News and Events
- NEWSinternational education, overseas
For the seventh time in 10 years, Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country, according to the U.S. Department of State. With four Fulbright grants in 2023–24, Lewis & Clark is in the Top 50 baccalaureate producers of student Fulbrights in the nation.
In mid-January, the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership hosted its annual entrepreneurial workshop, known as Winterim. The event brought 29 students to campus prior to the start of spring semester for a week of learning, networking, and mentoring, which culminated in a pitch competition for $13,000 in prizes.alumni, sustainability
Lena Essak BA ’24 spent her summer as a paid community relations intern in the Portland office of EDP Renewables. Thanks to the Bates Center Summer Sustainability Internship course, she was able to learn, grow, and gain hands-on experience while working alongside two supportive Lewis & Clark alumni.art, Creative Writing
In Nanomaterials Chemistry, a 300-level course, students’ microscopic musings become poster-worthy poetry and art.teacher education
This fall, Lewis & Clark launched the Aspiring Educators Living-Learning Community in Copeland Hall. The new community supports undergraduates who are interested in education careers via L&C’s five-year BA/MAT Teacher Pathways program.symposia
This year’s Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, slated for November 8-10, will explore race and personal identity through the theme of BIPOC futurism.sustainability
Lewis & Clark ranked No. 37 in the Princeton Review’s list of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges and universities.Portland
To foster a greater sense of belonging among first-year students, L&C’s Center for Community and Global Health is partnering with Write Around Portland to offer a series of writing workshops.humanities, research
Over the summer, Lewis & Clark offers students paid, hands-on research experiences that rival those of graduate-level institutions.
Washington Monthly has ranked L&C in the top third of national liberal arts colleges, as well as No. 1 in service and No. 27 in research. The magazine ranks four-year institutions based on their contribution to the public good.symposia, symposium
This year’s symposium, Life Within Capitalism: Reconsidering Market Consequences and the Earth System, will be held October 16–19, 2023. The symposium will feature keynote speakers Professor Yuko Aoyama and Clarence Edwards, as well as an art workshop and a game about carbon cap and trade. All events are free and open to the public.
Two students curated Pacific Renaissance: The Legacy of Conscientious Objection During World War II. The exhibit is available to the public through November in Watzek Library.
Jennifer Hubbert, professor of anthropology and Asian studies, examines how liberals define democracy and citizenship through owning guns.
Peter Drake, associate professor of computer science, teaches a 400-level capstone course that enables students to address real-world problems through software development.ccgh, inside-out, Portland, theatre
In late April, 15 students from Lewis & Clark and 15 students from the Columbia River Correctional Institution performed an original theatre piece as the culmination of their Inside-Out history course, Crime and Punishment in the United States.
- EVENTSApril 12: All Day
The Festival of Scholars and Artists is a beloved annual Lewis & Clark tradition, where our community dedicates a full day to celebrate our students and their exceptional work: their research, their creative accomplishments, and their achievements both on and off campus. The campus buzzes with activity as the entire community gathers to listen to students present their research projects, attend poster sessions, view live music and theatre performances, and much more.