L&C Magazine | Spring 2008

Featured Stories

President's Letter

Dreaming and Daring Globally

You may well be reading this letter at the very time Marcia and I are traveling to Tokyo, Seoul, and Hong Kong, enjoying the opportunity to deepen our connections with alumni, parents, and friends. This is our second trip to Asia in three years. Wherever we go on behalf of Lewis & Clark, our itinerary is always ambitious, our encounters are always exhilarating, and our experience is always rewarding.

On Palatine Hill

  • Nanoparticles, Worms, and Sensors Score Big

    Lewis & Clark’s reputation for providing graduate-level research opportunities to undergraduates continues as science faculty secure grants from prominent funding organizations.
  • Cool Is the Rule (of Law)

    Sierra, the magazine of the Sierra Club, took up the topic of climate change initiatives at colleges and universities in its “Coolest Schools” issue (November/December 2007). Lewis & Clark Law School topped the list of law schools to attend if you want to become an environmental attorney
  • Oregon Book Awards

    Kim Stafford, director of Lewis & Clark’s Northwest Writing Institute, recently received the Stewart H. Holbrook Literary Legacy Award, one of two special awards that Portland-based Literary Arts bestows annually in recognition of significant contributions that have enriched Oregon’s literary community.
  • Letters from Readers

    Letters from Readers
  • Pio Sports

    Spring 2008
  • Innovator on YouTube

    Lewis & Clark senior Adan Vielma recently won a national video contest, culminating in a trip to Capitol Hill and a scholarship from the Task Force on the Future of American Innovation.
  • Meet the New Head of Center for Career and Community Engagement

    Minda Heyman is the new director of the Center for Career and Community Engagement in the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Templeton’s Extreme Makeover

    Lively colors, improved lighting, new carpet, and a host of other upgrades greeted students upon their return to Templeton Campus Center at the beginning of the fall term. Over the summer, workers completed a dramatic facelift of the central floor of Templeton.
  • West Meets East at Waseda

    Lewis & Clark and Waseda, one of Japan’s premier universities, have shared a mutually supportive relationship since the early 1990s. Previously, Waseda has sent dozens of its students to Lewis & Clark. But now, for the first time, Lewis & Clark is sending its own students to Waseda (specifically, Waseda University’s School of International Liberal Studies).
  • 3 for American Law Institute

    Three Lewis & Clark Law School professors–Bill Funk, Jennifer Johnson, and Craig Johnston–have been elected members of the American Law Institute.
  • Beck’s Forte: Teaching

    Beck’s approach to music education earned her the distinction of Master Teacher by the American Musicological Society at its annual conference in November 2007. Beck is only the third teacher to earn such an honor from AMS.
  • Expressly Lewis & Clark

    The Pioneer Express shuttle bus, which transports Lewis & Clark students to and from campus and around Portland, sported a new look in the fall: Lewis & Clark’s logo and the school colors.
  • Catching the Wave

    Ocean wave technology could eventually power as much as 10 percent of the world’s electrical demand, but it is an alternative energy source that comes with little-understood legal, economic, and environmental impacts.
  • Fulbright Winner

    In Paderborn, Germany, a small city near Cologne, Lauren Edwards BA ‘07 is using her Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to provide basic instruction in business English, marketing, and banking.