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Events

March 17th, 2020

  • Nikky Finney 6:00pm: A Poetry Reading by Nikky Finney

    Finney has authored four books of poetry: Head Off & Split (2011); The World Is Round (2003); Rice (1995); and On Wings Made of Gauze (1985). The John H. Bennett, Jr. Chair in Southern Letters and Literature at the University of South Carolina, Finney also authored Heartwood (1997), edited The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South (2007), and co-founded the Affrilachian Poets. Finney’s fourth book of poetry, Head Off & Split was awarded the 2011 National Book Award for poetry.

News

  • Anne McHugh receiving her award from the EPA.
    November 21
    Anne McHugh BA ’10 has been awarded the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2019 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators for her work as a science teacher at Portland’s Franklin High School. One of only 11 winners nationally of the highly competitive award and the only winner selected from the Pacific Northwest region, her teaching spans from arachnid biodiversity to aquaponics systems, allowing students to collaborate in innovative research with NASA.
  • 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.

  • January 21
    In the Winter 2016 preLaw magazine, Lewis & Clark was given “A” ratings for its program offerings in intellectual property and environmental law.
  • Julia Huggins BA '13 at the Lynn Canal, Alaska.
    June 17
    Julia Huggins BA ’13 has been awarded the Vanier Scholarship to continue her PhD in biogeochemistry at the University of British Columbia, where she is the chief scientist of the oceanography research program. The scholarship will fund her research on oxygen loss in the oceans and the environmental impact of marine microorganisms.
  • 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.
  • May 2
    In recognition of Lewis & Clark’s commitment to environmental awareness and sustainability, President Wiewel has been invited to attend the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit. The event is organized and hosted by Second Nature, which established the Climate Leadership Network to promote responsible environmental initiatives among colleges and universities.
  • December 12
    Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz’s research explores how climate and latitude affect the coexistence of tree species in forests around the world. Her recent research on forest diversity in Ecuador is featured in the international science journal Nature.
  • March 23
    Lewis & Clark has been ranked the #1 “greenest” law school by National Jurist magazine.
  • February 16
    Two of just 37 poets selected from among 1,800 applicants, poets Corey Van Landingham BA ’08 and Nick Lantz BA ’03 are recipients of 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. One of Van Landingham’s poems was printed in the Jan. 16 issue of The New Yorker.
  • December 19
    The National Endowment for the Humanities has named Dawn Odell, associate professor of art history, the recipient of a fellowship for her project, “Chinese Art in Early Modern Europe and America.” A former Fulbright Scholar, Odell specializes in Chinese and early modern European art.
  • Professor Kelly with students at an archeological dig site in Italy in 2014.
    December 12
    The Society for Classical Studies has awarded Associate Professor With Term in Humanities Gordon Kelly a 2016 Teaching Excellence Award. Kelly is one of just three recipients to be granted this award honoring professors in the United States and Canada who have set themselves apart in the quality and innovation of their teaching.
  • September 7
    For the fifth year in a row, Sierra magazine has named Lewis & Clark one of its top “Cool Schools,” a list that honors America’s greenest colleges and universities.
  • June 9
    Lewis & Clark’s C.J. Appleton ’17 has been named one of only five recipients of the national Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award. Lewis & Clark is the only Division III school—and the only school in the West—to be represented.
  • May 25
    The pursuit of a better understanding of how the brain grows and functions is the goal of Tamily Weissman-Unni’s research laboratory. Weissman has been named a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award that will support her research and teaching over the next five years.
  • May 12
    Five seniors and six recent alumni will spend the next year overseas after receiving prestigious awards from the Fulbright Program. Lewis & Clark is one of the top producers of Fulbright award winners in the country.
  • 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. 

  • Members of the 2016 IA Symposium Planning Committee.
    April 1
    Free and open to the public, the International Affairs Symposium is Lewis & Clark’s longest running and best known student-led academic conference. The 54th annual symposium runs through Wednesday, April 6.
  • Winfield Ong, class of 1985
    January 22
    Earlier this month, President Obama nominated Lewis & Clark Law School alum Winfield D. Ong ’85 to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
  • Speech competitors after successful Whitworth tournaments
    November 3
    The Lewis & Clark debate squad is ranked first in the nation according to rankings released by the National Parliamentary Debate Association.
  • May 20
    The Theatre Department is proud to announce that Usman Ally (LC ’04) won an Obie Award on Monday night for his performance in The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar.
  • July 25
    Lewis & Clark students and alumni earn a record number of Fulbrights, among other prestigious awards.
  • McKay Campbell ’14 and Emily Halter ’14
    March 21
    Fifty-six of the nation’s best parliamentary debate teams arrived in Flagstaff, Arizona, for the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE), but only one team left as national champions—Lewis & Clark’s McKay Campbell ’14 and Emily Halter ’14.
  • December 13
    The 13 biggest Lewis & Clark stories of 2013.
  • December 4
    Two student-athletes receive national recognition.
  • November 21
    Associate professor of English wins the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry for her latest collection, Incarnadine.
  • November 4
    Through his documentary films, Brian Lindstrom B.S. ’84 brings marginalized lives to light.
  • Dorothy Hope Frantz Stafford
    October 18
    Dorothy Hope Frantz Stafford, a member of the Lewis & Clark community for more than 60 years, has passed away at the age of 97. A memorial service is planned for November 3.
  • September 23
    Learn what makes a Lewis & Clark education exceptional.
  • August 14
    The Princeton Review and other organizations are recognizing us for our environmental efforts in the classroom and beyond.
  • April 22
    Lewis & Clark is the number one school in the Northwest Conference in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s College and University Green Power Challenge. It is one of only nine northwest colleges to rank among the nation’s highest in green power use.
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