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  • The Lewis & Clark chemistry faculty believe that learning to generate hypotheses, design experiments, collect data, and communicate results best prepares students for future endeavors, whether that is work in a laboratory, classroom, medical practice, or business. Thus, we are committed to providing research opportunities within the curriculum as well as outside, under the supervision of faculty mentors. The college’s location close to Oregon Health and Science University, Nike, and Intel facilitates collaborations, internships, and employment for chemistry majors.

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  • No one can give you a better sense of what it’s really like to study chemistry at Lewis & Clark than our current students and recent alumni.

  • <div class="flexbox"><div class="student_profile_image item"><a href="/live/profiles/8302-dakota-kennedy"><img src="/live/image/gid/7/width/310/height/310/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,1367/68027_dakotakennedy.rev.1504908013.jpg" alt=""/></a></div><div class="student_profile_content item"><h4><a href="/live/profiles/8302-dakota-kennedy">Dakota Kennedy</a></h4><div class="student_profile_details"><div class="student_profile_class">Class of 2019</div><div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Resident Advisor, chemistry tutor, Queer Student Union</div><div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Monument, Colorado</div><div class="student_profile_quote"><em><p> Lewis & Clark has a stellar chemistry program. It didn’t make sense to go anywhere else!</p></em></div></div></div></div>
  • <div class="flexbox"><div class="student_profile_image item"><a href="/live/profiles/9443-kindra-jones"><img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/310/height/310/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/75187_PEO-C4-0418-0569.rev.1539807011.jpg" alt=""/></a></div><div class="student_profile_content item"><h4><a href="/live/profiles/9443-kindra-jones">Kindra Jones</a></h4><div class="student_profile_details"><div class="student_profile_class">Class of 2019</div><div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong></div><div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Portland, Oregon</div><div class="student_profile_quote"><em><p> I chose to study abroad in Berlin because it offered chemistry credit and a chance to travel somewhere new!</p></em></div></div></div></div>
  • <div class="flexbox"><div class="student_profile_image item"><a href="/live/profiles/10673-morgan-bashore"><img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/310/height/310/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78696_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashore-001.rev.1559240666.jpg" alt=""/></a></div><div class="student_profile_content item"><h4><a href="/live/profiles/10673-morgan-bashore">Morgan Bashore</a></h4><div class="student_profile_details"><div class="student_profile_class">Class of 2022</div><div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Leadership and Service</div><div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Cathlamet, Washington</div></div></div></div>
  • <div class="flexbox"><div class="student_profile_image item"><a href="/live/profiles/10668-jordan-gonzalez"><img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/310/height/310/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78725_CAS-0419-SPP-Gonzalez-014.rev.1559670975.jpg" alt=""/></a></div><div class="student_profile_content item"><h4><a href="/live/profiles/10668-jordan-gonzalez">Jordan Gonzalez</a></h4><div class="student_profile_details"><div class="student_profile_class">Class of 2021</div><div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Baseball</div><div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Chandler, Arizona</div></div></div></div>
  • <div class="flexbox"><div class="student_profile_image item"><a href="/live/profiles/9446-selina-ibarra"><img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/310/height/310/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/75093_PEO-C4-0418-0979.rev.1539635072.jpg" alt=""/></a></div><div class="student_profile_content item"><h4><a href="/live/profiles/9446-selina-ibarra">Selina Ibarra</a></h4><div class="student_profile_details"><div class="student_profile_class">Class of 2019</div><div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Gente Latina Unida (GLU), Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement (IME)</div><div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Montclair, California</div><div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Berlin, Germany</div><div class="student_profile_quote"><em><p> My favorite class within my major is definitely Organic Chemistry with Professor Louis Kuo and Assistant Professor Casey Jones. I felt they really complemented each other, and they both have a great sense of humor!</p></em></div></div></div></div>
  • <div class="flexbox"><div class="student_profile_image item"><a href="/live/profiles/9534-max-clary"><img src="/live/image/gid/7/width/310/height/310/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/73057_maxclary.rev.1529525467.jpg" alt=""/></a></div><div class="student_profile_content item"><h4><a href="/live/profiles/9534-max-clary">Max Clary</a></h4><div class="student_profile_details"><div class="student_profile_class">Class of 2018</div><div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Amnesty International Student Area Coordinator for Oregon, President of L&C Amnesty International Club, cofounder of nonprofit KareMeKuc, cofounder and CEO of Organic Route, lead student researcher and intern at CARES NW</div><div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Evergreen, Colorado</div><div class="student_profile_quote"><em><p> I founded a nonprofit called CareMeKuc in the beginning of college that partners with local stakeholders to rehabilitate child soldiers in northern Uganda. As part of that, I worked with chemistry professor Janis Lochner to address local dietary health problems such as kwashiorkor.</p></em></div></div></div></div>
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