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FLC student interns worked with Sixth World Solutions, a grassroots organization on the Diné (Navajo) Nation, during the summer of 2021. They learned about Indigenous strategies for tackling housing, food production, and systemic racism. Go inside their experience with this short documentary.

FLC announces new nursing program 

Fort Lewis College has partnered with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to launch a new nursing program housed at FLC, prioritizing a curriculum based on cultural competency, community service, and educational excellence.

Academic Hub has its grand opening 

The Academic Hub opened this past week with palpable excitement from students. The Hub centralizes many of Fort Lewis College’s crucial, student-focused services in one convenient location.

Stars align for CU Nursing Fort Lewis College Collaborative

Durango stalwarts and siblings Karen Zink and Steve Short are supporting the new nursing program with more than $1 million in philanthropic support, which will aid in hiring a program lead, fund scholarships, and more.

Students participate in long-haul COVID research 

Five FLC students are conducting research on the effects of Vitamin D on “long-haul” COVID-19 symptoms. Working with Shere Byrd, professor of Biology, students are learning skills that are critical to scientific research during the month-long study.
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That's hawksome

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has announced that artist Ursala Hudson (Art, '14) will be featured in the craft invitational at its Renwick Gallery in 2023. Hudson (Tlingit) and her sister Kahlil were selected as an artist duo for their work in the Chilkat and Ravenstail weaving styles, expressing the honors and burdens that Native artists balance as they carry forward their cultural traditions.
We are the Ocean. Ravenstail-inspired ceremonial regalia by Ursala Hudson, modeled by Malia Rose, and photographed by Kahlil Hudson. 

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