News and Events
Lewis & Clark Welcomes New President
Lewis & Clark Welcomes New PresidentDr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan is the first woman and the first person of color to serve as Lewis & Clark’s president in the institution’s 155-year history.
Meet the 2023 Nielson Social Change Innovation Grant Recipients
Two exceptional student innovators were each awarded 5K for project proposals that seek to create positive social change within their communities. Read about their projects below that will be implemented between June-August 2023.
OEI Launches Employee Resource Groups
The Office of Equity and Inclusion is excited to announce the launch of Employee Resource Groups for all Lewis & Clark employees.
New Lactation Room on CAS Campus
The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) is pleased to announce that a new lactation room has been established on the CAS campus for employees, students, and visitors.
Social Change Spotlight: Priyanka Tomlinson
Priyanka Tomlinson (she/her), is a senior Biology major. She was on the 2022 East Africa: Biology program. She has also been a member of the behavioral health and social psychology lab for the past 3 years. She is passionate about volunteering in her community particularly with women and girls empowerment issues. After graduating this upcoming spring she intends to take some time off from school while she prepares for Medical School, and focuses on finding new ways to engage with her community.
American Indian Law Review Writing CompetitionDeadline: February 28, 2023
Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month StoriesNovember is Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month, so we asked five L&C community members to share their stories and what this month means to them.
Dr. Danielle Torres Begins Tenure as Dean of Equity and InclusionAugust 15 is Torres’s first day on the job. An accomplished scholar, researcher, and educator at the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, Torres was appointed to the deanship in late May.
L&C Selected for Equity in Mental Health on Campus Initiative
In September, in collaboration with the Steve Fund, Lewis & Clark will begin an 18-month process to improve its racial climate, policies, and practices to prioritize the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color.
Learning to Listen to Patient’s StoriesNarrative medicine programs teach doctors and other caregivers “sensitive interviewing skills” and the art of “radical listening” to improve patient care. The New York Times reports in this story that narrative medicine is now taught in some form at roughly 80 percent of medical schools in the United States.
Chatting with OMSI and the LatinX Collective Individual - Miguel Rodriguez
The Career Center is excited to share Miguel Rodriguez’s story revolving around work, academics, and personal growth. We wanted to give you the opportunity to hear from someone in the latinx community who is working and attending school, like many of you. We hope his words will inspire you to speak out, actively work, seek out and stride for your independence through goals you set for yourself.
Professor Visits Arctic Circle in Environmental Justice MissionAs part of Love is King’s Operation ROAM, educational Leadership professor Lisa Collins will visit the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and hear from the indigenous Gwichʼin tribe regarding the ongoing battle to protect their lands from oil drilling.
- EVENTSJune 28
Fiber Arts Meetup!!!!
Inspired by conversations about belonging across campus, we are collectively reviving the Fiber Arts Meetup Group! If you knit, crochet, embroider - or really, any portable hobby - we would love for you to join us this Summer! This group is open to all L&C faculty, staff, and students of all skill levels.July 18
Art for Social Change Bi-Weekly Meeting
Open to all students, faculty, staff and alumni of L&C, we create events to heal from oppression and discuss where art in relationship transforms lives, builds community, examines social constructs, raises critical consciousness and creates a more just society.
Art for Social Change
Lewis & Clark
615 S. Palatine Hill Road
Portland OR 97219