Chronicle Magazine

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Decades of Distinction

Michael Ford and Vern Jones, two pillars of the Lewis & Clark community, retire.

Turning 30

The graduate school celebrates 30 years of preparing teachers and counselors for lives of service.

Hunted to Extinction

Lewis & Clark law students experience firsthand the implications of wildlife and cruelty laws in Kenya.

A Villa Unveiled

Lewis & Clark students apply their classics training to an archaeological dig in central Italy.

The Power of a Transformative Idea

Thomas Neff BA ’65 devises an elegant plan to transform Russian warheads into American electricity.

President's Letter

The Lewis & Clark I Know

I am delighted to welcome my wife, Betsy Amster, as a guest columnist for this issue. Betsy spoke to the class of 1964 during Alumni Weekend, and I thought a selection of her observations from that day would be a fitting way to mark the new academic year. — Barry Glassner

Alumni News


Getting to the Heart of Nutrition

Mollie Dickson MAT. ’09 remembers relaxing at the kitchen table in her childhood home, talking with her father as he cooked tasty and nutritious meals for their family.

Building Community Through Creativity

Hunter Franks BA ’08 founded the League of Creative Interventionists, a global network that uses creativity to build community.

Seeing History Through the Trees

Ronald Towner BA ʼ79 has used tree-ring analysis to help date sites all over the American West.

Art Professor Mourned

Ken Shores was an influential member of the Pacific Northwest art scene.


Philanthropy Leadership Dinner

The sixth annual Philanthropy Leadership Dinner was held on May 8 in the Fred and Suzanne Fields Ballroom at the Portland Art Museum. President Barry Glassner and the Board of Trustees hosted more than 220 guests to celebrate members of the Leadership Society, Heritage Society, and Elliott Circle. – Photos by Cameron Browne