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Class of 2005

    • 02/01/2018

      Peter Acker BA ’05 was recently appointed clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, where his work focuses on global health and education. He and his wife recently welcomed their first son, Milo, into the world.

    • 06/27/2019

      Michele Anderson BA ’05 is a writer and advocate for the arts. Her opinion piece, titled “Go Home to Your ‘Dying’ Hometown,” was published in the New York Times on March 8, 2019. In the piece, Anderson describes her own experience returning to the small Minnesota town where she grew up within the context of the country’s urban-rural divide.

    • 10/14/2016

      Sharl Azar BA ’05, after completing his residency and fellowship training, took a position as assistant professor of hematology and medical oncology at Oregon Health & Science University. Azar’s research and clinical interests include bleeding disorders, hemoglobinopathies, and end-of-life care.

    • 10/13/2017

      William Barker BA ’05 has joined Wild Apple Homes in Manchester, Massachusetts, as an assistant project manager.

    • 02/01/2018

      Miya Barnett BA ’05 is an assistant professor of clinical psychology in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. She was awarded a National Institute of Mental Health Early Career Award to improve access to evidence-based parent training programs for low-income Latinx families. She also directs the Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Clinic at UCSB.

    • 10/14/2016

      Angela Blum BA ’05 joined the faculty at Hamilton College as an assistant professor of chemistry. Previously, Blum worked as a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California at San Diego. Her research at Hamilton centers on controlling bacterial behavior and pathogenicity.

    • 02/01/2018

      Hannah Bryant BA ’05 lives in Northeast Portland and works for the City of Portland’s Design and Historic Resource Review team. She also has her own landscape design business, which keeps her design skills fresh. She is married to Cyrus Collins, whom she met at L&C in 2002. They have two children, ages 2 and 5.

    • 06/28/2018

      Alex Chapin BA ’05 moved to Salt Lake City in 2007 to attend graduate school at the University of Utah. He graduated in 2014 with a PhD in human genetics and now works for ARUP Laboratories (also in Salt Lake City) as a clinical variant scientist. In his free time, he enjoys everything Utah has to offer: “access to back-country skiing, mountain biking, and weak beer.”

    • 10/13/2017

      Brian Federico BA ’05 recently resettled in the San Francisco Bay Area with his fiancé, Ken, and their dog, Jelly. He’s currently a fundraiser for the Stanford Graduate School of Business covering Oregon, the Bay Area, Texas, and Latin America. Now that he’s completed his second term on the L&C Board of Alumni, he’s joined the board of the Latino Network, a Latino-led organization in Portland that supports Latino youth and families through culturally specific services.

    • 09/28/2017

      Mac Glovinsky BA ’05 and Megan Cahn, July 29, 2017, in Matunuck, Rhode Island.

    • 10/13/2017

      Jeremy Innis BA ’05 is now the interfaith chaplain at Rowland Hall in Salt Lake City, where he teaches religion, music, and meditation to students in grades 6 through 12. He enjoys working with Rowland Hall colleagues Margot Miller BA ’91 in social studies and Rob Wilson BA ’94 in biology. Innis lives in Millcreek, Utah, with Anne Innis and their three children.

    • 10/15/2019

      Nate Jones BA ’05, who was profiled in the winter 2018 issue of the Lewis & Clark Chronicle in an article titled “Freedom of Information Champion,” has joined the Washington Post’s investigative unit as Freedom of Information Act director, a new position.

    • 08/23/2019

      Zach Mann BA ’05 produced the film Low Low, written and directed by Nick Richey BA ’05. The film tells the story of four young women as they come to terms with the onset of adulthood and deal with their lives in underprivileged homes in Vancouver, Washington. It was screened at Portland’s Living Room Theater in September 2019 and has garnered positive reviews in the Los Angeles Times and Variety. The Times’ Noel Murray called it “a strong debut” that “shows a real compassion and understanding for these women.”

    • 10/14/2016

      Zach Mann BA ’05 produced a short film titled Birthday Boy, which Andrew Saunderson BA ’07 wrote and directed. Currently on the festival circuit, the film has been screened at the Las Vegas Film Festival, the Utah Arts Festival, the Atlanta Shortsfest, and the Rahway International Film Festival.

    • 09/20/2017

      Adam Merino BA ’05, managing director at Morgan Stanley, nabbed the top spot on Forbes’ 2017 Top Next-Generation Wealth Managers list.

    • 12/04/2018

      Caitlin Murphy Nash BA ’05, MA ’10, September 30, 2018, age 35. Nash worked as a child and family therapist for Lifeworks in Portland, counseling children and teens. She loved to host a yearly weekend “summer camp” for her friends at her home in Portland. Survivors include her husband, Paul; parents Michael and Nancy; siblings Ryan, Sarah, and Matthew; as well as many other family members and friends.

    • 08/23/2019

      Nick Richey BA ’05 wrote and directed his debut feature film, Low Low. The film tells the story of four young women as they come to terms with the onset of adulthood and deal with their lives in underprivileged homes in Vancouver, Washington. It was screened at Portland’s Living Room Theater in September 2019 and has garnered positive reviews in the Los Angeles Times and Variety. The Times’ Noel Murray called it “a strong debut” that “shows a real compassion and understanding for these women.” Zach Mann BA ’05 served as the film’s producer.

    • 10/29/2019

      Meghan Sinnott BA ’06 and her partner married in Portland on Leap Day, February 29, 2020, their first official anniversary, four years after their first date.

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