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  • 2019 Ray Warren Symposium co-chairs [from left to right] Anaïs Gurrola BA ’19, JahAsia Jac...
    November 1
    The 16th annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies continues to challenge our dominant ideas of power and liberation. This year the symposium goes a step further with the two high schoolers behind the recent Youth Climate Strike addressing how we might move toward a green, sustainable future for all generations. The symposium runs from November 13 to November 15.
  • October 14

    A recent study by Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life found that Lewis & Clark students voted at a much higher rate than the national average for the 2018 midterm elections. Opportunities for civic engagement on campus could factor into the increase. 

  • September 23
    Renee Allums BA ’18 won the fifth annual PitchBlack business competition with her idea #tag that aims to highlight and compensate digital content creators who have previously gone unrecognized and uncompensated.
  • The project team's faculty and student members.
    July 11
    It’s a persistent question: How do you prepare large populations for an emergency? Funded by a grant of more than half a million dollars from the National Science Foundation, an interdisciplinary team of Lewis & Clark faculty and students is creating a video game to educate and enlist young people in that critical process.
  • March 22
    Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth Carter spoke to a full house on March 20. She made history as the first African American woman to win the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for her work on Black Panther. She regaled the audience with stories from her career and how she approaches telling stories through costume design. 
  • 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.
  • July 9
    At Lewis & Clark, where students learn science by doing science, collaborative research with professors is an academic hallmark. The John S. Rogers Science Program supports several such projects each summer, and this year included multidisciplinary research with an especially timely goal: create a computer game that will teach users how to act in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
  • July 11
  • Kundai Chirindo, associate professor of rhetoric and media studies, is serving as faculty directo...
    February 26

    From February 28 to March 2, Lewis & Clark will host the fourth annual Pacific Northwest Race, Rhetoric, and Media Symposium. Featuring guest keynotes and student research presentations, this year’s theme is politics in sports and popular culture. The event is a collaboration with the University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, and Willamette University.

  • April 5
    Joe Gantt, director of forensics at Lewis & Clark, spoke with The Oregonian/OregonLive about “the controversy surrounding Sinclair Broadcast Group, the Maryland-based company that owns more than 190 local TV stations around the country - including Portland’s ABC affiliate, KATU-TV.”
  • 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.
  • 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.
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