Chronicle Magazine

Featured Stories

Rethinking Risk

Professors identify new ways to evaluate retirement portfolio risk.

Returning to Vietnam

A new generation encounters the academic richness and cultural diversity of Vietnam

‘Global Nomads’ Find a Home

With its international focus and highly supportive community, Lewis & Clark provides a welcoming environment for third-culture kids.

The Science of Small

Anne Bentley is a rising star in the miniature world of nano.

Food for Thought

By Genevieve J. Long
On campus and off, Lewis & Clark community members are stirring up the local food culture.

President's Letter

Defining Asset Value

Like most of you, I approached opening my third-quarter investment statements with some dread. And as you know, that was before we endured the financial markets’ wild ride in October, the worst month in the American stock market since 1987.

Alumni News

Odell Alumni Gatehouse Welcomes Alumni

After many years of discussion and planning, a committed group of undergraduate alumni has realized the dream of acquiring dedicated space for alumni social gatherings and events. Lewis & Clark’s gatehouse, a stone and brick building at the main entrance to campus, has been refurbished and renamed the Morgan S. Odell Alumni Gatehouse.


Serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Television anchor Kate Kelly spent 40 minutes practicing in front of the camera, determined to coordinate the sign language she had just learned with the speed and inflection of her voice.“I don’t know how your teachers do this all day long,” she said to Jill Ellis M.Ed. ’75, cofounder and executive director of the Center for Early Intervention on Deafness (CEID) in Berkeley, California.

Rowing Her Way to the Olympics

Amy Clay Ives BA ’01 had never touched an oar until she took up rowing in her first year at Lewis & Clark.

Focusing on Fish, Wildlife, and People

Every spring and fall, waves of salmon swim up the Columbia River to spawn. Roy Elicker JD ’82 strives to protect, enhance, and balance their biological and habitat needs with those of other fish and wildlife–while also keeping in mind the needs of people.

Sculptor of Water

Martin Waugh BS ’76 has created more than 100,000 captivating images of water in flight–on purpose–using ultra-highspeed digital cameras and self-designed timing and flash devices.

A Cancer Researcher of a Different Stripe

For someone who holds a prestigious appointment at a premier cancer research center, Brad Cairns BS ’87 spends a lot of time staring at zebra fish.