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  • Steven Miller: Science
    Cascade Midle School, Eugene, OR

  • Jeremiah Grisa: Science
    Santiam Jr/Sr High School, Mill City, OR

  • Monica Garcia: Science
    Whitford Middle School, Beaverton, OR

  • Jessica Voss: Biology
    Sherwood Middle School, Sherwood, OR

  • Gabe Nagler: Physical Science
    South Meadows High School, Hillsboro, OR

  • Tim Larsen: Physics
    Itech Prep School, Vancouver, WA

  • Meghan Young: Biology
    LEP High School, Portland, OR

  • Nina Gross: Biology
    Discovery Middle School, Vancouver, WA

  • Ian Lake: Biology
    Sherwood High School, Sherwood, OR

  • Elliott Cameron: Biology
    Douglas McKay High School, Salem, OR

  • Kathleen Fuller: Chemistry
    Cleveland High School, Portland, OR

  • David Valenzuela: Biology
    Madison High School, Portland, OR

  • Seamus Shalman: Biology
    Fort Vancouver High School, Vancouver, WA




  • April 26
    Talia Lichtenberg BA ’20 is the recipient of a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, the preeminent award for undergraduates in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics. A native of West Linn, Oregon, Talia is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology with the intent of pursuing a PhD in molecular biology, specializing in Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative diseases.
  • July 26
    Professor of Chemistry Louis Kuo has been awarded a $249,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund Kuo’s ongoing student-supported research into environmental toxin remediation and phosphorus recovery. The research he and his students are doing aims to better degrade neurotoxins found in pesticides and chemical weapons.
  • 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.
  • April 18
    Andrea Dean BA ’17 fell in love with mathematics and computer science at Lewis & Clark and is now using her knowledge at Amazon. She’s solving problems in machine learning at a new prototype store. Our Chronicle magazine caught up with her in Seattle for this profile.
  • September 5
    The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields and demonstrate passion for research.
  • graphic art logo design of a diamond with the letters GEM. next to the diamond is the word STEM. ...
    May 1
    Gender Minorities in STEM is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Student Organization Award.
  • graphic art logo design of a diamond with the letters GEM. next to the diamond is the word STEM. ...
    May 1
    Gender Minorities in STEM is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Student Organization Award.
  • JB Kim, Assistant Dean of Diversity & Academic Resources at the Law School, dressed in all bl...
    April 28
    JB Kim is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Staff Award, which is given to a LC staff member who has excelled at leadership and service this year.
  • headshot photo of Ary Hashim looking off camera.
    April 22
    Arran Hashim, or Ary, is one of two recipients this year for the President’s Award for Outstanding Community Service. This is the highest honor Student Leadership and Service presents to a graduating senior.
  • Chemistry professor Anne Bentley helping students with their summer research.
    October 28
    Student-faculty research is central to a Lewis & Clark education.
  • Simran Handa BA ’19
    October 26
    Healthline, in partnership with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), has awarded scholarships to four undergraduates nationally who have demonstrated dedication to the advancement against a rare or chronic disease. Handa talks about her win and why she’s drawn to the field.  
  • August 3
    STEM scholarship awarded
  • April 24
    Eva Ramey (’15), a Biology major and Environmental Studies minor at Lewis & Clark College, describes how her international research unfolded, beginning with her study abroad experience in Tanzania.
  • September 25
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art annually welcomes a vibrant group of graduate students, museum professionals, and senior scholars to undertake independent study and research related to the Museum’s collections. Fellows become immersed in the life of the Museum through behind-the-scenes tours, weekly gatherings with members of the Museum staff, and tours of the collections and exhibitions. Each spring, we offer a series of fellows’ colloquia, providing an opportunity for the scholars to present short papers on their work in progress to university colleagues, Museum staff, and the academic community.
  • 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.
  • August 10
    Each week in June and July, students in the John S. Rogers Research Program present their original findings in front of peers and faculty at the Science Brown Bags. The program is designed to prepare students for careers in science by facilitating student-faculty collaboration on research projects.
  • June 30
    Graduating seniors Irene Duba and Katie Kowal were selected this May as the inaugural recipients of the Shannon T. O’Leary Award.
  • Brown Bags
    May 22
    Student research presentations
  • May 10
    American Chemical Society
  • April 11

    Learn about the work being done—and recognition being received—by our outstanding faculty.

  • Cleantech Challenge finalists Ian Dechow BA ’16,  Joshua Proto BA ’16, Blake Slattengren BA â...
    January 24
    Entrepreneurial students develop a promising kale-based waterproofing agent.
  • November 7

    Lewis & Clark students bring ideas explored in the classroom to life in the lab.  

  • September 22
    Fellowships for teaching science
  • September 18
    Echoing Green seeks social entrepreneurs who exhibit fearlessness in defending their ideas, an unwavering belief that all individuals have the potential to contribute meaningfully to society, and a powerful passion for developing new solutions to some of society’s most challenging problems.
  • September 18
    The National Space Club awards a $10,000 scholarship each year, in memory of Dr. Robert H. Goddard, America’s rocket pioneer. The scholarship is presented at the Goddard Memorial Dinner each spring, for the following academic year. The award is given to stimulate the interest of talented students in the opportunity to advance scientific knowledge through space research and exploration.
  • September 18
    The Graduate Fellowship Award is based on merit (not need) and consists of a cost-of-education allowance and a personal-support stipend. The cost-of-education allowance is accepted by all of the tenable schools in lieu of all fees and tuition. Hertz Fellows therefore have no liability for any ordinary educational costs, regardless of their choice among tenable schools.
  • September 18
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to:increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities;increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve environmental literacy;recruit and prepare students for public service careers with NOAA and other natural resource and science agencies at the federal, state and local levels of government; andrecruit and prepare students for careers as teachers and educators in oceanic and atmospheric science and to improve scientific and environmental education in the United States.
  • September 18
    The Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship program offers scholarships to minority undergraduate and graduate students majoring in technical fields. Awards range between $1,000 and $10,000.
  • From left: Sasha Bishop, Research Associate Pamela Zobel-Thropp, Associate Professor of Biology G...
    July 27

    Sasha Bishop BA ’15 has been awarded first place in a highly competitive poster presentation session held by the International Congress of Arachnology, which draws nearly 400 students from around the world to compete and share original research. Bishop heads to the University of Michigan this fall to pursue her PhD in biodiversity. 

  • 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.”
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