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  • In fall 2008, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching named Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, associate professor of psychology, Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year.
  • Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling was one of seven schools honored at the Education Trust annual conference for groundbreaking work in school counselor education.
  • Luella Lilly set national swimming records, graduated magna cum laude from the College in 1959 after three and half years, and–as teacher, coach, administrator, and mentor–enhanced opportunities and respect for women scholar-athletes during times of unprecedented change and challenge.
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    Last September, the U.S. Department of Education honored Tess Miller M.A.T ’07 as a 2008 American Star of Teaching for her success in helping children learn to read.
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    For the past the five years, Shahzeb Jillani B.S. ’94 has been the editor of BBC Urdu Radio, broadcasting news and current affairs to South Asia. He manages a team of reporters and producers who bring news to more than 13 million people worldwide.
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    Last year, Brooks Meek B.A. ’98 was inducted into Lewis & Clark’s Sports Hall of Fame, in part for leading his Pioneer teams to four national tournament appearances and two NCIC championships.
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    A native Oregonian, Pam Knowles J.D. ’83 is passionate about greater Portland. She loves the way diverse neighboring communities integrate with the Portland and Vancouver metropolitan areas to create a robust region.
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    Over the last three decades, alumna Christine Bourdette B.A. ’74 has become one of the most accomplished sculptors in the Northwest.
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    Winter turned out to be a season of bounty for Mary Szybist, assistant professor of English.
  • Friends of Lewis & Clark Remembered
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    Last spring, at a North Portland high school most often in the news for its dropout rate and its gang violence, students sought to redefine themselves and their neighborhood.
  • The Multicultural Symposium is an annual event that focuses on issues surrounding race and ethnicity, and strives to increase the Lewis & Clark community’s awareness of cultural history, ethnic identity, and knowledge of social issues impacting minority communities locally and nationally.
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    Pio Sports, Spring 2009.
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    Bob Gaillard, head men’s basketball coach, picked up his 500th career NCAA victory against George Fox (63-49) in February.
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    Last November, for the first time in a decade, the flamboyant, full-voiced American musical returned to Lewis & Clark in the form of Urinetown, a 2002 Broadway hit.
  • A discourse on the concept and scale of sustainability was at the heart of the opening panel session and successive events at last fall’s 11th annual Symposium on Environmental Affairs.
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    A rich new database of contemporary ceramics images is now available online as a result of Lewis & Clark’s accessCeramics project.
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    On April 16, Lewis & Clark Law School will host the inaugural Judge Betty Roberts J.D. ‘66 Women in the Law Distinguished Visitor Program.
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    Lewis & Clark Law School students Tarah Heinzen, Erica Maharg, and Lizzy Zultoski triumphed over 67 other teams and won the Pace National Environmental Moot Court Championship this spring.
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    Trees are dying twice as fast as they did three decades ago in older forests of the western United States, and data collected by Lewis & Clark students are helping scientists identify warming temperatures as a contributing factor.
  • Lewis & Clark President Tom Hochstettler has announced his plan to resign in June 2010.
  • Linda Christensen is a leader in the fight for social justice in education. The award-winning writing teacher and education advocate is the author of two books on teaching writing and coeditor of the journal Rethinking Schools. But, she says, it took years for her to find her own voice.
  • Sidebar: Talking Recklessly
  • William Stafford was a significant national figure in three overlapping fields. As a poet, he was and is revered by readers around the world; while he was alive he won many honors, including the National Book Award for Traveling through the Dark, and terms as poet laureate of Oregon and of the United States.
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    Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell
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    By Bobbie Hasselbring
    Under the direction of Linda Christensen, the Oregon Writing Project helps young writers–and those not so young–find voice.
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    By Genevieve J. Long
    Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, associate professor of psychology, garners a national teaching award for her creativity in the classroom and the research lab.
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    By Romel Hernandez
    The campus community has an amazing array of campus student organizations–nearly 100 at last count.
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