Chronicle Magazine

Featured Stories

Changing Careers, Changing the World

By Bobbie Hasselbring
Lewis & Clark’s teaching and counseling programs attract career changers interested in service, community, and systemic change.

The Stories Told by Lewis & Clark’s Historic Buildings

By Judy McNally
Historian Stephen Dow Beckham documents three early-20th-century estates.

Once Upon a Weekend

By Ben Waterhouse BA ’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.

The Best of Times to the Worst of Times— What’s Next?

By Romel Hermandez
Joe Cortright BS ’76, one of Oregon’s leading economists, tackles questions about the Great Recession.

Science in the Painted Hills

By Shelly Meyer
Exploring the basics of geology – and teamwork – in one of Oregon’s most scenic locales.

President's Letter

Global Reach, Personal Connections

Interim President Jane Monnig Atkinson shares her thoughts this winter.

Alumni News

Outstanding Alumni to Be Honored

Each year, Lewis & Clark honors alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences for their outstanding accomplishments and community service. We’re proud to announce the 2010 honorees, who will receive their awards at the Alumni Honors Banquet on February 20.

Profiles

A New Leader in the Oregon House

Jules Kopel Bailey BA ’01 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.

Building Bridges Between China and the U.S.

When Ron Cai JD ’90 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.

Financial Therapist Delivers Reality Check

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.

A New Leader in the Oregon House

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.

Financial Therapist Delivers Reality Check

After his nine-year stint in Chicago, Brian Farr MA ’03 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.

Creating Art for the Spirit

“I’ve installed that piece four or five different times, once for the 50th anniversary of the United Nations,” says artist Nancy Chinn BA 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.”

Building Bridges Between China and the U.S.

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.

Creating Art for the Spirit

“I’ve installed that piece four or five different times, once for the 50th anniversary of the United Nations,” says artist Nancy Chinn BA ‘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.”

Galleries

Science in the Painted Hills, Oregon 2009

Faculty members, undergraduates, and high school students work together to unearth the basics of teamwork and field research.