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  • November 2
    As sustainability becomes increasingly relevant in all academic and professional arenas, a new course offered in conjunction with the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership gives students of any major an introduction to the challenges of running a sustainable business and the laws and technicalities of sustainability in the business world.
  • February 7

    Students explore how entrepreneurs think at our annual Winterim workshop.  

  • December 11
    The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in all aspects of the public affairs arena.
  • August 16
    Funds one-year Masters at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Subjects of study are public policy, economics and business, and International Studies
  • July 27
    “The Rangel Graduate Fellowship is a program that aims to attract and prepare outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State in which they can help formulate, represent and implement U.S. foreign policy. The Rangel Program selects outstanding Rangel Fellows annually in a highly competitive nationwide process and supports them through two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring, and professional development activities. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Fellows who successfully complete the program and Foreign Service entry requirements will receive appointments as Foreign Service Officers.”
  • September 18
    The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Programme is for university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China with an interest in international issues and demonstrated leadership potential. The programme is targeted at accomplished young professionals who are likely to become decision-makers, thought leaders, and influential voices in their respective fields. Fellows will be recruited from a broad range of areas such as politics and public policy, law, media, business, the non-governmental sector, and the arts. The programme provides fellows the opportunity to spend one year in Germany, where they will network with other prospective leaders from abroad and explore new solutions to the global issues of our times. This prestigious programme builds on Germany’s established and growing reputation as a favored destination for problem-focused international dialogue and a meeting place for tomorrow’s international leaders.
  • 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.
  • March 28
    Jeff Cruttenden ’12 creates an app to help young people invest in their financial future.
  • Stein Retzlaff ’16
    December 4
    Football and baseball player Stein Retzlaff ’16, former football player Erich Roepke ’16, and their three business partners—Hunter Meece ’15, Kyle Roepke, and Trent Martin—were recently awarded an Incubator+Launch Seed Fund grant. They are now eligible for up to $20,000 to fund their venture.
  • September 23
    Bogdanski says that his fall semester courses, Income Tax and Estate & Gift Tax, are the best part of his professional life these days.  “These classes are building blocks for great careers.”
  • May 5
    A team of seven Lewis & Clark students took home top honors at Portland Startup Weekend. The Spoke.Coffee team won best customer validation at the event, with their coffee delivery by bike business that’s facilitated by a simple web application
  • March 14
    Jeff Cruttenden B.A. ’12 hasn’t even launched his app, and it’s already attracting coverage from USA TodayBloomberg BusinessWeek, and Mashable.
  • Molly Gray, right, talks about the Rock ’n’ Roll Camp for Girls at a TEDxConcordia event. (Ph...
    February 6
    Our graduates use their liberal arts education to launch successful careers.
  • January 10
    For the second year in a row, Isaac Holeman B.A. ’09, cofounder of Medic Mobile, made the Forbes’ 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs list.
  • Will Fortini B.A. ’12 and Ryan Bubriski B.A. ’12 inspect the oyster mushrooms growing in the ...
    January 8
    As their businesses begin to boom, two teams that competed in Lewis & Clark’s inaugural venture competition are gaining media attention for their entrepreneurial efforts.
  • Portland Mushroom Company
    October 4
    Portland Mushroom Company won $20,000 in the final round of Lewis & Clark’s first venture competition.
  • September 25
    Our first venture competition is a proving ground for student and alumni entrepreneurs.
  • Ruthe Farmer B.A. ’92
    July 31
    Board of Alumni member Ruthe Farmer B.A. ’92 was among 11 individuals recently recognized by the White House as “Champions of Change for Tech Inclusion.”
  • Members of the Portland Mushroom Company participating in a workshop this spring
    June 24
    Our first venture competition educates students in the practical application of the liberal arts.
  • Quinn Rohlf ’15 and the LivFly team.
    April 30
    Quinn Rohlf ’15 was part of the six-person team that took home top honors at Portland Startup Weekend.
  • Sam Kellogg B.A. ’13 presents Kokonect to the venture competition judges.
    April 29
    For the past three months, 11 teams of student and alumni entrepreneurs have been busy developing business plans as part of Lewis & Clark’s first venture competition. At Pitch Day, five teams were selected to receive continued mentoring and further seed funding to support their ventures during the summer.
  • Sofia Alicastro ’14
    April 23
    Taylor Finch ’13 and Sofia Alicastro ’14 earned spots in the super-selective business internship program, which accepts only 25 students.
  • Aukeem Ballard talks with his students. (Photo by Christoper Onstott)
    March 25
    Our young graduates use their liberal arts education to launch impressive careers.
  • Ryan Lockard B.A. ’07 with client Benjamin Walker.
    February 26
    Assistant football coach Ryan Lockard B.A. ’07 is using his Lewis & Clark degree to run his own business, providing personal training to individuals with special needs.
  • Kiel Johnson B.A. ’09 started the business Go By Bike.
    February 18
    Knowledge and skills acquired on Palatine Hill prepare our graduates for entrepreneurial success.
  • February 12
    This scholarship program provides financial assistance to liberal arts degree holders pursuing graduate studies in accounting. These awards are intended to encourage liberal arts undergraduates to consider professional accounting careers. Scholarship award of $5,000 and non-renewable.
  • Students participate in Winterim 2013—Entrepreneurship: A Life of Innovation.
    January 30
    Lewis & Clark students and recent alumni are invited to share their ideas for an innovative nonprofit organization, social venture, or for-profit enterprise in a new entrepreneurship competition.
  • January 25
    Isaac Holeman B.A. ’09, cofounder of Medic Mobile, has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30: Social Entrepreneurs list.
  • Ken Westin B.A. ’99
    January 14
    Each year, the Portland Business Journal recognizes 40 overachievers under the age of 40. The 2013 list includes five Lewis & Clark alumni, each of whom is expected to have a big impact on Oregon and southwest Washington in the years ahead.
  • January 14
    Matthew Rugamba ’13 weaves his heritage into a growing business.
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