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Global Experience

June 12, 2014

 

Through our consistently top-ranked overseas programs, our students research in dynamic environments, build cultural and linguistic fluency, and prepare for lives as global leaders.

Overseas and Off-Campus Programs

Over half of our students participate in these programs. The majority of the programs go to countries outside of Western Europe, and all of them have profound effects on the lives of our students and alumni. In fact, in a recent survey of alumni from the Classes of 1999 to 2013, 82 percent of alumni who went on an overseas study program said that experience contributed to their career.

  • Pat MahaffyLewis & Clark expanded my horizons. My coursework and the international campus community opened my eyes to different ways of viewing the world.
    —Pat Mahaffy B.A. ’85,
    founder and CEO of Clovis Oncology
  • Lewis &  Clark students conduct “situated research” in southern Africa
  • Rebecca Moran B.A. ’99 finds adventure as a pilot in Tanzania
  • Associate Professor of Chinese Keith Dede and Neil Murray B.A. ’13 collect oral histories in rural China
  • Gene Otani B.A. ’86 anchors a leading TV news program in Japan