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    October 6
    Mollie Dickson M.A.T. ’09 remembers relaxing at the kitchen table in her childhood home, talking with her father as he cooked tasty and nutritious meals for their family.
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    October 3
    Ronald Towner B.A. ʼ79 has used tree-ring analysis to help date sites all over the American West.
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    October 3
    Hunter Franks B.A. ’08 founded the League of Creative Interventionists, a global network that uses creativity to build community.
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    January 18
    Pacific Crest, located in northeast Portland, is a fully accredited independent school for grades 7 through 12. It was founded in 1993 by Becky Lukens M.A.T. ’90, Ed.S. ’10, Jenny Osborne M.A.T. ’94, and three other teachers.
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    January 18
    In the dead of winter in Fairbanks, Alaska, when temperatures average 10 degrees below zero—and sometimes drop to 40 below—Suzanne Bishop B.S. ’82 is snug and safe inside the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, monitoring high-tech sensors, compiling data, and planning for her summer garden.
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    January 18
    Jack Landau B.A. ’75, J.D. ’80 was nervous when, as a newly minted lawyer, he walked into the office of U.S. District Court Judge Robert Belloni to interview for a clerkship. He sat down, glanced at the judge’s desk, and began to sweat.
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    September 8
    “I had a crazy goal to speak at MIT before the age of 27,” Case says. “I got the chance six months after graduating from Lewis & Clark.”
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    September 8
    Bob Carlson M.A.T. ‘95
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    September 8
    Marc Casto B.A. ‘97
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    September 8
    Beth Skillern J.D. ‘86
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    September 25
    Advancing Leadership for Equity in Oregon Schools
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    September 25
    “The face of Anchorage is changing,” says Elizabeth “Liz” Posey B.A. ’03, president of the Anchorage Urban League Young Professionals. Nearly 120 languages are spoken in the Anchorage School District. Diverse cultures–including Hmong, Lao, Samoan, Tongan, Dominican, African American, Alaska Native, and Sudanese–continue to grow in representation as word of the city’s acceptance and opportunity gets out.
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    September 25
    Through education, negotiation, and a wide-open-door policy, Victoria Blackwell J.D. ’92 has established the benefits of a corporate brand and trademark protections that complement the mom-and-pop flavor of neighborhood stores, where owners know their customers by name and can tailor local promotions to fit their needs.
  • February 5
    Television anchor Kate Kelly spent 40 minutes practicing in front of the camera, determined to coordinate the sign language she had just learned with the speed and inflection of her voice.“I don’t know how your teachers do this all day long,” she said to Jill Ellis, cofounder and executive director of the Center for Early Intervention on Deafness (CEID) in Berkeley, California.
  • February 5
    Waugh has created more than 100,000 captivating images of water in flight–on purpose–using ultra-highspeed digital cameras and self-designed timing and flash devices.
  • February 5
    Amy Clay Ives had never touched an oar until she took up rowing in her first year at Lewis & Clark.
  • February 5
    For someone who holds a prestigious appointment at a premier cancer research center, Brad Cairns spends a lot of time staring at zebra fish.
  • February 5
    Every spring and fall, waves of salmon swim up the Columbia River to spawn. Roy Elicker strives to protect, enhance, and balance their biological and habitat needs with those of other fish and wildlife–while also keeping in mind the needs of people.
  • August 6
    Rebecca Duncan B.A. ‘06 spent most of her junior and senior years at Lewis & Clark conducting an independent research project using an evolutionary framework to unite biology and physics.
  • August 6
    Liz Flinn B.A. ‘91 became became YMCA Camp Widjiwagan’s first female executive director in 2006.
  • August 6
    Kelsey Bunker J.D. ‘83 has a hip Jupiter Hotel in Portland’s lower Burnside district–the stretch between Grand and Sandy avenues, dubbed LoBu. Transformed from a seedy Travel Inn, this 80-room boutique hotel with its attached Doug Fir Lounge combines cutting-edge design with an indie ambience that offers “a new experience in urban hospitality.” In 2005, the hotel landed on Condé Nast Traveller’s coveted hot list.
  • August 6
    Glenn Maynard M.Ed. ‘78 directs the Avel Gordly Center for Healing at Oregon Health & Science University, where he is also an assistant professor of psychiatry and maintains a clinical practice.
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    August 6
    Matt Wuerker B.A. ‘79, a political cartoonist and illustrator, is on staff at the newspaper/website Politico.
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    December 12
    Randy Massengale ’78
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    December 12
    Ken Lewis ’67
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    December 12
    The College of Arts and Sciences recognized three alumni for their outstanding achievements and community service at the annual Alumni Honors Banquet in September.
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    June 13
    Tsunami Response: Alumni in Sri Lanka
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    June 13
    Nancy Campbell J.D. ‘79 Confronting Domestic Violence
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    June 13
    Ron Marks ‘78 Washington Insider
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    June 13
    Elsa Bro M.A.T. ‘03 Teaching the Art of Language
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