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  • Julia Huggins BA '13 at the Lynn Canal, Alaska.
    June 17
    Julia Huggins BA ’13 has been awarded the Vanier Scholarship to continue her PhD in biogeochemistry at the University of British Columbia, where she is the chief scientist of the oceanography research program. The scholarship will fund her research on oxygen loss in the oceans and the environmental impact of marine microorganisms.
  • September 10
    A new merit scholarship being offered aims to encourage Oregon high school students to study entrepreneurship as part of their liberal arts experience. Scholarships will be available to selected students who apply to begin school in the fall of 2020.
  • August 21

    This summer, Andrea Lewis BA ’21 participated in the Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) program. Administered by Americans for the Arts, DIAL matches undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to leadership positions at arts nonprofits. As one of only 24 students selected in a nationwide application process, Lewis spent 10 weeks working for Free Arts NYC. 

  • Dallaire Scholar Fabrice Sibomana was among the commemoration's speakers at Kwibuka 25.
    April 15
    Twenty-five years after the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, Lewis & Clark joined communities around the world in commemorating the tragedy, with Kwibuka 25. Fabrice Sibomana, the current L&C Roméo Dallaire Scholar and a survivor of the genocide, spoke at the event alongside fellow students and dignitaries.
  • Winterim 2019 cohort
    January 25
    From January 13 to 18, 30 Lewis & Clark students from all corners of the globe took a deep dive into entrepreneurship and leadership. The flagship program of the John E. and Susan S. Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership, Winterim is a weeklong experience bringing students, speakers, and mentors together to explore what it means to be an entrepreneur.
  • Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velazquez-Ulloa in her lab.
    December 17

    Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velazquez-Ulloa has been awarded a competitive New Investigator grant from the Medical Research Foundation, funded by OHSU. With the funding, she will continue her research: identifying genes that mediate the effects of developmental nicotine exposure.

  • November 17
    Becoming a finalist for the Rhodes and Marshall scholarship requires outstanding academic prowess and character. Katie Kowal BA ’17 interviewed for both scholarships following an endorsement from the college and much support from faculty who believed Kowal was a perfect candidate for these distinguished awards.
  • September 11
    Warren Kluber BA ’12 arrived at Lewis & Clark unsure of what he wanted to study. An English degree, a passion for the power of theatre, and a summer research project studying oral traditions in West Africa clarified his path. Now a PhD candidate at Columbia University, he has published his scholarly insights in three leading academic journals. We caught up with Kluber to learn more.
  • July 9
    At Lewis & Clark, where students learn science by doing science, collaborative research with professors is an academic hallmark. The John S. Rogers Science Program supports several such projects each summer, and this year included multidisciplinary research with an especially timely goal: create a computer game that will teach users how to act in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
  • Dallaire Scholar Fabrice Sibomana will be among the commemoration's speakers at Kwibuka 25.
    April 11
    Twenty-five years after the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, Lewis & Clark will “remember, unite, and renew” with Kwibuka 25. 
  • January 8
    From January 13 to 18, 30 L&C students from all corners of the globe will do a deep dive into entrepreneurship and leadership. 
  • November 17
    On November 18, the Rhodes Trust announced that Katie Kowal BA ’17 won a Rhodes Scholarship.
  • November 20
    The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has recognized Tamily Weissman-Unni, associate professor of biology and cochair of neuroscience, with the 2017 Lynwood W. Swanson Promise for Scientific Research Award.
  • 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.
  • October 11
    The 2016 Lorry Lokey Awards honor three outstanding professors.
  • Professor of Biology Greg Hermann and Beverly Rabbitts '06 microinject a worm to alter its gene e...
    August 16

    Biology professor Greg Hermann has been awarded a nearly half-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, his third NSF grant since joining Lewis & Clark. His three-year project on the development of lysosome-related organelles in nematodes will engage between 25 and 55 undergraduates each year in mentored, investigative, and original research.

  • July 6

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Lewis & Clark $705,000 to develop a Teaching Excellence Program, a coordinated program that will support faculty in the exploration, systematic study, and targeted enhancement of their classroom teaching. The award follows a previous Mellon grant to support undergraduate research in the arts and humanities.

  • May 25
    The pursuit of a better understanding of how the brain grows and functions is the goal of Tamily Weissman-Unni’s research laboratory. Weissman has been named a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award that will support her research and teaching over the next five years.
  • September 15

    The National Science Foundation has awarded Lewis & Clark $195,008 in support of Assistant Professor of Physics Shannon O’Leary’s project, “RUI: Coherence-Derived Light Fluctuations for Atomic Magnetometry.”  

  • June 27
    Hubert Walker leaves gift of educational access for students of the College of Arts and Sciences through a new endowed scholarship, the Hubert E. and Frances D. Walker Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  • May 31
    For Maggie Riggs Allee R.N., J.D. ’93 the future is always present, something she thinks about and shapes every day.
  • From left: Ed Florance, Chelsea Gilmore CAS ’13, Ted Vogel, Ken Clifton, Trish and Kent Swanson...
    September 8
    Kent, class of 1995, continues to inspire others. In 1997 his parents established the college’s first scholarships in biology and ceramic arts, helping Swanson scholars pursue graduate-level science experiences as undergraduates, study ceramics and other arts, immerse themselves in cultures overseas, engage in community leadership projects, and embrace outdoor adventures.
  • From left: Ed Florance, Chelsea Gilmore CAS ’13, Ted Vogel, Ken Clifton, Trish and Kent Swanson...
    September 8
    Kent, class of 1995, continues to inspire others. In 1997 his parents established the college’s first scholarships in biology and ceramic arts, helping Swanson scholars pursue graduate-level science experiences as undergraduates, study ceramics and other arts, immerse themselves in cultures overseas, engage in community leadership projects, and embrace outdoor adventures.
  • April 28
    Mindful giver Steve Crow.
  • February 5
    Natural Giving
  • February 5
    Natural Giving
  • September 28

    How much of my Annual Fund gift supports the critical needs of students and faculty?

  • April 28
    Luella Lilly set national swimming records, graduated magna cum laude from the College in 1959 after three and half years, and–as teacher, coach, administrator, and mentor–enhanced opportunities and respect for women scholar-athletes during times of unprecedented change and challenge.
  • April 28
    Luella Lilly set national swimming records, graduated magna cum laude from the College in 1959 after three and half years, and–as teacher, coach, administrator, and mentor–enhanced opportunities and respect for women scholar-athletes during times of unprecedented change and challenge.
  • February 5
    The story of Christine Swanson.
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