By Romel Hermandez
Joe Cortright B.S. ’76, one of Oregon’s leading economists, tackles questions about the Great Recession.
By Judy McNally
Historian Stephen Dow Beckham documents three early-20th-century estates.
By Bobbie Hasselbring
Lewis & Clark’s teaching and counseling programs attract career changers interested in service, community, and systemic change.
By Ben Waterhouse B.A. ’06
Each semester, the campus community packs the Black Box for rough-and-ready theatre in which original plays are cast, rehearsed, and performed in just 24 hours.01/21/2010
On Palatine Hill
Alumni & Class Notes
When Ron Cai was a student at Xiamen University Law School in the early to mid-1980s, he served as an interpreter for Steve Kanter, professor of law, who was then a visiting Fulbright scholar. “Steve invited us to apply to Lewis & Clark Law School if we were interested in furthering our studies in the United States,” says Cai.
After his nine-year stint in Chicago, Brian Farr purchased and managed a San Francisco personnel agency, which he sold for a profit to a regional firm in 1993. He then moved to Oregon and cofounded a successful investment management firm. But something was missing.
Jules Kopel Bailey canvassed Portland neighborhoods seven days a week during his 2008 bid for state representative of Oregon House District 42. He estimates he knocked on 10,000 doors in the space of five months, ratcheting up his efforts to 100 visits a day during the final leg of the campaign—all while holding down a full-time consulting job and hustling to raise money for the race.
“I’ve installed that piece four or five different times, once for the 50th anniversary of the United Nations,” says artist Nancy Chinn B.A. ’62. “Like a theatrical set design, it integrates fluidly with the expansive architecture of Grace Cathedral. It’s a celebrative piece that takes your breath away.”