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Engineering students develop ocean-going research tool to study seed migration
Friday, May 09, 2014

How do some plants cross oceans to take root on distant shores? There are lots of theories, but little hard evidence for support – because we can't ask those seeds to tell us about their journeys. Until now.

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PHOTO ESSAY: Scenes from Spring 2014 Commencement
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Teacher Education students, all majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies – Teacher Education option, cross the finish line of graduation together: Vivienne Yeagy, Julie Wells, Crissy Thurston, Josie Snow, Kathy Smith, Samantha Siedler. Read the rest of entry »

Class of 2014 ends one journey, begins another at Spring Commencement
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

In two ceremonies on Saturday, May 3, more than 500 Fort Lewis College graduates and their families packed Whalen Gym for Spring Commencement. The speaker chosen to offer the Commencement Address was FLC alumnus John Chisholm (’76).

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New Geosciences, Physics and Engineering Building gets the green light
Monday, May 05, 2014

After years of planning and work, the new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering (GPE) Building at Fort Lewis College will become a reality. Word came down from the state capital that construction funding to begin the new building is now secured.

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FLC professor’s research on CO2 and plant growing seasons gains national attention
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dr. Heidi Steltzer, Fort Lewis College assistant professor of biology, was part of a research team looking at how higher atmospheric CO2 concentration resulting from fossil fuel pollution affected the growing season of plants. The research project was a partnership between Fort Lewis College, Colorado State University, and the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

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