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    Please enjoy this gallery of cartoons created by the 2010 Distinguished Alumnus, Matt Wuerker ‘79. This gallery contains drawings published in the Piolog from his time as a student as well as his current work for Politico. Visit his webpage for more.

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  • Liz Holliday BA ’10 just started a new job as communications director of the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC), which represents 31 public universities across the state of Texas.

  • Ethan Stone BA ’10 has been living in Europe for the past eight years and currently works as the editor-in-chief of the European ski magazine Downdays, based in Innsbruck, Austria. He moonlights as a freelance photographer, editor, and translator.

  • Gregory K. Scott JD ’10 has been named a partner at Klarquist Sparkman. Scott, who holds a doctorate in neuroscience from Oregon Health & Science University, prepares and prosecutes U.S., international, and foreign patent applications. His practice emphasis is in biotechnology, including applications relating to biochemistry, molecular genetics, virology, immunology, neurobiology, pharmaceuticals, cellular imaging, and bioinformatics.

  • Haben Girma BA ’10, the first deaf-blind graduate of Harvard Law School, recently received the Helen Keller Achievement Award from the American Foundation for the Blind for her work as a disability rights lawyer. In addition, Girma is also featured in Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic, Rocking Our Truth, a new book celebrating the voices of black women, including Michelle Obama, Angela Davis, Shonda Rhimes, Misty Copeland, Yara Shahidi, Mary J. Blige, and more. “It’s an honor to be among so many incredible women,” says Girma. In March 2018, she was a featured speaker at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

  • Julia Crager BA ’10, a singer-songwriter who performs as Julia Lucille, released her second album, Chthonic, in early 2017.

  • Lauren Bowden BA ’10 earned an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in May 2017.

  • Thomas Matteson BA ’10 is on track to graduate with a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law in May 2018.

  • Thomas (Elvrum) Matteson BA ’10 and Lauren Bowden BA ’10, May 27, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Brian Ambuel BA ’10 was the best man, Cullen Conway BA ’10 was a groomsman, and Andrea Dregalla BA ’10 was a bridesmaid. Lauren and Thomas want to thank their many L&C classmates who were also in attendance.

  • Lauren Bowden BA ’10, and Thomas Matteson BA ’10, May 27, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Brian Ambuel BA ’10 was the best man, Cullen Conway BA ’10 and Evan Tenenbaum BA ’10 were groomsman, and Andrea Dregalla BA ’10 was a bridesmaid. Lauren and Thomas want to thank their many L&C classmates who were also in attendance.

  • Dylan Peden BA ’10 recently moved to Cali, Colombia, where he is teaching 10th-grade  math at a school called Colegio Bolivar. This is his seventh year teaching secondary math (prior to his move, he spent four years in New York and two in Chicago). He says, “I am enjoying teaching, and life down here is swell!”

  • Chris Scheffler BA ’10 is in his second year of a MS/PhD program in applied physics at Portland State University. He received a Science Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense. The scholarship funds four years of his graduate program in exchange for work with the department as a civilian scientist after graduation.

  • Asa Weiss BA ’10, who refers to himself as an adopted child of the physics and music departments, says he’s enjoying inventing stuff, geeking out, and playing outside. Recently, he filed eight patents, climbed in the Cascades, moved to the San Francisco Bay Area for work involving electric vehicles, explored Asia, and made a double-nutmeg goal playing soccer.

  • Christopher Keady BA ’10 was recently appointed assistant director of music at Grace Cathedral, an Episcopal church in San Francisco. He works as the accompanist for Grace’s historic choral program, which includes a weekly service of choral evensong in the English cathedral tradition. He and his husband, Dan, have settled across the Bay in Oakland.

  • Ashley Moss BA ’10 recently completed her PhD in clinical psychology at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is now working as a pediatric psychology postdoctoral fellow in the Cancer and Blood Disorders Center and Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine clinic at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

  • Kirsten Fix BA ’10, MA ’17 and Cam Roberts BA ’08, August 12, 2017, in Spokane, Washington. Their nuptials were celebrated with friends and family that included many Lewis & Clark alumni (representing classes from 1976 through 2012) and faculty. They timed their wedding to occur between Kirsten’s graduation from Lewis & Clark with an MA in student affairs administration and their move to to Iowa, where Kirsten works as a student advisor in the Center for Careers, Life, and Service at Grinnell College.

  • Zach Kearl BA ’10 and Stephanie Taimi-Mandel BA ’09, EdS ’15, August 4, 2017, in Portland. Witnessing their union were 20 Lewis & Clark alums, 10 of whom trace their friendship to the second floor of Platt East in 2006-07. The couple now lives in Seattle, where Zach is pursuing an MPA at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington.

  • Aila Wallace JD ’10 and Greg Harvey JD ’09 were married July 2017.

  • Sam Hernandez JD ’10 was elected president of the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association. His term commenced in February 2017 and lasts for one year.

  • Dave Bourgeau JD ’10 was made a partner at Kolisch Hartwell. His practice covers all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret matters. With a strong technical background in industrial engineering, nuclear engineering, and computer science, as well as extensive practical experience in manufacturing and business operations, Borgeau supports innovative companies on a broad array of both technical and nontechnical matters.

  • Qingqing Miao JD ’10 has been named a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. A member of Lane Powell’s immigration team, she advises individuals and corporations on navigating the complex U.S. immigration process and general corporate matters, helping their businesses to grow and succeed.

  • Nawneet Vibhaw LLM ’10 has joined Khaitan & Company as associate partner in Delhi, where he will continue specializing in environmental law. Previously, he set up the environmental law practice for Luthra & Luthra. Vibhaw had joined Luthra in June 2015 from Jindal Global Law School, where he was an assistant professor, assistant dean, and executive director of the school’s Centre for Environment and Climate Change. Vibhaw has also written two books on environmental law and energy law, published by LexisNexis in 2014 and 2016.

  • Lauren Brown BA ’10 penned a children’s book about Lilly Rose, an energetic, carefree girl whose long hair sometimes gets in her way while she’s having fun. Lilly is determined not to cut it, but what will she do when her hair gets too long?

  • Jessica Mullins BA ’10 and Seth Thomas, June 20, 2015, in Randle, Washington.

  • To Jessica Mullins BA ’10 and husband Seth Thomas, son Kanoa Mullins Thomas, May 28, 2016.

  • Is a deputy district attorney for the 7th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. Whiting, the sole prosecutor in Telluride, Colorado, handles misdemeanor and felony cases originating in San Miguel County. He started at the end of May 2016 after serving as a prosecutor for nearly two years in Delta and Montrose Counties.

  • Kristin Asai JD ’10 was named a 2016 Rising Star by Oregon Super Lawyers magazine. Asai is a trial lawyer with Markowitz Herbold, a boutique business litigation firm headquartered in Portland.

  • Was elected chair of the Oregon chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). A member of Tonkon Torp’s business immigration practice group, LaMorticella represents regional and international companies in a variety of matters related to employment-based immigration. She has served as a volunteer liaison for the Oregon AILA chapter, working with state agencies on immigration issues, as well as community outreach efforts.

  • Was named to the senior advisor on marijuana policy position created by Governor Kate Brown JD ’85. Rhoades, a veteran Multnomah County prosecutor, will advise Brown on all issues related to cannabis.

  • Opened a law office in Sherwood, Oregon, with his firm Levin and Levine. Established in 2011, the firm focuses on personal injury and bankruptcy cases.

  • Zach Kearl B.A. moved away from Portland last fall and joined the Bend, Oregon, start-up Choose Growth, a multimedia educational company.

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