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  • Shelby Collum Davis speaking at the Davis Scholars Reception.
    May 21
    President Wim Wiewel has announced a gift of $500,000 from philanthropist Shelby Davis to honor Institutional Professor Emeritus Roger Paget, his longtime friend who passed away on April 1, 2018.
  • Professor of Biology Greg Hermann and Beverly Rabbitts '06 microinject a worm to alter its gene e...
    August 16

    Biology professor Greg Hermann has been awarded a nearly half-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, his third NSF grant since joining Lewis & Clark. His three-year project on the development of lysosome-related organelles in nematodes will engage between 25 and 55 undergraduates each year in mentored, investigative, and original research.

  • July 6

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Lewis & Clark $705,000 to develop a Teaching Excellence Program, a coordinated program that will support faculty in the exploration, systematic study, and targeted enhancement of their classroom teaching. The award follows a previous Mellon grant to support undergraduate research in the arts and humanities.

  • May 25
    The pursuit of a better understanding of how the brain grows and functions is the goal of Tamily Weissman-Unni’s research laboratory. Weissman has been named a recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER award that will support her research and teaching over the next five years.
  • January 16
    Portland native and Business Wire founder Lorry Lokey has made a $2 million gift to provide recognition and financial support to outstanding professors at Lewis & Clark.
  • October 3

    Alumni Weekend 2014

  • Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.
    October 2
    Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. ’64, ’65, ’66, life trustee and former board chair, embodies and promotes the benefits of endurance in all facets of living.
  • From Left to Right: Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Tuajuanda Jordan, Professor of Biolo...
    May 15

    Our faculty members are honored for their exceptional teaching and research.


  • February 11
    If there is a recipe for a winning college experience, amazing faculty in and out of the classroom would rank as the key ingredient for most college students. This is certainly true at Lewis & Clark. The influence of dedicated educators often extends far beyond the time students spend in class.
  • Esther Lee and junior Aojie Zheng, the most recent recipient of the Esther and Edward Lee Scholar...
    October 31
    Arriving from Hong Kong in 1959 with $100 and a dream, Esther Lee became a barrier-breaking pioneer in computer science. In 2001, she and her husband endowed the Esther and Edward Lee Scholarship to benefit women from Asia. A bequest from their living trust will strengthen the fund.
  • October 22
    Volunteers are vital to the success of Lewis & Clark, and there are many ways alumni can contribute their time and talents. The Chronicle caught up with Rocky Campbell B.A. ’00, one of the college’s most active volunteers, to learn about his dedication to Lewis & Clark—and his stash of orange and black ties.
  • President Barry Glassner (left) with Shingo Ehara B.A. ’13 and his parents, Nobuyoshi and Kayok...
    October 22
    To sustain and advance its mission, Lewis & Clark depends on transformative gifts and grants from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government programs.
  • President John R. Howard, 1922-2013
    June 17
    President Emeritus John R. “Jack” Howard died Sunday at age 90. Jack’s boundless energy and imagination transformed Lewis & Clark into today’s college without borders.
  •  Barry Glassner; Betsy Amster; Marilyn Pamplin; Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. ’64, ’65,’66, ...
    May 29
    This spring, President Barry Glassner and his wife, Betsy Amster, traveled to events around the country, meeting alumni, parents, admitted students, and college supporters.
  • February 14
    Over the next four years, Lewis & Clark will receive a gift of $200,000 to provide expanded access to counseling services for students. The gift was made possible by the parents of a Lewis & Clark student who wish to remain anonymous.
  • January 30
    A new institution-wide strategic plan maps our path to 2020 and beyond.
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