Points of Pride

New Certificate Program Puts Academic Focus on Working with Trans, Nonbinary, Agender and Gender Nonconforming Youth

The 9-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 students at Lewis & Clark. 

Professor and Alumna Lisa Collins Named Carnegie Foundation Great Educator

The Great Educators series celebrates the invaluable contributions by educators of color, spotlighting diverse leaders in the education system who work to ensure that all students have the opportunity to live a healthy, dignified, and fulfilling life.

Transforming Lives

The graduate school’s TransActive Gender Project provides a holistic range of services and expertise for transgender and gender-diverse children and youth, as well as their families.

The Road to a Successful Business

As part of the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic, the Rural Program provides businesses in rural Oregon with access to expert legal services.

A Family Story: From Book to Film

Pauls Toutonghi’s book about the emotionally charged search for a family dog is the basis for an upcoming movie on Netflix.

President Wiewel’s Top 10 Accomplishments

After a storied 44-year career in higher education—including two presidencies, one at Portland State University and the other at Lewis & Clark—President Wim Wiewel is retiring. He leaves L&C with a long list of accomplishments, a few of which we’ve compiled into this “Top 10” list.

A New Connection with Oshukan Secondary School

The Japanese section has started a new connection with Oshukan Secondary School in Tokyo.

2022 Jeff Jones “Nicely Done” Awarded to Two Students

Aime Lee Ohlmann and Zach Pavlik given award honoring late professor

Lewis & Clark’s Webb and Lutz win national championships; squad wins title for second consecutive year

Alex Webb (’22) won the national championship in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Aaron Lutz (’22) won titles in both Extemporaneous Speaking and Impromptu Speaking, and Lewis & Clark’s squad won the President’s I award as the nation’s top program of its size.

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.