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Fulbright Winners to Circle the Globe as Researchers and Teachers

As recipients of prestigious Fulbright awards, four members of the L&C community will work abroad next year: Meredith Stinger BA ’19 (India), Mila Wolpert BA ’19 (France), Amelia Madarang BA ’22 (Taiwan), and Alex Webb BA ’22 (Colombia).

Scholar, Dancer Prepares for Yale Law After Winning College’s Highest Honor

Paige Underwood BA ’22, a political science and mathematics double major, received this spring’s Rena J. Ratte Award, the undergraduate college’s highest honor. Named for an esteemed professor, the award recognizes a senior whose abilities and commitment have combined to produce work of the highest distinction.

Lewis & Clark Offers First-of-Its-Kind Gender Diversity Certificate

The nine-month intensive program prepares individuals to better support trans-spectrum children, youth, and adults, and to educate those within the PK-12 education system and other youth-serving organizations.

Speech and Debate Squad Excels in National and Regional Competition

With three members earning national titles in the last year, Lewis & Clark’s speech and debate squad is proving that its foundation in the liberal arts—along with the varied backgrounds and interests of its members—translates into success.

From Stumptown to Portlandia: Students Explore Portland’s History

Reiko Hillyer, associate professor of history, teaches a course about Portland’s multifaceted history, which encourages students to develop a deeper sense of place.

Drew Blauth BA ’23 Wins Goldwater Scholarship

Blauth is one of 417 students selected from a pool of more than 5,000 nationwide for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the preeminent award for undergraduates in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics.

Longtime Physics Professor Named Teacher of the Year

Michael Broide, associate professor of physics, is the 2022 Teacher of the Year. The award caps off a 30-year career of instilling a love of physics in Lewis & Clark students. 

NEH Grant to Support Bilingual Materials for Narrative Medicine

Lewis & Clark, in collaboration with the University of Iowa, will create a digital database of course materials and other resources for developing and teaching courses in narrative medicine and health humanities in English and in Spanish. The effort will be funded by a three-year $149,999 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Festival of Scholars and Artists Celebrates Student Achievement

Lewis & Clark’s full-day celebration of student scholarship and creativity returned to its in-person format on April 8.

Senior Speaker: Shalini Hanstad BA ’22

Shalini Hanstad BA ’22 will address graduates at the College of Arts and Sciences commencement on May 7.

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Alumnus fights for food safety regulation

Peter Hurley BA ’90, a Portland police officer profiled in The Oregonian, has become a passionate advocate for food safety.

Law professor shares expertise as terrorism case goes to trial

Mohamed Osman Mohamud—arrested in November 2010 for allegedly attempting to detonate a car bomb at a crowded Christmas tree–lighting ceremony—is now in court, the first terrorism suspect in Portland ever to take his case to trial.

Alumna serves as pioneer for social justice

“When you envision a lawyer, what do you see?”

Haben Girma BA ’10 posed this question to her audience at the recent TEDxBaltimore conference, where she spoke about the role of public service lawyers as pioneering advocates for social justice. 

Robust career services prepare law students for challenging job market

In a down economy and competitive job market, career counseling services have become more important than ever for students preparing to graduate and prospective students considering where to attend law school. Lewis & Clark Law School is countering panic-inducing headlines with comprehensive career services and a wide array of clinical and other hands-on opportunities that allow students to put what they learn in the classroom into practice.

Ratte winner contributes to sciences and student life

(Portland, Ore.)—Frances Delaney BA ’08 believes there is an advantage to studying science at a small college.