art, Creative Writing

NanoPoetry, a Creative Approach to Chemistry

In Nanomaterials Chemistry, a 300-level course, students’ microscopic musings become poster-worthy poetry and art.

humanities, research

Paid Summer Research Enables Faculty-Student Collaboration

Over the summer, Lewis & Clark offers students paid, hands-on research experiences that rival those of graduate-level institutions.

2023 Rogers Science Research Tuesday Talks

Student-faculty collaborative research

Honoring Black History Month through the Sciences

Students enrolled in CHEM 330 during Fall 2022 present their research in the poster exhibit “We are all the same, but we are all different”.  In collaboration with Dr. Jean-Philippe Gourdine, Mia Hernandez ’23 discusses the Diversity of Human Hair & Methods of Categorization, and Lara Koyshman ’23 and Maryam Al-Ghezi ’23 present on Tracing Human Migrations with the Microbiome, in and out of Africa.  The posters will be on display in the Watzek Library atrium through March 3.

Summer Research, Direct Experience

The summer gives students the chance to devote their full attention to research while learning from and collaborating with professors.
Chemistry Major, Mathematics Major

Liz LeJeune BA ’22 Receives AAUW Senior Woman Recognition Award

Liz LeJeune BA ’22 is this year’s recipient of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Senior Woman Recognition Award, which honors outstanding scholarship as well as significant contributions to campus and community life.

2022 Rogers Science Research Tuesday Talks

Student-faculty collaborative research

Drew Blauth BA ’23 Wins Goldwater Scholarship

Blauth is one of 417 students selected from a pool of more than 5,000 nationwide for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the preeminent award for undergraduates in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics.

Chemistry Major

First-gen student-athlete is UCLA bound

Jordan Gonzalez BA ’21 is this year’s winner of the Rena J. Ratte Award, Lewis & Clark’s highest academic honor. This fall, Gonzalez will begin a five-year PhD program in chemistry at the University of California at Los Angeles.

2021 Rogers Science Research Tuesday Talks

Student-faculty collaborative research
faculty, Mathematics Major, Physics Major

National Science Foundation Honors Two Alumni

Two recent Lewis & Clark alumni have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Three other L&C alumni have been given honorable mentions.

academic awards, baseball, Chemistry Major, Chemistry, Computer Science and Mathematics Major, First Generation, Goldwater Scholar, Mathematics Major, Pamplin Fellows, Rhodes, student-athlete

Mathematics and Chemistry Double Major Named Rhodes Finalist

Jordan Gonzalez BA ’21 advanced to the final round of interviews for the Rhodes Scholarship, widely regarded as the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world. The scholarship allows exceptional, leadership-driven students from around the world to pursue higher degrees at the University of Oxford. Gonzalez is the fourth Lewis & Clark student to be named a Rhodes finalist in the last five years.
biology, Chemistry, faculty research, Giving, molecular biology, NSF, Sponsored Research, summer internship

Chemistry Professor Awarded $297,000 NSF Grant

Professor of Chemistry Nikolaus Loening was recently awarded a $297,000 research grant by the National Science Foundation to support studies related to the “molecular underpinnings of life.” Loening’s combined grant efforts have aided the college in purchasing a new 600 MHz NMR Spectrometer, built to study a wide range of chemical and biological processes.

Loening Secures NSF Research Support

Professor of Chemistry Nikolaus Loening was awarded a three-year National Science Foundation research grant for his project, RUI: Exploring the Structural Basis of Dynein Regulation