L&C Magazine | Winter 2015
Lewis & Clark alumni play strategic roles in the fast-paced Portland mayor’s office.
- Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts provides legal assistance to Portland’s vibrant arts community.
Current students collect oral histories of students past.
- Andrew Beckham BA ’98, MAT ’01 balances teaching with winemaking.
Students examine the many faces of Mount Fuji.
On Palatine Hill
For five weeks last summer, Lewis & Clark students taught English to orphaned children in Taunggyi, Myanmar, through a self-designed project funded by a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant.
- In November, for the first time in six years, the Lewis & Clark theatre department brought a musical to its main stage.
- In November, Lewis & Clark hosted the 11th annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, titled How Do I Look? Race, Beauty, and Desire.
- Breakdown of the Class of 2018
- The Lewis & Clark men’s and women’s basketball teams began Northwest Conference (NWC) action in early January.
- Lewis & Clark’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed two new members
- In December, Jay Locey was named the 10th head coach in Lewis & Clark football history.
- What does it mean to dwell in the Anthropocene, when the earth has in many ways become a human creation?
- As the crowd cheered and stomped, Bill Nye took out his phone and filmed a panoramic video of the standing ovation. “Oh, you kids are crazy!” he said, posing for a selfie in the final shot of the video.
- The eLab includes a variety of features that emphasize and facilitate collaboration, including movable tables with dry-erase surfaces, wall-size whiteboards, and large-screen computer monitors.
Leadership and Support
To honor her daughter and to benefit other students who share Natasha’s passion for learning, Susannah White has established the Natasha C. Priess ’12 Memorial Annual Scholarship.
In 2014, the Graduate School of Education and Counseling celebrated 30 years of preparing teachers and counselors for lives of service. In honor of this landmark event, the graduate school hosted a celebration for alumni, donors, faculty, students, and friends on October 22 in the South Chapel of the graduate school campus.
On October 1, President Barry Glassner joined alumni, parents, and friends for a Black and Orange Party at the Sierra Club headquarters
in San Francisco. Similar events were held in 50+ cities around the globe. Black and Orange Parties are held annually to welcome the incoming class, swap business information, and make new connections.