Mimi Hovila BA ’18 will address graduates at the College of Arts and Sciences commencement on May 5.
Critical thinking and discourse are integral to our mission. Addressing ideas head-on, with reason and evidence, is what we do. We are an educational institution, and we will use this event as a learning opportunity for our students and our administration.
Take a look back at some of our biggest stories of the year.
Learn about the work being done—and recognition being received—by our outstanding faculty.
Upcoming events at Lewis & Clark examine contemporary and historical issues.
Our overseas and off-campus programs constantly rank among the best in the nation.
Senior student-athletes and recent grads share why they love competing in Division III.
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.
Sasha Bishop BA ’15 has been awarded first place in a highly competitive poster presentation session held by the International Congress of Arachnology, which draws nearly 400 students from around the world to compete and share original research. Bishop heads to the University of Michigan this fall to pursue her PhD in biodiversity.
Karissa Tom B.A. ’16 is the first Lewis & Clark alumnus to secure a John Lewis Fellowship through the international nonprofit organization Humanity in Action. She joins her colleagues from Europe and the United States in Atlanta this summer.
Get an inside look at the life of a student-athlete.
President Glassner names Janet Steverson as dean of diversity and inclusion
The College Outdoors program takes students to the mountains, rivers, deserts, and coasts of the Pacific Northwest.
The National Science Foundation has awarded Lewis & Clark $195,008 in support of Assistant Professor of Physics Shannon O’Leary’s project, “RUI: Coherence-Derived Light Fluctuations for Atomic Magnetometry.”
Our student-athletes share the keys to a Lewis & Clark education.
A new annual event showcases student research, performance, and art.
The Oregonian, the state’s largest daily newspaper, took to its Sunday pages to share student commencement speaker Yash Desai’s message to the Class of 2015: We must lift up those less privileged than we.
Student commencement speaker Yash Desai shares highlights of his time at Lewis & Clark.
Lewis & Clark students and alumni win Fulbrights and other prestigious awards and scholarships.
This week the National Science Foundation announced that five Lewis & Clark alumni were awarded Graduate Research Fellowships based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering.
Incoming members of the Class of 2019 share what attracted them to Lewis & Clark.
Alexe Navarro ’17 shares why she journeyed from Hawai‘i to play volleyball and study at Lewis & Clark.
Lewis & Clark earns distinction as top producer of Fulbright student and faculty scholars.
Meet three of our dynamic professors.
Students and Portland writers discover treasures among Lewis & Clark’s rare library materials.
This fall, Lewis & Clark’s senior art majors had an unprecedented opportunity to display their work in an off-campus venue.
Each year, Lewis & Clark’s theatre department produces two plays for its main stage. For the first time since 2008, one of the selections is a musical.
With funding from the National Science Foundation, Alex Young ’15 spent his summer immersed in the forests of eastern Kansas. A typical day of his research internship—pursued after deriving inspiration from a book recommended by William Swindells Sr. Professor of Natural Sciences Paulette Bierzychudek—included climbing trees and collecting moss and lichen samples for later laboratory study.
Kenzie Batali ’15 and Julian Harris ’16 spent the summer working with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Casey Jones to find a potential treatment in red wine for coronary heart disease. They reflect on this experience in the following Q&A.
Owen Phillips ’16 is working with Professor of Chemistry Louis Kuo to design exciting lab assignments for chemistry students, while also studying crystals. He reflects on this experience in the following Q&A.
Noah Callaghan ’15, Susan Heinselman ’15, and Joel Schooler ’15 are working with high school student Elijah Rebensdorf and Associate Professor of Psychology Erik Nilsen to study how our interactions with technology impact our motivation to be healthy. They reflect on this experience in the following Q&A.
Claire Hinkley ’15 has been working with Assistant Professor of Anthropology Sepideh Bajracharya to study food’s role in a system of traditional medicine. She reflects on this experience in the following Q&A.
Meet Hannah Sima Rempel ’16, a biology major and intern at University of Puerto Rico’s Caribbean Primate Research Center.
Meet Niki Ulug B.A. ’14, a biology major and intern at Oregon Health & Science University.
Corey Van Landingham B.A. ’08, a current Stegner fellow at Stanford University, captured the ears of students, professors, and friends at the Frank Manor House in February.
Meet Peter Innes ’15, a biology major and intern with the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory.
Meet Neil Rutherford ’16, an international affairs major and intern at the Institute for the Study of War.
Meet Jessye Lavine ’16, a psychology major and intern at OHSU’s Developmental Brain Imaging Lab.
Meet Bjorn Hansen ’15, an economics major and intern at Porterhouse Media/PH Recordings.
Meet Lila Woloshin ’15, a history major and intern at the Oregon Jewish Museum.
Meet Kelsey Kahn ’15, a environmental studies major and intern at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Oregon Water Science Center.
Meet Frances Mahoney-Mosedale ’16, an English major and intern at the the Loft Literary Center.
Meet Grace Shaw ’17, a biology major and intern at South Sound Critter Care.
Our faculty members are honored for their exceptional teaching and research.
In this video, Art major Rachel Wolfson describes her original work of art titled:
Gouache on paper, archival pigment print mounted on dibond
40” x 100”
Kristina Dill ’15 began exploring her passion for science and music at a young age. She picked up her first violin at age three and took her first chemistry class at Lewis & Clark when she was just 15.
Events at Lewis & Clark examine historical and contemporary issues.
William Stafford (1914–93) taught at Lewis & Clark in Portland, Oregon for 30 years. He achieved international acclaim as the author of dozens of volumes of poetry, winner of a National Book Award, consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress, and Oregon Poet Laureate.
Welcome Address: Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh, VC, NLU Delhi
Conference Remarks: Dean Robert Klonoff, Lewis & Clark
Keynote Address: Justice Swatanter Kumar, Chairperson, NGT
At the Realizing the Goal of Water for Life: Lessons from Around the World conference at NLU Delhi, India.
Rita M. Gross speaking at the 2013 Gender Studies Symposium. Rita M. Gross is internationally known for her innovative thinking about Buddhism and gender, as well as Buddhist approaches to other contemporary issues
Students at Lewis & Clark can take courses ranging from Neuroscience to Animal Behavior. In this video, students talk about their favorite classes they’ve taken while at Lewis & Clark.
For any student attending a rigorous liberal arts college, having easy access to quality work environments is a necessity. Luckily, Lewis & Clark College is filled with quiet and well-lit spaces designated for personal and group study. In this video, students share their favorite spots for doing homework, writing papers, and prepping for tests.
Professor of Mathematics John Krussel talks about why he enjoys teaching discrete mathematics and the community in the math department at Lewis & Clark.
The National Crime Victim Law Institute conference promotes enforcement of victims’ rights by helping attorneys and advocates develop skills to effectively assist victims in the criminal justice system.
Part-time student Darren Nichols manages a career and family life while enjoying the strong sense of community from his peers and faculty at Lewis & Clark Law School.
In this video produced by Osaebea Amoako ’12, international students and TCKs talk about their experience at Lewis & Clark College.
Lynn Peirce M.A. ’83 applies her counseling degree to her work in the nursing field, offering psychiatric care for elderly patients.
Professor Tod Sloan discusses the implications of a new hyperlocal social network, which helps Portlanders learn skills to live sustainably.
Four music students participated in a highly selective intercollegiate band, representing the strongest college band musicians from the region.
As Oregon prepares to select a new poet laureate, Lewis & Clark’s Special Collections staff reflects on Oregon’s literary history with OPB.
Professor Stepan Simek will offer his expertise about training the next generation of theatre artists during the Fertile Ground Festival. Learn more.
Michael Fritz B.A. ’72, mission director for USAID Macedonia, discusses his international development work around issues of education, economic growth, and democracy in this profile.
Emily Block ’10, a foreign languages and literatures major, won first place in the Chinese writing and speech contests at Portland State University.