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  • By Bobbie Hasselbring
    Under the direction of Linda Christensen, the Oregon Writing Project helps young writers–and those not so young–find voice.

President's Letter

  • In the course of a single day in March, our hilltop campus experienced snow, sleet, hail, rain, blustery winds, dense fog, and brilliant sunshine. Now, Oregon weather is known for its changeability, but this was one for the record books! As I ventured out for lunch at the Trail Room–bracing for anything the skies might send my way–my thoughts turned to the fluctuations in the global economy and to the myriad creative ways in which Lewis & Clark is responding to the world economic crisis. Although we cannot know what is coming next, I take comfort in my conviction that our community has the resources to weather the storm.


  • Over the last three decades, alumna Christine Bourdette B.A. ‘74 has become one of the most accomplished sculptors in the Northwest.
  • Last year, Brooks Meek B.A. ’98 was inducted into Lewis & Clark’s Sports Hall of Fame, in part for leading his Pioneer teams to four national tournament appearances and two NCIC championships.
  • Last September, the U.S. Department of Education honored Tess Miller M.A.T ’07 as a 2008 American Star of Teaching for her success in helping children learn to read.
  • For the past the five years, Shahzeb Jillani B.S. ’94 has been the editor of BBC Urdu Radio, broadcasting news and current affairs to South Asia. He manages a team of reporters and producers who bring news to more than 13 million people worldwide.
  • A native Oregonian, Pam Knowles J.D. ‘83 is passionate about greater Portland. She loves the way diverse neighboring communities integrate with the Portland and Vancouver metropolitan areas to create a robust region.

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