L&C Magazine | Spring 2017
- Nearly 50 years ago, Lewis & Clark students embarked on a groundbreaking overseas study program to Iran.
- The graduate school trains counselors to embrace size diversity as part of its updated Eating Disorders Certificate program.
- Lewis & Clark creates pathways to success for first-generation college students interested in science and math.
- Lewis & Clark law students help asylum seekers make their case at the U.S.-Mexico border.
On Palatine Hill
- The third annual Middle Eastern Studies Symposium, the college’s newest symposium, was held in late February.
- The 36th annual Gender Studies Symposium, held in March, examined concepts of accessibility and dynamics of resource distribution in relation to gender and sexuality.
- The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love, and Cult Literature is on display in Watzek Library through August 2017.
- Bruce Suttmeier, associate professor of Japanese and associate dean of faculty, has been appointed to serve as interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
- The numbers are in, and for the fifth year in a row, Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
- International Affairs: Population: Transforming the Global Landscape
“Simply put, poetry is teaching. Poems teach us to listen; they teach us to think; they teach us to slow down, see connections between seemingly unconnected things, and marvel at this amazing world.”
—Catherine Gunther Kodat,
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
- Lewis & Clark’s forensics team ended the 2016–17 season in historic fashion, finishing as the 5th-place school nationally in parliamentary debate (by the National Parliamentary Debate Association) and the 10th-place school nationally in individual events (by the National Forensics Association).
- With commencement behind them, members of the class of 2017 are deep in the process of launching their career plans.
- Law School Accolades
- What happens when art and entrepreneurship intersect? The result is a revitalized seminar on curatorial affairs offered by the Center for Entrepreneurship.
- Sarah Anderson BA ’17 overcomes injuries to excel on the court and in the classroom.
- Professor of Law Samir Parikh is taking on a new role: director of Lewis & Clark’s Center for Entrepreneurship.