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  • August 16
    Manufactured distrust. Underrepresented voices. Seemingly intractable problems. Industry-wide disruption. Being a good journalist requires clear writing, sharp thinking, and relentless task-juggling, all skills honed in the liberal arts. Whether covering breaking news in Portland, or chronicling trade missions to Thailand, young alumni are applying their Lewis & Clark skills locally and globally.
  • 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.
  • July 6
    Cailin O’Brien-Feeney BA ’07 has been selected from a competitive pool of applicants to serve as the first associate director of the State of Oregon’s new Office of Outdoor Recreation. His charge: preserve Oregon’s environment and promote widespread access to the state’s abundant natural beauty.
  • Sherlock Ortiz BA ’20, Adriana Rogers BA ’19, and Anna Schall BA ’20
    April 24
    With concerns over gerrymandering increasingly at the forefront of American politics, three undergraduates will work at the Voting Rights Data Institute this summer to help develop mathematical solutions to partisan gerrymandering. The six-week interdisciplinary program is a collaboration of Tufts University, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • April 18
    Andrea Dean BA ’17 fell in love with mathematics and computer science at Lewis & Clark and is now using her knowledge at Amazon. She’s solving problems in machine learning at a new prototype store. Our Chronicle magazine caught up with her in Seattle for this profile.
  • Ian in Zolotoy Rog Bay, winter 2014
    February 26
    The Peace Corps announced this week that Lewis & Clark ranked 16th among small schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, up 9 spots from 2016.
  • February 5
    On January 1, Cassie Franklin BA ’93 was sworn in as mayor of Everett, Washington, a city of 108,000 residents about 25 minutes north of Seattle. Franklin is the first female mayor to be elected in the city’s 124-year history.
  • January 22
    For 5 days, 30 Lewis & Clark students joined faculty and mentors to learn about entrepreneurship from the ground up, connecting their liberal arts training with tools for identifying problems and developing solutions. The driving philosophy behind Lewis & Clark’s Winterim experience? Leadership and entrepreneurship are lifelong mindsets.
  • November 22
    Trustee Paula Hayes BA ’92 has been named a recipient of a Portland Business Journal Small Business Innovation Award for her cosmetics company Hue Noir, which develops makeup designed for women of color.
  • October 24
    Danial Afzal BA ’12, who studied theories behind the way media influences our lives, is now shaping lives himself with his award-winning short film, The Survivor. The documentary tells the story of a young student who escapes the 2014 attack on the Army Public School in Pakistan and the grief that follows.
  • September 26
    International affairs alumna Lyla Bashan has turned an expansive career in diplomacy into a handbook for those who want to change the world for the better. Now her lessons in foreign service from Tajikistan to Armenia are in the pocket of students everywhere with the release of her first book Global: An Extraordinary Guide for Ordinary Heroes.
  • July 28
    For Adam Merino BA ’05, the path to the top of Forbes Magazine’s list of 500 next-generation wealth managers started with studying economics at Lewis & Clark. Merino continues to employ and sharpen his critical-thinking skills now as a managing director at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management.
  • July 19
    Rising senior Renee Allums-D’Espyne talks about her summer marketing internship at Zapproved, a tech startup that is a pioneer in developing cloud-hosted software for corporate legal departments.
  • June 12
    Student-athlete Katie Kowal BA ’17, winner of Lewis & Clark’s highest academic honor—the Rena Ratte Award—earned degrees in both physics and political science. As the Boulder, Colorado, native heads off to begin a two-year fellowship at the Science and Technology Policy Institute, Katie shares some of her favorite and formative Lewis & Clark memories.
  • May 19
    Recruiting and preparing a workforce of K–12 science and math teachers for an increasingly diverse group of students is crucial to improving science education. A new $125,000 National Science Foundation grant to Lewis & Clark will help to fund its STEM Teacher Pathways Project.
  • February 21
    For the fifth year in a row, Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. With ten Fulbright scholars in 2016–17, Lewis & Clark is in the top ten liberal arts colleges in the nation, and the only one in Oregon.
  • October 20
    Rhodes Scholar Tamma Carleton BA ’09 has progressed from earning her bachelor’s degree in economics to publishing original research in the premiere global science weekly. Her newest work connects climate change to societal impacts.
  • September 16
    For the fourth time in five years, academic leaders from around the nation have identified our Overseas and Off-Campus Programs as among the best in the nation. Lewis & Clark, where more than 60 percent of students study abroad, is the only school in the Pacific Northwest to make the list this year.
  • September 16
    Students shine in a variety of summer internships.
  • May 5
    The Los Angeles Times has published the commentary of President Barry Glassner and coauthor Morton Schapiro, president and professor of economics at Northwestern University. The topic of discussion: the continued growth of students beyond high school and college graduation.
  • March 8
    Lewis & Clark has again been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country. Additionally, the Peace Corps recently named Lewis & Clark one of the top 25 small undergraduate colleges.
  • February 29
    Isabel Ball BA ’15 has been named a Luce Scholar for 2016–17. The highly prestigious award from the Henry Luce Foundation provides funding for young leaders to spend a year in Asia conducting research that will lead to their professional advancement.
  • February 15

    Jeff Cruttenden B.A. ’12 was recently named one of Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” in finance.

  • October 2
    Summer internships provide Lewis & Clark students an opportunity to gain practical work experience in their fields of interest.
  • September 17
    Talking life and learning with comedian Hari Kondabolu.
  • September 3
    This past June, a group of German and American students put on the first Alternative Career Night, aimed at helping fellow students navigate the often-daunting path of choosing a suitable career. Organizers expected turnout for the Thursday night event at the University of Munich to be moderate—college students in Germany, much like those in the United States, enjoy spending their free time outside of the lecture hall. The event’s success, however, went above and beyond expectations.
  • Samantha Robison BA '08
    December 8
    Meet Samantha Robison BA ’08, a political science graduate and founder of AptArt.
  • September 30
    Summer internships prepare students for life after Lewis & Clark.
  • August 28
    Meet David Norse B.A. ’08, a religious studies major and reverend at Broad Street Ministry.
  • August 6
    Meet Ian Feis-Bryce B.A. ’11, a psychology major and criminal justice worker at Survivors Manchester.

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  • The certificate itself does not constitute either a degree or a license to practice. There is no current professional licensure for ecopsychology or ecotherapy, though the field is likely to evolve over the next decade to adopt standards for professionals and Certificate student can help contribute to that process.

     

  • It is up to individual students to ensure that they are on track to receive their professional licensure through a post-secondary degree program. The certificate offers additional coursework to give students specialized knowledge in the emerging field of ecopsychology.

    Examples of future pathways for counseling graduates who hold the Ecopsychology in Counseling Certificate include:

    • Seeking an advanced degree in psychology or other field
    • Seeking professional licensure in their specialty
    • Private practice or agency work with an ecopsychology focus (with appropriate supervision)
    • School counseling with an ecopsychology focus (with appropriate supervision)
    • Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare (i.e., wilderness therapy; with appropriate supervision)
    • Teaching Ecopsychology courses
    • Community organizing / Non-profit work
    • Creative arts with an eco-therapeutic focus
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