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Achievement Award: Dr. Shere Byrd
Monday, April 23, 2012

To try and celebrate all of the achievements that Dr. Shere Byrd has accomplished in her time at Fort Lewis College would be a big task. Two of the most noticeable achievements that she’s been a part of recently are the construction of the new biology wing of Berndt Hall and the outfitting of the new labs with state-of-the-art equipment. These two accomplishments have helped lead the Biology program to new heights and helped one of the most popular majors at FLC continue to grow.

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U.S. Senator Mark Udall to speak at Fort Lewis College Commencement
Friday, April 20, 2012

United States Senator Mark Udall will offer the Commencement Address at the Fort Lewis College Spring Commencement on Saturday, April 28, 2012, in Whalen Gym. To accommodate the large number of graduates and their family and friends, there will be two Commencement ceremonies, one at 8:30 a.m. and the second at 11:30 a.m. Sen. Udall will speak at both ceremonies.

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Amidst tragedy, student completes his dream
Monday, April 16, 2012

Takayuki Ito's world changed during Spring Break last year. While he and his brother traveled in Puerto Rico, he first saw the footage of his hometown of Minamisoma, in Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, after it had been devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, which killed an estimated 20,000 people in Japan. 

Making it worse: The two brothers didn't hear news of the fate of their parents and grandmother until several worry-filled days later.

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Real clients help Exercise Science students hone skills
Monday, April 16, 2012

The best way to learn is through real-world situations. So if you're studying exercise science, then "real world" means real people. That's what FLC’s Exercise Science Department's "Exercise Testing and Prescription Client Project" delivers: volunteer "clients" for groups of students to actually test, measure, analyze, and develop exercise regimens for.

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The best of the best student research on display at the FLC Undergraduate Research Symposium
Monday, April 16, 2012

From analyzing the geometry and statistical patterns of the country music group Lady Antebellum to understanding the synthesis and characterization of P,P’-1,4-diphospha-cyclohexane derivatives and their metal coordination reactions, the Fort Lewis College 2012 Undergraduate Research Symposium is full of fascinating research projects, all led by FLC students.
 
The Symposium, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Thursday, April 19 beginning at 12:20 p.m. Students from the FLC School of Natural & Behavioral Sciences will present their research projects that they have been working on all semester. The day will begin in the Student Union Vallecito Room with oral presentations running until 6:15 p.m. Overlapping will be poster presentations in the Student Union Ballroom beginning at 5:15 p.m.

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