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  • President’s Letter: True Wealth
  • Trees are dying twice as fast as they did three decades ago in older forests of the western United States, and data collected by Lewis & Clark students are helping scientists identify warming temperatures as a contributing factor.
  • Lewis & Clark Law School students Tarah Heinzen, Erica Maharg, and Lizzy Zultoski triumphed over 67 other teams and won the Pace National Environmental Moot Court Championship this spring.
  • On April 16, Lewis & Clark Law School will host the inaugural Judge Betty Roberts J.D. ‘66 Women in the Law Distinguished Visitor Program.
  • Lewis & Clark President Tom Hochstettler has announced his plan to resign in June 2010.
  • A rich new database of contemporary ceramics images is now available online as a result of Lewis & Clark’s accessCeramics project.
  • A discourse on the concept and scale of sustainability was at the heart of the opening panel session and successive events at last fall’s 11th annual Symposium on Environmental Affairs.
  • Lewis & Clark is on track to launch its completely redesigned website on June 8.
  • Last November, for the first time in a decade, the flamboyant, full-voiced American musical returned to Lewis & Clark in the form of Urinetown, a 2002 Broadway hit.
  • Bob Gaillard, head men’s basketball coach, picked up his 500th career NCAA victory against George Fox (63-49) in February.
  • Pio Sports, Spring 2009.
  • The Multicultural Symposium is an annual event that focuses on issues surrounding race and ethnicity, and strives to increase the Lewis & Clark community’s awareness of cultural history, ethnic identity, and knowledge of social issues impacting minority communities locally and nationally.
  • Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling was one of seven schools honored at the Education Trust annual conference for groundbreaking work in school counselor education.
  • Last spring, at a North Portland high school most often in the news for its dropout rate and its gang violence, students sought to redefine themselves and their neighborhood.
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    William Stafford was a significant national figure in three overlapping fields. As a poet, he was and is revered by readers around the world; while he was alive he won many honors, including the National Book Award for Traveling through the Dark, and terms as poet laureate of Oregon and of the United States.
  • Sidebar: Talking Recklessly
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    Lewis & Clark has an amazing array of campus student organizations–nearly 100 at last count. Club themes include academic pursuits, sports and recreation, multicultural perspectives, social justice, religion and spirituality, student media, and many more.
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    Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, associate professor of psychology, garners a national teaching award for her creativity in the classroom and the research lab.
  • In fall 2008, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching named Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, associate professor of psychology, Outstanding Baccalaureate Colleges Professor of the Year.
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    Under the direction of Linda Christensen, the Oregon Writing Project helps young writers–and those not so young–find voice.
  • Linda Christensen is a leader in the fight for social justice in education. The award-winning writing teacher and education advocate is the author of two books on teaching writing and coeditor of the journal Rethinking Schools. But, she says, it took years for her to find her own voice.
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