The College has been awarded a new National Science Foundation grant in support of Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz’s research on the maintenance of diversity in the tropical rainforests of the western Amazon.
Associate Professor of Biology Greta Binford has been awarded a $120,000 National Science Foundation grant in support of her collaborative research project, “Head Group Preference in Recluse Spider Phospholipase D Toxins.”
Benno Kolland BA ’21, a rising sophomore from Santa Cruz, California, has built and launched a rocket to a height of two miles—higher than the altitude of Mount Hood. His next step? Bringing commercial space flight within reach.
The Vital Projects at Proteus Fund, a donor advised fund interested in human rights and criminal justice reform, has awarded the College $20,000 in support of Assistant Professor of History Reiko Hillyer’s research project.
The World Health Organization recently announced “gaming disorder” is now classified as a mental health disorder, however, The Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, has already been helping those struggling with this issue in their Gaming and Tech in Excess program.
Marilyn Cover, executive director of Oregon’s Classroom Law Project (CLP) and adjunct law professor, has been awarded the 2018 Sandra Day O’Connor Award for the Advancement of Civics Education. This honor is presented annually by the National Center for State Courts and is named after the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court.
Matthew Nelson BA ’08 has turned a passion for language and literature into a career as an English language fellow with the U.S. Department of State in Nepal. Going beyond the traditional framework of language instruction abroad, Nelson incorporates filmmaking, digital storytelling, and coding into his teaching.
In recognition of Lewis & Clark’s commitment to environmental awareness and sustainability, President Wiewel has been invited to attend the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit. The event is organized and hosted by Second Nature, which established the Climate Leadership Network to promote responsible environmental initiatives among colleges and universities.