retention increases at Fort Lewis College
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

DURANGO (19 October 2011) - Increased admission standards, along with efforts to secure funding and increase investment in academic programs, seem to be making a difference in helping Fort Lewis College’s students succeed in school. The retention rate among every ethnic group represented on campus either increased or remained steady from 2006 (beginning of tougher admission standards) to 2009 (latest published data).

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FLC Writes! 2011 Schedule
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The schedule for FLC Writes!

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With students by his side, Dr. Monte Helm is solving a key problem in renewable energy
Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Recent research conducted by Fort Lewis Chemistry professor Dr. Monte Helm in collaboration with the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has the potential to make delivering renewable energy to the world on a large scale a reality.

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