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Items Tagged With Summer 2008 Chronicle


  • President’s Letter: The Transformative Power of Science
  • Letters from Readers
  • The family of poet William Stafford has generously given his papers to Lewis & Clark College, where they will be in the care of Special Collections at the Aubrey R. Watzek Library.
  • In February, the Department of English hosted a well-attended poetry symposium, cosponsored by the Kinsman Foundation, to explore the relevancy of poetry in today’s world.
  • Viviane Gakire Kabeho is the 2007–08 Romeo Dallaire Scholarship recipient. The scholarship provides full tuition, books, and living expenses for a qualified African student wishing to study the English language at Lewis & Clark for one academic year.
  • Last winter and spring, several graduate students in Lewis & Clark’s counseling psychology department journeyed to India and Egypt to gain valuable intercultural experience for their future work as family therapists, school psychologists, and community counselors.
  • A group of Lewis & Clark undergraduates trekked to the U.S.-Mexico border to better understand Oaxacan immigration to Oregon. The students were part of Elliott Young’s U.S.-Mexico Borderlands course.
  • In an effort to expand its use of alternative energies, Lewis & Clark is partnering with Honeywell International, a technology and manufacturing company, to supply the campus sports facility with solar power.
  • This spring, the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) endorsed Lewis & Clark’s interdisciplinary approach to the sciences by awarding the college a landmark $1.3-million grant.
  • With a recent surge in national grants and student awards, recognition of Lewis & Clark’s achievements in the sciences is growing rapidly.
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    Strength, pride, and endurance. All three are descriptive of Lewis & Clark’s athletics program as well as its new mascot: a Newfoundland named Pio.
  • Pio Sports.
  • Karen Gross, assistant professor of English, won a 2008 Graves Award in recognition of her teaching accomplishments.
  • When John Bolton and Robert Krueger finished their conversation with the Lewis & Clark community at the 46th annual International Affairs Symposium, the several hundred students who attended the event had much to ponder.
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    Biologist Kellar Autumn is one of the world’s leading authorities on gecko adhesion.
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    Faculty and students learn together in Lewis & Clark’s latest iteration of the first-year core course, Exploration and Discovery.
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    Rudolph P. Byrd B.A. ‘75, a noted African American studies scholar, has dedicated his career to exploring issues of identity.
  • Ask Pulitzer Prize–winner Alice Walker why she recently awarded her papers to Emory University, and she will tell you: “Having visited several libraries at different universities, I realized the importance to me of a lively, diverse, committed-to-human-growth atmosphere.”
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    No place on earth is richer in biodiversity. Few places are poorer financially. How to help Madagascar raise its living standards without squandering its ecological treasures is an everyday question for these alumni.
  • A Lewis & Clark–based initiative captures national attention and spurs discussion of global warming solutions.

  • Faculty and Alumni Books.
  • A political scientist, poet, and former pro soccer player, Jules Boykoff writes about the suppression of dissent in America.
  • Each year, Lewis & Clark honors alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences for their outstanding accomplishments and community service. We’re proud to announce the 2008 honorees.
  • Eager for a life exploring far horizons, and seeking a college with strong international study programs, the young man from Montana and young woman from Idaho came to Lewis & Clark.
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