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President's Letter

President's Letter, Winter-2012

The Point of Departure

Standing on the deck of the S.S. President Cleveland, about to sail for Japan, Steve Crow was “scared spitless.” But he was also raring to go, this first-year student from eastern Oregon farm country. Looking across San Francisco Bay, he thought, “If I can succeed in this, nothing can get in my way.”

On Palatine Hill

  • on palatine hill, Winter-2012

    Projects for Peace X2

    Last year, for the first time ever, two Lewis & Clark student groups earned competitive grants from 100 Projects for Peace, an initiative funded by philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis. Now in its fifth year, the program encourages undergraduates to design grassroots projects to be undertaken around the world with the help of $10,000 grants. Lewis & Clark students have earned the coveted grants each year since the program’s inception.
  • on palatine hill, sports, Winter-2012
    Illana Livstrom CAS '13

    Pio Sports

    Cross Country, Volleyball, and Women’s Soccer updates.
  • on palatine hill, Winter-2012

    Occupying Fir Acres Theatre

    Cloth banners and tagboard signs tout slogans like “Inequality hurts us all!” and “This is what democracy looks like.” Haggard citizens huddle in a square singing Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” If this seems more like a description of an Occupy rally than like the opening image of Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, then you must have missed the theatre department’s Main Stage production this fall.
  • on palatine hill, Winter-2012

    World’s First Advanced Degree in Animal Law

    From dogfighting and hoarding to pet custody battles, animal law issues are making headlines around the country. Now Lewis & Clark is creating the world’s first advanced degree in animal law, extending its leadership in this emerging field.
  • on palatine hill, Winter-2012

    ‘Spider Lady’ Named Oregon Professor of the Year

    Students and spiders: together this unlikely duo fuels Greta Binford’s passion for teaching. Her gifts as an educator have not gone unnoticed. She was recently named the 2011 Oregon Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  • buzz, on palatine hill, Winter-2012


    A miscellany of the new, the intriguing, and the obscure.
  • on palatine hill, Winter-2012

    Endowed With Talented Professors

    In 2011, Lewis & Clark announced new holders of endowed professorships, which honor distinguished individuals and advance innovative teaching and research.
  • on palatine hill, Winter-2012

    The Meanings of Multiculturalism

    What is multiculturalism? What is the place of this idea in U.S. education? And what did German Chancellor Angela Merkel mean when she said multiculturalism is dead?

Alumni News

  • alumni news, Winter-2012

    L&C Honors Outstanding Alumni

    Each year, Lewis & Clark honors alumni from the College of Arts and Sciences for their outstanding accomplishments and community service. We’re proud to announce the 2012 honorees, who will receive their awards at the Alumni Honors Banquet on February 25.


In Memoriam

2010s, In Memoriam, Profile, Winter-2012

Community Mourns Student’s Death

Isaac Clark CAS ’12 made a significant impact on others with his intense passion for life and learning.
In Memoriam, Profile, Winter-2012

Fields Leaves Enduring Legacy

Fred W. Fields, a staunch friend and advocate for Lewis & Clark for more than a quarter century, died December 13, 2011, at age 88.
In Memoriam, Winter-2012

In Memoriam

Honoring alumni, faculty, staff, and friends who have recently passed.
1970s, In Memoriam, Profile, Winter-2012

Noted African American Studies Scholar Dies

Rudolph Byrd BA ’75, Goodrich C. White Professor of American Studies at Emory University
In Memoriam, Profile, Winter-2012

Former Faculty Remembered

John Crist, professor emeritus of sociology, Robert Lee Myers BS ’48, professor emeritus of law and a former trustee of Lewis & Clark, and John Keil Richards BS ’46, professor emeritus of music