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  • Internship Expands Diversity in Arts Leadership

    August 21:

    This summer, Andrea Lewis BA ’21 participated in the Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) program. Administered by Americans for the Arts, DIAL matches undergraduate students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to leadership positions at arts nonprofits. As one of only 24 students selected in a nationwide application process, Lewis spent 10 weeks working for Free Arts NYC. 

  • Mastering One Year of Arabic in Eight Weeks

    July 29:
    Grace Starling BA ’20 is spending the summer in Oman intensively studying Arabic through the Critical Language Scholarship Program. The highly immersive eight-week program is equivalent to one year of college language studies. 
  • Interdisciplinary Team Lands $500K for Earthquake Preparedness Research

    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.
  • Biogeochemist Julia Huggins Awarded Vanier Scholarship

    June 17: Julia Huggins BA ’13 has been awarded the Vanier Scholarship to continue her PhD in biogeochemistry at the University of British Columbia, where she is the chief scientist of the oceanography research program. The scholarship will fund her research on oxygen loss in the oceans and the environmental impact of marine microorganisms.
  • Don’t Fear the Pholcid

    August 1: After years of specimen collecting, venom milking, and proteomic sequencing, arachnologist and Lewis & Clark Professor of Biology Greta Binford and her team have published evidence to put to rest a longstanding urban legend: the venom of the daddy long-legs spider won’t hurt you. Their research appears in the new issue of Frontiers in Evolution and Ecology.
  • Sculpture Professor Chosen as Hallie Ford Fellow

    July 11: Associate Professor of Art and Studio Head of Sculpture Jess Perlitz was selected as one of just five Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts this year. The Ford Family Foundation awards $25,000 to Oregon artists at pivotal point in their careers through this fund.
  • Rethinking Buddhism and Socrates With NEH Support

    July 10: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) seeks to stimulate new research through their highly competitive Summer Stipend program, which receives more than 800 applications a year. This year, NEH awarded 82 grants—and 2 of the 4 Oregon recipients are Lewis & Clark professors for their scholarly examinations of Buddhism and Socrates respectively.
  • Better Learning Through Chemistry

    June 6:

    How do you teach an introductory course to a field that is both vast in content and fundamental to understanding inorganic chemistry? Associate Professor of Chemistry Anne Bentley is helping lead an innovative study funded by the National Science Foundation that unites a group of 20 professors and researchers from across the country to develop a groundbreaking inorganic chemistry course.

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