Points of Pride

New Exhibition Focuses on Narratives of Piracy, Exploration, and Criminality

Fortune and Glory, a collaborative faculty-student history exhibition, is on display in Watzek Library from now until March 2024.

Aidan Bennett (BA, ’21) Peace Corps Volunteer in Cambodia

The History department is excited to share that Aidan Bennett (BA, ’21) is currently serving with the Peace Corps in Cambodia, and has shared with us a bit about his experience.

Student Wins Grant to Promote Mental Health in Rwanda

Rene Amani, L&C’s 2022-23 Dallaire Scholar, was awarded a Projects for Peace grant to help address the generational trauma of families in his home country of Rwanda.

Lewis & Clark Students Visit Meta in Seattle

Two Meta employees, who are also Lewis & Clark alumni, welcomed students to Meta’s Seattle office and shared their career stories.

Oregon Leads Attorney License Reform with New Pathway: the SPPE

Several Lewis & Clark Law faculty and administrators were key leaders of the movement to provide a rigorous alternative to the bar exam, including Associate Dean John Parry, Associate Dean Libby Davis, Advocacy Director Jo Perini-Abbott, Assistant Dean of Career Services Devra Hermosilla, and professors Sandy Patrick, and Tung Yin.

Faculty book release: “A Wall Is Just A Wall: The Permeability of the Prison in 20th Century America” by Reiko Hillyer

Please join us in congratulating Associate Professor of History and Department Chair Reiko Hillyer on the upcoming publication of her latest book, A Wall is Just a Wall: The Permeability of the Prison in 20th Century America (Duke University Press, February 16, 2024). Influenced by her work teaching in the Inside-Out program,  Hillyer traces the decline of practices that used to connect incarcerated people more regularly to the free world.

L&C Named to Princeton Review’s Top 50 Green Schools List

Lewis & Clark ranked No. 37 in the Princeton Review’s list of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges and universities.

Native Scholars Present Shakespeare’s ‘Henry IV, Part 1’

Henry IV, Part 1 opens November 3. Directed by Native Scholar-Artist in Residence Waylon Lenk BA ’08, the production features a modern translation by Native playwright Yvette Nolan, which aims to ease viewers into the powerful historical tale.

Alex Nash ’25 welcomes you to Watzek

This fall we’ve been delighted to feature the art of Alex Nash ’25 on the library’s lamp posts. Alex, a psychology major and art/art history minor from Pasadena, California, created Watzek’s first set of welcome banners, meant to welcome students to the library and campus at the start of the academic year. Alex’s design was inspired by their own experiences as a new student on campus…

Paid Summer Research Enables Faculty-Student Collaboration

Over the summer, Lewis & Clark offers students paid, hands-on research experiences that rival those of graduate-level institutions.

A New Space for Art Therapy in Portland

Sneak peek! Take an inside look at the expanding Community Counseling Center.

‘Washington Monthly’ Ranks L&C No. 1 in Service

Washington Monthly has ranked L&C in the top third of national liberal arts colleges, as well as No. 1 in service and No. 27 in research. The magazine ranks four-year institutions based on their contribution to the public good.

LC Grads Garner Highest Oregon Bar Pass Rate For Second Year in a Row

82% of Lewis & Clark’s first-time bar takers passed the Oregon State Bar Exam in July, the highest pass rate in the state.

Updated Stewart-Odell Residence Halls Enliven the Heart of Campus

This fall, Lewis & Clark reopened the Stewart-Odell residence halls after a sweeping renovation. In addition to many interior and exterior upgrades, Stewart-Odell now houses the Travel Lounge Living-Learning Community, the Student Counseling Center, and select Campus Living offices.