L&C Magazine

Fall 2011

Featured Stories

President's Letter

Fall-2011, President's Letter

Beyond the Numbers

The competition among colleges to recruit talented students is now so intense and widespread that the Chronicle of Higher Education recently dubbed it “intergalactic.” Using that adjective as a starting point—hyperbolic as it may be— I can say that our achievements this year boldly take Lewis & Clark into uncharted territory of success and opportunity.

On Palatine Hill

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    Therapy With a Dose of Nature

    Beginning this fall, Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling will offer a new certificate program in ecopsychology. This growing field explores the relationships between mental health, well-being, and the natural environment as well as the ways in which counselors can contribute to conservation and sustainability.
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    Lucy Roberts CAS '14 and Mia McLaughlin CAS '14 with their host family in El Salvador.

    Finding History and Inspiration in El Salvador

    When Molly Hetz BA’11 first volunteered in the rural village of Guarjila in northern El Salvador as a high school student, she immediately connected with the people there and knew she needed to return.
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    Dawn Odell

    Art Historian, Law Prof Named Top Teachers

    Each year, students from the College of Arts and Sciences and Lewis & Clark Law School reflect on the extraordinary teaching of their respective professors and select one for top teaching honors.
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    PEAC Performance

    A law school clinic helps Oregon win its independence from in-state coal power.
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    New Head Coach Named for Men’s Hoops

    For the first time in more than two decades, Lewis & Clark’s men’s basketball team will be led by a new head coach, Dinari Foreman BS ’95. Foreman took over the post from Bob Gaillard, his former college coach and current mentor. Foreman is the first African American head basketball coach in Lewis & Clark history and the only African American men’s basketball coach currently in the Northwest Conference.

Alumni News



  • Hunting Spiders

    Greta Binford, associate professor of biology, is the subject of a new children’s book about her hunt for an elusive recluse spider.

    Candlewick, 2011. 64 pages.

  • The Anthology of Rap

    Adam Bradley BA ’96 coedits a pioneering anthology that demonstrates the wide-reaching and vital poetic tradition of rap music. The book covers more than 300 rap lyrics written over 30 years.

    Yale University Press, 2010. 920 pages.

  • Recovering a Lost River: Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, Revitalizing Communities

    Steven Hawley MAT ’96, a journalist and self-proclaimed “river rat,” argues that the best hope for the Snake River lies in dam removal, a solution that pits the power authorities and Army Corps of Engineers against a collection of Indian tribes, farmers, fishermen, and river recreationists.

    Beacon Press, 2011. 256 pages.

  • Twilight of Impunity

    Judith Armatta JD ’75 provides an eyewitness account of the historic trial of Slobodan Milsevic, the “Butcher of the Balkans.” While bringing the proceedings to life, she explains complex legal issues and assesses the trial’s implications for victims in the Balkans and on the world stage.

    Duke University Press, 2010. 576 pages.

  • Crashers

    Dana Haynes BA ’86 pens his first thriller revolving around a mysterious plane crash, an FBI agent, a deadly female spy, and an aviation disaster investigation.

    Minotaur Books, 2010. 352 pages. $10.

  • The Principal’s Guide to a Powerful Library Media Program: A School Library for the 21st Century

    Marla McGhee, associate professor of educational leadership in the graduate school, coauthors a text that documents how school administrators and librarians can work together to create a strong school library program.

    Linworth, 2010. 149 pages.

In Memoriam

Fall-2011, In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Honoring alumni, faculty, staff, and friends who have recently passed.