Chronicle Magazine

Featured Stories

Entrepreneurial Alumni

Among the Lewis & Clark alumni ranks are many graduates who have pursued entrepreneurial ventures. The Chronicle caught up with four of them who have forged their own paths in the for-profit and nonprofit worlds.

Fabulous Fields

Lewis & Clark renovates Fields Dining Hall, the largest dining facility on campus.

The Pinnacle of Poetry

Mary Szybist, associate professor of English, wins the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry.

Objects From Home

Students arrive on campus with a variety of objects from home. What do they bring and why?

Building the Legal Pipeline

An increasing number of law school students and alumni look to Alaska for career opportunities.

Ideas That Mushroom

Lewis & Clark announces the winners of its first Venture Competition, a key element of the college’s entrepreneurship initiative.

A New Start-up on Campus

Lewis & Clark launches the Center for Entrepreneurship, an initiative to help students translate their liberal arts education into action.

You Do The Math

New Common Core State Standards bring greater coherence to K-12 mathematics—but how are teachers adapting?

Surveying Swaziland

Lewis &  Clark students conduct “situated research” in southern Africa.

President's Letter

Multiple Returns

A Lewis & Clark education creates vital and lifelong networks. That’s the thought I had after reading this issue’s stories about some of the many ways our alumni are expanding opportunities for current students and increasing the reach of Lewis & Clark in the world.

Alumni News

Lewis & Clark to Host Alumni Awards

Each year, Lewis & Clark honors alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences for their outstanding accomplishments and community service.

Homecoming and Family Weekend: A Winning Combination

A record number of alumni and parents arrived to root for the football team and participate in Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Profiles

A Life of Service: Paramedic, Lawyer, and Volunteer

The wind howled and snow fell fast and hard, making it difficult to see the road. Paramedic Victor Hoffer JD ’92 plowed through the storm, intent on helping a pregnant woman in labor in a nearby hotel.

From Marine to Minister

As the sun began to set on a balmy summer day in Southern California, an Electra cruise ship motored past luxury yachts, sailboats, and multimillion-dollar homes in Newport Harbor. On deck, a wedding ceremony was in progress. Philip Bradley BS ’59 pronounced the happy couple husband and wife, smiling as they sealed their union with a kiss.

The Definitive Bibliography of William Stafford

In conjunction with the centennial celebration of Stafford’s birth, Watzek Library staff complete the most comprehensive bibliography of the poet’s work ever produced.

Seniors Blossom With Horticultural Therapy

In November, Patty Cassidy M.S. ’94 led a group of senior citizens outside to put their raised gardens to bed for the winter. Standing or working from wheelchairs, they pulled up old perennials, raked and turned the dirt, and planted a crop of Austrian winter peas to infuse the soil with nitrogen.

Academia and Pop Culture Intersect at Comic Con

Nestled in a rustic campground at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in New York state, Susan Kirtley BA ’95 fiddled with her tape recorder. The hot, still air seemed to magnify her nervousness as she sat down to interview noted comic artist Lynda Barry.

Galleries

A New Start-up On a Campus

Lewis & Clark launches the Center for Entrepreneurship, an initiative to help students translate their liberal arts education into action.

Ideas That Mushroom

Lewis & Clark announces the winners of its first Venture Competition, a key element of the college’s entrepreneurship initiative.

Objects From Home

Objects hold a certain power. They can store a library of memories, create opportunities for sharing, and perhaps most importantly, bring us comfort when we are far from home. During New Student Orientation this August, we visited the residence halls and asked students what they had brought from home and why. Here’s what they told us.