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  • September 7
    Video recordings of E&D events
  • October 18
  • September 14
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  • In front of the dining room display case (before reupholstering the shelves) in the Ambassador
    October 15
  • April 29
    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.
  • March 29

    The oldest student-run symposium in the country, Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium runs April 8 to 10 this year. The event brings prominent scholars from around the globe to debate on the forces challenging the “status quo” worldwide.

  • Sherlock Ortiz BA ’20, Adriana Rogers BA ’19, and Anna Schall BA ’20
    November 8
    After spending the summer working with students and professors from around the country, three Lewis & Clark students return to campus with new skills and perspectives on how to use mathematics to create a solution to partisan gerrymandering. The six-week program is a collaboration of Tufts University, Harvard University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • November 2
    As sustainability becomes increasingly relevant in all academic and professional arenas, a new course offered in conjunction with the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership gives students of any major an introduction to the challenges of running a sustainable business and the laws and technicalities of sustainability in the business world.
  • 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.
  • July 9
    At Lewis & Clark, where students learn science by doing science, collaborative research with professors is an academic hallmark. The John S. Rogers Science Program supports several such projects each summer, and this year included multidisciplinary research with an especially timely goal: create a computer game that will teach users how to act in the aftermath of a natural disaster.
  • August 24
    Check out these tips on finding lost hikers
  • January 28
    Easily one of Portland’s best close-in hikes, the Marquam Trail is as pleasant as any in Forest Park and features an outstanding four-mountain view from Council Crest Park.
  • March 29

    The oldest student-run symposium in the country, Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium runs April 8 to 10 this year. The event brings prominent scholars from around the globe to debate on the forces challenging the “status quo” worldwide.

  • 2019 Gender Studies Symposium cochair Zoe Maughan BA '19 tabling at New Student Orientation.
    March 7
    The 38th Gender Studies Symposium digs into essential questions regarding the practice of care, gender politics, and the effect the two have on each other by asking “Who Cares?” 
  • March 7
    The 38th Gender Studies Symposium digs into essential questions regarding the practice of care, gender politics, and the effect the two have on each other by asking “Who Cares?” The student-organized symposium will include three days of lectures, workshops, performances, and panel discussions.
  • February 28
    Lewis & Clark’s fifth annual student-run Middle East and North Africa Symposium explores how art and history intersect in the region. Running March 6 through 8, the symposium is free and open to the public.
  • February 28
    Lewis & Clark’s fifth annual student-run Middle East and North Africa Symposium explores how art and history intersect in the region. Running March 6 through 8, the symposium is free and open to the public.
  • Kundai Chirindo, associate professor of rhetoric and media studies, is serving as faculty directo...
    February 26

    From February 28 to March 2, Lewis & Clark will host the fourth annual Pacific Northwest Race, Rhetoric, and Media Symposium. Featuring guest keynotes and student research presentations, this year’s theme is politics in sports and popular culture. The event is a collaboration with the University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, and Willamette University.

  • October 26
    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. 
  • October 18
    Sweeney Todd , a collaboration between the music and theatre departments, opens Nov. 2. 
  • February 28

    The 37th annual Gender Studies Symposium will explore what security looks like in the face of modern dangers. Students, faculty, and guests from Portland and beyond will examine issues through the lenses of community engagement, gender politics, and misconceptions surrounding sexuality. The student-run symposium runs from Wednesday, March 7 to Friday, March 9.

  • October 16
    This year’s symposium, Environmental Engagement in Tough Times, will take on pressing environmental issues with an emphasis on their social dimensions, like sustainable housing and equitable city growth. The three-day event kicks off with a keynote panel in Portland’s Pearl District on October 24.
  • August 16
    Just a year after joining Lewis & Clark, Assistant Professor Mohamed Anber is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant in support of his work in elementary particle physics. With colleagues and students from other departments, Anber is helping build new research capabilities for asking and answering very big questions.
  • March 22
    On June 1, Samir Parikh will take the reins as the new director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Lewis & Clark College. The center’s mix of academic and real-world offerings give students from all disciplines the chance to explore various subjects through an entrepreneurial lens.
  • March 1
    Featuring panels, discussions, and keynote lectures from Roxane Gay and Eli Clare, Lewis & Clark’s 36th annual Gender Studies Symposium, “Point of Access,” will confront how gender and sexuality interact with power. The symposium, which runs March 8 through 10 and is free and open to the public, is a student-led effort to foster conversations on the nuances of privilege and accessibility.
  • December 28
    Lewis & Clark faculty voted unanimously to approve a new minor in Middle East/North Africa studies. Lewis & Clark is the first liberal arts college in the Pacific Northwest to offer such a program. The program formally begins in the fall of 2017.
  • April 16
    Number one. That’s the spot Lewis & Clark earned in The Princeton Review’s ranking of 353 most environmentally responsible colleges and universities.
  • Photo by Daphne Yuen ’17.
    October 14
    Thirteen students spent their summer studying the geology, art, religion, and history of one of the world’s most famous volcanoes.

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