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Thank you for celebrating all things LC!

On Wednesday, March 13, we came together to celebrate all things Lewis & Clark on our 9th Annual Day of Giving!

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Poster announcing that Palatine Hill Review has been awarded the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English) REALM Award for their 50th A

Palatine Hill Review, Student Magazine at Lewis & Clark College, Wins Highest Honor for Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) contest

February 15, 2024 (Portland, Oregon)—Palatine Hill Review from Lewis & Clark College, has been recognized as a REALM First Class magazine for the 50th Anniversary Edition, “growing pains” by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Palatine Hill Review, “growing pains”, Volume 50 Student Editors: Jillian Jackson, AJ Di Nicola, Elizabeth Huntley, Zach Reinker, Max Allen, Burton Scheer

Four Commemorative Cover Artists: Anneka Barton, Dakota Binder, Zach Reinker, Kincaid DeBell

Faculty Advisors: Karen Gross, Mary Szybist

Staff Advisor: Amy Baskin

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Science Andy Fry

Meet Our New Faculty

From ceramics to glycomics, learn how Lewis & Clark’s new faculty developed an interest in their field—and why they are excited to join the L&C community. 

Associate Professor of Art History Dawn Odell

Dawn Odell Named 2024 Teacher of the Year

Associate Professor of Art History Dawn Odell was named Lewis & Clark Teacher of the Year on April 17, 2024.

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First-Generation Mentorship Program

The Inclusion & Multicultural Engagement (IME) office is excited to launch a First-Generation Mentorship program and we are calling upon all first-generation staff, faculty, and alum!

alumni, international affairs, politics
Rory posing outside wearing a blue shirt and navy suit jacket.

West Linn Selects Recent Alum as Youngest-Ever Mayor

In May, West Linn, Oregon, residents resoundingly chose 23-year-old Rory Bialostosky BA ’22 as the city’s youngest-ever mayor. His election as mayor follows a series of “firsts,” including a term as West Linn’s youngest city council member while he was a full-time student at Lewis & Clark.

alumni, Portland
Zack Hart standing in front of the blue hub of Hygiene4All.

Building ‘Hygiene Hubs’ for Houseless Residents

Three recent alums have served at Hygiene4All, a Portland-based nonprofit that works to ensure those who are unsheltered have equal access to basic resources like hot showers, trash disposal, and first aid.

Paula Hayes BS '92, Chair, Lewis & Clark's Board of Trustees

Hayes Elected New Chair of L&C’s Board of Trustees

Paula Hayes BS ’92, Lewis & Clark’s new board chair, is an entrepreneurial cosmetics chemist and founder and CEO of Hue Noir.

Marietta Lawson and her dog Alberta.

Employee Comings & Goings: Marietta Lawson Reflects on Six Decades at L&C

Director of Accounting Marietta Lawson BS ’79 grew up across the street from Lewis & Clark, and will retire at the end of this month after working nearly 30 years in the Office of Business and Finance. Here she reflects on her countless adventures on campus as it changed over the years.

Just in Time: New Campus Map PDF

Lots of moves, name changes, and more are reflected in the August update of the printable campus map.


A Grateful Farewell to Ombuds Valerie White

Valerie White is retiring as Lewis & Clark’s ombudsperson on June 30, 2024, after more than fifteen years in the position. As anyone who interacted with her during her time on campus knows, she has had an outsized impact across the L&C community.

Cooper posing outside near a gazebo, wearing a blue button-up short sleeve shirt and glasses.

Senior Speaker: Cooper Kroll BA ’24

Cooper Kroll BA ’24 will address graduates at the College of Arts and Sciences commencement on May 4.