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Caring & combat: Common Reading Experience examines war and compassion
Sunday, September 16, 2012

War: a timely, complex, and often difficult topic to tackle. Which is exactly why The Heart & the Fist is this year's choice for the Common Reading Experience: because it asks hard questions and doesn't offer easy answers, and so inspires reflection, analysis, and discussion.

And, to join in on the discussion, The Heart and the Fist author Eric Greitens will hold a lecture and book signing at the Community Concert Hall on Sept. 27. He will also visit classes that day.

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FLC students get a nod in making Durango one of the Best River Towns in America
Monday, September 10, 2012

In what will come as no surprise to anyone living in Durango, Outside Magazine named Durango one of the Best River Towns in America. More than 1,700 people cast their vote for Durango, with the multitude of activities on and off the water cited as reasons for the honor.

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Chemistry grad's spirit carries her far
Monday, September 03, 2012

"Always believe in yourself, and do things that make you happy and sane."

That, in a nutshell, is Joslynn Lee. And it's that spirit -- and the story of how far Lee has been able to go with that attitude -- that is showcased in the cover story in the Summer issue of Winds of Change, the journal of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society.

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FLC welcomes students, new and old
Monday, August 27, 2012

Orientation is over. Students are moved in. Parents have headed back home. The Student Union and Student Life Center are bustling again. Lecture halls and labs are open for business. And the Fall 2012 semester is underway.
 
But the welcoming of students, both freshman and returning, isn't over yet.
 
Welcome Week runs this Monday through Friday, August 27 - 31, featuring events and activities every day that'll give students a chance to meet each other and get to know their new home here at FLC.

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Fort Lewis College representatives testify before Congressional committee regarding Native American tuition waiver
Thursday, August 23, 2012

Senate Bill 3504 aims to help Native American students achieve that great potential. S.3504, which is sponsored by U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, would offer federal financial assistance to Colorado and Minnesota in covering the cost of the Native American tuition waiver programs at Fort Lewis College and the University of Minnesota-Morris. Senator Bennet, a Democrat, is joined in his legislation by Representative Scott Tipton, a Republican, who has introduced a similar bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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