L&C Magazine | Spring 2014
- Her visit to campus on March 12 marked the fifth by a member of the U.S. Supreme Court since 2008.
- New generations discover the power of creative writing at Lewis & Clark.
- Ruthe Farmer BA ’92 strives to help young women succeed in the male-dominated world of information technology.
- Lewis & Clark launches a new master’s degree program in student affairs administration.
My faculty colleagues make a difference in the lives of our students in daily ways and in ways that lead to a lifetime of success. The external validation our students and professors receive proves that.
On Palatine Hill
- Lewis & Clark Law School’s Environmental Law Program tied for No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 annual rankings of law schools.
- Playing in one of the toughest conferences in the nation, the Lewis & Clark women’s basketball team just barely missed the Northwest Conference tournament this year.
- What will college look like in 2025? More than 70 college presidents and other higher education leaders from around the country descended on Lewis & Clark on April 10 for a candid exploration of that big question.
- Lewis & Clark’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed Paula Hayes BS ’92 as its newest member.
The 33rd annual Gender Studies Symposium, held in March, focused on issues related to gender, power, and space as they relate to our environments and the lives we lead.
- In February, Lewis & Clark’s Center for Entrepreneurship launched the Mentor Connection program to facilitate relationships between students of all three campuses and mentors from a broad variety of disciplines and expertise.
- Kristin Fujie, assistant professor of English, has an infectious enthusiasm for her specialty, modern American literature, and for teaching.
In March, 56 of the nation’s best parliamentary debate teams arrived in Flagstaff, Arizona, for the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE), but only one team left as national champions—Lewis & Clark’s McKay Campbell CAS ’14 and Emily Halter CAS ’14.
In conjunction with Black History Month, Lewis & Clark hosted a series of events with high- profile speakers to promote community conversations on topics such as social justice, civil rights, politics, and environmental justice.
- Lance Inouye, instructor in music and the college’s orchestra conductor, joined Lewis & Clark last summer.
- Despite an uncharacteristic snowstorm in Portland, a large and enthusiastic crowd trekked downtown to the Newmark Theatre on February 7 to attend the William Stafford Centennial Celebration.
- On July 1, Shana Levine will join Lewis & Clark as its new director of physical education and athletics.
At the Alumni Honors Banquet on February 22, Lewis & Clark recognized alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences for their outstanding accomplishments and community service.
- Growing up in southwest Oregon, Don Grotting Ed. Ad. ’00 and his four siblings lived in a house with no indoor plumbing until he was a sophomore at Coquille High School.
- Jocelyn Stokes BA ’07 launched the Survival of the Sun Bears awareness campaign and documentary film project through her media company, Wild & Stoked Productions.
- Elisa Dozono JD ’06 has never relied on luck to advance her career. Instead, she’s always believed in good old-fashioned hard work—along with highly developed multitasking skills.
- In Botswana, Jack Swenson BA ’79 and his photo-safari guests conceal themselves in an underground blind, observing doves and impala at a nearby watering hole.