Lewis & Clark Accounts Will No Longer Have Access to Google Photos Starting July 1, 2022

Google Photos will be turned off for all Lewis & Clark accounts on July 1, 2022. The Google Photos application is not a core service covered by the Google for Education Workspace agreement with schools. In addition, Google Photos application poses a storage liability with the end of free unlimited storage for schools.

Rescheduled: Meet the third Candidate for Vice President of Student Life May 9

Please join us for the rescheduled open community forum with candidate #3 on Monday, May 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Miller 105.

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.

York: Terra Incognita

On a Pedestal

How do the arts help us answer the question,
“What is an appropriate monument for this time and place?”

Meet the Candidates for Vice President of Student Life: April 29, May 2 & 9

A series of in-person open forums to meet the three candidates for Vice President of Student Life.

Meet the Dean of Equity and Inclusion Finalist: April 26 at 4 p.m.

An invitation to attend a Zoom webinar with a finalist for the position of Dean of Equity and Inclusion on Tuesday, April 26, at 4 p.m.
Director of Conferences and Events Sherron Stonecypher celebrated 20 years of service.

Lewis & Clark Honors 109 Staff for Their Years of Service

Lewis & Clark employees who reached service milestones in both 2020 and 2021 gathered at a luncheon on campus last week to celebrate. Watch the photo slideshow and see the full list of honorees. 
Students sitting by the reflecting pool in Estate Gardens.

Climate Action Plan Extends L&C’s “Green” Leadership

Lewis & Clark is updating its Climate Action Plan, with the goal of reducing the college’s carbon footprint to near zero by 2040.
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Templeton Construction Behind the Scenes

The student center renovation is well on its way. Take a tour with us via photos!

CAS Campus Mask-Optional Policy Effective April 2

Mask wearing on the CAS campus will be optional beginning Saturday, April 2, in most circumstances.
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International Affairs Symposium Tackles “The Blame Game”

Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium, which turns 60 this year, is the oldest student-run symposium in the country. This year’s event, which runs from April 4 to April 6, is titled The Blame Game: Reimagining Fault and Responsibility on the Global Stage.
   Hedy Lamarr is often credited with conceiving of WiFi as we use it today.

WiFi Infrastructure Replacement Milestone - March 31, 2022

The team working to upgrade WiFi in CAS academic buildings accomplished a great deal over Spring Break completing both JR Howard and Olin. All CAS academic buildings are now upgraded.
For the latest information on how to connect in any given location on campus, see IT’s Get Connected page. Detailed information and updates are regularly posted to the WiFi project page.
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Operations Andrea Dooley

Finance Division Q3 Update

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations Andrea Dooley provides an update including new employees, capital projects, and the disbursement of federal emergency funds to students.
Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence at Lewis & Clark Law School Janet Steverso...

Community Dialogue to Discuss Meaning of Lewis and Clark Name and History

A campus-wide shared learning experience is being planned to explore the meaning and significance of Lewis and Clark.
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41st Annual Gender Studies Symposium Focuses on Fantasy

This year’s Gender Studies Symposium will examine how gender and sexuality affect the dynamics of fantasy, exploring questions of intimacy, pleasure, and politics. The symposium runs from March 9 to 11.

Open Enrollment: Employees Must Log Into Workday to Select Coverage Feb. 28–Mar. 11

All benefit changes during Open Enrollment will be done online in Workday. Due to plan changes or IRS requirements (FSA and DCSA) some benefits will require you to manually enroll in coverage. You will receive an email notification and an item in your Workday in-box to start the process on Monday, February 28, 2022. Open Enrollment closes on Friday, March 11, 2022.
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Highlights From the February Board of Trustees Meeting

The board of trustees approved major capital project spending, faculty emeritus appointments, and law and graduate school tuition rates.
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BOOM! There Goes Templeton!

Now that the entire front entrance of Templeton has been removed, traffic is being restricted on Templeton Way and earplugs are available for anyone working and living in close proximity to the loud machinery.

Brand-new Website Supports Your Communication Needs

A brand-new, sparkly website full of tips and tools helps the Lewis & Clark community create digital and print communications.

Get to Know Director of Campus Living Ben Meoz

Director of Campus Living Ben Meoz joined the Lewis & Clark community last summer. In the following Q&A, Meoz talks about the best parts of his job, why he prefers Portland over Seattle, and why this is an exciting time to be here.

Going to the Mountaintop: King and the Civil Rights Movement

The Office of Spiritual Life, Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement, and the Center for Social Change and Community Involvement are pleased to present a walking exhibit covering key moments in Civil Rights history, Going to the Mountaintop: King & the Civil Rights Movement. The exhibit is on display in the Watzek Library atrium through the end of February.

Comings and Goings: 2021 Showed Record Numbers of Incoming and Outgoing Employees

Over the past six months, 155 employees either started in a new position, transitioned to a new role, or said farewell. See the full list. 
Portrait of Robin Holmes-Sullivan outside the Manor House.

Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan named the next president of Lewis & Clark

The Lewis & Clark Board of Trustees announced today it has selected Dr. Robin Holmes-Sullivan as the institution’s 26th president. The appointment of Holmes-Sullivan follows a rigorous nationwide search that attracted a strong pool of over a hundred applicants.

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Top Ten Templeton Construction Tips

Tips on navigating Templeton while it’s under construction.

Google Ending Unlimited Storage for Schools

In a major change to its offering for schools and students, Google will no longer offer unlimited storage to educational institutions beginning in July of 2022.

Transitions in the Office of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources has been busy with numerous staff transitions. See the new faces, new titles and a few farewells.

ONE L&C BINGO

Lewis & Clark’s employee engagement committee ONE L&C hosts a campus-wide BINGO game throughout this semester. Join the fun for a chance to win gift cards ranging from $20 – $200. 

Exploring for the Global Good

In its first major fundraising campaign in a generation, Lewis & Clark focuses on its people, places, and programs. 

Lush Holiday Wishes from L&C

Wishing you joy and peace during this evergreen holiday season and throughout the new year!

Student Center Renovation Begins Dec. 16, Continues Through Dec. 2022

We are focused on completing several tasks before December 16, and ask that you please be aware of the following significant and ongoing changes during the active construction phase. We will provide updates and information to you on a regular basis throughout the project.
Associate dean of Equity and Inclusion and Title IX coordinator Casey Bieberch

Bieberich Appointed Interim Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Cale Hired as New Program Manager of OEI

Title IX Coordinator Casey Bieberich has been promoted to Interim Dean of Equity and Inclusion effective December 1. Bieberich will be assisted in her new role by Jaime Cale, who was recently hired as program manager for the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

Building Humanities Collections for the Community

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Lewis & Clark $331,000 in American Rescue Plan funds for Building Humanities Collections for the Community. These funds will help rebuild and reinvigorate Watzek Library’s Special Collections program, which was interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presidential Search Finalists on Campus Nov. 29 – Dec. 7

Finalists will visit campus November 29–December 7. Please provide your feedback by Wednesday, December 8. Input from the campus community is important to help select the best candidate to serve as the next president of Lewis & Clark.
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Finance Division Q2 Update

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations Andrea Dooley provides an update including new employees, financial planning, and the Templeton renovation. 

Kim Promoted to AVP, Davis Named Senior Advisor to the President, and PubCom Renamed

Lewis & Clark’s Office of Public Affairs and Communications—known by many as PubCom—has been reorganized and rebranded as the Office of Communications. It will be led by Stacey Kim BA ’94, who has been promoted to the new role of associate vice president for communications. Lois Davis has been appointed to the new role of senior advisor to the president for communications.
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Annual Ray Warren Symposium Explores Joy and Justice

The annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies engages attendees in conversations about race, ethnicity, and identity. This year’s event focuses on the theme of Joy & Justice. The symposium runs from November 10 to November 12.

Highlights of the October Board of Trustees Meeting

During its meeting on October 28 and 29, the Board of Trustees approved a new masters degree program at the law school; approved tuition, room, and board for the College of Arts and Sciences; and approved the creation of a student investment fund, among other items of business.

Mark Figueroa to Leave Lewis & Clark

Dean of Equity and Inclusion and Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning Mark Figueroa will leave Lewis & Clark in December. 
Day of Champions

Celebrate ChamPIOns!

Day of ChamPIOns is on October 20th!

Day of ChamPIOns is a 24-hour event celebrating Pioneer Athletics. It’s a great opportunity to show your support of your favorite L&C team or the Pioneer Athletics Club (PAC).


Giving to your favorite team or the Pioneer Athletics Club makes an incredible difference for student-athletes, the coaches, and the athletics staff.


Will you support our ChamPIOns? Visit go.lclark.edu/champion to give now!

Environmental Affairs Symposium Focuses on the Notion of Facts in Our Time

The 24th annual ENVX Symposium–titled “A Post-Truth Environment?”–will take place October 19–21. The symposium will offer a combination of in-person, online, and livestreamed events. All are free and open to the public.
Aerial photo of Griswold Stadium.

Coming Soon: Women’s Lacrosse and Men’s Soccer

Lewis & Clark is adding two new varsity sports teams to its roster.

Get Ready for the Great Oregon ShakeOut, Oct. 21

Lewis & Clark will be participating in The Great Oregon Shakeout on October 21, a day of earthquake preparedness observed by nations across the world.

A test message will be sent on October 21, 2021 at 10:21 a.m. 

Be sure your cell phone is registered with the Lewis & Clark emergency alert system.

Candidates for Associate Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, Fall 2021

Campus forums (via Zoom) for the finalists will be held on October 6, 7, and 11. Please RSVP. 

Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life Hilary Martin Himan

Q&A with Lewis & Clark’s New Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life Hilary Martin Himan

Last month, Hilary Martin Himan began her new position as Lewis & Clark’s chaplain and director of Spiritual Life. In the following Q&A, Hilary shares her path to Lewis & Clark, her work toward social justice, and the necessary adaptations of spiritual care and wellness during a pandemic.

Deadline Extended: All Employees Must Complete Wildfire Smoke Training by Oct. 1

Lewis & Clark employees—including student employees—must review the OSHA Wildfire Smoke Presentation prior to completing this knowledge-check quiz.

Lewis & Clark Welcomes Interim AVP of Public Relations Lois Davis

Last month, PubCom welcomed Interim AVP of Public Relations Lois Davis. Get to know Lois in the following Q&A.
Director of Public Relations Roy Kaufmann?s last day at Lewis & Clark is September 2.

Update from Public Affairs and Communications

This week, the Office of Public Affairs and Communications (PubCom) is welcoming two employees and saying a fond farewell to two others. 

COVID Vaccination Policy Now Applies to All Employee Groups

Earlier this summer, the College announced its new Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Although immediately effective for most employees, the policy was not made immediately effective for our represented employees, in order to give the College the opportunity to discuss the policy with our bargaining unit leaders.
Director of the Office of Student Accessibility Aimée Milne

Aimée Milne Named Director of the Office of Student Accessibility

In the following Q&A, Director of the Office of Student Accessibility Aimée Milne talks about her path to Lewis & Clark, her new role, and how the OSA supports students.
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2021 Fall Semester Parking Information

Please look over the following information related to parking and commuting to campus. We expect to be at full capacity during peak hours and encourage drivers to arrive early and budget additional time for parking. Parking permits will be required for all vehicles parked on campus beginning Wednesday, September 1.

Please reach out to parking@lclark if you have any questions around parking or commuting.

New Remote Work Policy and Agreement Now Available

The new Staff Remote Work Policy has been released and posted to the Human Resources website. The policy includes a link for documenting any remote work agreements.

RSVP Now for Presidential Search Input Sessions

We would like to hear what you think are the opportunities and challenges facing our next president, as well as any particular priorities, themes, or attributes you feel the search committee should keep in mind. If you would like to participate, please RSVP. You will then receive information necessary to access the hour-long Zoom session.

Lewis & Clark’s Presidential Search Is Underway

The presidential search committee has been appointed, with Trustees Paula Hayes BS ’92 and Pat Mahaffy BA ’85 as co-chairs. The other 13 members of the committee include additional trustees, faculty, and staff, as well as a student representative.
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The Status of Campus COVID-19 Restrictions and a Vaccination Rate Update

We are in the process of updating all of our COVID-related policies regarding events, travel, face coverings, testing, etc., and will share those policies, as well as an updated COVID webpage, in mid-July. In the meantime, the current requirement that unvaccinated persons wear face coverings when inside campus buildings remains in place.
Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities Jessica Carron

Jessica Carron Named Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities

Jessica Carron has been named the director of student rights and responsibilities following a national search for the position. Jessica served as the interim director of Student Rights and Responsibilities since June 1, 2020.
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Taking Precautions in Extreme Heat

Working in moderate to extreme heat, especially outdoors, can pose significant risks to worker health based on age, fitness, type of work, personal tolerance, and other factors. OSHA provides guidelines for risk levels based on the NWS heat index chart, a measure of perceived heat that combines temperature and humidity.
Draft of June 2021 Lewis & Clark homepage update.

New lclark.edu Homepage to Launch June 24

On Thursday, June 24, Lewis & Clark’s homepage will be updated to match the style of our newer interior pages and better highlight our students and community members.
Administrative Assistant for the Theatre Department Joyce Beeny

Comings and Goings: Bravo, Joyce Beeny! Bravo!

After 43 years at Lewis & Clark, Administrative Assistant for the Theatre Department Joyce Beeny will retire on June 15, 2021.

“Throughout her time at Lewis & Clark, she has been the soul, the brain, and the ‘commander in chief’ of the department” Professor of Theatre and Department Chair Stepan Simek said. “Her humanity, her love for everyone that she distributed freely and widely, and her palpable joy of being at her desk every single day have made her into a true icon not only for the Theatre department, but for the College as a whole. We’re all indebted to her; she is irreplaceable, and she will be missed by all of us.”
 
See the full list of people who joined the L&C community, and those who said farewell. 

Executive Director of the Center for Social Change and Community Involvement Kayleigh McCauley-Sayer

McCauley-Sayer to Lead Newly Developed Center for Social Change and Community Involvement

Associate Dean of Students in the Division of Student Life Kayleigh McCauley-Sayer will serve as the inaugural executive director of the Center for Social Change and Community Involvement.

Campaign Kickoff to Reveal Vision for L&C’s Future

Please join us on June 17 at 5 p.m. as we kick off our Exploring for the Global Good fundraising campaign. We will reveal our plans to lift up our community’s people, places, and programs—and step forward as a leading institution and a spark for good in the world.

Lewis & Clark’s Prescription for COVID-19

For Lewis & Clark, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic began in earnest in March 2020, when the college moved exclusively to online learning on all three of its campuses. Now, more than a year into the global crisis, Lewis & Clark continues to make adjustments, fine-tuning its curricular and cocurricular offerings to ensure that students still experience the best of an L&C education. How has the college adapted? What’s different? What’s the same? We share a few examples, highlighting the creativity, flexibility, and resiliency of the Lewis & Clark community.

Highlights of the May Board of Trustees Meeting

The Board of Trustees held its annual May meeting on May 6 and 7, and took the following actions.

Wiewel Announcement

An Important Announcement From President Wiewel: Preparing for Lewis & Clark’s Next Chapter

President Wiewel announced today that next academic year will be his last as president of L&C. “Serving in this role has been a great privilege and joy. The institution is well positioned for future success.”
Associate Professor of History and Department Chair Maureen Healy

Maureen Healy is Teacher of the Year 2021

The Pamplin Society of Fellows is proud to announce the winner of the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Award.

Check Your Email for L&C’s Performance Evaluation Process Survey

Lewis & Clark is reviewing the annual performance evaluation process for staff. The purpose of this survey is to solicit honest feedback in order to make the process better for both staff and supervisors. Please check your inbox for an email from Lewis & Clark College to access the survey.
Chief Psychologist and Associate Dean of Students for Health and Wellness John Hancock

L&C Among First in Northwest to Require Student COVID-19 Vaccinations for Fall

Chief Psychologist and Associate Dean of Students for Health and Wellness John Hancock was featured on the radio program Think Out Loud to discuss Lewis & Clark’s decision to require student COVID-19 vaccinations for fall.
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield to Speak at 148th CAS Commencement Ceremony

Lewis & Clark is proud to announce this year’s speaker at the virtual 148th commencement ceremony of the College of Arts and Sciences will be the Honorable Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. The Ambassador was nominated by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the United States Senate on February 23, 2021.

Employee Remote Work Survey Closes April 19

Add your input to help determine the degree to which employees might continue to utilize some level of remote work in a post-COVID environment.
Dean of the Law School Jennifer Johnson will be honored for 40 years of service.

Lewis & Clark to Honor 67 Staff for Their Years of Service

In lieu of the annual recognition luncheon, Lewis & Clark employees who reached service milestones were honored virtually. See the full list of honorees and watch the videos created in appreciation.

President Wiewel in a listening session.

President’s Open Office Hours

This time can be used to ask questions, bring light to an issue you feel effects the college, or share good news about your research, programs or departments. Please note that these office hours are not intended to circumvent the normal decision making channels.
The co-chairs and steering committee of the 2021 International Affairs Symposium.

59th Annual International Affairs Symposium Searches for Clarity in Controversy

For almost 60 years, Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium has been nationally recognized as a hub for discussing the most pressing matters in foreign affairs. From April 5 to April 7, the symposium will focus on controversy and emphasize opposing viewpoints on environmental degradation, the conflicts of multiculturalism, and the structure of the future international system.

A Return to Normal: Academic Plans for Fall Semester 2021

We are happy to report that we are planning for fully in-person instruction in Portland this fall. We expect to deliver a Lewis & Clark undergraduate education as we did pre-COVID, with all courses taking place on campus and without the option of remote access.
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USPS Grace Period Ends April 30. Are You Ready?

The addresses of most Lewis & Clark properties changed in 2020. Beginning May 2021, the U.S. Postal Service will no longer honor our old Southwest Portland addresses.

Lewis & Clark Wins Competitive Award to Advance Climate Projects

Lewis & Clark is one of ten colleges selected nationally to win a pro bono consulting opportunity that will help advance climate projects.

Call for Alumni Honors Nominations

On behalf of the Alumni Recognition committee of the Board of Alumni, thank you in advance for your input. Nominations are due April 1.

Thank you to everyone who participated in LC Day of Giving!

Gifts made by alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends of LC raised more than $265,000 in support of all three campuses. Our anonymous donors were so inspired by the outpouring of love and support shown for LC in this difficult time. Even though we didn’t reach our goal, they’re donating their $200,000 in honor of those efforts. In total, that’s over $465,000 in support of all that we love about LC. See the results for our on-campus special challenges.

40th Annual Gender Studies Symposium: Lack and Absence

The symposium will focus on questions of absence and lack, exploring the theoretical, political, and interpersonal dimensions of these questions in terms of gender and sexuality. We invite participants to consider who or what is overlooked, hidden, excluded, silenced, or invisible, as well as what it might mean to uncover, include, illuminate, amplify, or recuperate what has been absent or lacking.

Oregon Higher Ed Workers Included in Vaccination Group 7

Lewis & Clark employees will become eligible to receive the vaccine no later than May 1, 2021.
Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications Joe Becker

Joe Becker, AVP for Public Affairs and Communications, Announces Plan to Leave Lewis & Clark

Joe Becker, associate vice president for Public Affairs and Communications, has announced that he will leave Lewis & Clark in early June.

Savage and Lokey Awards Celebrate Outstanding Faculty

Both the David Savage Award and the Lorry Lokey Awards prioritize and celebrate inspirational leadership, rigorous scholarship, and creative accomplishments in the classroom and in the broader academic community. This year’s awards recognize four Lewis & Clark faculty members from the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities for their excellence.

Review Your Benefit Plan for Open Enrollment by March 5

Open Enrollment runs from February 12 to March 5, 2021. Employees are required to review and select their benefit plans.
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New Emergency Notification System Launched, Update Your Emergency Contact Information Now

If you haven’t recently updated your emergency contact information, please take a moment now to do so.

The annual benefits open enrollment period begins on Friday, February 12 and continues through Fr...

Open Enrollment from Feb. 12 to Mar. 5: Employees Required to Review and Select Benefit Plans

Due to the significant number and types of changes being introduced, all benefits-eligible employees will need to log into Workday and complete the Open Enrollment task, even if they are waiving coverage or not making any changes. You will receive this task in WorkDay on February 12, 2021.

Ethan Snyder JD ’20 Serves as Law School’s Director of Academic Resources and Diversity

The law school welcomes Ethan Snyder JD ’20 to serve as the law school’s director of Academic Resources and Diversity. Snyder is a first-generation college student who graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Law and Legal Studies, and a Master’s degree in Public Policy. Snyder replaces J.B. Kim JD ’94 who left the law school in late 2020 to become the director of Diversity and Inclusion at the Oregon State Bar.
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Sky Greig Named Interim Campus Safety Director

Steven “Sky” Greig has been named interim director of Campus Safety. Greig was named in the position after the retirement of John Harvey in December 2020.
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Pamela Hart Steps into New Role as Assistant Dean of the Animal Law Program

Pamela Hart became the new Assistant Dean of the Animal Law Program at Lewis & Clark Law School on January 1, and will continue to serve as Executive Director for the Center for Animal Law Studies.
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L&C Welcomes David Ernevad to Lead Facilities Services

Ernevad has 22 years of experience working in the built environment industry, with the last eight years in higher education. Most recently, David served as the director of Facilities Operations and Capital Projects for Seattle Central College where he oversaw campus master planning, capital construction, physical plant engineering, custodial services, and mail and receiving.

New Look on lclark.edu

When you open your browser to the Lewis & Clark site, the pages throughout now have a new look and feel.

REMINDER: LiveWhale Editing Access Restricted Dec. 14, 2020, Through Jan. 7, 2021

In order to prepare for the launch of the new look and feel throughout the lclark.edu domain, PubCom will need to restrict LiveWhale editing starting at 8 a.m. MONDAY, December 14, 2020, through January 7, 2021.

Goodbye, 2020! Happy New Year from Lewis & Clark

As the magic of the holiday season approaches, L&C students say goodbye to 2020 and look forward to the promise of hope a new year brings.

How do I make a report as a Responsible Employee?

There are several ways to get the information to Title IX Coordinator Casey Bieberich or one of the deputy coordinators.
Thank you.

Faculty and Staff Holiday Extravaganza

A week of celebration for faculty and staff. RSVP required by December 7. No exceptions! Planning for this event is crucial to safety.

How to compassionately talk to a student as a Responsible Employee

Learn the various actions and responses you need to know, including how to explain to the student what your role is as a Responsible Employee, what it means to make a report to the Title IX office, how to make the report, and how to access confidential resources on and off campus.

New Year, New Look For lclark.edu

On January 7, 2021, pages throughout the lclark.edu domain—CAS, law school, graduate school, and common services—will have a fresh new look on both mobile and desktop. This will be the first significant web refresh since 2016.

Annual Ray Warren Symposium Addresses Race and Movement

This year’s Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, which will run from November 11 to 13, focuses on the concept of movement and the systems of power that determine our mobility. For the first time, the symposium will be held entirely online, free and open to all, including those living outside of Portland.
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Environmental Affairs Symposium Highlights Local and Global Conservation

The 23rd Annual ENVX Symposium, titled Conservation Conversations, will provide a forum to discuss biodiversity conservation on a local and global level. Taking place virtually from October 20–22, all events are free and open to the public.

Cyber Security Awareness Month!

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber  Security Awareness Month!  Are you safe online?
Join Us for the Great Oregon ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Join Us for the Great Oregon Shakeout Earthquake Drill

On October 15, at 10:15 a.m., the Lewis & Clark community will participate in the Great Oregon Shakeout earthquake drill, which consists primarily of 60 seconds of “drop, cover, and hold on.”

Q&A with COVID-19 Case Manager and Contact Tracer Ami Hanna

Ami (ah-mee) Hanna joined the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness this month as Lewis & Clark’s first case manager and contact tracer.
Associate Dean of Students, Director of Student Support, and Title IX Case Manager Kayleigh McCauley

Online and Self-Paced: Faculty and Staff ADA / Section 504 Training

Student Support Services, in consultation with Dave Reese, general counsel, and Heyke Kirkendall-Baker, ADA coordinator, has developed a training specifically designed for Lewis & Clark faculty and staff.

Google Chat to Replace Google Hangouts Oct. 1

Google Hangouts is being replaced by Google Chat. Learn what you need to do to get ready for the rollout of the new app.

Back-To-School COVID Testing Clinic

Undergraduates studying on campus were tested for COVID-19 last week. Staff from across campus showed up to make the event a success. 

WeB4Me@LC: A Necessary Commitment to Community Health

We need your help to ensure the Lewis & Clark community remains healthy. Our Fall 2020 Reopening plan is designed to safeguard all of us. To succeed, everyone in the community–faculty, staff, and students–must act responsibly and follow rules and guidelines on healthy behaviors.

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IT Service Desk Update

In our continuing efforts to support the technical needs of the college while helping to protect visitors, students, and staff, we will be implementing some changes upon reopening the IT Service Desk.

L&C Grads Help Those in Need During Pandemic

Lewis & Clark graduates are helping those in need during the pandemic.

Associate Professor of History and Department Chair Maureen ?Mo? Healy

Sharing Professor Healy’s Protest Story with Congress

Last week, Associate Professor of History and Department Chair Maureen Healy was shot in the head by a “less lethal” round fired by a law enforcement officer.

L&C Implements New, Unified Payroll Schedule

Lewis & Clark will be implementing a new, unified payroll schedule effective August 1, 2020. The new schedule will merge all employees onto one pay period, with one pay date.

COVID-19 Faculty and Staff Survey Initial Report

The Office of Institutional Research and Planning recently surveyed employees to help the institution gauge the impact of COVID-19 and to assess the administration’s response to the growing pandemic.

Important Guidance for the Fall Semester

We are incredibly eager to welcome you back to campus! To that end, we are working diligently to put a plan in place that will keep our community safe during on-campus, in-person instruction this fall.
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For the Love of Teaching: Dyan Watson Departs L&C After Ten Years of Social Justice Education

Associate Professor Dyan Watson is leaving Lewis & Clark after ten years to take on the role of director of inclusion at the Oregon Episcopal School on July 1.

CAS Announces Academic Plans for Fall Semester

We wish to share our current plans for the fall semester: We expect to be holding in-person classes this fall.
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Law Students Volunteer More Than 16,000 Pro Bono and Community Service Hours

In a remarkable demonstration of passion and commitment to the community, law students volunteered a record 16,000 hours this year to over 105 organizations from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.

We Are Stronger Together

Learn about library and community resources on equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.

  

A Message From Your Office of Equity and Inclusion

Resources and Support for Continued Anti-Racist Work.
Director of Physical Education and Athletics Mark Pietrok

Pietrok Named Director of Physical Education and Athletics

Mark Pietrok has been named director of Physical Education and Athletics at Lewis & Clark.
The Frank Manor House as seen from the reflecting pool.

Highlights of the May Board of Trustees Meeting

On May 7 and 8, due to COVID-19, the Board of Trustees held its first-ever virtual meeting via Zoom.
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Law School 2020 Employment Stats for Grads: Over 90%

Lewis & Clark Law School presented its 2018-19 employment statistics showing 90.8% of 2019 graduates as currently employed or with a near-term start date, or pursuing further graduate education.

Lewis & Clark Awarded $750,000 Mellon Foundation Grant

Lewis & Clark has been awarded a $750,000 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant for the interdisciplinary project “Healing Social Suffering Through Narrative,” which will address circumstances such as inequitable access to higher education and physical and mental illness in the Portland area using a liberal arts lens. The project will extend over four years, beginning this fall, engaging students and faculty in a series of community-wide partnerships.
Assistant Dean of Diversity and Academic Resources JB Kim received the Outstanding Staff Award

Virtual SLS Awards Celebrate Our Peers Campus-Wide

The Office of Student Leadership and Service (SLS) hosts the annual Leadership and Service Awards ceremony every spring semester to honor outstanding contributions to the community by students, staff, faculty, student organizations, and community partners.
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Pamplin Fellows Announce 2020 Teacher of the Year

Each year, the Pamplin Society of Fellows bestows the Teacher of the Year Award to one professor. This award aims to honor undergraduate faculty members that go above and beyond the duties of their position to enrich student learning.
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Advocacy and Resources During Covid-19

On behalf of the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness, and our campus Sexual Assault Response Advocates (SARAs), we would like to spread the word about the tele-communication resources that are available at this time.

Inspirations, Virtual Activities to Celebrate Earth Day

We welcome to the community to share and participate in virtual and in-home environmental activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day - together while we are apart. #MyPlanetMyPledge #LCEarthDay

Faculty Approve Health Studies Minor

Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences have approved the creation of a new health studies minor. Drawing upon Lewis & Clark’s strong culture of interdisciplinary learning and current course offerings, the new minor recognizes the growing interest students have in public health and the value of a liberal arts approach to solving the world’s current and future public health challenges.
Interim Occupational Health and Safety Officer Jason Holmgren with OHSU employee Dan Schach.

L&C Donates 5,000 N95 Masks to OHSU

Lewis & Clark Facilities Services workers delivered a donation of 5,000 N95 3M masks and 2,500 pairs of gloves to Oregon Health & Science University.
Image of Human Resources entry way/lobby in the lower level of McAfee.

HR, Graduate Admissions, and the Center for Community Engagement to Relocate

Several offices on campus are moving to new locations this month.
2020 Gender Studies Symposium cochairs.    From left to right: India Roper-Moyes BA ?20, Rayce Sa...

39th Annual Gender Studies Symposium Explores Tensions of Possibility

For almost 40 years, the Gender Studies Symposium has been fostering cutting edge academic discourse on gender and sexuality. This year’s theme, Tensions of Possibilities, transcends traditional scholastic boundaries and takes an interdisciplinary approach to research on gender and sexuality.

Today is LC Day of Giving!

Is your love for LC overflowing? Why not share it! On LC Day of Giving, put your gift in one -or more- of five buckets. You can choose to support Undergrad Academics, Undergrad Student Support, Athletics, the Law School, or the Graduate School. We only have 24 hours to reach our goals for all five buckets. When each one is full to the brim, an extra $100,000 match will be unlocked!
Photo of Marketing Coordinator Michael Coiner

Comings and Goings: Get To Know Marketing Coordinator Michael Coiner

Michael Coiner started with Public Affairs and Communications (PubCom) in 2019 after almost a decade with Student Support Services. Get to know Michael in the following Q&A.
Gender-Based Violence Prevention Coordinator Ariella Frishberg

Q&A with Gender-Based Violence Prevention Coordinator Ariella Frishberg

The following Q&A with Ariella highlights the significance of her role and offers upcoming opportunities for community involvement.
Left to right: Senior Associate Dean of Admissions Erika Quiggins, Dean of Spiritual Life Mark Du...

Lewis & Clark Honors 63 Staff for Their Service

This year’s staff recognition lunch was held on Friday, January 24, and honored 63 staff members for their years of service.
The Winterim 2020 cohort

Winterim Immerses Students in Entrepreneurship and Leadership

From January 12 to 17, 33 Lewis & Clark students from around the United States and across the globe immersed themselves in the study of entrepreneurship and leadership. A perennial favorite offering of the John E. and Susan S. Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership, Winterim is a weeklong experience bringing students, speakers, and mentors together to explore what it means to be an entrepreneur. 

Resources for Inclement Weather

With the snow forecast upon us, this serves as a reminder about our snow closure policy.
Christopher Baily

Cooking Up Business

On any given summer evening, the Portland Mercado is a swirl of activity: families eating Cuban sandwiches, Mexican tamales, or Puerto Rican mofongo at nearby food trucks; bands playing on the patio; people doing their evening shopping at the meat market and grocery store. The Mercado in Southeast Portland is home to dozens of businesses. And Chris Bailey BA ’08 has had a hand in launching many of them.

Highlights of 2019

Check out some of our top stories of the past 12 months.
Haben Girma BA '10

Memoir of Deafblind Attorney Captures National Attention

With wit and insight, attorney and disability advocate Haben Girma BA ’10 takes readers along on her journey from isolation to empowerment.

Lewis & Clark’s Street Addresses Will Change May 1

In an effort to improve 9-1-1 dispatcher emergency response time, the Portland City Council will divide Southwest Portland in two on May 1, creating a sixth sextant called South Portland. Area street addresses will change as a result.

Inside-Out

What happens when a correctional facility functions as a classroom? Lewis & Clark history students find out firsthand.

Ray Warren Symposium Asks What Comes After Resistance

The 16th annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies continues to challenge our dominant ideas of power and liberation.

22nd Environmental Affairs Symposium Tackles Climate, Environment, and Uneven Development

This year’s Environmental Affairs Symposium analyzes the environmental impact of uneven development with the help of environmental scholar and climate activist Sunita Narain. Her keynote address, titled “The New Green Deal for a Global Compact: Learning to Do Things Differently for Inclusive Futures,” will discuss solutions to combat global climate change. 

Terri helped first-year students move in this year during New Student Orientation.

Comings and Goings: Terri Banasek Retires After 25 Years 


Read the Q&A with Terri—and see the full list of new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.

International Student Launches Lewis & Clark’s First TEDx Event

Tuse Mahenya BA ’21, an English major and political economy minor from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is organizing Lewis & Clark’s first TEDx event, “Deconstruct.” Scheduled for October 9, the event will give students a platform to share their ideas and hear from others about times their preconceived notions were challenged.
Raquel Harmon MA '20

Graduate School Community Garden Project

Interested staff and faculty are invited to participate.

Campus-wide Earthquake Drill

On October 17, at 10:17 a.m., Lewis & Clark will participate in the Great Oregon Shakeout earthquake drill, which consists primarily of 60 seconds of “drop, cover, and hold on.”

Law School Receives $3.7 Million to Support Environmental Law Fellowships, Scholarships

Lewis & Clark Law School received a charitable bequest totaling $3.7. million to support public interest environmental law fellowships and scholarships. This bequest is the second-largest single gift ever made to the law school.

Three Properties Available Through Campus Housing Program

The deadline for purchase consideration and submitting an Interested Party Form is on Friday, September 27.

New Policy Adopts Official Use of Chosen Name for Campus Identity

The policy allows students, employees, and alumni to identify themselves within the Lewis & Clark community using a chosen name that differs from their official/legal name.
President Wim Wiewel, left of center, in the orange polo shirt and baseball cap, represents Lewis...

President Wiewel Joins Business and Civic Leaders Standing Against Hate, Violence

President Wiewel joined with a coalition assembled by Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler ahead of the planned Aug. 17 “alt-right” rally in downtown Portland.

New Student Orientation and Parents Preview Begin Aug. 28

Information and traffic alerts to be aware of as our incoming class arrives.
Helen Devol

A New Employee Resource for Conflict Resolution

Helen DeVol will serve as a resource for employees who need help communicating and/or resolving conflicts with their colleagues or managers.
Eric Staab

Eric Staab Named Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

President Wim Wiewel announced today that Eric Staab will become vice president for admissions and financial aid. Staab, who currently serves as Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, will begin on October 7.
HRIS Analyst Alex Ray

Comings and Goings Update: Get to Know Alex Ray

Several people have joined the community recently, and some continuing employees have taken on new roles and responsibilities at Lewis & Clark.

Dooley Named Interim VP for Business and Finance/Treasurer

Andrea Dooley will serve as interim beginning August 1.

Alan Finn to Join Ball State University

Vice President for Business and Finance and Treasurer Alan Finn will leave Lewis & Clark to become vice president for business affairs and treasurer at Ball State University.

New Administrative Leader in the Office of the VP of Student Life

Jessica Sweeney MA ’17 has assumed the role of program director and executive assistant to the vice president in the Division of Student Life.

Automated Phone System Launches This Week

This week, Lewis & Clark’s main phone line (503-768-7000) will transition from a live operator to an automated phone system.
Mark Figueroa, associate vice president for institutional research and planning, will succeed Jan...

Mark Figueroa Named Dean of Equity and Inclusion

President Wim Wiewel has announced that Mark Figueroa, associate vice president for institutional research and planning, will succeed Janet Steverson as dean of equity and inclusion, effective this summer.

Jennifer Delahunty Named Interim Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

President Wim Wiewel has announced that Jennifer Delahunty will become interim vice president for admissions and financial aid, effective July 9. 
Marissa Yang Bertucci

Marissa Yang Bertucci, School Counseling ’19, To Deliver Graduate Student Commencement Address

Marissa hopes to center the lived experiences of students in her school counseling practice, continuing research on serving queer youth, youth of color, communities displaced by gentrification, and youth exhibiting high rates of peer aggression to bolster public school reform and policy change.

Human Nature

Lewis & Clark’s Ecopsychology Program draws on the healing power of the outdoors to enhance mental health.
Diana Leonard

Psychology Professor, Student Collaborate on Intergroup Apology Research

Assistant Professor of Psychology Diana Leonard is working with students in her Emotions and Social Identity in Psychology (ESIP) lab to build upon her intergroup apology research and helping students develop their own research.

Talia Lichtenberg BA ’20 Named 2019 Goldwater Scholar

Talia Lichtenberg BA ’20 is the recipient of a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the preeminent award for undergraduates in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics.
Vice President and Dean for Enrollment Management Lisa Meyer.

Lisa Meyer to Join Search Firm Witt/Kieffer

Vice President and Dean for Enrollment Management Lisa Meyer announced today that she will leave Lewis & Clark to join executive search firm Witt/Kieffer. Meyer’s last day at Lewis & Clark will be July 8.
Dallaire Scholar Fabrice Sibomana will be among the commemoration's speakers at Kwibuka 25.

Kwibuka 25: Lewis & Clark to Commemorate the Rwandan Genocide

Twenty-five years after the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, Lewis & Clark will “remember, unite, and renew” with Kwibuka 25. 

Master Plan Community Outreach Sessions: April 5, 8, and 9

Students, staff, and faculty and invited to provide input on academic space, residential and campus life, connectivity, open space and landscape, and inclusivity.

International Affairs Symposium Challenges the Status Quo

The oldest student-run symposium in the country, Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium runs April 8 to 10 this year. The event brings prominent scholars from around the globe to debate on the forces challenging the “status quo” worldwide.

Sarit Cahana, co-founder of the Disabled Student Union, spoke at the 2018 Student Leadership and ...

Six Reasons to Submit SLS Award Nominations by Apr. 5

The Student Leadership and Service (SLS) award ceremony celebrates our peers campus-wide – from the CAS, Graduate School, and Law School.

#1 in the Nation for Environmental Law

US News announced its 2020 rankings of law schools, and named Lewis & Clark Environmental Law program as number one in the nation.

LC Day of Giving: Help us unlock $100,000!

Help us raise 2,019 gifts and secure a $100,000 match Wednesday, March 13!
2019 Gender Studies Symposium cochair Zoe Maughan BA '19 tabling at New Student Orientation.

Who Cares? This Year’s Gender Studies Symposium

The 38th Gender Studies Symposium digs into essential questions regarding the practice of care, gender politics, and the effect the two have on each other by asking “Who Cares?” 

Symposium Explores Art and History in the Middle East and North Africa

Lewis & Clark’s fifth annual student-run Middle East and North Africa Symposium explores how art and history intersect in the region. Running March 6 through 8, the symposium is free and open to the public.

Check Your Email For Link to Gallup Employee Engagement Survey

It should take you only five minutes to complete the 12-question survey, which will remain open until March 1. Please let us know how we’re doing. This new data will help us gauge our progress over time.

Artwork by Amy Freer

Student and Faculty Art Therapy Exhibit

The exhibit is on display in the York Graduate Center until March 14.

Open Enrollment 2019

The annual Open Enrollment for L&C employees to make changes to their benefits runs February 4 through March 4. Any changes will take effect on April 1, 2019.
President Wim Wiewel, Lab Coordinator/Instructor in Biology Wendy McLennan, and Professor of Biol...

Lewis & Clark Honors 66 Staff for Their Service

This year’s staff recognition lunch was held on Friday, January 25, and honored 66 staff members for their years of service.

LLM in Environmental Law Now Offered Online

Lewis & Clark Law School, recognized as having one of the best environmental law programs in the country, now offers its LLM degree in Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law through a distance-learning online option.

Winterim Applies the Liberal Arts To Entrepreneurship

From January 13 to 18, 30 L&C students from all corners of the globe will do a deep dive into entrepreneurship and leadership. 

MLK Week 2019

January 22 to January 31, Lewis & Clark dedicates an entire week of service, learning, and action to commemorate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights activists.
Associate Director for Human Resources Sarah Petrich

Comings and Goings Update: Get to Know Sarah Petrich

Several people have joined the community recently, and some continuing employees have taken on new roles and responsibilities at Lewis & Clark.

Highlights of 2018

Reviewing the achievements made by our community.

Sweet Holiday Wishes

Each year, President Wiewel shares the Dutch tradition of gifting chocolate letters during the holiday season. Vrolijke feestdagen! Happy holidays!

Staff Development Days (POSTPONED)

Three days of programing for L&C employees to share knowledge and make connections across campus.

Hoffman Gallery Changes

We are in the process of moving the Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art to a director model that will be faculty-led and more student-centered. The current gallery director, Linda Tesner, will leave Lewis & Clark at the end of the academic year.

Brian Detweiler-Bedell to Lead Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Professor of Psychology Brian Detweiler-Bedell assumes the role of director on February 1, 2019. 
Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Jennifer Hubbert

Analyzing Public Diplomacy Through Portland’s Sister Cities

Following a worldwide competition, the University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy has awarded Associate Professor Jennifer Hubbert one of three research fellowships. Her research will analyze the Sister Cities International program, including Portland’s vibrant sister city program.

L&C Secures Grant to Reduce Gender-based Violence

Lewis & Clark has formally accepted a $297,889 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Violence against Women to strengthen the college’s existing efforts to address gender-based violence.

“Science translator” Katie Kowal wins Rhodes Scholarship

On November 18, the Rhodes Trust announced that Katie Kowal BA ’17 won a Rhodes Scholarship.

Board of Trustees Approves the Strategic Plan at October Meeting

During its meeting on October 25 and 26, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the institutional strategic plan, “Exploring for the Global Good.

Law School Internet/Network/Phone Services Unavailable Sunday, Nov. 11

The Law School will be without Internet, network drives, wifi, desk phones, and printing capabilities this Sunday, November 11, for repair work.

New Course Examines Intersection of Sustainability and Entrepreneurship

As sustainability becomes increasingly relevant in all academic and professional arenas, a new course offered in conjunction with the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership gives students of any major an introduction to the challenges of running a sustainable business and the laws and technicalities of sustainability in the business world.
“Game of Thrones: Career Month is Coming? by Career Center staff won best group costume.

2018 Halloween Costume Contest Winners

The CARE committee has counted the votes and is happy to announce the winners of the 2018 Halloween costume contest.

Accreditation Evaluation Open Sessions for Students, Faculty, and Staff

If your schedule permits, please come to one of these open sessions.

Ray Warren Symposium Tackles Race and Medicine

The 15th Annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies—titled Bitter Pills: Race, Health, and Medicine—focuses on the racialized dimensions of health, highlighting the voices of communities of color. 

Updated Nov. 2: Massive Crane Moving Off Campus This Weekend

Please be aware of the detailed timeline and the anticipated impacts.

It’s Time to Update Your Emergency Notification Settings

Please take a moment to configure your own emergency notifications setting.
James W. Rogers Professor of Music Eleonora Beck

Professor Beck Wins Italian Citizenship for Her Daughter

Eleonora Beck, the James W. Rogers Professor of Music, is celebrating a great victory for her family and for civil rights everywhere.

Parking Changes on Friday, Oct. 5: We Need Your Assistance!

To accommodate at least 200 additional cars from our Inauguration, Homecoming and Family Weekend guests, please consider off-site parking (and donuts!) available at Riverdale High School, St. Mark’s Church, and River View Cemetery. Shuttles will run approximately every 17 minutes.

Join Us for the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

On October 18, at 10:18 a.m., the Lewis & Clark community will participate in the Great Oregon Shakeout earthquake drill, which consists primarily of 60 seconds of “drop, cover, and hold on.”

Open Sessions Oct. 1 and 3 for Final Candidates for Dean of Students Position 

You are invited to attend an open community session for the candidates for the position of Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students.

Big Turnout Expected for Inauguration on Oct. 5: Venue Changes and Parking Challenges

An enthusiastic response to the invitation to the inauguration of President Wim Wiewel on Friday, October 5, means a few changes. 

Bruce Suttmeier Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Bruce Suttmeier, associate professor of Japanese, has accepted the offer to serve as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Presidential Inauguration Partners With Portland Backpack Food Donation Program

As part of our celebration of President Wiewel’s inauguration, the Lewis & Clark community is invited to participate in a food donation program for local school children run by Portland Backpack.
President Wim Wiewel at the Sesquicentennial celebration.

Your Input On The Strategic Plan Requested By Sept. 19

If you wish to discuss the plan or provide feedback in person, please RSVP for Strategic Plan Discussions offered September 13, 17, and 18.

L&C Earns Top Ten Spot in Sustainable Campus Index

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognized Lewis & Clark as a top performer in its 2018 Sustainable Campus Index.

Fall Semester Pay-to-Park and Alternative Transportation Information

Did you know Lewis & Clark’s parking fees fund the Pioneer Express shuttle service and discounted TriMet transit passes for students and employees?

Website Upgrades on August 7, 2018

On the morning of August 7, 2018, the Lewis & Clark website will undergo two significant changes: First, we will move our site from a web server computer in Watzek out to the cloud in the Amazon Web Services system. Second, we will upgrade the LiveWhale CMS software to the latest version.

Workday Recruiting Begins Monday, July 23

Effective July 23, 2018, hiring managers will use Workday Recruiting for all staff and student hires. 

Rest In Peace, Buddy

With great sadness, we say goodbye to Buddy, the Newfoundland who represented the Pioneers for over a decade.
Dean Anna Gonzalez resigned in May 2018, and will begin her new role on August 1 at Harvey Mudd C...

Update on the Search for Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

A national search has begun for the next Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students.

Pamplin Water Shut Off: July 5

The water supply to the Pamplin Athletic Complex will be shut-off on July 5, from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to support the remodel of restroom 116.

Lewis & Clark To Become Smoke- And Tobacco-Free

In order to become a healthier community, Lewis & Clark will be smoke- and tobacco-free effective August 1, 2018.

Comings and Goings Update

Several people joined the Lewis & Clark community, and a few said a fond farewell. See the full list.

Students Organize Campus Blood and Marrow Drive

Join us Monday, June 25, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., to participate in this lifesaving event.
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An Overview of Campus Repairs and Upgrades

Facilities Services will address minor repairs and upgrades primarily inside buildings across campus over the summer to prepare for the opening of school.

Volunteer Opportunity: Alumni Weekend

The grand sesquicentennial celebration at Alumni Weekend is less than two weeks away and Alumni and Parent Programs would love your help.
Lewis and Clark College, Wedding Setup, 08-10-2013

Lewis & Clark’s Summer Guests

The Conference and Events Office welcomes over 27 conferences and youth camps to campus this summer, along with more than 1000 alumni attending Alumni Weekend, and several couples celebrating their weddings in the Estate Gardens.

President Wiewel Announces Reorganization of Provost’s Portfolio as Jane Atkinson Retires

Departments that were previously under the provost will now report to a variety of offices and individuals.
Shelby Collum Davis speaking at the Davis Scholars Reception.

Shelby Davis Donates $500,000 in Honor of Institutional Professor Emeritus Roger Paget

President Wim Wiewel has announced a gift of $500,000 from philanthropist Shelby Davis to honor Institutional Professor Emeritus Roger Paget, his longtime friend who passed away on April 1.

Anna Gonzalez to Become Vice President at Harvey Mudd College

Dean of Students Anna Gonzalez will leave Lewis & Clark to become Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California.

Lewis & Clark Adopts Single-Use Plastic Reduction Policy

In an effort to eliminate waste and reduce reliance on products containing fossil fuels, Lewis & Clark developed a campus-wide policy to reduce single-use plastic.

International Affairs Professor Named Teacher of the Year

At a ceremony attended by faculty, staff, students, and friends, Elizabeth Bennett, assistant professor of international affairs, was named 2018 Teacher of the Year, a distinction based solely on student nominations by Lewis & Clark’s Pamplin Society of Fellows.

Institution-wide Information for Commencement 2018

Over the next several weeks, hundreds of families and friends will celebrate the class of 2018.

Employee Engagement Survey Results Are In

In its first-ever employee engagement survey, L&C scored 3.82 on a scale of 1 to 5.
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David Reese to Serve as Vice President, Chief of Staff, General Counsel, and Board Secretary

President Wim Wiewel selected David Reese to serve as general counsel, board secretary, and inaugural chief of staff. 

LC Day of Giving: Tuesday, April 3

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, April 3, we have 24 hours to secure 1,867 gifts from faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and friends from all three schools. When we do, our Board of Trustees will donate an additional $150,000.

Parking Lot Closures Due To Large Commercial Film Production, March 22-29

On Thursday, March 22 beginning at 6 p.m., crews will begin arriving for a large commercial film production – taking place on campus through Wednesday, March 28.

Open Sessions for Vice President, Chief of Staff, General Counsel and Board Secretary Candidates

The entire campus community is invited to attend open sessions to meet the three individual candidates interviewing for the position.

Ombuds Office Celebrates 10 Years

During the past decade, Ombudsperson Valerie Craigwell White worked on 2356 cases with 3393 people.  

Allies Against Hate

The graduate school wins a City of Portland grant to fight hate and support victims.

Gender Studies Symposium Explores (in)Security

The 37th annual Gender Studies Symposium explores what security looks like in the face of modern dangers. 

Highlights of the February Board of Trustees Meeting

The Board of Trustees announces gifts, votes to begin a comprehensive campaign, and votes to divest from fossil fuels.

Board of Trustees Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuels

The Lewis & Clark College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to divest from all fossil fuel holdings in the endowment.

Strategic Plan Survey: Your Input Requested by Feb. 7

We invite you now to provide your input on the SWOT analysis work we’ve completed thus far.

Let’s Work Together: Gallup Survey Closes Feb. 2

The Gallup Employee Engagement Survey will close on February 2 – please do not miss your opportunity to participate.

Invitation to Share your Input for L&C Facilities Plan: Jan. 25-26

On January 25 and 26, Sasaki will be back on campus to engage the campus community to share these various options for the facilities and grounds on each of the campuses.
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Fifty-Nine Staff Recognized for Service to Lewis & Clark

This year’s staff recognition lunch was held on Friday, January 19, and honored 59 staff members for their years of service and dedication to Lewis & Clark.

MLK Jr. Week

From January 19 - 27, Lewis & Clark dedicates an entire week of service, learning, and action to commemorate the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights activists.

Highlights of 2017

Take a look back at some of our biggest stories of the year.

Remember to Breathe This Holiday Season

Wishing you joy and peace this holiday season and throughout the new year.

Comings and Goings Update

Several people joined the Lewis & Clark community, and a few said a fond farewell.

Law Students Make Care Packages for Portland’s Homeless

Law students worked together to solicit donations, assemble personal care packages for men, women and pets, and distribute them to Portland’s homeless.

President Wiewel Hosts Monthly Office Hours Beginning Nov. 16

In order to keep lines of communication open, President Wiewel will host monthly office hours for faculty/staff and separate office hours for students.
President Wiewel with Susan Bates and Life Trustee John Bates

A Trio of $1M Gifts Announced at the Board of Trustees Meeting

Bateses, Fowler and Levin, and Mahaffy make gifts; entrepreneurship gains new name.

20th Annual Environmental Affairs Symposium Meets “Tough Times” With Conversation

This year’s symposium, Environmental Engagement in Tough Times, will take on pressing environmental issues with an emphasis on their social dimensions, like sustainable housing and equitable city growth. The three-day event kicks off with a keynote panel in Portland’s Pearl District on October 24.
Staff of The Orange Peal (student yearbook), Albany College, 1916.  First row: Annie Chandler, Au...

Lewis & Clark at 150

During the 2017–18 academic year, Lewis & Clark marks its 150th anniversary, honoring its distinctive past and preparing for its bright future.
Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) speaks with law professor and founder of the Green Energy Institute, ...

Green Energy Institute Conference Advocates for Radical Change in Pursuit of 100% Renewable Energy

Our Re-Energizing the West Conference sparked a robust dialogue for a zero carbon energy future.

All-campus Earthquake Drill on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 10:19 a.m.

Your participation in this drill is very important for practicing what to do and minimizing injury during an earthquake—a small but vital step in the process of being ready for such an event.

Vote Now for Your Favorite 2017 L&C Halloween Costume

All votes must be submitted by midnight on November 1.

Global Vision, Local Engagement 

Lewis & Clark welcomes Wim Wiewel as its next president.

Welcome, President Wim Wiewel!

Follow L&C’s TwitterInstagram, and Facebook page to find out what President Wiewel is up to. Use #wimwiewelfirstday on your posts.

Symposium Explores Complexities of Community and Free Speech

Lewis & Clark students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend a free symposium on Wednesday, October 11. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. and the day-long event culminates with a dinner at 5 p.m.

Comings and Goings Update: Meet the New Assistant Director of the Teaching Excellence Program

Several people joined the Lewis & Clark community, and a few said a fond farewell. See the full list and get to know the New Assistant Director of the Teaching Excellence Program Daymond Glenn MEd ’03, EdD ’09.

Grad School Expands Courageous Educational Leadership

For nearly 20 years, the graduate school has offered the Courage to Lead program. This year, they expand the program with Leading Together—a unique approach to professional development. 

Not Just Another Roadside Attraction: Bill Will’s Fun House

This fall, the Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery at Lewis & Clark will host Portland artist Bill Will’s newest site-specific exhibition, Fun House. An opening reception with the artist—complete with carnival-themed refreshments—will be held at 3 p.m. on September 10.

Sierra Club Names Lewis & Clark a Top Five Most Environmentally Responsible School

Lewis & Clark is the only liberal arts college on the West Coast to make the top 10.

Fall Semester Transportation & Parking Information

The Office of Transportation & Parking is dedicated to managing a shared resource and providing transportation alternatives to access the Lewis & Clark campus

College Sets New Course for the Bookstore

After an evaluation of operations and a survey of community sentiment, Vice President for Business and Finance Alan Finn has announced that Lewis & Clark will seek an outside partner to run the bookstore.

Shop, Sell, and Share on Campus Market

Campus Market is now available to students, faculty, and staff. This free sharing platform–similar to Craigslist–is exclusively available to the Lewis & Clark community.

Trustees Exploring Fossil-Fuel Divestment

Lewis & Clark’s Investment Committee has convened a subcommittee to explore implementing a fossil-fuel divestment plan for the endowment.

Lewis & Clark Selects Wim Wiewel as Its Next President

Lewis & Clark has selected Wim Wiewel (pronounced Vim VEE-vel) to lead the institution forward as its next president. Wiewel, who has just completed a nine-year run as president of Portland State University, will start in his new role on October 1.
Simran Handa BA ?19 works with Greg Hermann, professor of biology and department chair,  on his c...

A STEM Program Blooms

Lewis & Clark creates pathways to success for first-generation college students interested in science and math.
Heyke and her husband Sete Baker on a recent zip line adventure.

Please Welcome AVP of Human Resources Heyke Kirkendall-Baker

Heyke Kirkendall-Baker JD ’98 is the new associate vice president of Human Resources. Get to know her in this Q&A.

Board members thanked Beth Miller '73 for her 21 years of distinguished service, and approved her...

Highlights of the May Board of Trustees Meeting

The Board of Trustees met on Friday, May 6. Meeting highlights included conversations on fundraising, divestment from fossil fuels, and a vision for Lewis & Clark.
Hundreds of alumni are coming to campus June 22-25 to celebrate reunions, connect with professors...

Lewis & Clark’s Summer Guests

The Conferences and Events Office is looking forward to a big and exciting summer season.
Photo of Bess Austin on a bicycle trip in Provence, France, with her husband in summer 2012.

Comings and Goings: Bess Austin Retires After 35 Years

Several people joined the Lewis & Clark community, and a few said a fond farewell. See the full list. 

Pictured: Members of the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling Class of 2016.

Institution-wide Commencement Information

This weekend, hundreds of families and friends will celebrate the Graduate School of Education and Counseling class of 2017.

Liz Safran Named Lewis & Clark Teacher of the Year

On April 19, students named Liz Safran, associate professor of geological science and director of environmental studies, Lewis & Clark teacher of the year.

Sign Up Now For Your CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Order

Lewis & Clark is partnering with the nonprofit organization Adelante Mujeres to offer fresh produce grown sustainably on local Latino-owned farms. Secure your order by May 1.
The 2017 International Affairs Symposium co-chairs.

Debating Issues of Population and the Global Landscape

The 55th Annual International Affairs Symposium runs from Monday, April 10 through Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

Six Tips To Help Answer The Question: Why Choose Lewis & Clark?

By the end of May, more than 1,000 newly admitted CAS students and their families will visit campus with the same general question in mind: “Why choose Lewis & Clark?”

Selecting Our Next President

The Presidential Search Committee is pleased to share that the search for Lewis & Clark’s next president is underway.

Board of Trustees approves 2017-18 budget

At its meeting on February 25, the Board of Trustees approved the operating and capital budget for the 2017-18 academic year.

Annual Gender Studies Symposium Finds a Point of Access

The 36th annual Gender Studies Symposium, which runs March 8 through 10 and is free and open to the public, is a student-led effort to foster conversations on the nuances of privilege and accessibility.

Ending Malaria

Elizabeth Winzeler BA ’84 brings fresh approaches to the fight against an ancient disease.
Built in 2012, Holmes Hall reflects students? responses to early focus group research. Students a...

Housing Master Plan

Lewis & Clark is embarking on a comprehensive Housing Master Plan to renovate, upgrade, and potentially expand our residential community over the next ten years.
The Office of Human Resources will hold an open house on Monday, March 6 between 10 a.m. and 3 p....

Employee Benefits Open Enrollment Runs Feb. 17 - Mar. 6

The annual Open Enrollment for Lewis & Clark employees to make changes to their benefits begins at 9 a.m. on Friday, February 17.
Photo includes some of the employees honored with 20 or more years of service. From left to right...

Fifty Five Staff Honored for Service to Lewis & Clark

This year’s staff recognition lunch honored 55 staff members for their years of service and dedication to Lewis & Clark.
Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence and Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Janet Stev...

Update from the Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Janet Steverson offers an overview of the most pressing diversity and inclusion efforts underway on campus right now.

Q&A With Interim President David Ellis

David Ellis, a longtime member of the Lewis & Clark community, stepped into the role of interim president. Learn more about David and his plans for the future.

President Barry Glassner Steps Down; David Ellis Named Interim President

The Board of Trustees has accepted President Glassner’s resignation and has appointed David Ellis, current vice president, secretary and general counsel as interim president, effective immediately.

A Tragic Loss to Our Community

The L&C community is mourning the loss of Assistant Professor of Physics Shannon O’Leary and her spouse, Adam Clausen.

Holiday Greetings from Lewis & Clark

Watch this video for inspiration this holiday season and throughout the new year.

Highlights of 2016

Highlights of 2016: Let’s take a look back at some of our biggest stories of the year.
Our new park-and-ride lot is at the Portland Christian Center, 5700 SW Dosch Rd, Portland, OR 972...

Free Parking Offer

In January 2017, Transportation and Parking is offering a free month trial to give commuters a chance to check out the park-and-ride lot.
Collection boxes and Oregon Food Bank bins will be available until Thursday, December 15.

Soup, Socks, and Snugglies Donation Drive Runs Through Dec. 15

Please join the community effort and bring a smile to someone’s face this holiday season. Donation bins are located at various locations around campus.
Photo taken at The Journey Forward launch event on January 29, 2013.

Lewis & Clark Strategic Plan: A Progress Report, 2016

Since The Journey Forward launched in 2013, working groups have made progress to achieve the goals of the plan. This report provides some highlights.

Art in Action

Through street art, Samantha Robison B.A. ’08 helps marginalized and conflict-affected youth find their voice.

Women in the Sciences Highlighted at October Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the academic year on Friday, October 28.

Ray Warren Symposium Asks What it Means to be Home

November 9 through 11, the Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies will address how racial and ethnic identities shape our senses of home and belonging.
Photo taken during the earthquake drill in Dubach computer lab on Thursday, October 20.

Post Shakeout Survey and Panel

Please complete the Great Oregon Shakeout earthquake drill survey by Friday, Oct. 28.
Last year's prize for best individual costume went to: ?Rated G LC Yik Yak Word Cloud, by As...

2016 LC Halloween Costume Contest

Students, faculty, and staff are eligible, and winners are determined by vote from the L&C community.

Enviro­­­­­­­nmental Affairs Symposium Seeks to Build a More Livable World

Now in its 19th year, the student-run Environmental Affairs Symposium will examine intersections of social justice and environment.

All-campus Earthquake Drill on Thursday, October 20, at 10:20 a.m.

Please follow these guidelines for the all-campus earthquake drill on Thursday, October 20, at 10:20 a.m.

It’s Time to Update Your Emergency Notification Settings

It’s Time to Update Your Emergency Notification Settings
Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence and Chair of the Committee on Diversity and In...

Update From the Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

Update From the Dean of Diversity and Inclusion
Michael visited Crater Lake earlier this month.

Comings and Goings: Get to Know New Media’s Michael Mannheimer

Comings and Goings: Get to Know New Media’s Michael Mannheimer
Director of Sustainability Amy Dvorak will manage the new Office of Sustainability.

New Office of Sustainability Offers Broader Community Focus

This fall, Lewis & Clark will unveil a new Office of Sustainability to be housed in the Templeton Student Center.
The Career Center identifies innovative strategies for connecting employers with Lewis & Clar...

9 Hiring Tips for Student Employee Supervisors

As we kick off another new school year, hundreds of students will seek on- and off-campus jobs during the next several weeks.
Head of Special Collections and College Archivist Hannah Crummé

Please Welcome Watzek’s New Head of Special Collections and College Archivist

Please welcome Hannah Crummé, Watzek Library’s new head of Special Collections and College Archivist.

Top Eight Picks for Getting Away From Your Desk This Summer

Top Eight Picks for Getting Away From Your Desk This Summer

Comings and Goings: Get to Know Angela Buck

Comings and Goings: Get to Know Angela Buck

Community Gathers in Remembrance and Solidarity in Reaction to Violence in Orlando

More than 70 members of the Lewis & Clark community gathered at York Graduate Center in remembrance of those who were affected by the horrific violence at in Orlando.

Campus Road Closures: June 2–3

Closures: Huddleston/Templeton Intersection and Roadway, Copeland Parking Lot and Pathway Closed June 2-3

Highlights of the May Board of Trustees Meeting

Highlights of the May Board of Trustees Meeting

Andrea and her husband Ryan with their Boxer Daisy on top of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain?a two-mi...

Comings and Goings: Please Welcome Associate Vice President of Finance/Controller Andrea Dooley

Comings and Goings: Please welcome Associate Vice President of Finance/Controller Andrea Dooley

More than 1500 guests expected to visit campus this summer

More than 1500 guests expected to visit campus this summer

Institution-wide commencement information: What you need to know

Institution-wide commencement information: What you need to know

Kimberly Brodkin named Lewis & Clark Teacher of the Year

Kimberly Brodkin named Lewis & Clark Teacher of the Year

President announces Student Engagement Scholarship winners

President Barry Glassner has announced the winners of the President’s Scholarship for Student Engagement.

Program improvements set to reduce parking demand

Lewis & Clark will be making changes to its transportation programs beginning fall semester 2016.

Improvements to the L&C Homepage

The Lewis & Clark homepage will have a fresh new look when you open your browser after 11 a.m. on April 6.

College launches first-ever 24-hour Day of Giving: Tuesday, April 5

Lewis & Clark launches its first-ever Day of Giving at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5, which includes special giving opportunities for the campus community.

Eight tips to help welcome visitors to campus this spring

More than 1,000 prospective students and their families will visit campus this spring with the same general question in mind: “Why Lewis & Clark?”
Assistant Dean of Student Rights and Responsibilities Charlie Ahlquist helps WIN coordinate ongoi...

Top 10 things you need to know about WIN

The Welfare Intervention Network (WIN) supports students, faculty, and staff who may be at risk to themselves or others.

Game on! 35th Annual Gender Studies Symposium explores gender in play

The 35th Annual Gender Studies Symposium will explore how the concept of fun and games relates to individual experiences of identity.

Board of Trustees approves 2016-17 budget

The new budget goes into effect June 1, 2016.
Kim with her husband John and daughter Violet (at 8 months old).

Comings and Goings: Please welcome Kimberly Bernick, director of communications at the graduate school

Comings and Goings: Please welcome Kimberly Bernick, director of communications at the graduate school
Josh Walter will become the new vice president for institutional advancement in late April.

Josh Walter named vice president for institutional advancement

President Barry Glassner announced today that Josh Walter will become the new vice president for institutional advancement. He will start in late April.
Photo includes some of the employees honored with 20 or more years of service. From left to right...

Fifty-six staff honored for service to Lewis & Clark

This year’s staff recognition lunch honored 56 staff members for their years of service and dedication.

Safety update: Upgrades to campus lighting well underway

Safety update: Upgrades to campus lighting well underway
Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence and Chair of the Committee on Diversity and In...

President Glassner names Janet Steverson as dean of diversity and inclusion

President Glassner names Janet Steverson as dean of diversity and inclusion
Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence and Chair of the Committee on Diversity and In...

Welcome back and updates from the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

Welcome back and updates from the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
Director of Marketing and Communications Stacey Kim presented the PowerPoint How PubCom Can Help ...

Quick-reference PowerPoint from PubCom

This presentation will take you to the most helpful self-service resources on PubCom’s website.
Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence and Chair of the Committee on Diversity and In...

Message from the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion regarding the Yik Yak posts

A message from the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion regarding the recent Yik Yak posts.

Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies takes on education

Lewis & Clark’s 12th Annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies takes on race and opportunity in the educational system.

Strategic Initiative Fund projects announced

President Barry Glassner announces the Strategic Initiative Awards for 2015-16.

Strength of foreign languages highlighted at October board meeting

The Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the academic year on Friday, October 16.

Science With Heart

Can a compound in red wine improve heart healing? Assistant Professor of Chemistry Casey Jones is using the compound to help make better biomedical devices.
Clinical Professor of Law Allison LaPlante

Earthrise Law Center wins huge case against EPA

Earthrise Law Center wins huge case ordering EPA to revise regulations to stop the unintentional transfer of invasive species into U.S. waterways.
Executive Director of Public Affairs and Communications Joe Becker

Top 6 helpful tools from Public Affairs and Communications

Top 6 helpful tools from Public Affairs and Communications

President appoints search committee for vice president of Institutional Advancement

President appoints search committee for vice president of Institutional Advancement

Assistant Professor of Physics Shannon O’Leary lands major NSF research grant

Assistant Professor of Physics Shannon O’Leary lands major NSF research grant

Comings and Goings: Nathan Baptiste named director of IME

Nathan Baptiste will become the new director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement.

Lewis & Clark recognized for commitment to a healthy student body

Lewis & Clark is one of only 25 schools on The Greatist’s 2015 list of healthiest colleges and universities in America.

8 hiring tips for student employee supervisors

As we kick off another new school year, hundreds of students will seek on- and off-campus jobs during the next several weeks.
Alan Finn will become the new vice president for business and finance and treasurer on October 1

Alan Finn named chief financial officer

President Barry Glassner announced today that Alan Finn will become the new vice president for business and finance and treasurer.
Dean for Enrollment and Communications Lisa Meyer

Transitions in the CAS Office of Admissions

The CAS Office of Admissions has been busy this summer with numerous staff transitions. See the new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.
Cate clowning around with some of last summer's bounty

Student-cultivated gardens ripe for community-building

Senior biology major Cate Turner tells the Source about our beautiful student gardens.
Director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement Tonya Daniel

Comings and Goings: Please welcome IME Director Tonya Daniel

This month, Tonya Daniel joined the Lewis & Clark community as the new director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement.

Return. Reflect. Reconnect.

Over the course of the 2015-16 academic year, Lewis & Clark Law School will celebrate 100 years of excellence in legal education.
Lewis & Clark is featured on the cover of the current edition of Unique Venues Magazine.

Lewis & Clark’s summer guests

The Office of Conferences and Events is looking forward to a lively summer season, extending through the middle of August.

Preparing future leaders in science education

Lewis & Clark creates a pathway for underrepresented students to become K-12 science and math teachers.
Rocky Campbell ?00 at the 2012 Lewis & Clark Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Comings and Goings: Rocky Campbell ’00 selected to lead Career Center

Comings and Goings Update: Rocky Campbell ’00 selected to lead Lewis & Clark’s Career Center. See the full list of new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.

Havel’s Place

A new campus feature becomes an international destination.
Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence Janet Steverson

Discrimination, Harassment, and Hate- or Bias-Motivated Conduct Policy approved

The Executive Council unanimously approved Lewis & Clark’s new policy on Discrimination, Harassment, and Hate- or Bias-Motivated Conduct.

Institution-wide commencement information

What do you need to know over the next several weeks as hundreds of visitors come to campus? It’s all here.
If you?ve experienced a fraudulent tax return, please contact Director of Human Resources Isaac D...

Addressing data theft concerns

Senior administrators are looking into concerns raised by some faculty and staff regarding theft of social security numbers and the filing of fraudulent tax returns.

Lewis & Clark takes top honor in Princeton Review ranking of greenest colleges

Number one. That’s the spot Lewis & Clark earned in The Princeton Review’s ranking of 353 most environmentally responsible colleges and universities.

Teaching Climate Change

Tim Swinehart M.A.T. ’05 takes on climate change in a new book for teachers.

Catherine Gunther Kodat named college dean

Catherine Gunther Kodat will become the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Future Pioneers

Incoming members of the Class of 2019 share what attracted them to Lewis & Clark.
Visit maps.lclark.edu to see interactive campus map.

New campus map available just in time for yield season

Lewis & Clark’s new online interactive map offers a phone-friendly option to navigate our campus.
Academic Director Brian Detweiler-Bedell (left) and Managing Director ?MAK? Kaplan in the eLab.

The eLab: A Hub for New Ideas

Located on the third floor of J.R. Howard Hall, our eLab brings together students, faculty, and alumni from our three schools.

Board of Trustees approves 2015-16 budget

The Board of Trustees has approved the operating and capital budget for the 2015-16 academic year.

Career Center construction to begin this spring

A new space for Lewis & Clark’s Career Development Center was one of the capital projects in the budget approved by the Board of Trustees on February 20.

Employee Benefits Open Enrollment runs Feb. 23 - Mar. 9

The annual Open Enrollment for Lewis & Clark employees to make changes to their benefits begins on Monday, February 23, and ends at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 9.

Teacher of the Year

Michael Lindblad M.A.T. ’96 is the 2015 Oregon Teacher of the Year.
Director of Strategic Initiatives Josh Alpert, Policy Director Jillian Detweiler, Mayor Charlie H...

The Pioneers of City Hall

Lewis & Clark alumni play strategic roles in the fast-paced Portland mayor’s office.

Fifty-seven staff honored for years of service

This year’s staff recognition lunch honored 57 staff members for their years of service and dedication to Lewis & Clark.

Philanthropist Lorry Lokey makes $2 million gift to Lewis & Clark to support outstanding professors

Portland native Lorry Lokey provides $2 million gift to support outstanding professors at Lewis & Clark.
Doug Erickson became Lewis & Clark?s archivist in 1991.

Comings and Goings: Doug Erickson to leave Watzek, will continue on as advisor

Comings and Goings: Doug Erickson to leave Watzek Library. See the full list of new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.

Highlights of 2014

Here are stories, videos, and photos that attracted tens of thousands of visitors to our website in 2014.

Photos of the Pioneer spirit set to sweet music: Happy Holidays from Lewis & Clark!

As the holiday season is upon us, we reflect on the past year and on the photos that capture how it feels to be a Lewis & Clark Pioneer.
Shana Levine

Get to know Athletic Director Shana Levine

Have you met Lewis & Clark’s new Athletic Director Shana Levine? Get to know her in this Q&A. 

Why are you thankful for working at Lewis & Clark?

Because Thanksgiving happens this week, The Source canvassed faculty and staff across all three campuses to share their thoughts of gratitude.

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

David Oehler is the new office administrator for Public Affairs and Communications. What does this mean for you?

Student-faculty collaborative research and new trustees highlight October board meeting

The October 31 board meeting welcomed two new trustees and highlighted several examples of innovation in action at Lewis & Clark.
Hunter Franks B.A. ?08

Building community through creativity

Hunter Franks B.A. ’08 founded the League of Creative Interventionists, a global network that uses creativity to build community.

The spirit of entrepreneurship and personal journey

Alumnus David Howitt is using his law degree in a business capacity rather than practicing law in a traditional sense.
The exhibit Clearing is currently showing at the Hoffman Gallery.

Critical Dialogue

Events at Lewis & Clark examine contemporary and historical issues.

Dean of Students honored for outstanding work in higher education

Dean of Students Anna Gonzalez was recently recognized for her outstanding work in higher education.

IT is under construction

The IT department is undergoing a reorganization in order to address the changing role of technology in higher education.

7 things you didn’t know

The graduate school is celebrating 30 years of impact. Take at look at the seven things you didn’t know about the school’s history.

A conversation with Dean Jennifer Johnson

Although Jennifer Johnson is new to the role of dean, she is not new to the law school community.
Since 2008, Se-ah-dom Edmo has coordinated Lewis & Clark?s Indigenous Ways of Knowing program.

IWOK Coordinator works to protect Tribal citizens, strengthen sovereignty

Se-ah-dom Edmo works with Tribal leaders to address critical issues and strengthen sovereignty.
Assistant Professor of International Affairs Elizabeth Bennett joins the faculty this fall.

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

This summer, several people joined the community, and a few said a fond farewell.

Welfare Intervention Network expands

The Welfare Intervention Network is improving its ability to identify warning signs of mental illness and disturbing behavior, and respond to crisis.
Associate Director of Annual Giving Sheri Terjeson just bought a Giant Trance for mountain biking.

Get to know four Lewis & Clark Bike Commute Challenge competitors

Are you ready for the September Bike Commute Challenge? Get to know four of Lewis & Clark’s bike commuters.

The wisdom within Watzek: Stephanie Beene

With master’s degrees in both art history and information studies, Visual Resources Coordinator Stephanie Beene helps meet faculty and student research needs.

Lewis & Clark named one of Sierra Club’s top 5 sustainable schools

Lewis & Clark earns national recognition as one of Sierra Club’s top 5 sustainable schools.

The wisdom within Watzek: Everett Carter

Everett Carter recently joined Lewis & Clark as the special collections and archives librarian.

Lewis & Clark makes Princeton Review’s Green College Honor Roll

Lewis & Clark is one of the greenest schools in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

The wisdom within Watzek: Kate Rubick

The Source caught up with Instruction Services Librarian Kate Rubick to learn about her expertise and cutting-edge developments in her field.

Students and alumni earn a record number of Fulbrights

Lewis & Clark students and alumni earn a record number of Fulbrights, among other prestigious awards.
Information Security Officer Jessica Odom

Nine tips to keep your mobile device secure

Information Security Officer Jessica Odom offers nine tips to keep your mobile device secure.

Word Play

Through poetry and prose, new generations discover the power of creative writing at Lewis & Clark.

Law school celebrates four decades of experiential learning

Lewis & Clark Law School celebrates four decades of providing experiential learning opportunities.

Champion of Change

Ruthe Farmer B.A. ’92 strives to help young women succeed in the male-dominated world of information technology.
Student Employment Coordinator Heather DeLancett

Comings and Goings: Get to know Student Employment Coordinator Heather DeLancett

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells: See the full list, and get to know Student Employment Coordinator Heather DeLancett.
A historical ?haunted house? tour of Corbett house happens June 20, from 9-10 p.m.

Top 5 reasons to attend Alumni Weekend

A haunted house tour? Fire dancing? Check out the top 5 reasons to attend Alumni Weekend!
Associate Professor of Computer Science Peter Drake enjoys fire dancing.

Faculty Alter Egos

Faculty pursue varied avocations for a healthy work-life balance. Here are a few examples from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Bias-policy task force makes progress toward completion of work in fall semester

Since mid-February, the bias-policy task force has worked steadily to develop recommendations to improve the College’s policy on hate/bias-motivated conduct.
Paula Hayes B.A. ?92 is the newest member of the Board of Trustees.

Admissions, fundraising success highlight May Board of Trustees meeting

Admissions, fundraising success highlight May Board of Trustees meeting

Thousands to visit Lewis & Clark during summer months

Thousands of people will visit Lewis & Clark this summer. See the complete list of special events, visiting groups, and youth camps.  

Associate Vice President for Campus Life Michael Ford

Michael Ford to retire after 38 years

After 38 years working in various offices across the Lewis & Clark campus, Associate Vice President for Campus Life Michael Ford is retiring. In this video, Ford talks about specific student initiatives he is proud to have supported.

Institution-wide commencement information: What you need to know

What do you need to know as hundreds of visitors come to campus for commencement events? It’s all here in this essential guide.

President announces Student Engagement Scholarship winners

President Barry Glassner has announced the winners of the President’s Scholarship for Student Engagement.

Students name Paul T. Allen teacher of the year

Students name Assistant Professor of Mathematics Paul T. Allen the Teacher of the Year. Watch his acceptance speech in this short video.

Comings and Goings: A fond farewell to Vern Jones

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells: Here’s wishing everyone good luck in their new adventures.
Photo credit: Joni Kabana

Professor awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Mary Szybist, associate professor of English, is the recipient of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship in the category of creative arts. 

Six tips for optimizing yield season

More than 1,000 newly admitted students and their families will visit campus this spring with the same general question in mind: “Why Lewis & Clark?”

Lewis & Clark’s endowment reaches all-time high

Lewis & Clark’s endowment reached a record high of $224 million. Find out how in this Q&A with Carl Vance.

College completes year three of institution-wide accreditation assessment

Now in year three of our institution-wide accreditation assessment, a new online report offers an in-depth look at our progress.

Five new tactics help ensure campus safety

Is Lewis & Clark prepared for a major disaster? Five new tactics help ensure campus safety.

Trustees approve 2014-15 budget, discuss fund-raising strategy

A recap of the February meeting of the Board of Trustees includes details of the newly approved budget for 2014-15.
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Tuajuanda Jordan

President appoints new institution-wide committee on diversity and inclusion

President Glassner appoints a new advisory committee to promote and improve diversity and inclusion.
Molly Gray, right, talks about the Rock ?n? Roll Camp for Girls at a TEDxConcordia event. (Photo ...

Spotlight on five young alumni

Spotlight on five young alumni: See how Lewis & Clark equipped them for life beyond college.

Spotlight on four entrepreneurial alumni

A closer look at four entrepreneurial alumni who have forged their own paths in the for-profit and nonprofit worlds.
Photo includes some of the employees honored with 20 or more years of service. From left to right...

Sixty-five staff honored for service to the College

This year’s staff recognition lunch honored 65 staff members for their years of service and dedication to the college.
Douglas K. Newell Professor of Teaching Excellence Janet Steverson

President Glassner appointing committees to address bias policy, inclusion

Professor Janet Steverson will lead the newly formed task force charged with reviewing and recommending revisions to Lewis & Clark’s bias policies.
Harold Ford Jr. speaks to a class at Lewis & Clark.

Commit to the unrelenting struggle: Save the date, Jan. 20-29

With a series of events, including the return to campus of Harold Ford Jr., we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and take part in Black History Month.

Faculty in Focus

Faculty in Focus: Get to know five faculty from all three schools in these videos.
Managing Director of the Entrepreneurship Program Michael Kaplan

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells: See the full list, and get to know Michael Kaplan, managing director of the new entrepreneurship center.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., visits campus

The 13 biggest Lewis & Clark stories of 2013

The 13 biggest Lewis & Clark stories stories, videos, and photos of 2013.

A year of photos captures the Lewis & Clark spirit: Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays from Lewis & Clark! This year’s holiday video looks back at photos from the year 2013.

Jennifer Johnson appointed Dean of Lewis & Clark Law School

Jennifer J. Johnson will be the next dean of Lewis & Clark Law School, President Barry Glassner announced today.
Esther Lee and junior Aojie Zheng, the most recent recipient of the Esther and Edward Lee Scholar...

The Esther and Edward Lee Scholarship

Arriving from Hong Kong in 1959 with $100 and a dream, Esther Lee became a barrier-breaking pioneer in computer science.

Congratulations, Mary Szybist!

Associate professor of English wins the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry for her latest collection, Incarnadine.

Professor wins National Book Award in Poetry

Mary Szybist, associate professor of English, is the winner of the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry with her latest collection, Incarnadine.
Associate Professor of English Pauls Toutonghi

From Butte to Cairo: A Daredevil Journey

Pauls Toutonghi, associate professor of English, will dig and delve into everything—cultures, food, slang, even copper—to find the core of a story. Then he’ll dig again.
Ray Warren, a dual graduate of Lewis & Clark College (B.S. ?65, M.A.T ?71), a 1989 inductee i...

Photo retrospective: 10 years of images celebrating the Ray Warren Symposium

Ray Warren once wrote, “My vision is to do something positive with my life to improve race relations in the Portland community, to leave this a better world.”

Faculty in Focus

Faculty in Focus: Get to know five faculty from all three schools in these videos.
President John R. Howard, 1922-2013

Celebrating The Howard Years at Lewis & Clark: 1960-1981

This Friday, we’re all invited to celebrate the legacy of President Jack Howard (1960 to 1981) whose accomplishments forever changed the academic stature and physical imprint of the college.

Professor makes short list for National Book Award

Mary Szybist, associate professor of English, is a short-list finalist for the 2013 National Book Award in Poetry with her latest collection, Incarnadine.

Student outcomes and new trustees in spotlight at October board meeting

Highlights from the October 3 board meeting included a review of student outcomes and the introduction of new trustees.
Director of Leadership and Service Harold McNaron

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells: See the full list, and get to know our new Director of Leadership and Service Harold McNaron.
Portland Mushroom Company

Portland Mushroom Company big winner at venture competition final

Portland Mushroom Company won $20,000 in the final round of Lewis & Clark’s first venture competition.

Video: Lewis & Clark’s venture competition promotes entrepreneurship

On October 4, the Lewis & Clark venture competition finalists will compete for funding totaling up to $30,000. Learn more about the finalist teams in this video.

18 tips all L&C employees should know

18 tips all LC employees should know: A quick reference for accessing technology, saving money, and making community connections.
Photograph by Hannah Prince '13.

Overseas program recognized by U.S. News & World Report

For the second year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Lewis & Clark’s overseas and off-campus program as one of the best in the nation. 
Massarra Eiwaz ?14 interns at Oregon Health & Science University as research assistant in a b...

Making It Work

Our Career Development Center helps students take advantage of internship opportunities in Portland and beyond.

Top 10 tips for Lewis & Clark commuters

Top 10 tips for Lewis & Clark commuters help you clarify your choices, cut costs, and enjoy the ride.
Ruthe Farmer B.A. ?92

White House recognizes alumna among “Champions of Change”

Board of Alumni member Ruthe Farmer B.A. ’92 was among 11 individuals recently recognized by the White House as “Champions of Change for Tech Inclusion.”
Donna Dermond M.A.T. ?89 and Kurt Wehbring M.A. ?92

Donors among us: Donna Dermond M.A.T. ’89 and Kurt Wehbring M.A. ’92

Meet Donna Dermond M.A.T. ’89 and Kurt Wehbring M.A. ’92. While he was navigating the politics of urban and strategic planning, she was engaging high school students in the joys and revelations of literature.
Greg Fredricks and Roger Nelsen

Donors among us: Greg Fredricks and Roger Nelsen, Professors Emeriti of Mathematics

Both mathematics professors at Lewis & Clark, Greg Fredricks and Roger Nelsen put students first, and will continue to put students first well into the future by giving through scholarships.
Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velazquez Ulloa

Faculty profile: Norma Velazquez Ulloa

Get to know Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velazquez Ulloa, who joins the faculty this fall.

Donors among us: Sean Hartfield JD ’01

Now practicing civil rights law, Sean Hartfield JD ’01 takes pride in mentoring young attorneys just as his hero, Judge Roosevelt Robinson JD ’76, mentored him.
Karen Perez is pursuing a Doctor of Education in Leadership degree at Lewis & Clark.

Doctoral student helps Latino families envision the future

Doctoral student Karen Perez is unabashed in making sure kids, with the support of their families, have the option to go to college wherever they wish.
Heidi Hu B.S. ?85 and Daniel Blasher ?13

Donors among us: Financial assistance for students in need

Heidi Hu B.S. ’85 and Daniel Blasher ’13 discuss how scholarships are one of the most powerful and direct ways to make a positive and lasting impact on a student’s education.
President John R. Howard, 1922-2013

President John R. Howard, 1922-2013

President Emeritus John R. “Jack” Howard died Sunday at age 90. Jack’s boundless energy and imagination transformed Lewis & Clark into today’s college without borders.
2012-2013 Board of Alumni (left to right, back row first): Aukeem Ballard, Carol Timm, Anthony Ru...

One thousand reasons to attend Reunion Weekend

Lewis & Clark is expecting 1,000 alumni and friends to celebrate Reunion Weekend on campus this Thursday, June 20, through Sunday, June 23. Check out the ways to take part in activities for the whole family.

Holmes Hall obtains LEED gold certification

Holmes Hall recently obtained its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.
William Stafford won the National Book Award in 1963 and served as Poet Laureate from 1971-72.

Lewis & Clark launches yearlong William Stafford Centennial

Lewis & Clark launches a yearlong centennial celebration for the revered professor and former U.S. and Oregon poet laureate William Stafford.
Provost Jane Atkinson

Comings and Goings Update: Mervyn Brockett retires, Provost office reorganizes

The Office of the Provost is undergoing a major reorganization. The Source sat down with Provost Jane Atkinson to learn more about the strategy behind the staffing changes and what’s in store for the year ahead.
Pedro Noguera, the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University, will be the spea...

Graduate commencement features urban sociologist, June 2

Pedro Noguera, the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University, will be the speaker at the commencement ceremony for the graduate school on Sunday, June 2.

Career prep, technology featured at spring board meeting

Undergraduates’ future career success and technology in higher education took center stage at the spring meeting of the Lewis & Clark Board of Trustees.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean and distinguished professor of Law at the University of California, Irvin...

Law commencement ceremony features constitutional law scholar

Erwin Chemerinsky—a constitutional law scholar and a frequent advocate before the U.S. Supreme Court—will be the speaker at the commencement ceremony for the law school on Saturday, May 25.
Image from Assistant Professor of Psychology Todd Watson's brain research.

Faculty approve interdisciplinary neuroscience minor

We are pleased to announce that the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences recently approved a new, interdisciplinary neuroscience minor.
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Commencement speaker draws on peacekeeping role in Rwanda

Roméo Dallaire, a Canadian senator and retired lieutenant general, will be the speaker at the commencement ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences on May 18.
Vanessa Holmgren, Source editor

Improvements to The Source help streamline news, events, and classifieds

Recent improvements to The Source offer a streamlined look at news, events, and classifieds for faculty and staff.

Students, alumni receive funding for entrepreneurial projects

Throughout the spring, students and young alumni from the CAS, law school, and graduate school, competed to receive seed money for entrepreneurial business plans. Five winning teams are now in the running to win funding totaling up to $30,000.
Professor of Philosophy Rebecca ?Becko? Copenhaver

Video: Rebecca “Becko” Copenhaver named teacher of the year

Students vote Rebecca “Becko” Copenhaver, professor of philosophy, Teacher of the Year. Watch her heartfelt acceptance speech in this short video.

The Need to Succeed

Mollie Galloway, assistant professor of educational leadership, uncovers disturbing evidence of how some high school students equate achievement and success with cheating.

Changes in the Business Office

The Office of Business and Finance recently implemented several changes to improve efficiency.
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New welcome center sets tone for L&C experience

Just in time to greet more than 80 visitors every day from now until the end of May, Lewis & Clark’s new welcome center offers a friendly gateway to the campus at large.
Anne Bentley will be promoted to associate professor of chemistry

Five CAS faculty awarded tenure

Anne Bentley, Heather Smith-Cannoy, Michael Johanson, Peter Kennedy, and Pauls Toutonghi have received tenure and promotion to the academic rank of associate professor effective September 1, 2013.

Board names Mark Dorman new chair, elects Amber Case and Peter Chang to membership

Highlights from the February board meeting include a new board chair, two new board members, an approved budget for 2013-14, a new master’s degree, and significant renovations to Fields Dining Hall.
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Tamily Weissman-Unni and the Amazing Technicolor Brain

Assistant Professor Tamily Weissman-Unni maps the neural circuitry within zebrafish. Her work is part of larger effort in labs around the world to build a detailed wiring diagram of the human brain.

Lewis & Clark opens gambling treatment center

Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling now offers a gambling treatment center—the only facility in the city to offer free counseling services on weekends.

Open Enrollment: What you need to know

Open Enrollment is the once-per-year opportunity for Lewis & Clark employees to look at existing benefit plans, evaluate any anticipated needs, and make adjustments for the upcoming plan year.
Director of housing and orientation Sandi Bottemiller, Law School Facilities Manager Kurt Armstro...

Staff honored for years of loyal service

Last week, 68 staff members were honored for their years of dedicated service to Lewis & Clark. Watch this nostalgic video and read about some of their favorite memories.
Campus Safety Director Tim O?Dwyer

Q&A with Campus Safety Director Tim O’Dwyer

With school violence and gun control dominating the headlines, Campus Safety Director Tim O’Dwyer is working hard to improve Lewis & Clark’s emergency procedures.

An invitation to launch the future of Lewis & Clark

Faculty, staff, and student leaders will gather on Tuesday, January 29, to formally launch “The Journey Forward: A Lewis & Clark Strategic Plan for 2020.”
Sustainability Manager Amy Dvorak

Q&A with Sustainability Manager Amy Dvorak

Sustainability Manager Amy Dvorak outlines the top priorities for a greener Lewis & Clark in 2013 and offers opportunities for our community members to learn and do more.