News and Events
- NEWSThe Secretaries, a campy horror-comedy that exemplifies feminist, queer theatre took performativity to extremes by showing violence and intimacy while remaining six feet apart.
On March 20, Lewis & Clark’s speech and debate team took center stage for Night Before Nationals, an exhibition event that showcases the team’s talents and skills in front of an enthusiastic campus audience.
Competing in both Washington and Missouri, Lewis & Clark’s speech and debate team racked up multiple championships over the January 27-29 weekend, headed by senior Eden Kenney who was awarded both the individual championship of the Dugaw Smelt classic and the Brent Northup award for season-long outstanding individual competitor for the Northwest Forensics Conference in 2022-2023.
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.
Over the summer, Lewis & Clark undergraduates mentored Roosevelt High School students in the first year of the College Success Program, founded by Professor Mitch Reyes and supported by the Mellon Foundation.
Lewis & Clark’s Webb and Lutz win national championships; squad wins title for second consecutive yearAlex Webb (’22) won the national championship in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Aaron Lutz (’22) won titles in both Extemporaneous Speaking and Impromptu Speaking, and Lewis & Clark’s squad won the President’s I award as the nation’s top program of its size.Lewis & Clark’s full-day celebration of student scholarship and creativity returned to its in-person format on April 8.Hope Smothers (’22) won the program’s first national title at the American Forensic Association’s National Speech Tournament, Aaron Lutz (’22) set a program record in individual sweepstakes, and Eden Kenney (’22) advanced three events to elimination rounds, as Lewis & Clark’s super senior speakers powered the team to a sixth place overall national finish.The Lewis & Clark speech team finished an exceptional October by winning the “Halloween Thing” team title.
Lewis & Clark wins President’s Two team national title; Smothers, Lutz and Webb finish in top five nationallyThe Lewis & Clark speech / debate team won its first NFA team national title in program history, finishing as the top team in the President’s Two division for medium-sized programs.Led by Hope Smothers (’22) and Aaron Lutz (’22), the Lewis & Clark speech team had its best finish ever at the National Speech Tournament as the 14th place squad in the nation.
Through strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills, data science engages individuals in computing, statistics, interpretation, and communication. The new minor will reflect the strength of a liberal arts curriculum above all else, thanks to the diligence and passion of faculty members across the college.
- EVENTSDecember 12: 5:30pm
Join the FA23 cohort of RHMS capstone students as they present their projects. Come learn something new, hear about some amazing research, and enjoy free food!