Fort Lewis College News

Q & A with FLC's new Director of Admission, Jess Savage

Q & A with FLC's new Director of Admission, Jess Savage

In between getting settled into her new job at Fort Lewis College and into life in Durango, FLC’s Director of Admission Jess Savage answered a few questions in order to offer some insight into why she decided to come to FLC and what she sees for the College’s future.

Entrepreneur guides clients into the wild

Entrepreneur guides clients into the wild

When we face trying encounters with nature, we often discover what really matters in our lives. That’s the reason so many people undertake outdoor adventures, from day trips to backcountry expeditions – to learn about themselves by surviving tough challenges. And Josh Kling is the man who takes them there.

Information on the Climate Change Symposium

Information on the Climate Change Symposium

The Symposium will feature a number of scientists and experts speaking on the various aspects of climate change. The topics to be covered include the science of climate change, impacts and possible adaptations, and possible solutions.

Dr. Ryan N. Smith: Robot Brain Surgeon

Dr. Ryan N. Smith: Robot Brain Surgeon

“We don't build robots,” he explains. “We build the autonomy that goes in the robots and so we're kind of like brain surgeons, really. We put in the computer code. We put in the algorithms that enable the robots to make their own decisions.”

Alumna uses dual degrees to improve health of Native youth

Alumna uses dual degrees to improve health of Native youth

Shardai Pioche came to college knowing she wanted to help improve the health of Native American communities. Now, she’s making good on that desire, using her degrees in Public Health and Psychology to make a positive impact on Native students as a program coordinator in the NativeVision program in Shiprock, New Mexico. “Right now, we teach a health curriculum in school and after school,” Pioche (Public Health and Psychology, ’16) says.

Residence hall tours at Fort Lewis College: Escalante Hall [VIDEO]

Residence hall tours at Fort Lewis College: Escalante Hall [VIDEO]

Wonder what it’s like to live on campus? Scott and Owen show off their room in Escalante Hall: a double occupancy room, with community bathrooms in the hallway, game room / lounge, and computer lab. Escalante Hall features both traditional housing and suite-style living.

Grant awards from May to October 2017

Grant awards from May to October 2017

Over five months, nineteen faculty and staff members received grants for their programs and departments, ranging in size from $885 to $1,285,000.

Anthropology ethnographic field school in Tanzania [PHOTOS]

Anthropology ethnographic field school in Tanzania [PHOTOS]

Over the summer, 11 FLC students worked with students from the Tengeru Institute of Community Development in Boma Ng’ombe, Tanzania on food insecurity, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS issues. This anthropology ethnographic field program trains students -- whose majors included Biology, Sociology, Public Health and Anthropology -- in global health methods and assessment.

Twenty years of the Community Concert Hall [VIDEO]

Twenty years of the Community Concert Hall [VIDEO]

Music lovers have a reason to celebrate this fall when the Community Concert Hall, the Four Corners region’s cultural nexus for the past two decades, marks that birthday with a special edition of the annual Jazz on the Hill fundraiser.

Forensic therapist bridges psychology and criminal justice

Forensic therapist bridges psychology and criminal justice

“Forensic therapy” sounds like the premise for a dramatic television series. But the work Alex Easterbrook does as a real forensic therapist is far more challenging – and far more rewarding – than any scripted treatment could imagine. “Forensic psychology is the intersection between the criminal justice system and the therapy world,” Easterbrook (Psychology, ’13) says.

RSS
12345Last