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  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Costa Rican Ecoscapes

    Although it’s not a typical goal of most counseling students, I knew I wanted to study abroad in graduate school. I wanted to travel. I wanted to see as much of the planet as possible. I decided Costa Rica was a good start.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Yeager Dives In

    Clark Yeager brings more than three decades of athletic experience to Lewis & Clark as the new director of physical education and athletics. He joined the College on July 1.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    ‘Tolsen’ Is Tops

    Affectionately known by his students as “Tolsen,” Associate Professor of Physics Thomas Olsen was named the 2006 Teacher of the Year for the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006
    Lewis & Clark's All-Conference track and field stars: Carla McHattie '06, Kate Ross '06, Alex Henry '06, and Tama...


    Crew, Track and Field, and Baseball updates.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Talk of the Irish

    Meredith Price ‘07 was one of three U.S. students selected to debate a team from Ireland this spring during the National Parliamentary Debate Association’s national competition in Corvallis. The debate topic was “Give Peace a Chance: Elect Women.”
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    #1 in Environmental Law

    Lewis & Clark Law School’s environmental law program is ranked first in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s recent annual survey of graduate programs. The school’s environmental law program was established in 1970–the same year the first Earth Day was held and the year the Clean Air Act was passed.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    L&C + U = L&C2be

    Lewis & Clark’s Planning Task Force delivers its final report, outlining core values, strategic goals, and specific recommendations for the future of Lewis & Clark.

  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Law Audio in a Pod

    Audio from selected law school lectures, symposia speakers, and events is now available at the law school’s new podcast website. For those new to the technology, podcasts are simply online audio files that are easily downloaded to a computer or to a portable device, such as an iPod or other digital media player.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Indigenous Ways of Knowing

    The Oregon Center for Inquiry and Social Innovation at Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling hosted an international conference, titled Indigenous Ways of Knowing: To Teach, Lead, and Counsel, on July 19 and 20. Participants explored the question, “How can educators, counselors, and community leaders best serve Native communities?”
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Meet the New Dean of Students

    W. Houston Dougharty, most recently associate dean for student services at the University of Puget Sound, has been named Lewis & Clark’s new dean of students.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Legacies of the Expedition

    As the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition draws to a close, it’s only fitting that the College’s fourth and final symposium focuses on the legacies of this historic journey.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

    In April, Lewis & Clark’s Gamma of Oregon Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa initiated more than 40 new members, including one alumna. A faculty review committee selects students on the basis of academic excellence and breadth in the liberal arts as well as good character. The committee chooses alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction since graduating at least 10 years ago.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Ethnic Studies Arrives

    Lewis & Clark College will offer a new minor in ethnic studies beginning in fall 2006.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006
    Clockwise, from center front: Forrest Pierce (founding director), Carol Biel (piano), Elisa Boynton (violin), Stephanie Thompson (piano),...

    Friends of Rain

    Friends of Rain, a newly formed ensemble made up of tenure-track and adjunct music faculty, held its inaugural concert on February 18. The group’s repertoire is drawn from the last 50 years and features new works by established masters, Lewis & Clark faculty composers, and guest composers in residence.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Community Action Day

    Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling, in cooperation with SOLV, sponsored a community action day to celebrate Earth Day 2006.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Out of Africa

    “My name is Romeo Umulisa, and I’m from Rwanda. When I was 14 years old, I chose a direction for my life. It was human rights teaching. I also chose cinema as my way to express what I have in mind–to be a leader for peace and freedom.”
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Balmer Back in Class

    “We taught in some rough spots in the old days, but I can’t recall a single day I didn’t enjoy teaching,” said Donald Balmer, U.G. Dubach Professor Emeritus of Political Science, at the dedication of a classroom in his honor in Howard Hall on April 11.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    3 Science Grants

    Lewis & Clark’s reputation in science research continues to grow, and funders are taking notice. This spring, three members of the science faculty received standout awards from leading funding agencies.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Congratulations, Class of 2006

    CAS, Law, and Graduate Ceremonies.
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    Danil Semenov '07, recipient of the Grace Spacht Memorial scholarship, with Jane Bryson, life trustee and donor to the Ruth R. Templeton ...

    Scholarship Recognition Luncheon

    On March 21, about 130 donors joined appreciative students and staff for the annual Scholarship Recognition Luncheon. Funds for endowed scholarships and annual operating gifts for student financial aid make the critical difference for more than 70 percent of Lewis & Clark students.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Passing the Gavel

    After 13 years of outstanding service to Lewis & Clark Law School as dean, James Huffman recently announced his plans to return to a faculty position at the law school in fall 2007. He stepped down as dean on June 30.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Women Excel in Math and Science

    Two Goldwater Scholars and an Udall Scholar
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    From left: Soniya Deshmukh '07, Dorra Zairi '07, Greg Caldwell, director of international student services, Sahar Abu El Fath '07, Ashequ...

    A PLUS for Campus

    Lewis & Clark welcomed five students from Tunisia, Egypt, India, and Bangladesh last fall as participants in the Partnerships for Learning Undergraduate studies (PLUS), a program funded by the U.S. department of State. The students are serving as unofficial ambassadors for their countries as they participate in college life and hone their English-language skills.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006
    Top: Students in Liz Safran's Spatial Problems in Geology class prepare to study a gravel deposit in Eastern Oregon. Front row: Matthew E...

    Looking for Landslides

    Tourists visit Eastern Oregon to raft scenic river canyons, find fossils in ancient volcanic deposits, and enjoy breathtaking vistas of deserts and mountains. Geologists like Liz Safran study Eastern Oregon for the same basic reasons.
  • on palatine hill, Summer-2006

    Stargazer Wins Ratte Award

    As a child, Kasandra Jorgensen ‘06 marveled at the stars from her home amid the mountains of Pine, Colorado. As a physics major, she reached for the stars and won the 2006 Rena J. Ratte Award, the undergraduate college’s highest academic honor.

Alumni News

  • alumni news, Summer-2006
    John Bates, chair of the Board of Trustees, Tom Hochstettler, president, and Greg Caldwell, director of international student services, v...

    Around the World in 8 Days

    During eight days in March, President Tom Hochstettler, Board Chair John Bates, and Director of International Student Services Greg Caldwell traveled to London, Abu Dhabi, and Hong Kong, visiting some 120 faculty, students, alumni, parents, donors, and Lewis & Clark friends, as well as colleagues in education, business, and government.
  • alumni news, Summer-2006

    Alumni Spotlight

    Each year, Lewis & Clark honors alumni from all three schools for their outstanding accomplishments and community service. These alumni distinguish themselves in a variety of disciplines by drawing on the values and skills they developed while on campus.



In Memoriam

In Memoriam, Profile, Summer-2006

Former International Student Adviser Mourned

Mary Dimond, former international student adviser at Lewis & Clark
In Memoriam, Summer-2006

In Memoriam

Honoring alumni, faculty, staff, and friends who have recently passed.