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  • Professor Emerita Phyllis Yes Turns Her Artistic Talents to the Stage

    Phyllis Yes has worked as a multimedia artist for years, with materials ranging from jewelry to a hand-painted Porsche. Her first play, Good Morning, Miss America, is based on her own experiences caring for her aging parents and is set to make its world premiere at CoHo Productions in Northwest Portland this March.
    February 26
  • Students Take a Deep Dive Into Entrepreneurship and Leadership

    For 5 days, 30 Lewis & Clark students joined faculty and mentors to learn about entrepreneurship from the ground up, connecting their liberal arts training with tools for identifying problems and developing solutions. The driving philosophy behind Lewis & Clark’s Winterim experience? Leadership and entrepreneurship are lifelong mindsets.
    January 22
  • New Alum: Alex Jones

    Senior biology major Alex Jones ’17 has been selected for a Play It Forward Award from the Oregon Sports Awards. Jones, a member of the men’s basketball team, has volunteered hundreds of hours over his four years as a Pioneer student-athlete and was selected for his involvement with Specialty Athletic Training, an organization that works with individuals with special needs.
    April 27
  • Throwback Pioneers

    Senior student-athletes and recent grads share why they love competing in Division III.


    October 5
  • Carl Appleton ’17 Wins National Student-Athlete Award

    Lewis & Clark’s C.J. Appleton ’17 has been named one of only five recipients of the national Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award. Lewis & Clark is the only Division III school—and the only school in the West—to be represented.
    June 9
  • Student-athlete CJ Appleton has no time to waste

    At 30 years old, Carl “CJ” Appleton’s age alone puts him in the nontraditional college student category. But CJ’s story­, which includes many highs and lows, defies typical labels.

    October 16
  • Student Named Finalist for Oregon Entrepreneurs Network Award

    Max Clary ’18 has been using his education and skills to advocate for social change throughout his time at Lewis & Clark, and now he’s secured a nomination for the 2017 Wyatt Starnes Battle of the School Award. Given by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, the prize recognizes young leaders committed to improving the world through entrepreneurship.
    October 19
  • NSF Funds Physicist’s Approach to Research and Teaching

    Just a year after joining Lewis & Clark, Assistant Professor Mohamed Anber is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant in support of his work in elementary particle physics. With colleagues and students from other departments, Anber is helping build new research capabilities for asking and answering very big questions.
    August 16
  • NSF Invests in Lewis & Clark to Diversify the Science Teacher Pipeline

    Recruiting and preparing a workforce of K–12 science and math teachers for an increasingly diverse group of students is crucial to improving science education. A new $125,000 National Science Foundation grant to Lewis & Clark will help to fund its STEM Teacher Pathways Project.
    May 19
  • Economics Alum Tops Forbes’ List of 500 Next-Gen Advisors

    For Adam Merino BA ’05, the path to the top of Forbes Magazine’s list of 500 next-generation wealth managers started with studying economics at Lewis & Clark. Merino continues to employ and sharpen his critical-thinking skills now as a managing director at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management.
    July 28
  • Students Win Grant to Work Toward Peace in Post-Conflict Uganda

    A team of three Lewis & Clark students has been awarded a grant from 100 Projects for Peace, an organization committed to supporting student initiatives for conflict resolution. The students will implement a two-month vocational training program in Uganda this summer for the rehabilitation of former child soldiers and young adults affected by war.
    April 21
  • Two Poet Alums Win NEA Fellowships

    Two of just 37 poets selected from among 1,800 applicants, poets Corey Van Landingham BA ’08 and Nick Lantz BA ’03 are recipients of 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. One of Van Landingham’s poems was printed in the Jan. 16 issue of The New Yorker.
    February 16
  • Award Winners

    Lewis & Clark students and alumni receive prestigious awards and scholarships. 

    May 13
    • Jay Odenbaugh

    Associate Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair Jay Odenbaugh has been selected as a 2015-16 Fulbright Scholar. This award will allow Dr. Odenbaugh to serve as Visiting Research Chair in the Philosophy of Science at the University of Calgary in Canada during part of his sabbatical next year.

    • Julio C. de Paula
      de Paula

    Julio de Paula, Professor of Chemistry and Program Chair of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, been named as a Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. In the 20-year history of the Program, de Paula is one of only five Cottrell Scholars in Oregon. 

  • The College of Arts & Sciences has received a grant in the amount of $300,000 from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to design and implement curricular and co-curricular initiatives that support first-generation college students interested in the mathematical and natural sciences.

    • Greta Binford

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Lewis & Clark an additional $261,000 in support of Associate Professor of Biology Greta Binford’s project, “Comparative Venomes of Recluse Spiders and Kin: Treatments and Toxin Discovery.” Supported by the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program, this three-year multidisciplinary project will involve undergraduate students in cutting-edge bioinformatics-based research using proteomics and high throughput sequencing of transcriptomes.

    • Rebecca Lingafelter

    Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Lingafelter won a 2015 Drammy for “Outstanding Achievement in Solo Performance” for her work in Grounded (CoHo Productions). 

    • Tamily Weissman-Unni

    Assistant Professor of Biology Tamily Weissman has been awarded a $20,000 Life Sciences Renewal grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

  • Allies Against Hate

    The graduate school wins a City of Portland grant to fight hate and support victims.
    February 2018
  • Renewable Hope

    Lewis & Clark’s Green Energy Institute aims to lead western states toward a clean energy transition
    February 2018
  • Pathways to Peace

    Ana Cutter Patel BS ’90 strives to bring divided communities together as executive director of Outward Bound Peacebuilding.
    October 2017
  • Adventures With Professors

    A new College Outdoors program brings faculty and students together in the classroom of the Pacific Northwest.
    February 2018
  • The Rise of Microcredit

    Sociology researchers explore the disconnects between lenders and borrowers in Cambodia.
    February 2018
  • Lewis & Clark at 150

    During the 2017–18 academic year, Lewis & Clark marks its 150th anniversary, honoring its distinctive past and preparing for its bright future.
    October 2017
  • Weight & Well-Being

    The graduate school trains counselors to embrace size diversity as part of its updated Eating Disorders Certificate program.
    May 2017


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