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The School of Business Administration has teamed up with the Durango-based Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, one of the largest manufacturers and retailers of quality confections in North America, to offer a course in entrepreneurship and franchising that includes the chance to compete to win and own an active RMCF store.
For the past decade, prehistoric archaeologist Aaron Deter-Wolf of the Tennessee Division of Archaeology has been studying the archaeological evidence for tattooing. In his lecture, Deter-Wolf will discuss Ötzi’s life, death, and discovery, and what 5,300- year-old tattoos can tell us about human behavior and the ancient world.
The National Park Service turns to Associate Professor of Biology Ross McCauley and his students to see what might be the best way to give a rare plant the best chance to survive and thrive in Mesa Verde National Park.
The Fall Blaze Bicycle Tour is a chance for anyone who loves to ride to enjoy the autumn colors of the San Juan Mountains while supporting the #3 ranked Skyhawks cycling team.
“After almost 20 years of teaching,” he says, “I’m getting there.”
Keith Baugh (Biology, ‘18), a Ph.D. candidate in the new Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health program at Virginia Tech’s new Apex Center for Entrepreneurs, will learn methods for bringing medical and health research ideas to market.
Denver educator Marissa Molina ((Political Science, ’14) was profiled by Good-NonProfit.com discussing the emotional turmoil caused the Trump administration's rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Myron Lizer (Business Administration, '06) is running for Navajo Nation vice president, alongside presidential candidate and current Vice President Jonathan Nez.
The campus community mourns the loss of Beatrice “Mickie” Thurston, a long-time supporter of and benefactor to the College.
Durango's Think Network Technologies, founded by Matt Glick (Sociology & Human Services, '00), was a top 3 finalist in ColoradoBiz magazine's Top Company in Technology list.
FLC is collaborating with the Southwestern Colorado Area Health Education Center and other agencies to launch a free program to train health care professionals for rural and underserved communities.
FLC was named a 2018 Top College by Forbes and a 2019 Best Regional College by The Princeton Review.
Associate Professor of English Erik Juergensmeyer has been named to a four-year term on the Faculty Editorial Committee of the University Press of Colorado and Utah State University Press for projects in composition, rhetoric, and education.
As part of her sabbatical, Professor of Biology Julie Korb is doing public outreach related to the fire ecology of the 416 and Missionary Ridge fires, including two Durango events for the Moutain Studies Institute in September.
Associate Professor of Political Science Brad Clark was quoted in the most recent issue of High Country News talking about the value of using the newsmagazine in his classroom.
Alumnae Hayley Kirkman (Art, '17) and Lexis Loeb (Art, '16) are starting work on a grant-funded mural on the east side of the Kroeger's Hardware building along Narrow Gauge Avenue, in downtown Durango.
Daniel Bauer's (Anthropology, '99) book Identity, Development, and the Politics of the Past: An Ethnography of Continuity and Change in a Coastal Ecuadorian Community was just released by University Press of Colorado.
Professional cyclist Payson McElveen (Exercise Science, '16) was profiled in Mountain Bike Action's "Inside The Pros’ Bikes" series.
Recreational Services staff volunteered in August on a trail-building project for Trails 2000 connecting Three Springs with the Horse Gulch trail system.
High Country News featured a story about research being done by Anna Ortega (Biology, '14), a zoology graduate student at the University of Wyoming, on the effects of development on animal migration.
The Navajo Times profiled new student Ohiyah Shirley, who transfered to FLC with the goal of playing for a collegiate volleyball national championship.
FLC was named a "Hidden Gem in the Southwest" by College Raptor.
FLC made BestColleges.com's list of Best Colleges in Colorado.
Assistant Professor of English Jillian Wenburg presented "Mari Sandoz Writing (Righting) History," about the author of Cheyenne Autumn, at the Decatur County Museum, in Oberlin, Kansas.
Durango was named the #3 Most Livable Hiking Town in the country by Runrepeat.com.