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Undergraduate scientists share the joy of science with local kids

Undergraduate scientists share the joy of science with local kids

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.

Faculty team witnesses the migrant experience in Tijuana

Faculty team witnesses the migrant experience in Tijuana

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. 

Online course on global disease makes learning global

Online course on global disease makes learning global

This past summer, two dozen students took a fascinating and highly interactive class that examined the role of disease in history around the world. And not once were the students or the instructor in the same room at the same time.

Justin McBrayer named 2018-19 Fort Lewis College Featured Scholar

Justin McBrayer named 2018-19 Fort Lewis College Featured Scholar

For this outstanding work in the humanities, Justin McBrayer is honored as the 2018-19 Fort Lewis College Featured Scholar.

New business franchising course partnership makes a sweet deal for students

New business franchising course partnership makes a sweet deal for students

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.

Psychology at Fort Lewis College [VIDEO]

Psychology at Fort Lewis College [VIDEO]

 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!

A rare plant gets help from a biology professor and his students

A rare plant gets help from a biology professor and his students

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.

FLC ONE WORD 2018 [VIDEO]

FLC ONE WORD 2018 [VIDEO]

Our celebration of diversity and community as we start the 2018-19 school year!

FLC Voices: Durango Playfest!

FLC Voices: Durango Playfest!

FLC Theatre Lecturer Felicia Lansbury Meyer and Hollywood actors are spearheading a new theatre festival in Durango. {VIDEO}

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. 

Feral honeybee researchers abuzz about potential breakthroughs

Feral honeybee researchers abuzz about potential breakthroughs

Insects are what make the agricultural systems in the United States and elsewhere in the Western world go ‘round. In particular, our food system relies on the Western honeybee, the most common species of honeybee worldwide. These honeybees’ most profitable and important work isn’t making honey—it’s pollinating crops such as apples in New York, cherries in Washington, squash and pumpkins in the Midwest, cranberries in Massachusetts, and blueberries in Maine. “We have a lot of great native pollinators,” says Associate Professor of Chemistry Bill Collins. “We have about two hundred fifty species of bumblebees here in North America."

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