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  • Oscar-Winning Costume Designer Ruth Carter Speaks on Campus

    March 22: Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth Carter spoke to a full house on March 20. She made history as the first African American woman to win the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for her work on Black Panther. She regaled the audience with stories from her career and how she approaches telling stories through costume design. 
  • President Wiewel Calls on Higher Ed to Lead Climate Change Battle

    February 26: Earlier this month, President Wim Wiewel attended the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit. There, he and fellow college and university leaders made a public pledge to work harder, faster, and smarter to drive climate action forward. In an op-ed in the Portland Business Journal, President Wim Wiewel discusses the work we’ve done and the work ahead.
  • Bringing a High-Performance “BLT” to Life

    February 11: Lewis & Clark’s high-performance computing (HPC) system has been propelled by a collaborative initiative driven by professors, staff members, and students. Although many are unaware of this HPC system—named BLT for its worker nodes “bacon, lettuce, and tomato”—it is paving the way for current and future research opportunities.
  • Winterim Applies the Liberal Arts To Entrepreneurship

    January 25: From January 13 to 18, 30 Lewis & Clark students from all corners of the globe took a deep dive into entrepreneurship and leadership. The flagship program of the John E. and Susan S. Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership, Winterim is a weeklong experience bringing students, speakers, and mentors together to explore what it means to be an entrepreneur.
  • Lewis & Clark Among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Schools

    March 19: For the seventh time in the last 10 years, the Peace Corps this week named Lewis & Clark to the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Nine Lewis & Clark alumni currently volunteer worldwide. Since the Peace Corps’ founding in 1961, nearly 400 Lewis & Clark alumni have served overseas.
  • Sociology Professor Shares Microfinance Research in The Baffler

    March 18: Associate Professor of Sociology Maryann Bylander’s article “A Conflict of Interest” was recently published in The Baffler, a cultural and political journal. Focusing on the flaws of development and microfinance in Cambodia, the article is one of many ways Bylander is bringing her research findings to audiences beyond the academic sphere.
  • Visiting Fulbright Scholar Teaching Courses on Ancient Egypt

    January 28: Rasha Soliman is teaching courses on Egyptian archaeology and history this semester as part of the college’s Middle East and North African studies minor. A world traveler born in Cairo, Soliman holds a faculty appointment at Egypt’s Misr University for Science and Technology.
  • New Biology Grant Provides for More Faculty-Student Research

    December 17:

    Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velazquez-Ulloa has been awarded a competitive New Investigator grant from the Medical Research Foundation, funded by OHSU. With the funding, she will continue her research: identifying genes that mediate the effects of developmental nicotine exposure.

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