L&C Magazine | Spring 2022

Featured Stories

  • A Family Story: From Book to Film

    Pauls Toutonghi’s book about the emotionally charged search for a family dog is the basis for an upcoming movie on Netflix.

  • Transforming Lives

    The graduate school’s TransActive Gender Project provides a holistic range of services and expertise for transgender and gender-diverse children and youth, as well as their families.

  • The Road to a Successful Business

    As part of the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic, the Rural Program provides businesses in rural Oregon with access to expert legal services.

  • On a Pedestal

    How do the arts help us answer the question,
    “What is an appropriate monument for this time and place?”

President's Letter

A Fond Farewell to Lewis & Clark

It has been a joy and a privilege to serve as Lewis & Clark’s president these past five years.

Board Chair's Letter

Board Chair’s Letter

On January 28, I had the great pleasure of announcing that one of our own, Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students Robin Holmes-Sullivan, will be the next president of Lewis & Clark.

On Palatine Hill

  • Top State Department Fellowships Go to L&C Grads

    Two members of the Lewis & Clark community have received prestigious fellowships to prepare for diplomatic careers in the Foreign Service.
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset on Display at Winterim

    In mid-January, nearly 30 Lewis & Clark students immersed themselves in the study of entrepreneurship and leadership through Winterim, a fast-paced and supportive experience where students collaborate in small groups to research, create, develop, and pitch their start-up ideas.
  • New to the Board

    Lewis & Clark’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed two new members:
  • L&C Partners With Babson College

    ENTREPRENEURSHIP Members of the Lewis & Clark community can now benefit from streamlined admission to graduate programs at Babson College, a recognized leader in entrepreneurship education.
  • Building an Equity-Centered Principal Pipeline

    GRADUATE SCHOOL In an effort to build an equity-centered principal pipeline, the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling is a partner recipient of an $8.2 million, five-year grant from the Wallace Foundation.


Reducing Consumption of Single-Use Plastics

Wonderfil CEO Amelia Eichel BA ’20 tackles plastic pollution with refill dispenser systems for liquid personal care products.

Finding Art in Nature

An avid outdoorsman and former river guide, Kimo Nelson BA ’02 infuses his artwork with a sense of wonder for wild spaces.

Restoring Florida’s Coral Reefs

Marine biologists Ananda Ellis BA ’09 and Eva Ramey BA ’15 monitor coral growth and biodiversity in the Florida Keys.

An Adventure in Antarctica

In January, a group of 37 intrepid travelers—led by Ken Clifton, professor of biology—experienced the dramatic vistas of Antarctica as part of the L&C Travel Program. If you missed this trip to Antarctica, another is planned for January 2023. The L&C Travel Program is open to L&C alumni, family, and friends. For more details—and to check out additional travel opportunities—visit www.lclark.edu/piotravel.

Emily Decker BA ’85