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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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Provost Morris and VP Sexton give Class of 2015 its academic and community charges
Tuesday, August 30, 2011

On August 26, 2011, at Fall Convocation, the formal beginning of the academic year, Provost Barbara Morris and Vice President for Student Affairs Glenna Sexton charged the incoming class of students with guidelines and aspirations that will help them make the most of their college experience.

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Where in the world will YOU study?
Monday, August 08, 2011

"College is about adventure and exploring and expanding your understanding of the world. But it's hard to really do that if you're just in a classroom," says Director of International Programs Jennifer Gay. "You've got to get out there in the world and challenge yourself. That's why I recommend every student study abroad sometime in their college career."

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Fort Lewis College chosen as one of the Princeton Review's "Best in the West" colleges
Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Fort Lewis College is one of the Princeton Review’s “Best in the West” colleges, it was announced today. This puts Fort Lewis on an elite list of 121 colleges in the western United States that are above-the-rest academically.

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Award helps in the search for the next medical breakthrough and the next great scientist
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Do an Internet search for high dose drugs and the headlines that come to the top are ominous: “FDA Should Ban High Doses of Alzheimer's Drug Aricept, Public Citizen Says,” “High-Dose Statins May Increase Diabetes Risk,” “FDA Warns Against High Doses Of Cholesterol Drug.”

Fort Lewis College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Kenny Miller is working on ways to keep, and perhaps even increase, a drug’s medicinal effects while decreasing the need for a high dosage that can lead to harmful side effects.

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