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  • Kray (L) and Rose (R) at the grand opening party of Hydra's offices at General Industry.
    December 2

    After building a 3D printer for a class during his senior year, John Kray BA ’17 enlisted the help of Zach Rose BA ’18 to build and sell innovative desktop 3D printers. Their most recent model is so easy to use that Lewis & Clark purchased one for the physics lab.

  • Chemistry Professor Anne Bentley, in the lab with undergrads.
    June 6

    How do you teach an introductory course to a field that is both vast in content and fundamental to understanding inorganic chemistry? Associate Professor of Chemistry Anne Bentley is helping lead an innovative study funded by the National Science Foundation that unites a group of 20 professors and researchers from across the country to develop a groundbreaking inorganic chemistry course.

  • Glick and colleagues after their first "run" on the BLT.
    February 11
    Lewis & Clark’s high-performance computing (HPC) system has been propelled by a collaborative initiative driven by professors, staff members, and students. Although many are unaware of this HPC system—named BLT for its worker nodes “bacon, lettuce, and tomato”—it is paving the way for current and future research opportunities.
  • Sherlock Ortiz BA ’20, Adriana Rogers BA ’19, and Anna Schall BA ’20
    November 8
    After spending the summer working with students and professors from around the country, three Lewis & Clark students return to campus with new skills and perspectives on how to use mathematics to create a solution to partisan gerrymandering. The six-week program is a collaboration of Tufts University, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • April 26
    Megan Glavin BA ’19 and Sema Hasan BA ’18 were selected to present their original research at the 2018 Notre Dame Peace Conference, an event for students from around the world to share their work and discuss issues related to peace studies, social justice, and global activism.
  • 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.
  • March 21
    Cameron, who is also associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, received a scholarship from the Clare Boothe Luce Program to attend the HERS Institute at Bryn Mawr College. We sat down with her to discuss how this opportunity will help her Lewis & Clark STEM students.
  • Physics professor Mohamed Anber and physics major Ben Kolligs '18 work through a theoretical phys...
    September 19
    This summer Lewis & Clark acquired a computational server that will improve the speed and ease of research calculations. Researchers studying computational physics, genetic sequencing, and climate modeling have already begun to imagine how this powerful hardware will enhance their research.
  • August 16
    Just a year after joining Lewis & Clark, Assistant Professor Mohamed Anber is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant in support of his work in elementary particle physics. With colleagues and students from other departments, Anber is helping build new research capabilities for asking and answering very big questions.
  • July 26
    “The American Physical Society and IBM co-sponsor a research internship program for underrepresented undergraduate minority students. The goal is to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue graduate studies in science and engineering.”
  • November 11
    Kristina Dill BA ’16 is the latest Lewis & Clark graduate to earn a spot as a finalist for the internationally regarded Rhodes Scholarship. If she wins, she will be one of 32 students honored nationwide and Lewis & Clark’s third alumni to attain this prestigious award, which funds pursuit of a graduate degree at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
  • Eve Lowenstein B.A. '17
    April 11

    Eve Lowenstein B.A. ’17 is one of just 252 scholars selected from a field of 1,150 students nominated by 415 institutions nationwide. Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships are widely considered the preeminent awards for undergraduates preparing for science careers. Irene Duba B.A. ’17 garnered an honorable mention. 

  • March 28
    Jeff Cruttenden ’12 creates an app to help young people invest in their financial future.
  • February 15

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

  • Peter Drake, associate professor of computer science
    September 22
    Associate Professor of Computer Science Peter Drake recently sat down with the Portland Tribune to talk about juggling fire, Lady Gaga parodies, and telling jokes in class.
  • Samuel Kelly B.A. ’14
    August 6
    John Sibandze ’15, Samuel Kelly BA ’14, Christian Dicker BA ’14, Sam Dodson BA ’13, and Danielle Fenske BA ’14 won honorable mention for their poster titled “Viability of Parallel Prefix for Sequence Alignment on Massively Parallel Graphics Processing Units.”
  • July 16
    Citing his academic achievement and leadership qualities, the American Library Association recently honored Sam Dodson B.A. ’13 with its 2014 Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media.
  • April 15
    Get to know Eve Ben Ezra ’14, a major in mathematics and recipient of a Fulbright award.
  • Colin Ehr ’14 and Aojie Zheng ’15
    April 9
    Each year, Lewis & Clark participates in two highly competitive international mathematical competitions—the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition and the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) Mathematical Contest in Modeling.
  • 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.
  • Russia’s minister of atomic energy, Aleksandr Rumyantsev, second from left, at a 2002 dinner fo...
    February 10
    The idea of Thomas L. Neff B.A. ’65 evolved into the Megatons to Megawatts program, which has transformed 20,000 Russian warheads into roughly 10 percent of all electricity generated in the United States.
  • Sam Royston BA ’12
    November 22
    Meet Sam Royston BA ’12, a mathematics major.
  • September 16
    Meet some of our outstanding professors.
  • Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Liz Stanhope
    August 21
    Daniel Blasher B.A. ’13, Sreyhiek Seng ’16, and Abraham De Leon, a student at Rosemary Anderson High School, worked with Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Liz Stanhope to construct a computational model of sensory hair cells in the inner ear to better understand hearing in humans and motion detection in fish.
  • Benjamin Hoffman B.A. ’13
    July 23
    As a philosophy and mathematics double major, Benjamin Hoffman B.A. ’13 is used to going above and beyond. This passion for exceeding expectations earned Hoffman the 2013 Rena J. Ratte Award, the undergraduate college’s highest academic honor.
  • February 5
    The Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Awards Conference offers scholarships of $500 to $5,000 to Hispanic students of science, technology, engineering, or math-related majors. Several different scholarships are available, including the HENAAC Student Leadership Award, for which one undergraduate and one graduate student will be chosen.
  • December 3
    These fellowships provide support for three years of graduate study in mathematics, sciences, or engineering leading to a Ph.D. (not MD). Separate competitions are held for the two types of fellowships. NSF awards 1000 fellowships annually, with additional awards available for women in engineering, computer science, or information science.
  • October 31
    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sponsors a 10-week summer internship program for eligible rising junior and seniors majoring in homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM) disciplines.
  • Peter Drake, associate professor of computer science
    March 21
    A mathematics research collaboration between Lewis & Clark and three other undergraduate institutions in northwest Oregon received a new grant of $513,069 from the National Science Foundation.
  • March 20
    Yung-Pin Chen, Peter Drake, Paul Allen, Naomi Cameron, and Jens Mache will collaborate on the project, “REU-RET Site: Willamette Valley Mathematics Research Consortium for Undergraduates and Teachers.”

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  • Eric Rorem BS ’93 and wife Dixie Rorem BS ’93 relocated to the Dallas-Fort Worth area several years ago. Eric works in IT, and Dixie continues to homeschool their three kids.

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