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  • Laughing Our Way Through Awkward Conversations

    Comedian W. Kamau Bell believes we all need to be better at having “awkward conversations.” He sees it as a superpower, of sorts, and his powers are charged by the power of comedy. On the eve of the tectonic 2016 presidential elections, Bell “kept it 100” at the Agnes Flanagan Chapel.
    November 18
  • Highlights of 2016

    We share a look back at some of our biggest stories of the year.
    December 9
  • Young Alum Finds Her Place on the Portland Stage

    Portland Center Stage just concluded its run of an original production, The Oregon Trail, a comedic mashup of pop culture and American history. The staging shone a spotlight not just on the popular 80s computer game and the historic route west, but also on one of Lewis & Clark’s own, Alex Leigh Ramirez BA ’10.
    November 22
  • Lewis & Clark Debate Team Caps Season With Big Wins

    Lewis & Clark’s performance at the Linfield College tournament dominated the field, with the team winning three of the tournament’s five events, as well as its top individual honor. For more than fifty years, Lewis & Clark’s forensics program has trained and produced national-caliber debaters and critical thinkers.
    December 2
  • President Glassner Joins in Letter to President-Elect Trump

    Barry Glassner and more than 100 other college and university presidents have signed an open letter to President-elect Trump urging him to “condemn and work to prevent the harassment, hate, and acts of violence that are being perpetrated across our nation.” President Glassner was among the small group who worked together to draft the letter.
    November 18
  • Overseas Education

    Our overseas and off-campus programs constantly rank among the best in the nation. 

    November 29
  • Heads in the Clouds

    Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jessica Kleiss and her students look to the clouds to improve climate change prediction.
    November 11
  • Throwback Pioneers

    Senior student-athletes and recent grads share why they love competing in Division III.

     

    October 5
  • Carl Appleton ’17 Wins National Student-Athlete Award

    Lewis & Clark’s C.J. Appleton ’17 has been named one of only five recipients of the national Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award. Lewis & Clark is the only Division III school—and the only school in the West—to be represented.
    June 9
  • Student-athlete CJ Appleton has no time to waste

    At 30 years old, Carl “CJ” Appleton’s age alone puts him in the nontraditional college student category. But CJ’s story­, which includes many highs and lows, defies typical labels.

    October 16
  • New Pioneer

    Meet new head football coach Jay Locey, former chief of staff for Oregon State University’s football program.
    January 16
  • National Science Foundation Invests (Again) in “Wormland”

    Biology professor Greg Hermann has been awarded a nearly half-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, his third NSF grant since joining Lewis & Clark. His three-year project on the development of lysosome-related organelles in nematodes will engage between 25 and 55 undergraduates each year in mentored, investigative, and original research.

    August 16
  • Award Winners

    Lewis & Clark students and alumni receive prestigious awards and scholarships. 

    May 13
  • Four Young Alumni Earn NSF Research Fellowships

    Four biology alumni have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. The awards are investments in the education of outstanding students who have the potential to contribute significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in science and engineering.
    April 28
    • Jay Odenbaugh
      Odenbaugh

    Associate Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair Jay Odenbaugh has been selected as a 2015-16 Fulbright Scholar. This award will allow Dr. Odenbaugh to serve as Visiting Research Chair in the Philosophy of Science at the University of Calgary in Canada during part of his sabbatical next year.


    • Julio C. de Paula
      de Paula

    Julio de Paula, Professor of Chemistry and Program Chair of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, been named as a Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. In the 20-year history of the Program, de Paula is one of only five Cottrell Scholars in Oregon. 


  • The College of Arts & Sciences has received a grant in the amount of $300,000 from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to design and implement curricular and co-curricular initiatives that support first-generation college students interested in the mathematical and natural sciences.


    • Greta Binford
      Binford

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Lewis & Clark an additional $261,000 in support of Associate Professor of Biology Greta Binford’s project, “Comparative Venomes of Recluse Spiders and Kin: Treatments and Toxin Discovery.” Supported by the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program, this three-year multidisciplinary project will involve undergraduate students in cutting-edge bioinformatics-based research using proteomics and high throughput sequencing of transcriptomes.


    • Rebecca Lingafelter
      Lingafelter

    Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Lingafelter won a 2015 Drammy for “Outstanding Achievement in Solo Performance” for her work in Grounded (CoHo Productions). 


    • Tamily Weissman-Unni
      Weissman-Unni

    Assistant Professor of Biology Tamily Weissman has been awarded a $20,000 Life Sciences Renewal grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.


  • A Dose of Law and Medicine

    Laura Russell J.D. ’16 spearheads Oregon’s first medical-legal partnership (MLP) to address the social determinants of health.
    October 2016
  • Not Just Fun and Games

    Lewis & Clark’s Community Counseling Center takes a leadership role in treating problem internet gaming.
    October 2016
  • Art in Action

    Through street art, Samantha Robison B.A. ’08 helps marginalized and conflict-affected youth find their voice.
    October 2016
  • Truck Tales

    Associate Professor Bryan Sebok and his students serve up a new film about Portland’s lively food truck culture.
    October 2016
  • Heads in the Clouds

    Assistant Professor Jessica Kleiss and her students look to the clouds to improve climate change prediction.
    October 2016
  • Decades of Dedication

    Retirees from Lewis & Clark’s three schools reflect on the past and look to the future.
    October 2016
  • Foreign Exchange

    How Lewis & Clark’s Cuban connections—and global-minded students—brought a world-class exhibition to the Hoffman Gallery.
    May 2016

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