Chronicle Magazine

Featured Stories

Word Warriors

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

Transformative Teaching

Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, associate professor of psychology, garners a national teaching award for her creativity in the classroom and the research lab.

The Club Scene at Lewis & Clark

The campus community has an amazing array of campus student organizations–nearly 100 at last count.

William Stafford Returns to Lewis & Clark

Through a generous family gift, the William Stafford Archives enable the college to share the renowned poet’s work with a new generation

President's Letter

True Wealth

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.


A ‘Star’ Kindergarten Teacher

Last September, the U.S. Department of Education honored Tess Miller MAT ’07 as a 2008 American Star of Teaching for her success in helping children learn to read.

The NBA’s Ambassador of Basketball

Last year, Brooks Meek BA ’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.

Artist of Form–and Substance

Over the last three decades, alumna Christine Bourdette BA ’74 has become one of the most accomplished sculptors in the Northwest.

Broadcasting To and From Pakistan

For the past the five years, Shahzeb Jillani BS ’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.

Advocating for Portland-Area Businesses

A native Oregonian, Pam Knowles JD ’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.