Chronicle Magazine

Featured Stories

Venture and Vision

Budding student and alumni entrepreneurs compete for start-up funding.

Intelligent Design

Matthew Rugamba CAS ’13 launches his own fashion line, House of Tayo. by Carin Moonin

Grit and Grace

Through his documentary films, Brian Lindstrom BS’84 brings marginalized lives to light.

Filling the Mental Health Gap

Lewis & Clark’s Community Counseling Center provides high-quality, affordable counseling to the Portland community.

Voices in Rural China

Associate professor of Chinese Keith Dede and Neil Murray CAS ’13 collect oral histories at the crossroads of Han Chinese, Tibetan, and Mongolian cultures.

The Supreme Test

John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, inaugurates the law school’s environmental moot court competition.

President's Letter

Entrepreneurship and the Liberal Arts

One of the goals in our new strategic plan might simply be referred to as the practical application of the liberal arts. Learning for learning’s sake is at the core of what we do, but we’re also committed to building integrated cocurricular experiences. Each plays a vital role in preparing our students for the world beyond Lewis & Clark.

Alumni News

Lewis & Clark on the Road

This spring, President Barry Glassner and his wife, Betsy Amster, traveled to events around the country, meeting alumni, parents, admitted students, and college supporters.

Honors Banquet

Spring 2013

Reunion Weekend

June 20-23, 2013


BirdFellow Takes Flight

On a summer day in 2007, Bjorn Hinrichs BA ’94 and his 3-year-old son, Sawyer, were exploring the front yard of their Lake Oswego, Oregon, home—digging in the dirt, turning over rocks, and inspecting bugs. A noisy bird with a red head and fluffy red chest flew in and landed. Sawyer was captivated—and curious.

The Art of Creating Children’s Books

When Christy Hale’s BA ’77, MAT. ’80 daughter was a baby, she remembers watching her make brightly colored pyramids out of stacking rings. “Turned upside down, the stack of rings resembled Frank Lloyd Wright’s design for the Guggenheim Museum in New York City,” thought Hale.

A Noteworthy Attorney and Musician

Greg Scholl JD ’95 headed home from his day job at the Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office in Hillsboro, Oregon, to grab his trombone and don a black tuxedo, bow tie, and cummerbund. He hustled over to a local church and joined the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra on stage. Then, for the next two hours, he exchanged legal briefs for sheet music, leading the low brass section through performances of Dvorak’s Symphony No. 2 and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

Intercultural Learning Ambassador

In the fall of 1962, senior Myrna Ann Adkins BA ’63 and about 20 Lewis & Clark students climbed aboard the S.S. President Cleveland headed to Japan for a semester of cultural immersion and study.


Scholarship Recognition Luncheon

On April 16, more than 150 donors, students, faculty, and staff gathered for the annual Scholarship Recognition Luncheon.