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December 1st, 2019

  •   7:30pm: Susan DeWitt Smith Piano Recital
    Lewis & Clark Associate Professor of Music, Susan DeWitt Smith presents a piano recital on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Tickets are on sale now and at the door!

December 4th, 2019

  •   7:30pm: Music Theatre Revue
    The Vocal Performance Workshop presents a Music Theatre Revue on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:30pm in Evans Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now and at the door!

December 6th, 2019

  •   7:30pm: 1619: A Lewis & Clark Choral Concert
    The Lewis & Clark Choirs present 1619, a choral concert dedicated to new music on the legacy of slavery, on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. This event is FREE to attend!

December 8th, 2019

  • 7:30pm: Lewis & Clark Orchestra Concert
    The Lewis & Clark Orchestra present its final concert of the fall semester on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Lance Inouye, conductor. Tickets are on sale now and at the door!

December 9th, 2019

  • 7:30pm: Electronic Music Concert
    The Lewis & Clark present an evening of original student electronic music. This stylistically varied concert will include a variety of videos and live performance. This event is free to attend!

December 11th, 2019

  •   7:30pm: Jazz Night
    The Lewis & Clark Jazz Combos present a thrilling night of outstanding jazz music. Come hear the best Jazz Night in LC history on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:30pm in Evans Auditorium! Tickets are on sale now and at the door.

News

  • Biennial 2019
    August 22
    LC faculty participate in Disjecta’s 2019 Biennial
  • September 14
    Learn-Discuss-Act
  • September 14
    The course is organized around a variety of themes that will explore the philosophy of civil disobedience as well as examining historical examples from the US and around the world of liberation and civil rights movements.
  • January 28
    Here is a quick summary of some of the things we’ve achieved over the past five years, by the numbers.
  • Fairy Falls
    January 15
    Reducing polluted runoff from industrial facilities continues to be one of NEDC’s highest priorities.
  • March 29
    Alumni Career Corps volunteer Kate Mills visits campus tonight from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.
  • Anne McHugh receiving her award from the EPA.
    November 21
    Anne McHugh BA ’10 has been awarded the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2019 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators for her work as a science teacher at Portland’s Franklin High School. One of only 11 winners nationally of the highly competitive award and the only winner selected from the Pacific Northwest region, her teaching spans from arachnid biodiversity to aquaponics systems, allowing students to collaborate in innovative research with NASA.
  • November 7
    The Oregon Community Foundation has awarded the Resonance Ensemble $100,000 to enable them to pursue an ambitious collaboration with the Oregon Symphony and several independent artists to put on the world premiere of Damien Geter’s An African American Requiem. Lewis & Clark’s Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities Katherine FitzGibbon serves as Resonance Ensemble’s Artistic Director.
  • A bauhaus-inspired chess set is one of the pieces on display at the new special collections retro...
    October 30
    The Staatliches Bauhaus, an art school founded in 1919 in Weimar, Germany, was a pioneer in arts education. On the 100th anniversary of its founding, two German studies majors collaborated with faculty and Watzek Library’s Special Collections to curate a collection featuring replicas of iconic Bauhaus furniture, art, and photographs.
  • October 18
    Lewis & Clark’s first TEDx event gave three undergraduate students and three local speakers the opportunity to take the stage and “deconstruct” the topic of their choice. The success of the event can be credited to the student-run team of organizers, headed by coleaders Tuse Mahenya BA ’21 and Ariel McGee BA ’21.
  • October 10
    Paula Hayes B.S. ’92—a Board of Trustees member and recipient of the Pioneer Alumna Leadership Award—was recently profiled by Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) for her innovative cosmetics company. Hue Noir’s beauty products are designed for an underserved market of darker-skinned women whose skin colors and tones aren’t readily compatible with mainstream products.
  • September 23
    Renee Allums BA ’18 won the fifth annual PitchBlack business competition with her idea #tag that aims to highlight and compensate digital content creators who have previously gone unrecognized and uncompensated.
  • July 11
    Associate Professor of Art and Studio Head of Sculpture Jess Perlitz was selected as one of just five Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts this year. The Ford Family Foundation awards $25,000 to Oregon artists at pivotal point in their careers through this fund.
  • May 3
    Article from the WSJ recognizes the LC Senior Exhbit
  • October 17

    This year’s Environmental Affairs Symposium analyzes the environmental impact of uneven development with the help of environmental scholar and climate activist Sunita Narain. Her keynote address, titled “The New Green Deal for a Global Compact: Learning to Do Things Differently for Inclusive Futures,” will discuss solutions to combat global climate change. 

  • October 2
    Phyllis Yes has worked as a multimedia artist for years, with materials ranging from jewelry to a hand-painted Porsche. Her first play, Good Morning, Miss America, is based on her own experiences caring for her aging parents. It made its New York premiere on October 2 at Theatre 80 St. Mark’s Place.
  • September 27
    Tuse Mahenya BA ’21, an English major and political economy minor from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is organizing Lewis & Clark’s first TEDx event, “The Deconstruction of Everything We Know.” Scheduled for October 9, the event will give students a platform to share their ideas and hear from others about times their preconceived notions were challenged.
  • Dallaire Scholar Fabrice Sibomana was among the commemoration's speakers at Kwibuka 25.
    April 15
    Twenty-five years after the 1994 Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, Lewis & Clark joined communities around the world in commemorating the tragedy, with Kwibuka 25. Fabrice Sibomana, the current L&C Roméo Dallaire Scholar and a survivor of the genocide, spoke at the event alongside fellow students and dignitaries.
  • Wim Wiewel leads a community bike ride on his first day as president.
    February 26
    President Wim Wiewel attended the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, where he and fellow college and university leaders made a public pledge to work harder, faster, and smarter to drive climate action forward. In an op-ed in the Portland Business Journal, President Wim Wiewel discusses the work we’ve done and the work ahead.
  • Winterim 2019 cohort
    January 25
    From January 13 to 18, 30 Lewis & Clark students from all corners of the globe took a deep dive into entrepreneurship and leadership. The flagship program of the John E. and Susan S. Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership, Winterim is a weeklong experience bringing students, speakers, and mentors together to explore what it means to be an entrepreneur.
  • Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velazquez-Ulloa in her lab.
    December 17

    Assistant Professor of Biology Norma Velazquez-Ulloa has been awarded a competitive New Investigator grant from the Medical Research Foundation, funded by OHSU. With the funding, she will continue her research: identifying genes that mediate the effects of developmental nicotine exposure.

  • Assistant Professor of History Reiko Hillyer.
    December 13
    Assistant Professor of History Reiko Hillyer has been awarded a grant from the Whiting Foundation to support the expansion of her interdisciplinary project, “Theatre From the Inside-Out: Illuminating Mass Incarceration.” Specifically, the grant will enrich Hillyer’s course Crime and Punishment in U.S. History, which she teaches at the Columbia River Correctional Institution in Portland.
  • Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology Jennifer Hubbert
    November 26
    Following a worldwide competition, the University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy has awarded Associate Professor Jennifer Hubbert one of three research fellowships. Her research will analyze the Sister Cities International program, including Portland’s vibrant sister city program.
  • October 26
    Health is an issue that impacts us all, yet many struggle to receive adequate health care. In hopes of better understanding these inequities, the 15th Annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies—titled Bitter Pills: Race, Health, and Medicine—focuses on the racialized dimensions of health, highlighting the voices of communities of color. Running November 7 through November 9, the symposium is free and open to the public.
  • October 18
    Sweeney Todd , a collaboration between the music and theatre departments, opens on November 2. Director Rebecca Lingafelter has transformed the traditional setting of Fleet Street into a post-apocalyptic, subterranean world where the audience and student orchestra will sit among the actors. The musical will feature Liam Beveridge BA ’20 as Sweeney in his first-ever singing role.
  • October 17
    Current discourse is marked with a boundary-oriented mentality, and animosity on both sides prevents meaningful progress. Taking place October 23 through October 24, the 21st Environmental Affairs Symposium hopes to change that narrative. To facilitate this conversation, race relations expert Daryl Davis will speak on his experience engaging with members of the Ku Klux Klan and how he finds common ground with people of all backgrounds and opinions.
  • Mae Johnson BA '19 and Sydney Owada BA '19 at the opening reception for their new exhibit.
    September 24
    Two Lewis & Clark seniors have crafted a new Special Collections exhibit to present religious texts spanning 500 years. The students used an interdisciplinary approach to understand the impact that annotation and translation have had on how societies view and engage with Christianity. The final exhibit showcases their efforts in a detailed and nuanced analysis of how religious materials have influenced broader participation.
  • August 16
    Manufactured distrust. Underrepresented voices. Seemingly intractable problems. Industry-wide disruption. Being a good journalist requires clear writing, sharp thinking, and relentless task-juggling, all skills honed in the liberal arts. Whether covering breaking news in Portland, or chronicling trade missions to Thailand, young alumni are applying their Lewis & Clark skills locally and globally.
  • July 25
    Lewis & Clark’s Office of Educational Technology sponsored a workshop to teach students how to use virtual reality technology in film. Sabrina Cerquera BA ’20 used the technology to plan and execute an original project, taking her creative work from concept to reality.
  • July 5
    Watzek Library’s Special Collections has been awarded a $30,100 competitive grant in support of a five-year project to interview members of Portland’s Vietnamese community, collecting oral histories that will document the region’s complex and changing urban landscape.

Galleries

Blurbs

  • Portland Tribune/Pamplin Media Group profiled artist Mark Brody BA ’87 and his decades of working with local schools to create murals. (Jan. 24, 2019)

  • “Attend events with alumni, like “Careers for Pioneers”, so you can find a mentor.  Take advantage of what alums have to offer you, and don’t forget to write them a thank you note! 

     


                                           

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  • Morgan S. Grether, web content systems manager, posts photos from around Lewis & Clark, which he thinks is the prettiest campus in the country. Go

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