L&C Magazine | Spring 2017

Featured Stories

  • An Iranian Revolution

    Nearly 50 years ago, Lewis & Clark students embarked on a groundbreaking overseas study program to Iran.
  • Weight & Well-Being

    The graduate school trains counselors to embrace size diversity as part of its updated Eating Disorders Certificate program.
  • A STEM Program Blooms

    Lewis & Clark creates pathways to success for first-generation college students interested in science and math.
  • Law On The Border

    Lewis & Clark law students help asylum seekers make their case at the U.S.-Mexico border.

President's Letter

President’s Letter

You may have heard: I recently switched offices in the Manor House. With that I’ve gotten a whole new view that has expanded the ways I see Lewis & Clark. I’ve loved this college for a long time—working here for almost 20 years—and now I’m getting to know it in a deeper way.

On Palatine Hill

  • Middle Eastern Studies: Experience of Culture and Identity

    The third annual Middle Eastern Studies Symposium, the college’s newest symposium, was held in late February.
  • Letters

  • Gender Studies: Point of Access

    The 36th annual Gender Studies Symposium, held in March, examined concepts of accessibility and dynamics of resource distribution in relation to gender and sexuality.
  • Watzek Goes ‘Geek’

    The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love, and Cult Literature is on display in Watzek Library through August 2017.
  • Interim Dean Announced

    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.
  • L&C a Top 10 Fulbright Producer

    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.
  • Spring Symposia

    International Affairs: Population: Transforming the Global Landscape
  • Szybist Named Odell Professor of Humanities

    “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

  • Fantastic Forensics Finish

    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).
  • From Internship to Job Offer at Nike

    With commencement behind them, members of the class of 2017 are deep in the process of launching their career plans.
  • Law School Accolades

    Law School Accolades
  • Art + Entrepreneurship

    What happens when art and entrepreneurship intersect? The result is a revitalized seminar on curatorial affairs offered by the Center for Entrepreneurship.
  • Taking Her Best Shot

    Sarah Anderson BA ’17 overcomes injuries to excel on the court and in the classroom.
  • Law Professor to Lead Center for Entrepreneurship

    Professor of Law Samir Parikh is taking on a new role: director of Lewis & Clark’s Center for Entrepreneurship.

Leadership and Support

Launching Another Successful Day of Giving

Perhaps Interim President Ellis said it best, “On March 15, our community expressed its love for Lewis & Clark thousands of times over.”

Anderegg Family Gift Benefits Rural Oregonians

Don Anderegg has worked as a carpenter at Lewis & Clark for 20 years, building many friendships and a special appreciation for “this amazing place” and its students.

Philanthropy Leadership and Scholarship Dinner

On April 6, Lewis & Clark hosted the first-ever Philanthropy Leadership and Scholarship Dinner at the Atrium at Montgomery Park in Portland.



Animal Dignity Protection in Swiss Law—Status Quo and Future Perspectives

Gieri Bolliger LLM ’14 discusses the basic ideas, implications, challenges, and opportunities of animal dignity protection as well as its systematic embedding within Swiss law.

Journey to Divine Feminine: A Memoir

Carla Cavenago-Salazar BA ’89, a member of the undergraduate college’s Board of Alumni, narrates her journey from personal struggle to spiritual awakening and the unfolding of the creative force within.

Parting the Clouds of Grief: A Mother’s Memoir

Judith Black BS ’63 shares her reflections on how she recovered from the loss of her teenage son.

The Outstanding Youth Coach: A Total System to Help Young Athletes Reach Their Personal Best and Win More Often

Cody Cain BA ’90 offers a comprehensive guide to training high-performing youth athletes, showing what it takes to achieve success both on and off the field.

Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, a Life in Nature

Christy Hale BA ’77, MAT ’80 illustrates a children’s book about Ansel Adams, a restless boy who eventually became an iconic nature photographer.

Optimizing Cyberdeterrence: A Comprehensive Strategy for Preventing Foreign Cyberattacks

Bob Mandel, professor of international affairs, provides a unique and comprehensive strategic vision for how governments, in partnership with the private sector, can deter cyberattacks from both nonstate and state actors. It’s Mandel’s 13th book.

The Flavor of Unity: Post-Election Poems

Kim Stafford, associate professor and director of the Northwest Writing Institute, shares a collection of poems he wrote following the 2016 election. In this “little book,” he seeks to “understand the work we have to do together if we are to be one people again.”

In Memoriam

Friends of Lewis & Clark Remembered

Friends of Lewis & Clark Remembered
A view from the reflecting pool at Lewis & Clark. Robert M Reynolds