What’s It Like?

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

  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10669-amy-gore"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78726_CAS-0419-SPP-Gore-031.rev.1559671159.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78726_CAS-0419-SPP-Gore-031.rev.1559671159.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78726_CAS-0419-SPP-Gore-031.rev.1559671159.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10669-amy-gore">Amy Gore</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’21</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> World Languages and Literatures (Chinese and Spanish)</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Wind Symphony, Jazz Combos</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Seattle, Washington</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> You aren’t going to reach a meaningful solution unless you think carefully and deeply.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10657-salma-bashir"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1559240384.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1559240384.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78695_CAS-0419-SPP-Bashir-008.rev.1559240384.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10657-salma-bashir">Salma Bashir</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’21</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Club Rugby, Pre-Health Professions Club, Orchestra, Biology Teaching Assistant</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Portland, Oregon</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> East Africa, biology</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> I appreciate the liberal arts approach to education since I never feel limited in the kinds of knowledge I seek out.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13059-max-morrish"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,507,480/84253_MaxMorrish.rev.1592599683.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,507,480/84253_MaxMorrish.rev.1592599683.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,507,480/84253_MaxMorrish.rev.1592599683.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13059-max-morrish">Max Morrish</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’22</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Psychology</div> <div class="student_minor lw_profiles_594"><strong>Minor:</strong> Environmental Studies</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> College Outdoors</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Ashland, Oregon</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> When you have the opportunity to take a wide variety of really engaging classes it makes you question your own values and interests.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10666-maggie-beutler"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78698_CAS-0419-SPP-Beutler-007.rev.1559241986.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78698_CAS-0419-SPP-Beutler-007.rev.1559241986.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78698_CAS-0419-SPP-Beutler-007.rev.1559241986.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10666-maggie-beutler">Maggie Beutler</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’21</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Psychology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Resident Advisor</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Portland, Oregon</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> India fall 2019</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Lewis & Clark encouraged me to be who I really was.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10670-jillian-jin"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78743_CAS-0419-SPP-Jin-006.rev.1559685259.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78743_CAS-0419-SPP-Jin-006.rev.1559685259.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78743_CAS-0419-SPP-Jin-006.rev.1559685259.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10670-jillian-jin">Jillian Jin</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’21</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Sociology and Anthropology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Basketball, Pre-Law Club (cochair)</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Renton, Washington</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> I liked the idea of being able to develop a connection with my professors while knowing the majority of my classmates. On top of that, the campus is beautiful!</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13072-cody-bowen-crosby"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,750,750/84271_CodyBowen.rev.1593028117.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,750,750/84271_CodyBowen.rev.1593028117.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,750,750/84271_CodyBowen.rev.1593028117.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13072-cody-bowen-crosby">Cody Bowen-Crosby</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’22</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biology and World Languages (double)</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> International Students and Scholars/Third Culture Kids Club, French Club, Russian Club</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Kalispell, Montana</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> France, New Zealand</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Don’t pick your school based on a figure from some website; pick your school off of where you think you’ll be happiest and where you want to plant the seeds to start a professional career.</span> </p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13046-isabel-artiaga"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/84239_IsabelArtiaga.rev.1592502090.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/84239_IsabelArtiaga.rev.1592502090.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/84239_IsabelArtiaga.rev.1592502090.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13046-isabel-artiaga">Isabel Artiaga</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’22</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Rhetoric and Media Studies</div> <div class="student_minor lw_profiles_594"><strong>Minor:</strong> Economics</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Varsity Volleyball, SAAC executive board member, VP of Student Life committee member</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Moraga, California</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Ireland</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> If you are an athlete, imagine a scenario in which you are injured. Would you still like the school after that? Trust your gut, it’s never wrong.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/9521-holly-hale"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72906_hollyhale.rev.1529095134.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72906_hollyhale.rev.1529095134.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72906_hollyhale.rev.1529095134.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/9521-holly-hale">Holly Hale</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’19</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biochemistry and Molecular Biology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Softball, research in Greg Hermann’s lab</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Stevensville, Montana</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> London, England</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Although we may not have a specific premed program, biochemistry and molecular biology is perfect because it satisfies most of the requirements medical schools are looking for.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10677-david-nhek"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78758_CAS-0419-SPP-Nhek-005.rev.1559686953.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78758_CAS-0419-SPP-Nhek-005.rev.1559686953.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78758_CAS-0419-SPP-Nhek-005.rev.1559686953.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10677-david-nhek">David Nhek</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’22</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biochemistry and Molecular Biology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> ASU, Health Professions Club</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Columbia, Missouri</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> The skills that I will obtain from a liberal arts education will not only apply to my specific work area but also give me a deeper understanding of the world.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/8320-jessye-lavine"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,2048/68057_jessye_lavine_photo.rev.1505150151.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,2048/68057_jessye_lavine_photo.rev.1505150151.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2048,2048/68057_jessye_lavine_photo.rev.1505150151.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/8320-jessye-lavine">Jessye Lavine</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’16</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Psychology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Women’s Soccer, Javelin for Track and Field, French Club</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Mill Valley, California</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Strasbourg, France</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Lewis & Clark is the reason I have my job.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/13058-max-frisbie"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2133,3200/84250_MaxFrisbie.rev.1592589887.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2133,3200/84250_MaxFrisbie.rev.1592589887.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,2133,3200/84250_MaxFrisbie.rev.1592589887.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/13058-max-frisbie">Max Frisbie</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’22</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biochemistry and Molecular Biology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> College Outdoors</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Mahtomedi, Minnesota</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Australia</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> I think of the liberal arts as a setting in which there is an excellent support system aiding you as perspectives are challenged and changed. It’s exciting, difficult, and rewarding.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/12358-marjorie-pichon"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,334,334/82386_MarjoriePichon.rev.1581100461.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,334,334/82386_MarjoriePichon.rev.1581100461.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,334,334/82386_MarjoriePichon.rev.1581100461.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/12358-marjorie-pichon">Marjorie Pichon</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’14</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Psychology</div> <div class="student_minor lw_profiles_594"><strong>Minor:</strong> Rhetoric and Media Studies</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> SAAB representative, statistics tutor, crew team</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Seattle, Washington</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Kenya and Tanzania</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> My overseas study is what sparked a sense of responsibility within myself and has continually motivated my career and education.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10626-hannah-meggitt-nxumalo"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,160,2610,2773/77801_Hannah_Meggitt-Nxumalo.rev.1552934419.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,160,2610,2773/77801_Hannah_Meggitt-Nxumalo.rev.1552934419.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,160,2610,2773/77801_Hannah_Meggitt-Nxumalo.rev.1552934419.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10626-hannah-meggitt-nxumalo">Hannah Meggitt-Nxumalo</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’20</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Psychology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Psychology Club, Watzek Student Advisory Committee, International Film Festival</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Mbabane, eSwatini</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Ireland, spring 2019</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Since I didn’t have the opportunity to visit campus before arriving for orientation, I had to base my decision on the website and some conversations with current students. One of the things that really stuck with me was how welcoming the community seemed.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/10645-channing-stirrat"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78768_CAS-0419-SPP-Stirrat-021.rev.1559688676.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78768_CAS-0419-SPP-Stirrat-021.rev.1559688676.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/186/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2136/78768_CAS-0419-SPP-Stirrat-021.rev.1559688676.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/10645-channing-stirrat">Channing Stirrat</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’21</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Biology</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Alternative Spring Break, Operation Nightwatch, Irish dance, Pre-Health Club</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Tucson, Arizona</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Ecuador Spring 2020</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> It can be hard to find a liberal arts school with a solid science program; L&C takes advantage of its awesome faculty and proximity to OHSU to make it a school that works for people interested in STEM who don’t want to go to a big research university.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>
  • <div class="flexbox"> <div class="student_profile_image item"> <a href="/live/profiles/9481-beija-flor"> <picture> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72596_beijaflor.rev.1528395302.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72596_beijaflor.rev.1528395302.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/7/width/300/height/300/crop/1/src_region/0,0,800,534/72596_beijaflor.rev.1528395302.jpg" alt="" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a> </div> <div class="student_profile_content item"> <h4> <a href="/live/profiles/9481-beija-flor">Beija Flor</a> </h4> <div class="student_profile_details"> <div class="student_profile_class">BA ’18</div> <div class="student_major lw_profiles_474"><strong>Major:</strong> Physics and Studio Art (double)</div> <div class="student_profile_extracurriculars"><strong>Extracurriculars:</strong> Physics Club, Art Club</div> <div class="student_profile_hometown"><strong>Hometown:</strong> Seattle, Washington</div> <div class="student_profile_overseas"><strong>Overseas program:</strong> Siena, Italy</div> <div class="student_profile_quote"> <em> <p> Women on this campus succeed and are provided the platform to excel alongside the men on campus.</p> </em> </div> </div> </div> </div>