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  • Keeping Campaigns Honest

    America’s voters disagree sharply on many issues, as evidenced by the contentious presidential election, but a strong majority do agree on one question: campaign finance reform. What are the best ways to enforce campaign finance laws? A team of political science researchers seeks to find out.
    February 23
  • Two Poet Alums Win NEA Fellowships

    Two of just 37 poets selected from among 1,800 applicants, poets Corey Van Landingham BA ’08 and Nick Lantz BA ’03 are recipients of 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. One of Van Landingham’s poems was printed in the Jan. 16 issue of The New Yorker.
    February 16
  • OPB Floats the Wondrous Owyhee River with Geologist Liz Safran

    Lewis & Clark Associate Professor of Geological Science Liz Safran joins the team of the acclaimed original series, Oregon Field Guide, for a trip down the geological wonderland that is Oregon’s Owyhee River. A geomorphologist, Safran studies how landscapes evolve.
    February 10
  • Lewis & Clark Named a Top Ten Producer of Fulbrights

    For the fifth year in a row, Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. With ten Fulbright scholars in 2016–17, Lewis & Clark is in the top ten liberal arts colleges in the nation, and the only one in Oregon.
    February 21
  • Fashion Designer Matthew Rugamba ’13 Highlighted in CNN’s African Voices

    In the few short years since graduating with a degree in international affairs, Matthew Rugamba ’13 has become a rising young star in African fashion. Rugamba’s Kigali-based fashion line House of Tayo was recently featured in the CNN series African Voices, with Rugamba recognized for his artistic innovation and nod to authentic African design.
    February 13
  • Actor Usman Ally ’04 Lands a Series of Fortunate Roles

    Theatre alum Usman Ally ’04 has accumulated an impressive list of stage and screen roles since graduating from Lewis & Clark. The award-winning actor adds to that series of roles in his newest turn as the villainous Hook-Handed Man in Netflix’s new, widely-acclaimed original production, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.
    February 7
  • Rose Ngo ’17 Lands Scholarship to Cambridge

    Rose Ngo ’17 has been awarded a Davies-Jackson Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Administered by the Council of Independent Colleges, the scholarship grants exceptional students who are among the first in their families to go to college the opportunity to study at the world-renowned St. John’s College.
    January 24
  • 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
  • Two Poet Alums Win NEA Fellowships

    Two of just 37 poets selected from among 1,800 applicants, poets Corey Van Landingham BA ’08 and Nick Lantz BA ’03 are recipients of 2017 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. One of Van Landingham’s poems was printed in the Jan. 16 issue of The New Yorker.
    February 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
    • 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.


  • Protecting the Vulnerable

    Chanpone Sinlapasai JD ’02 advocates for refugee rights and supports foreign-born victims of human trafficking and violent crimes.
    January 2017
  • Keeping Campaigns Honest

    What are the best ways to enforce campaign finance laws? A team of political science researchers seeks to find out.
    January 2017
  • Truck Tales

    Associate Professor Bryan Sebok and his students serve up a new film about Portland’s lively food truck culture.
    October 2016
  • A Kale Tale

    Entrepreneurial students develop a promising kale-based waterproofing agent.
    January 2017
  • Ending Malaria

    Elizabeth Winzeler BA ’84 brings fresh approaches to the fight against an ancient disease.
    January 2017
  • 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

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