News from the College of Arts & Sciences

Making (Sound) Waves in the EAR Forest

Lewis & Clark’s new Experimental Art Research (EAR) Forest is a space where professors, students, and visiting artists can create sound walks, auditory experiences, storytelling, musical compositions, and more!

Teach-In on Palestine and Israel Generates Strong Turnout

In an effort to grapple with the unfolding tragedy in Gaza and Israel, Lewis & Clark hosted a multidisciplinary forum, featuring a faculty panel followed by a Q&A.

New Exhibition Focuses on Narratives of Piracy, Exploration, and Criminality

Fortune and Glory, a collaborative faculty-student history exhibition, is on display in Watzek Library from now until March 2024.

Aspiring Educators Connect in New Living-Learning Community

This fall, Lewis & Clark launched the Aspiring Educators Living-Learning Community in Copeland Hall. The new community supports undergraduates who are interested in education careers via L&C’s five-year BA/MAT Teacher Pathways program.

Student Wins Grant to Promote Mental Health in Rwanda

Rene Amani, L&C’s 2022-23 Dallaire Scholar, was awarded a Projects for Peace grant to help address the generational trauma of families in his home country of Rwanda.

Lewis & Clark Students Visit Meta in Seattle

Two Meta employees, who are also Lewis & Clark alumni, welcomed students to Meta’s Seattle office and shared their career stories.

20th Annual Ray Warren Symposium Focuses on Building a Just Future

This year’s Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, slated for November 8-10, will explore race and personal identity through the theme of BIPOC futurism.

Historic Rose Garden Prepares to Bloom

The L&C Rose Garden Restoration Club is undertaking the work of returning a hidden gem of the Lewis & Clark campus to its former glory.

L&C Named to Princeton Review’s Top 50 Green Schools List

Lewis & Clark ranked No. 37 in the Princeton Review’s list of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges and universities.

Native Scholars Present Shakespeare’s ‘Henry IV, Part 1’

Henry IV, Part 1 opens November 3. Directed by Native Scholar-Artist in Residence Waylon Lenk BA ’08, the production features a modern translation by Native playwright Yvette Nolan, which aims to ease viewers into the powerful historical tale.

Write Around Portland Offers Writing Workshops for First-Years

To foster a greater sense of belonging among first-year students, L&C’s Center for Community and Global Health is partnering with Write Around Portland to offer a series of writing workshops.

Paid Summer Research Enables Faculty-Student Collaboration

Over the summer, Lewis & Clark offers students paid, hands-on research experiences that rival those of graduate-level institutions.

‘Washington Monthly’ Ranks L&C No. 1 in Service

Washington Monthly has ranked L&C in the top third of national liberal arts colleges, as well as No. 1 in service and No. 27 in research. The magazine ranks four-year institutions based on their contribution to the public good.

26th Annual ENVX Symposium Focuses on ‘Life Within Capitalism’

This year’s symposium, Life Within Capitalism: Reconsidering Market Consequences and the Earth System, will be held October 16–19, 2023. The symposium will feature keynote speakers Professor Yuko Aoyama and Clarence Edwards, as well as an art workshop and a game about carbon cap and trade. All events are free and open to the public.

Updated Stewart-Odell Residence Halls Enliven the Heart of Campus

This fall, Lewis & Clark reopened the Stewart-Odell residence halls after a sweeping renovation. In addition to many interior and exterior upgrades, Stewart-Odell now houses the Travel Lounge Living-Learning Community, the Student Counseling Center, and select Campus Living offices.