Fort Lewis College

Investigation clears Fort Lewis College professor of plagiarism charges

After threats of dismissal, a tenured professor at Fort Lewis College has been cleared of allegations of plagiarism and copyright infringement, with President Dene Thomas, albeit begrudgingly,...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College enrollment down 6.6 percent

Fall enrollment at Fort Lewis College is down 6.6 percent compared with last year – the lowest it has been in more than a decade – prompting the college to increase its effort to boost retention...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College President Dene Thomas prioritizes tuition waiver

Fort Lewis College President Dene Kay Thomas has dedicated much of her professional life to ensure that Native Americans have access to affordable education. When she retires from FLC at the end of...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Filmmakers blend technology with mining’s past in Durango Dog Park

Editor’s note: This is the second of three stories about Fort Lewis College students making a documentary about uranium mining in and around Durango. By Jonathan Romeo Herald Staff Writer The sight...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Free lecture series to return to Fort Lewis College

The Life-Long Learning lecture series at Fort Lewis College is preparing to begin. The free series is co-sponsored by the Office of the President and the Professional Associates of Fort Lewis...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado to study open source materials to lower textbook costs

A statewide council is looking at how to increase the use of open educational resource materials in colleges to address the high cost of textbooks. The council plans to create a digital repository...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

State considers using free resources instead of school textbooks

The Journal To address the cost of college textbooks, a Colorado Senate bill has established a council to evaluate the use of academic materials by colleges in the state. Gov. John Hickenlooper...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

Business center director worked with tribes

A businesswoman, college professor and black belt in karate, Liz Ross brought her experience in rural economic development to the Small Business Development Center in 2015 as executive director....

DATE: July 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Native American Center director leaves behind a legacy of inclusivity

When Yvonne Bilinski came to direct the Native American Center at Fort Lewis College 11 years ago, it lacked sufficient funding, staff, programs and broad appeal. “Everybody I heard called it the...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Southwest Studies kicks off lectures with Adventure in Crooked Canyons

The Journal The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College kicks off its summer lecture series based on the theme “A Year in the Life of the West” with a presentation from Jack Turner, 1936:...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Fort Lewis College raises tuition to offset enrollment decline

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees on Friday approved a tuition increase at the college for the 2017-18 academic year. Resident students will see a 5.7 percent increase in tuition, while...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education