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In September 2018, FLC alumni and faculty boarded the D&SNGR for a trip back in time.
The Durango Train passes through over a billion years of geology and over 60 years of cinematic history on its 45-mile trek to Silverton. FLC Geology Professor Gary Gianniny lectured on the history of the landscape, while Asst. Professor of English Stacey Sotosky lectured on the many films made in the region!
This fun 5K run/1K walk invites community members to take back the night and stand up against sexual violence!
Study the human mind in all its amazing and fascinating complexity. View this film to get a short overview of what is possible for you as a Psychology Major at FLC!
New FLC President Tom Stritikus asks Skyler the Skyhawk for his thoughts. Skyler obliges in true Skyler fashion.
It's the first day of the Fall 2018 semester and new FLC President Tom Stritikus is excited to welcome you!
Our celebration of diversity and community as we start the 2018-19 school year!
Marketing & Communications just released a commercial that will air before Denver Broncos pre-season games on KREZ. Go Skyhawks!
FLC Theatre Lecturer Felicia Lansbury Meyer and Hollywood actors are spearheading a new theatre festival in Durango. Actors Dan Lauria and Wendie Malick, fans of Durango, inspired a small group of local performing arts lovers to create a space for playwrights to develop new plays with professional actors and directors. The new festival will utilize Fort Lewis College Theatre students, run workshops and mentorships, and eventually perform at FLC's Mainstage.
Students in Stacey Sotosky's Digital Video Production class collaborated with the Geology Department and Rocky Mountain PBS on a documentary about Durango's rocky relationship with uranium. Duranium garnered a large turnout at its premiere in February at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival, in Golden.
Incoming Fall 2018 students: Are you ready for FLC? Get pysched about your new home, new campus, new friends, new adventures, and new life here in Durango!
DurangoTV.com aired a segment on the new School of Business Administration course that will be offered starting next year in which a student will win a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise.
Nonpartisan, informational videos by 68 students about the ballot measures in Colorado’s upcoming general election were presented to the La Plata County League of Women Voters at the Center of Southwest Studies.
Associate Professor of Teacher Education Chiara Cannella presented at American Indian Resource Center's Native Educated Teacher Successfully Taught Academic Rigor program at Northeastern State University, in Oklahoma, in October.
The Engineering program at Cornell University recounted the story of how Professor of Physics Ryan Haaland and a Cornell professor from Durango collaborated to send FLC students to Cornell to do summer research.
Four alumni scientists greeted 29 FLC students and two faculty who attended the SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) conference in San Antonio, in early October.
Associate Professor of Physics & Engineering Megan Paciaroni discussed FLC's role in training Native students for STEM fields for the Optical Society of America. [video]
Mike Coyle (Adventure Education, '13) talked about the rewards and challenges of life as a professional skiing and climbing guide in Outside magazine.
Associate Professor of Music Charissa Chiaravalloti was named a “Teacher of the Week” by Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre for being "one of those teachers that changes your life."
James Tutt (Physical Science, '69), former president of Navajo Technical College, was named dean of the new School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics at Diné College.
Marsha Greyeyes (Political Science, '99) was profiled for her initiative in creating the Maryland-based Greyeyes Supply Company.
Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye met recently with President Stritikus to discuss partnerships to strengthen educational pathways for college-bound Navajo students.
Associate Professor of Political Science Brad Clark discussed “Gold Metal Waters: The 2015 Gold King Mine Spill," a new book he contributed to, on KSJD. [audio]
KDUR and The Durango Herald are collaborating on a series of audio and print stories focusing on effective responses to the risk of youth suicide.
Rising cycling star Sofia Gomez Villafañe (Exercise Science, '16) was interviewed in Cyclocross Magazine about her choice to race for Argentina, her country of birth, at World Cup Waterloo, in Wisconsin. [video]
Marshall Masayesva (Adventure Education, '14) was awarded the 2018 Emerging Leader Award by Western Resource Advocates for his work with Native American youth in environmental conservation and stewardship, outdoor education, and adventure recreation.
Rica Fulton (Environmental Studies, '14), director of the Waterkeeper Alliance's Upper Green River Network, in Wyoming, makes an impassioned case for protection for southwest Colordo's Dolores River, on Medium.com.
Professor of Economics Tino Sonora researched the effects of wildfires on personal income in response to this summer's 416 Fire.
Despite losing her leg followiing a climbing accident in 2011, Exercise Science major Bee (Morin) Mathis is climbing Ecuador's 19,347-foot Cotopaxi volcano with a team of amputee adventurers.
Professor of Biology Julie Korb urged southwestern Coloradoans to change their perspective on wildfires and “manage fire for the type we want.”
Students in Assistant Professor of Political Science Paul DeBell's class are working to increase student-voter turnout through speaker panels and voter information.