L&C Magazine | Fall 2012
- Lewis & Clark graduate school faculty, students, and alumni—particularly those associated with the Doctor of Education in Leadership program—are playing key roles in envisioning greater equity in Oregon’s schools.
- Legal Education Goes Global
- Rebecca Moran BA ’99 finds adventure as a pilot in Tanzania.
- Lewis & Clark’s cognitive research comes to life at OMSI.
- Lewis & Clark opens its newest residence hall for upper-division students.
- Lewis & Clark alumni pursue diverse careers in America’s best city for bicycling.
“When you get out into the workforce, you have to have flexibility. What I learned at Lewis & Clark really gave me a leg up,” Ho‘onani Andermann BA ’07 said during our Reunion Weekend in June. She’s a clinical analyst and product informatics specialist at TeamPraxis, a provider of healthcare IT solutions in Honolulu.
On Palatine Hill
- Improving the quality of science education is a top national priority, as seen in President Barack Obama’s commitment to prepare 100,000 new science, technology, engineering, and math teachers in the next decade.
- Each year, students from the College of Arts and Sciences and Lewis & Clark Law School reflect on the extraordinary teaching of their respective professors and select one for top teaching honors.
- What’s Happening on campus in the fall.
- Portland at 5 a.m. in early spring might as well be the middle of the night. The few awake are likely new parents, bread bakers, night shift workers headed home to bed—and members of Pioneer Men’s Crew, en route to a 5:30 a.m. practice.
- Lewis & Clark’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed two new members.
- Called a “true Renaissance man,” Ethan Allred BA ’12 is the winner of the 2012 Rena J. Ratte Award, the undergraduate college’s highest academic honor.
- “Three pieces of advice for the class of 2012: First, hunt the good stuff in life; spend your time finding out what’s right in your life and what’s right in the world. Second, live around your strengths, not around your weaknesses. Third, live life optimistically.”
- A miscellany of the new, the intriguing, and the obscure.
- “Ye gads, a one-track town.”
Edna Levy Frank was underwhelmed. It was 1915 and the daughter of a successful San Francisco jeweler had just moved to Portland after marrying Lloyd Frank, a scion of the Meier & Frank department store family.
- Last spring, Lewis & Clark students and alumni claimed a bounty of national awards and honors in recognition of their academic excellence and commitment to global service.
- After 40 years at Lewis & Clark, Professor of Education Zaher Wahab is “retiring” to work full time in his home country of Afghanistan.
- Sports updates
More than 1,000 alumni and friends returned to campus in June to celebrate class reunions and overseas and off-campus programs during Reunion Weekend 2012. Attendees drove, flew, and rode tandem bicycles to Portland to reconnect with their alma mater, former professors, and each other.
- While a student at St. Mary’s Academy, a high school for girls in Portland, Maureen Daschel used to sit with rapt attention as Sister Rosemary Ann Parker loaded filmstrips into the projector. Barely able to contain her enthusiasm, Daschel concentrated on images of what was then cutting-edge science, cast on a pull-down screen.
- Under the stone arches of Sant’Eufemia, a 12th-century church in Spoleto, Italy, Grant Herreid took up his lute. His fingers moved deftly across the strings, plucking a melody line that may have been familiar to the church’s first parishioners.
- Gus Mattersdorff, professor emeritus of economics, Carolyn Bullard, longtime member of the faculty and former dean of the graduate school, Franya Berkman, assistant professor of music
- Amy Clay Ives BA ’01 joined teammates rowing for Australia in the women’s quadruple sculls. Her team finished fourth in the finals, just behind Ukraine, Germany, and the United States.
- Matt Wuerker BA ’79 won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in recognition of “his consistently fresh, funny cartoons, especially memorable for lampooning the partisan conflict that engulfs Washington.”
Gus Mattersdorff, professor emeritus of economics, Carolyn Bullard, longtime member of the faculty and former dean of the graduate school, Franya Berkman, assistant professor of music