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  • July 11
  • The project team's faculty and student members.
    July 11
    It’s a persistent question: How do you prepare large populations for an emergency? Funded by a grant of more than half a million dollars from the National Science Foundation, an interdisciplinary team of Lewis & Clark faculty and students is creating a video game to educate and enlist young people in that critical process.
  • Diana Leonard
    May 7
    Assistant Professor of Psychology Diana Leonard is working with students in her Emotions and Social Identity in Psychology (ESIP) lab to build upon her intergroup apology research and helping students develop their own research.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • January 8
    From January 13 to 18, 30 L&C students from all corners of the globe will do a deep dive into entrepreneurship and leadership. 
  • Ian in Zolotoy Rog Bay, winter 2014
    February 26
    The Peace Corps announced this week that Lewis & Clark ranked 16th among small schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, up 9 spots from 2016.
  • February 5
    On January 1, Cassie Franklin BA ’93 was sworn in as mayor of Everett, Washington, a city of 108,000 residents about 25 minutes north of Seattle. Franklin is the first female mayor to be elected in the city’s 124-year history.
  • August 22

    “Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.”

    Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 65 predoctoral fellowships ($24,000 per year for up to three years), as well as dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships.

  • July 31
    Funds two years of study at University of Cambridge for first-generation college student.
  • January 24
    Rose Ngo ’17 has been awarded a Davies-Jackson Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Administered by the Council of Independent Colleges, the scholarship grants exceptional students who are among the first in their families to go to college the opportunity to study at the world-renowned St. John’s College.
  • September 22
    Health for America (HFA) at MedStar Health is building a cadre of young innovators—with actionable skills and knowledge in health, design, entrepreneurship, and leadership—who create novel, sustainable, and scalable health solutions.
  • August 22
    Meet four of our dynamic professors.
  • July 27
    On August 16, Associate Professor of Psychology Erik Nilsen will be the featured guest at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry’s popular Science Pub Series. Nilsen’s talk is entitled, “Melding Digital and Tangible Toys to Support Creative Play for Preschoolers.”
  • April 28
    Student commencement speaker Joe Iliscupidez ’16 shares highlights of his time at Lewis & Clark.
  • February 29
    Isabel Ball BA ’15 has been named a Luce Scholar for 2016–17. The highly prestigious award from the Henry Luce Foundation provides funding for young leaders to spend a year in Asia conducting research that will lead to their professional advancement.
  • August 6
    Meet Ian Feis-Bryce BA ’11, a psychology major and criminal justice worker at Survivors Manchester.
  • July 15
    Brian Detweiler-Bedell, associate professor of psychology, was recently awarded the 2014 Outstanding Mentor Award in Psychology by the Council on Undergraduate Research. The award acknowledges faculty who exhibit exceptional mentorship to students and act as role models for those doing undergraduate research.
  • June 26
    Grant-funded research by Lewis & Clark students and faculty is the focus of a new website.
  • February 14
    Current students share their top Lewis & Clark course recommendations.
  • October 28
    Meet three of our outstanding professors.
  • October 24
    Patricia Hasbach’s book, Ecopsychology: Science, Totems, and the Technological Species  has been nominated for the 2014 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology.
  • August 26
    Melissa Newton-Mora ’14, Juliana Pirkle B.A. ’13, and Clackamas High School student Kyra Ortega-Schwartz are working closely with Todd Watson, assistant professor of psychology, to study cognitive inhibition in two different age groups: young adults and pre-school aged children. Their study focuses on behavioral impulses and inhibition. In the following Q&A, the students reflect on their experience.
  • August 21
    Desiree Etzel ’14, Marjorie Pichon ’14, and Steven Lucas ’13 are working with Associate Professor of Psychology Erik Nilson to research games that foster problem solving skills in young children.
  • Image from Assistant Professor of Psychology Todd Watson's brain research.
    July 29
    Drawing together biology, chemistry, psychology, mathematics, and sociology, neuroscience is a field between many disciplines. Its researchers explore complex, diverse questions—such as how the brain communicates chemically and how individuals communicate verbally. In the fall of 2013, this cutting-edge field comes to Lewis & Clark.
  • May 21

    Gretchen Vietmeier, a psychology major from Seattle, chaired the Campus Activities Board and worked as a resident advisor.

  • February 12
    The principal aim of the MFP is to provide financial support, professional development activities, and guidance to promising doctoral students and postdoctoral trainees with the goal of moving them toward high achievement in areas related to ethnic minority behavioral health research or services.
  • January 31
    As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense (DoD) plans to award three-year graduate fellowships to individuals who have demonstrated the ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.



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