Chronicle Magazine

Featured Stories

Digital Shift

by Shelly Meyer and Claire Sykes 
Lewis & Clark plays a leadership role in the emerging field of digital scholarship.

The Tangle of Terrorism

Tung Yin, professor of law, unravels the complex legal issues surrounding domestic and international terrorism.

Teaching Literacy Across the Life Span

Professor Ruth Shagoury helps students of all ages—from preschool to graduate school—unlock the joys of reading and writing.

All the News That’s Fit to Digitize

Michael Young BS ’97 works in the vanguard of the digital revolution, developing technologies that will shape how we consume news in the future.

The Inauguration of President Barry Glassner

Photography by Steve Hambuchen
Lewis & Clark officially welcomes its 24th president.

President's Letter

Making Science Talk

When the highest-rated science series on television features two of our professors in a three-week period, millions take notice. I hope you took the opportunity this spring to watch Kellar Autumn and Greta Binford on separate episodes of NOVA.

Alumni News

Reunion Weekend

Enjoy Summer in Portland: Reunion Weekend June 23–26

Profiles

Taking a Stand Against Human Trafficking

After graduating, Chris Killmer BA ’07 joined the nonprofit Catholic Charities of Oregon. The staff includes attorney Samantha Dashiel JD ’09, who helps clients with immigration issues, and bilingual case manager Meagan Kent BA ’03, who handles day-to-day client case management. They not only serve people in need, but also support each other in work they say is frequently “daunting and overwhelming.”

Preserving Oregon’s Historic Landmarks

In the attic of historic Arlington House, located in Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery, Chrissy Curran BA 87 looked up in awe as her tour guide pointed out the name and date carved in a ceiling beam. A carpenter who’d helped build the house in the late 1700s had signed his work.

Oregon’s Secondary Art Educator of the Year

As the high school drawing students take out their sketch pads, teacher Janice Packard MAT.  94 pulls out the art journal she compiled in college. The book is flagged with Post-it notes, marking examples of how her journal entries—her personal thoughts, observations, and sketches—grew into ideas that became pieces of art.