Warren Pereira BA ’99 appeared on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud to discuss his first feature length documentary Tiger 24. The film follows a specific tiger in Northern India’s Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, but it addresses much broader topics around nature, conservation, and land rights.
A feature on Dr. Alan Hart, a student at Albany College (now Lewis & Clark), was recently published by OPB. Dr. Hart was the first documented patient to undergo gender-confirming surgery. Oregon doctor J. Allen Gilbert performed the procedure and a psychological evaluation of Hart, stating officially that he should be accepted by society as a man. A collection of Dr. Hart’s writings can be viewed in the Lewis & Clark Digital Collections.
June 30, 2022
Jenn Burleton, founder and director of the graduate school’s TransAcive Gender Project, joined Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden on June 18, 2022, to celebrate the achievements of our LGBTQ+ community and push back against the horrifying wave of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation taking place across the country. Burleton focused her remarks on the existential threat of anti-trans legislation and hate, and the need for Federal protections guaranteeing access to trans-affirming healthcare for transgender/nonbinary adolescents and teens.
Mimi Huang, Assistant Dean of Admissions for Lewis & Clark Law School, was quoted in an article from Inside Higher Ed that covered the rapid rise in law school student applications due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the search for social and racial justice.
April 5, 2022
Mila Wolpert BA ’19 is Lewis & Clark’s most recent Fulbright award recipient. Mila, who majored in History and French Studies and holds a Master’s degree in Heritage Studies from Cambridge University, will spend the year conducting research in Paris, France on the art collection of Baron Edmond de Rothschild.
March 14, 2022
Daena Goldsmith, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies, along with her colleagues at the University of Iowa, received a $149,999 NEH Humanities Initiatives grant for their collaborative project titled, “Salud, to your Health! Resources for Teaching Health Narratives in English and Spanish.”
February 14, 2022
Lewis & Clark Law School’s Small Business Law Clinic was awarded a $104,000 grant by Business Oregon’s Technical Assistance for Underrepresented Businesses Program.
Parvaneh Abbaspour and Mark Dahl (Watzek Library), “Data in the Disciplines: Developing a Network to provide Data Management and Data Information Literacy Services at Small College and University Libraries,” Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Sparks Innovation Grant. (August 2018)
August 31, 2018
Greta Binford (Biology), “Head Group Preference in Recluse Spider Phospholipase D Toxins,” National Science Foundation’s RUI and Chemistry of Life Processes. (July 2018)
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.
November 7, 2015
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.
October 7, 2015
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.
Assistant Professor of Economics Aine McCarthy is the recipient of a grant of $1.5 million from USAID. She will be conducting research in Sierra Leone on how free eyeglasses provided to students affects their learning performance and mental health, in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Sierra Leone. She was recently profiled on our website.
Instructor of Chamber Music Nancy Ives was profiled in the Oregonian about the premiere of her composition “Celilo Falls: We Were There.” The chamber orchestra piece honors the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians and features original poetry and narration by renowned writer Ed Edmo and projected imagery by photographer Joe Cantrell.
June 29, 2022
Members of Lewis & Clark’s Tiny House Club were recently interviewed about their plans and efforts in The Oregonian.
Kim Stafford, founding director of Lewis & Clark’s Northwest Writing Institute and former Oregon poet laureate, was featured in an Oregonian article covering the donation of his life’s work to the Watzek Library’s Special Collections and Archives.
Jenn Burleton, program director of the Transactive Gender Project at the Graduate School of Education and Counseling was quoted recently in an interview with KGW about the work she and her program are doing to provide support to transgender children.
Louis Kuo (Chemistry), “Fundamental Investigation towards Phosphorus Recovery through Organophosphate Pesticide Degradation by Molybdate Complexes,” National Science Foundation’s RUI and Environmental Chemical Sciences (ECS). (July 2018)
Cort Dorn-Madeiros, assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education and Counseling’s counseling psychology program, was featured in a news story about Lewis & Clark’s gaming and screen disorder program. The news was covered by Oregon Public Broadcasting and syndicated by Jefferson Public Radio, among other outlets.
June 18, 2018
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.
October 27, 2015
Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Lingafelter won a 2015 Drammy for “Outstanding Achievement in Solo Performance” for her work in Grounded (CoHo Productions).