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High tech training key to a successful liberal arts education at Fort Lewis College
Thursday, March 07, 2013

During the unveiling of the iPad2, Apple’s former CEO, the late Steve Jobs, said, “It’s in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough—it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing, and nowhere is that more true than in these post-PC devices.”

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Fort Lewis College signs MOU strengthening its commitment to military service members
Wednesday, March 06, 2013

On March 1, 2013, Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas signed the U.S. Department of Defense’s Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU signals Fort Lewis College’s commitment to participate in the Department of Defense’s tuition assistance program for military service members.

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Professor and student praise undergraduate research in professional magazine
Monday, March 04, 2013

Having undergraduate students do real-world research is key to developing professionalism and a passion for the field – for both students and faculty – say a Geosciences professor and a former student in the January/February issue of The Professional Geologist, the official magazine of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.

“The trial-by-fire experience gained through two years of original research helped develop the scientific philosophy and skills that I apply daily in my budding career as a geologist,” writes Jake Cammack (Geology, '11).

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Common Reading Experience book explores legacy of Rocky Flats
Tuesday, February 19, 2013

War, nuclear weapons, toxic waste, government cover-ups, and family secrets – these are difficult topics to tackle. Which is exactly why Full Body Burden, by Kristen Iversen, is this year's choice for the Fort Lewis College Common Reading Experience: because it asks hard questions and doesn't offer easy answers, and so inspires reflection, analysis, and discussion.

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College Goal Saturday at Fort Lewis College offers guidance in paying for college
Monday, February 04, 2013

On Saturday, February 16 Fort Lewis College will offer College Goal Saturday. The aim is to provide families with free professional guidance on ways to pay for college, specifically how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is a crucial step in the college planning process. College Goal Saturday is free, open to everyone, and will take place from 1-3 p.m. in Reed Library on campus.

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