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Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jared Beeton presented his research on climate change at the quadrennial meeting of the International Quaternary Congress, in Dublin, Ireland, in July.
School of Business Administration Dean Steve Elias has been named Vice Chair of the AACSB Small School Network for 2019-2020.
When Assistant Professor of Management Carma Claw started teaching at FLC this summer, she became the first Navajo business professor in the country.
Professor of Music and president-elect of the Colorado Music Educators Association, Mark Walters convened with more than 100 national music education leaders to meet with Congressional lawmakers in Washington D.C. at "Hill Day" to advocate for music in the classroom.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Callie Cole received a $20,000 Primarily Undergraduate Institution grant from the American Society for Mass Spectrometry to support undergraduate research.
Professor of History Andrew Gulliford's book The Woolly West: Colorado’s Hidden History of Sheepscapes won the 2019 Colorado Book Award for History.
The reasons for the resurgence of President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua is the topic of an essay in The Conversation by Associate Professor of Sociology Benjamin Waddell.
Professor of Biology Cynthia Dott was interviewed by KSJD about the effects of high water releases from McPhee Reservoir on riparian health on the Dolores River.
Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies Keri Brandt and Professor of Sociology Janine Fitzgerald, both ranchers, discussed “zombie agriculture," which raises food from dead soil, on the Radio Cafe's "Down to Earth" podcast.
Associate Professor of Biology Heidi Steltzer has been selected to author a section of an upcoming special report from the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on climate change in high mountain areas.
This year's Boston Marathon included two FLCers: Associate Professor of Biology Steven Fenster and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Matthew Welz, who finished with times of 2:55:45 and 3:09:27.
Assistant Professor of English Stacey Sotosky and several of her students helped produce a Rocky Mountain PBS documentary about former Colorado Congressman Ben Nighthorse Campbell.
Runner's World featured a story about research by Assistant Professor of Geosciences Mickey Campbell that analyzes crowd-sourced information from Strava users to develop ways to better direct firefighters in the field toward safer evacuation routes.
A collaboration between the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department and Durango’s Powerhouse Science Center gives local children hands-on science explorations and undergraduate scientists teaching experience.
Assistant Professor of Geosciences Jon Harvey's reasearch on a rockslide north of Durango is helping officials and residents deal with the ongoing geologic problem.
Professor of Biology Julie Korb will be spending three weeks of her sabbatical, along with her three children and a small group of volunteers, in Nepal, on a three-week trek to eight villages to work with women and girls on women’s health and economic challenges.
Five faculty members traveled to Tijuana, Mexico, to experience firsthand what life is like among the "migrant caravan" seeking refuge in the United States, a trip that affected them all professionally and personally.
Fourteen FLC students spent their spring break getting some sun – but rather than soaking it up on a beach, they harnessed it to help power a remote community on the Navajo Nation in central New Mexico.
Professor of Anthropology Kathy Fine-Dare and Board of Trustees member Ernest House, Jr., were interviewed for a Colorado Sun story about the impact of the Native American Graves Protection & Repatriation Act.
Professor of Engineering Laurie Williams discussed her experiences and the future of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in The Durango Herald.