L&C Magazine | Fall 2011
- After three decades of service, several pillars of the campus community retire.
- The new Gregg Pavilion completes the chapel’s original design—and a family’s dream.
- Illustrated by Dennis Adler
The class of 2011 offers its to-do list for future Pioneers (and the rest of us).
- Lewis & Clark’s majestic organ, a mainstay in the musical life of the college, turns 40 this year.
- Lewis & Clark expands its robust overseas study program to North Africa.
The competition among colleges to recruit talented students is now so intense and widespread that the Chronicle of Higher Education recently dubbed it “intergalactic.” Using that adjective as a starting point—hyperbolic as it may be— I can say that our achievements this year boldly take Lewis & Clark into uncharted territory of success and opportunity.
On Palatine Hill
Life Trustee Remembered
Exploring forests, romping in creeks, and swimming in lakes and rivers near the eastern shores of Lake Michigan, Brett VandenHeuvel JD ’05 fell in love with the great outdoors. He grew up near Muskegon, where the industrial south transitions into the rural north.
Although Dr. Makoto Uchiyama BA ’04 was born in Bangkok, grew up in Malaysia, and had never lived in Japan, Uchiyama considers Japan his homeland, his native culture. As a resident physician in Portland’s Legacy Health System, he felt compelled to put his medical training to use on the ground after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake hit on March 11. The subsequent tsunami, fires, and nuclear threat confirmed his resolve.
It’s early morning in Rockaway Beach, and 75-year-old Karla Steinhauser BS ’58 fires up the propane burner, preheating her black refrigerator-sized smoker to 140 degrees. She loads fish—filleted, salted, and seasoned the day before—onto eight 20- by 40-inch racks.
by Rishona Zimring, Associate Professor of English A few months ago, a quantity of time reached out and grabbed the American consciousness by the throat. “Four hours” loomed large in the anxious minds of millions. A mild panic swept the nation. “Four hours”: too long. What do we do for hours, for hours and hours, for hours on end?Read the story