News and Events
Over the summer, Lewis & Clark offers students paid, hands-on research experiences that rival those of graduate-level institutions.
Three recent alums have served at Hygiene4All, a Portland-based nonprofit that works to ensure those who are unsheltered have equal access to basic resources like hot showers, trash disposal, and first aid.
Summer science research
January 2023 Newsletter
Cascadia 9.0 was developed as part of an ongoing research project to determine what motivates young adults to prepare for earthquakes and other natural disasters. Using video games as research and outreach tools, L&C researchers take an interdisciplinary approach to disaster preparedness.
In September, in collaboration with the Steve Fund, Lewis & Clark will begin an 18-month process to improve its racial climate, policies, and practices to prioritize the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color.See what’s happening in the Psychology department!
In collaboration with Oregon Health & Science University and the University of Oregon, psychology professors Jerusha and Brian Detweiler-Bedell conduct research to help Oregonians identify and respond to the risk of melanoma.This year’s Gender Studies Symposium will examine how gender and sexuality affect the dynamics of fantasy, exploring questions of intimacy, pleasure, and politics. The symposium runs from March 9 to 11.Ellie Miller BA ’20 has been awarded a 2022 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Funded by the U.S. Department of State, the fellowship attracts and prepares outstanding young people for careers in the Foreign Service.Ramez Attia BA ’21 and Matthew Brown BA ’21 were named the winning team at the annual Invent Oregon Collegiate State Finals, earning $10,000, plus an additional $2,000 as People’s Choice winners. Their invention is a cost-effective and tech-savvy device programmed to stop drunk driving before it happens.
Each year, undergraduate students across departments have the opportunity to participate in the John S. Rogers Science Research Program, which supports collaborative scientific research with Lewis & Clark faculty. At this year’s virtual presentations, projects ranged from an interactive game on earthquake preparedness to analysis on ideologies surrounding color blindness and racial passing.Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences have approved the creation of a new health studies minor. Drawing upon Lewis & Clark’s strong culture of interdisciplinary learning and current course offerings, the new minor recognizes the growing interest students have in public health and the value of a liberal arts approach to solving the world’s current and future public health challenges.
Ellie Miller BA ’20 was chosen as one of only six undergraduate students in the nation to participate in the Council of American Ambassadors (CAA) Fellowship program in Washington, D.C. A French and psychology double major with a focus in Arabic, Miller stood out in a field packed with international affairs and political science majors.Assistant Professor of Psychology Diana Leonard is working with students in her Emotions and Social Identity in Psychology (ESIP) lab to build upon her intergroup apology research and helping students develop their own research.
Past EventsNovember 3, 2023
We invite submissions for panel discussions, individual papers, interactive workshops, and artistic productions, especially those focused on gender and sexuality in relation to digital technologies.
Please review the Call for Proposals for complete guidelines.October 26, 2023
An opportunity for students to have conversation with L&C faculty in Ethnic Studies and Gender Studies.October 12, 2023
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