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  • December 3
    At first glance, chemistry and English have little in common. Yet two courses from these disciplines are now intertwined, thanks to a rare tome acquired in 2014 by Watzek Library’s Special Collections: an illuminated 15th-century book of hours.
  • July 26
    Professor of Chemistry Louis Kuo has been awarded a $249,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund Kuo’s ongoing student-supported research into environmental toxin remediation and phosphorus recovery. The research he and his students are doing aims to better degrade neurotoxins found in pesticides and chemical weapons.
  • May 30
    Bradley Davis BA ’18, Caia Jaisle BA ’18, and Kelley Koeppen BA ’18 have been chosen to participate in the Fulbright program, a highly competitive award which fosters international scholarship and understanding through travel and research.
  • October 19
    Max Clary ’18 has been using his education and skills to advocate for social change throughout his time at Lewis & Clark, and now he’s secured a nomination for the 2017 Wyatt Starnes Battle of the School Award. Given by the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, the prize recognizes young leaders committed to improving the world through entrepreneurship.
  • August 23
    The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields and demonstrate passion for research.
  • August 22
    Supports students from North American and British colleges and universities on a summer STEM internship in Germany.
  • August 22

    “Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.”

    Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 65 predoctoral fellowships ($24,000 per year for up to three years), as well as dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships.

  • July 26
    “The American Physical Society and IBM co-sponsor a research internship program for underrepresented undergraduate minority students. The goal is to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering.”
  • May 10
    American Chemical Society
  • April 21
    A team of three Lewis & Clark students has been awarded a grant from 100 Projects for Peace, an organization committed to supporting student initiatives for conflict resolution. The students will implement a two-month vocational training program in Uganda this summer for the rehabilitation of former child soldiers and young adults affected by war.
  • November 11
    Kristina Dill BA ’16 is the latest Lewis & Clark graduate to earn a spot as a finalist for the internationally regarded Rhodes Scholarship. If she wins, she will be one of 32 students honored nationwide and Lewis & Clark’s third alumni to attain this prestigious award, which funds pursuit of a graduate degree at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
  • September 22
    Health for America (HFA) at MedStar Health is building a cadre of young innovators—with actionable skills and knowledge in health, design, entrepreneurship, and leadership—who create novel, sustainable, and scalable health solutions.
  • September 22
    Fellowships for teaching science
  • September 18
    The MASDAR Institute is the centerpiece of the MASDAR Initiative, a landmark program by the government of Abu Dhabi to establish an entirely new economic sector dedicated to alternative and sustainable energy.
  • June 28
    Putting their summers to good use, Lewis & Clark’s Rogers Science fellows will present their research findings to their professors and peers at a weekly ‘Brown Bag’ session. While the program is open specifically to students of math and science, the skills they develop—tenacity, creative thinking, and strong presentation skills—are valuable across all fields of study.
  • June 15

    A team of five Lewis & Clark students have qualified for the final rounds of the 2016 Cleantech Challenge. The competition, held at Portland State University, invites student entrepreneurs to showcase their inventions and compete for a $10,000 grand prize.

  • Chemistry conference
    May 4
    Student attend chemistry conference
  • February 12
    ACS awards renewable scholarships to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields. Awards of up to $5,000 are given to qualified students. African American, Hispanic, or American Indian high school seniors or college freshman, sophomores, or juniors pursuing a college degree in the chemical sciences or chemical technology are eligible to apply.
  • December 23
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry Casey Jones works with students in her lab to improve cardiovascular devices.
  • October 30
    Lewis & Clark professors are renowned researchers and scholars.
  • Keira Roberts ’14 and Luciano Santino ’14 with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Anne Bentley
    September 1
    Chemistry alumnus Luciano Santino ’14 has has been named the Homeyer Scholar for 2015-2017 at Washington University in St. Louis. 
  • March 30
    Student and faculty chemistry research
  • Owen Phillips '16
    August 28

    Owen Phillips ’16 is working with Professor of Chemistry Louis Kuo to design exciting lab assignments for chemistry students, while also studying crystals. He reflects on this experience in the following Q&A.

  • August 5
    Meet four of our exceptional professors.
  • June 26
    Grant-funded research by Lewis & Clark students and faculty is the focus of a new website.
  • From Left to Right: Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Tuajuanda Jordan, Professor of Biolo...
    May 15

    Our faculty members are honored for their exceptional teaching and research.

     

  • March 27

    Lewis & Clark professors discuss the women who inspired their careers.

  • March 13
    Associate Professor of Chemistry Nikolaus Loening teaches a variety of courses, including general, physical, and analytical chemistry as well as some of our biochemistry courses. 
  • February 5
    The Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Conference offers scholarships of $500 to $5,000 to Hispanic students of science, technology, engineering, or math-related majors. Several different scholarships are available, including the HENAAC Student Leadership Award, for which one undergraduate and one graduate student will be chosen.
  • January 31
    As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award three-year graduate fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.

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  • Lori d’Arcy Patterson: Chemistry
    Union High School, Evergreen, WA

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