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  • 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
  • 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
  • Recent Alumna Bridges the Gap in Science Policy

    Student-athlete Katie Kowal BA ’17, winner of Lewis & Clark’s highest academic honor—the Rena Ratte Award—earned degrees in both physics and political science. As the Boulder, Colorado, native heads off to begin a two-year fellowship at the Science and Technology Policy Institute, Katie shares some of her favorite and formative Lewis & Clark memories.
    June 12
  • Students Share Their Science Research Over Lunch

    Each week in June and July, students in the John S. Rogers Research Program present their original findings in front of peers and faculty at the Science Brown Bags. The program is designed to prepare students for careers in science by facilitating student-faculty collaboration on research projects.
    August 10
  • Intern Profile: Renee Allums-D’Espyne ’18

    Rising senior Renee Allums-D’Espyne talks about her summer marketing internship at Zapproved, a tech startup that is a pioneer in developing cloud-hosted software for corporate legal departments.
    July 19
  • Sociology Professor Urges Migrants’ Rights in Cambodian Press

    Assistant Professor of Sociology Maryann Bylander studies mobility and migration in the Global South. Currently in Cambodia leading a field research expedition with students, Bylander has just had a column published in the Phnom Penh Post. In it, she urges better treatment of migrant Cambodian workers in Thailand.
    July 7
  • An Iranian Revolution

    Nearly 50 years ago, Lewis & Clark students embarked on a groundbreaking overseas study program to Iran. Last fall, they made a return visit. The Chronicle brings us the eye-opening story.
    May 31
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Faculty Honors

    Learn about the work being done—and recognition being received—by our outstanding faculty.

    April 11
  • Rose Ngo ’17 Lands Scholarship to Cambridge

    Rose Ngo ’17 has been awarded a Davies-Jackson Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Administered by the Council of Independent Colleges, the scholarship grants exceptional students who are among the first in their families to go to college the opportunity to study at the world-renowned St. John’s College.
    January 24
    • Jay Odenbaugh
      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
      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
      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
      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.


  • Weight & Well-Being

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

    Lewis & Clark creates pathways to success for first-generation college students interested in science and math.
    May 2017
  • Protecting the Vulnerable

    Chanpone Sinlapasai JD ’02 advocates for refugee rights and supports foreign-born victims of human trafficking and violent crimes.
    January 2017
  • Keeping Campaigns Honest

    What are the best ways to enforce campaign finance laws? A team of political science researchers seeks to find out.
    January 2017
  • An Iranian Revolution

    Nearly 50 years ago, Lewis & Clark students embarked on a groundbreaking overseas study program to Iran. Last fall, they made a return visit.
    May 2017
  • Law On The Border

    Lewis & Clark law students help asylum seekers make their case at the U.S.-Mexico border.
    May 2017
  • A Kale Tale

    Entrepreneurial students develop a promising kale-based waterproofing agent.
    January 2017
  • Ending Malaria

    Elizabeth Winzeler BA ’84 brings fresh approaches to the fight against an ancient disease.
    January 2017

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