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July, 2011

Fort Lewis College calls all alumni home for a reunion 100 years in the making
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Fort Lewis College is calling all alumni home. The FLC Centennial Alumni Reunion will be held on August 5-6, 2011. Food, fun and live entertainment are all part of the reunion schedule. Registration is required. Registration forms and a complete schedule can be viewed by visiting

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FLC's Tom Danielson finishes 9th in 2011 Tour de France
Monday, July 25, 2011

One of Fort Lewis College’s own, Tom Danielson, placed ninth in the world’s biggest bike race, the Tour de France, over the weekend. Tom, who rode for Team Garmin-Cervelo, placed 8 minutes, 15 seconds behind race winner Cadel Evans. His finish was the highest finish by an American rider.

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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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Public Health Director brings 25 years of experience
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Dr. Connie Kitchens, program director of Fort Lewis College’s new Public Health program, is just the type of professor students want to learn from. Dedicated to helping students find their way. Passionate about her subject matter. And though it’s just her first year as a full-time professor, she’s definitely no rookie when it comes to public health.

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Fort Lewis College will receive $291,859 Talent Search Program Grant
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator for Colorado, announced that Fort Lewis College in Durango will receive a $291,859 Talent Search Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support services for 655 low-income students at ten schools in Cortez, Durango, Ignacio, Pagosa Springs and Mancos.

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