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    April 8
    The Aubrey R. Watzek Library and the Exploration and Discovery Program would like to bring your attention to a new opportunity designed to showcase the work of Lewis & Clark first-year students:  the James J. Kopp First-year Research Awards.
  • May 15
    Students discuss their research projects during a series of brown-bag talks on Tuesdays in June and July. Each presentation is 15 minutes; there are generally 3-4 talks per session. For more information about projects see project descriptions.
  • March 20
    Tamily Weissman-Unni has been awarded a grant in support of her project, “Mapping neuronal circuitry in the cerebellum using multicolor fluorescent ‘Brainbow’ zebrafish.”
  • March 20
    Rob Kugler has been awarded a grant to support his work inspecting and interpreting legal documents from Hellenistic Egypt.
  • March 20
    Susanna Morrill has been awarded a fellowship to support research on her project, “Protestant Women’s Birth and Death Rituals, 1780- 1920.”
  • March 20
    Yung-Pin Chen, Peter Drake, Paul Allen, Naomi Cameron, and Jens Mache will collaborate on the project, “REU-RET Site: Willamette Valley Mathematics Research Consortium for Undergraduates and Teachers.”
  • February 17
    Katherine Fitzgibbon has received a grant for travel to Germany to conduct research related to German requiems commissioned by the Reich Music Chamber and Hitler youth.
  • February 17
    Dr. Autumn has been awarded an extension grant to continue work on his project, “RUI: Comparative micromechanics of gecko setae: Effects of rate, substrate, and environment.”
  • February 17
    Rachel Cole has received an award to support the completion of her book project, Personal Effects: Alternative Models of Personhood in Nineteenth-Century Literature.
  • August 25
    Peter Kennedy receives Martin-Baker Award
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    August 21

    Noah Callaghan ’15, Susan Heinselman ’15, and Joel Schooler ’15 are working with high school student Elijah Rebensdorf and Associate Professor of Psychology Erik Nilsen to study how our interactions with technology impact our motivation to be healthy. They reflect on this experience in the following Q&A.

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    August 6
    John Sibandze ’15, Samuel Kelly B.A. ’14, Christian Dicker B.A. ’14, Sam Dodson B.A. ’13, and Danielle Fenske B.A. ’14 won honorable mention for their poster titled “Viability of Parallel Prefix for Sequence Alignment on Massively Parallel Graphics Processing Units.”
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    August 5
    Popular Mechanics recently turned to Professor of Biology Kellar Autumn to describe how geckos stick to walls and ceilings, and to explain what that understanding means for the future of manufacturing.
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    July 31

    Ashley Hufnagle ’16 has been working with Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer LaBounty to study how children respond to the psychological states of those around them. She reflects on this experience in the following Q&A.

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    July 29

    Claire Hinkley ’15 has been working with Assistant Professor of Anthropology Sepideh Bajracharya to study food’s role in a system of traditional medicine. She reflects on this experience in the following Q&A.

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    July 29

    Demi Glidden ’16, Jennifer Lakeman ’16, and Melanie Morris ’15 have been working with Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velázquez Ulloa to study the biological impacts of nicotine on fruit flies. They reflect on this experience in the following Q&A.

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    July 24
    Emma Cook ’15 and Tate Sellers ’16 have been working with Assistant Professor of Psychology Todd Watson to study interaction between cognitive inhibition and high calorie foods.
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    July 22
    Katie Keith ’15 has been working with Associate Professor of Economics Clifford Bekar to study social mobility among peasants of medieval England.
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    July 17
    After working extensively with Rabat’s Jewish community leaders to determine what should be preserved, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Oren Kosansky received a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2010 to create an archive of approximately 4,000 digital images.
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    July 15
    Sarah Lowenstein ’15 and Holly Thomson ’16 have been working with Pamplin Professor of Science Janis Lochner to study the science behind memory formation.
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    June 26
    Grant-funded research by Lewis & Clark students and faculty is the focus of a new website.
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    June 4
    Funding the “promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science.”
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    May 7
    After helping to found the Ecopsychology certificate, Thomas Doherty is continuing to publish on the psychological aspects of environmental issues and the restorative effects of nature.
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    May 1
    Associate Professor Kimberly Campbell published two journal articles this year on teaching the essay in middle and high school language arts classes.
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    April 30
    David Ward, assistant professor of education, has written three new articles connected to his studies on children’s interactions with reading and writing formats, traditional and virtual.
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    April 24
    Building upon two earlier books, Professor of Education Vern Jones has written Prevention and Intervention for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: A Continuum Of Services.
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    April 24
    Through research, teaching, and volunteer work, Professor of Education Ruth Shagoury promotes children’s literacy and language acquisition.
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    April 24
    Associate Professor of Education Kasi Allen published two articles in the national Mathematics Teacher journal this fall.
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    April 24
    During a semester-long sabbatical, Assistant Professor in Teacher Education Eric Toshalis has been busy at work on numerous publications and professional outreach activities related to his expertise in adolescent development and teacher preparation in secondary classrooms.
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    April 15
    Six Lewis & Clark seniors and five alumni will spend the next year overseas after receiving prestigious awards from the Fulbright Program. This is the largest number of Lewis & Clark students and alumni earning Fulbright honors in a single year.

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    Rebecca Duncan spider research
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    In an unprecedented achievement for Lewis & Clark students, six seniors earned prestigious honors from the Fulbright Program in the spring of 2008.
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    In March, senior Brendan Larsen, senior Alec Kerins, and Assistant Professor of Biology Greta Binford spent their spring break bringing lab research and global engagement together in Puerto Plata, a region in the Dominican Republic.
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