L&C Magazine | Spring 2018
- Professor Ozan Varol asks law students to find ways to strengthen U.S. democracy by first undermining it.
- Lewis & Clark makes the landmark decision to divest from fossil fuels.
- Former Nike communications director Lee Weinstein BA ’81 thinks everyone should have an Intentional Life Plan.
- L&C bids a fond farewell to Vice President and Provost Jane Atkinson.
With a nod to Bob Dylan, when it comes to free speech issues and protests on college campuses these days, you don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows: in every direction, and at gale force.
On Palatine Hill
What’s the first thing you put on in the morning? Hopefully, it’s clean underwear.
- Continuing a long-standing tradition as a top provider of volunteers, Lewis & Clark ranked 16th among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, up 9 spots from 2016.
Lewis & Clark’s men’s tennis team benefits from brother bonds.
- The new Sunderland Plaza at Lewis & Clark Law School, inaugurated in a March 2018 ceremony, serves as an official entrance to the school and its many buildings.
- Bryan Sebok, associate professor of rhetoric and media studies, is the latest professor in a long line of Lewis & Clark faculty to have won the prestigious Arnold L. Graves and Lois S. Graves Award.
- A miscellany of the new, the intriguing, and the obscure.
David Reese has joined Lewis & Clark as its next general counsel, board secretary, and inaugural chief of staff. Reese, who has served in various roles at Portland State University for the last decade, started in May and will be full time by late July.
Leadership and Support
- Andrea Dean BA ’17
- In January, B-Side Book Club, an a cappella group composed mostly of Lewis & Clark alumni, performed on KGW-TV’s “Mic Check” in Portland.
- Five Lewis & Clark Law School alumni—all people of color—were appointed as judges in late 2017 and early 2018 by Oregon Governor Kate Brown JD ’85.
- Turner, now age 101, has met every Lewis & Clark president who has served on Palatine Hill.
- Abby Rotwein MAT ’12 and Elissa Dingus BA ’07, MAT ’11
Music, dance, food, and fun greeted attendees of the 53rd annual International Fair. Presented by the International Students of Lewis & Clark, the event is designed to celebrate the many cultures and nationalities represented at the college. This year’s fair, titled Beyond the Wall: Breaking Down Cultural Stereotypes, offered expanded programming, including documentary film screenings and a world language poetry night.
Photos by Nina Johnson