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    Spring 2011
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    For Maggie Riggs Allee R.N., J.D. ’93 the future is always present, something she thinks about and shapes every day.
  • As Lewis & Clark students wind up their final exams for the academic year, we decided to test readers on their command of campus trivia. Sharpen your No. 2 pencil and find out how much you really know about Lewis & Clark.
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    After graduating, Chris Killmer B.A. 07 joined the nonprofit Catholic Charities of Oregon. The staff includes attorney Samantha Dashiel J.D. ’09, who helps clients with immigration issues, and bilingual case manager Meagan Kent B.A. ’03, who handles day-to-day client case management. They not only serve people in need, but also support each other in work they say is frequently “daunting and overwhelming.”
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    As the high school drawing students take out their sketch pads, teacher Janice Packard M.A.T.  94 pulls out the art journal she compiled in college. The book is flagged with Post-it notes, marking examples of how her journal entries—her personal thoughts, observations, and sketches—grew into ideas that became pieces of art.
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    In the attic of historic Arlington House, located in Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery, Chrissy Curran B.A. 87 looked up in awe as her tour guide pointed out the name and date carved in a ceiling beam. A carpenter who’d helped build the house in the late 1700s had signed his work.
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    Enjoy Summer in Portland: Reunion Weekend June 23–26
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    Lewis & Clark’s Student Alumni Association (SAA), an entirely student-run group, has hosted several events this year to foster meaningful connections between undergraduate students and alumni.
  • International, Regional, and Campus events for alumni.
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    During the spring, Lewis & Clark’s new president, Barry Glassner, took part in a “listening-and-learning” tour attended by alumni and parents in Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, and Washington, D.C. “It’s been moving to see so many alumni and parents turning out for these events,” says Glassner. “I’ve sensed a real and deep pride in Lewis & Clark.”
  • Harold Schnitzer, life trustee, longtime leader in Portland’s business and civic life, and generous friend and benefactor to Lewis & Clark, Joseph Ha, professor emeritus of international affairs, Fred Wilson B.S. ’51, Robert “Bob” Myers B.S. ’48, a former trustee, professor emeritus of law, and alumni leader, A. Myron Nicols, life trustee
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    Plastic buckets of excess cafeteria food line the foyer awaiting composting; oyster mushrooms grow in the basement for fertilizer; and a vegetable garden, formerly a volleyball pit, blooms nearby. All of these efforts reflect the work of the PEAS floor, located in the Juniper Residence Hall in the Forest Complex. PEAS stands for Pioneers in Environmental Action and Service—it’s one of several themed housing options offered by the undergraduate college.
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    Basketball and Swimming updates.
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    On March 31, more than 130 donors, students, faculty, and staff gathered for the annual Scholarship Recognition Luncheon. Funds for endowed scholarships and annual operating gifts for student financial aid make the critical difference for more than 70 percent of Lewis & Clark students.
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    Each year, Lewis & Clark Professor of Education Zaher Wahab travels to his native Afghanistan to help rebuild the educational infrastructure of the war-torn country.
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    In October, the Lewis & Clark Board of Trustees approved the construction of a LEED gold-rated residence hall on the undergraduate campus. The Chronicle sat down with Celestino Limas, dean of students and chief diversity officer, to find out more.
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    Michele Norris, host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, spoke on campus January 21 as part of the college’s observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and Black History Month. Norris spoke about the origins of her book, The Grace of Silence: A Memoir.
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    James Richardson B.S. ’70, J.D. ’76 has been named the new chair of the Board of Trustees of Lewis & Clark College. Richardson replaces Ronald Ragen, whose three-year term ended this spring.
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    More than one out of every 10 students who apply to Lewis & Clark indicate an interest in majoring in environmental studies. And that interest often translates into action: this year, Lewis & Clark will graduate its largest-ever class of environmental studies majors.
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    Lewis & Clark Law School has been named one of the top 10 law schools in the United States for public interest law by preLaw magazine. The annual ranking is based on three factors: placement in the public service sector, curricular offerings (courses and clinical opportunities), and cost of education.
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