L&C Magazine | Winter 2005

Featured Stories

  • Howard Hall Joins the Academic Quad

    Over winter break, more than 50 faculty and staff members moved into John R. Howard Hall, located at the heart of the academic campus.
  • Remembering Jimmy Miller on His 100th Birthday

    James F. “Jimmy” Miller, renowned investor and philanthropist, would have been 100 years old on February 20. Although he didn’t live to see that milestone (he died June 3, 2004), he left behind a living legacy of Lewis & Clark students, faculty, and alumni who continue to benefit from his generosity.
  • Taking the Next Step

    With the introduction of its first doctoral program, Lewis & Clark takes a bold step toward advancing education throughout the region.
  • Postcards From a New President

    Meet Tom Hochstettler and His Family
  • A New Eye on the Sky

    With the addition of the Sherman Fairchild Foundation Telescope, Lewis & Clark’s astronomy program reaches new heights.

On Palatine Hill

  • Book No. 500,000

    This spring, the Paul L. Boley Law Library celebrates the acquisition of its half-millionth volume. 
  • Murdock Science Conference at Lewis & Clark

    More than 350 faculty and students from 25 institutions presented their research at the 13th annual Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, sponsored by the Murdock College Science Research Program.
  • Power of the Green

    Portland General Electric selected Lewis & Clark College for a Green Power Leadership Award in October. 
  • Biz Law Turns 10

    This spring, the Business Law Program at the law school celebrates its 10th anniversary. 
  • Focus on Middle East/South Asia

    What do Mohammad Bader, Marjan Baradar, and Zaher Wahab have in common? 
  • Shake, Rattle, and Roll

    Liz Safran’s environmental geology class was one of the last field trip groups to visit Mount St. Helens in late September before increased volcanic activity closed the Johnston Ridge Observatory overlooking the mountain. 
  • Faculty Newcomers

    Last fall, a dozen new faculty members joined Lewis & Clark College, enriching the community with their teaching and research talents.
  • First Minority Scholar in Residence

    Reiko Hillyer doesn’t feel particularly comfortable being called a minority scholar. “I’m a historian, first and foremost,” she says. Hillyer, whose mother is Japanese and father is Jewish, is Lewis & Clark’s first minority scholar in residence.
  • Class of 2008 … Is Great!

    Many of them were toddlers when the Berlin Wall fell; they’ve never known a president without the last name of Clinton or Bush; and they’re masters of instant messaging, cell phone calling, and all things digital. 
  • New Kitzhaber Center

    Seeking to find workable and sustainable solutions to Oregon’s natural resource issues, former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announced the creation of the Kitzhaber Center at Lewis & Clark Law School in August.
  • A (Clean) Grip on Geckos

    Gecko feet may hold the key to the development of synthetic self-cleaning adhesives, according to Kellar Autumn, associate professor of biology.
  • Rwanda Revisited

    “I know there’s a God, because I actually shook hands with the devil,” said Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire, who spoke at Lewis & Clark on November 18. 
  • Sunflower Blooms

    At last count, more than 250 alumni had joined the graduate school’s online discussion of The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness, by Simon Wiesenthal. 
  • Kennedy on Campus

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. spoke to a standing-room-only crowd in Agnes Flanagan Chapel on September 22. 
  • Seven New Pamplin Fellows

    “Pamplin Society members reflect and inspire the College community as a whole,” said Tom Hochstettler, president. 
  • New Trustees Also Alums

    Lewis & Clark’s newest trustees share a common bond: They are all graduates of the institution.

Alumni News

Cooper Gives to Massengale Scholarship

Dan Cooper ’79 spent 1980 through 1985 hiking the continental Divide from Mexico to the Bering Strait, becoming the first person known to have made that trek in modern history. 

Reconnect Through L&C Events

Every year, Alumni and Parent Programs offers fun and informative events in cities across the country and on campus.

Sempert Scholarship Unveiled

The Dean A. Sempert ’49 Scholarship was officially launched at the 2004 Alumni Honors Banquet. 

Help Available for Overseas Program Reunions

“We owe the College a great deal for helping us with the best reunion of our lives,” says Frances Hart ’76, one of 26 students who participated in Lewis & Clark’s first overseas study program to Peru in 1973.

Alumni Weekend 2004 Highlights

With more than 200 alumni milling about campus, Alumni Weekend 2004 was a great success. 


In Memoriam

Former History Professor Dies

Former History Professor Dies

Ethnic Student Services Leader Mourned

Ethnic Student Services Leader Mourned