Dr. Heidi Steltzer, associate professor in the Biology Department at Fort Lewis College, has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy as a member of the Visiting Faculty Program, which seeks to increase the research competitiveness of faculty members and their students at institutions historically underrepresented in the research community.
This summer a group of Fort Lewis College students and alumni are banding together to climb every 14,000-foot peak in Colorado to raise awareness of mental health issues.
Environmental Studies and History Professor Andrew Gulliford has won a 2015 Colorado Book Award for his anthology Outdoors in the Southwest: An Adventure Anthology. The book took the prize in the Anthology category at the awards, presented June 21 at the Aspen Institute's Doerr-Hosier Center, in Aspen.
White nose syndrome is a disease that threatens the future of many bat species nationwide. Which is why Fort Lewis College Biology professors Steve Fenster and Erin Lehmer are spending the month of June at an abandoned mine in the San Luis Valley.
After a several year absence, FLC has restored its cannon. The piece of artillery was traditionally fired at the beginning and end of football games, as well as after every touchdown. Here, a team of FLC employees undergoes training for safe firing technique to "bring back the BOOM" to the upcoming semester.