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  • An Entrepreneurial Approach to Environmental Justice

    Environmental studies majors and varsity track and cross country runners, Frances Swanson ’17 and teammate Kori Groenveld ’18 linked their passions for environmental sustainability and social justice. Their partnership yielded a project to help combat gentrification and the unequal distribution of renewable energy infrastructure in downtown Portland.
    May 25
  • Mighty Oaks Wins Over European Audiences

    Ian Hooper BA ’08 (international affairs and German studies) has released a second studio album with his Berlin-based band Mighty Oaks. Their indie folk sound has found success with German audiences, becoming a staple on the charts and consistently selling out shows across Europe. Mighty Oaks will close out 2017 playing the Palladium in Köln, Germany.
    May 8
  • 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
  • Watzek Special Collections Unveils New Exhibition

    The Horror of Normalcy: Katherine Dunn, Geek Love, and Cult Literature opens to the public April 4. This exhibition provides a first look at the literary archive of the cult Portland author, who arranged to bequeath her collection to Lewis & Clark before her death in 2016.
    March 27
  • 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
  • New Alum: Geneva Karr

    Classics and German studies double major Geneva Karr ’17  had “the complete Lewis & Clark experience,” from overseas studies to archeology to athletics. She now prepares to graduate and move on to a master’s degree program with a slew of impressive accomplishments already behind her.
    April 24
  • Sociology Professor and Students Head to Cambodia for Fieldwork

    Assistant Professor of Sociology Maryann Bylander will travel this summer to Cambodia with three Lewis & Clark students to investigate the use of microcredit—a finance model of providing small, affordable loans to new businesses in developing areas. The expedition is being funded by an ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows grant.
    April 7
  • Law Professor to Lead Center for Entrepreneurship

    On June 1, Samir Parikh will take the reins as the new director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Lewis & Clark College. The center’s mix of academic and real-world offerings give students from all disciplines the chance to explore various subjects through an entrepreneurial lens.
    March 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Faculty Honors

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

    April 11
    • 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.


  • 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
  • Truck Tales

    Associate Professor Bryan Sebok and his students serve up a new film about Portland’s lively food truck culture.
    October 2016
  • 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
  • A Dose of Law and Medicine

    Laura Russell J.D. ’16 spearheads Oregon’s first medical-legal partnership (MLP) to address the social determinants of health.
    October 2016
  • Not Just Fun and Games

    Lewis & Clark’s Community Counseling Center takes a leadership role in treating problem internet gaming.
    October 2016

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