L&C Magazine | Fall 2012

Featured Stories

President's Letter

The Liberal Arts Edge

“When you get out into the workforce, you have to have flexibility. What I learned at Lewis & Clark really gave me a leg up,” Ho‘onani Andermann BA ’07 said during our Reunion Weekend in June. She’s a clinical analyst and product informatics specialist at TeamPraxis, a provider of healthcare IT solutions in Honolulu.

Alumni News

Reunion Weekend 2012

More than 1,000 alumni and friends returned to campus in June to celebrate class reunions and overseas and off-campus programs during Reunion Weekend 2012. Attendees drove, flew, and rode tandem bicycles to Portland to reconnect with their alma mater, former professors, and each other.

Profiles

Faculty of Lewis & Clark Remembered

Gus Mattersdorff, professor emeritus of economics, Carolyn Bullard, longtime member of the faculty and former dean of the graduate school, Franya Berkman, assistant professor of music

Rowing Her Way to the 2012 Olympics

Amy Clay Ives BA ’01 joined teammates rowing for Australia in the women’s quadruple sculls. Her team finished fourth in the finals, just behind Ukraine, Germany, and the United States.

Cartoonist Wins Pulitzer Prize

Matt Wuerker BA ’79 won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning in recognition of “his consistently fresh, funny cartoons, especially memorable for lampooning the partisan conflict that engulfs Washington.”

In Tune With Early Music

Under the stone arches of Sant’Eufemia, a 12th-century church in Spoleto, Italy, Grant Herreid took up his lute. His fingers moved deftly across the strings, plucking a melody line that may have been familiar to the church’s first parishioners.

The Science of Stellar Teaching

While a student at St. Mary’s Academy, a high school for girls in Portland, Maureen Daschel used to sit with rapt attention as Sister Rosemary Ann Parker loaded filmstrips into the projector. Barely able to contain her enthusiasm, Daschel concentrated on images of what was then cutting-edge science, cast on a pull-down screen.