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  • “Stay Tuned With Preet,” a podcast produced by alumnus Sam Ozer-Staton BA ’17, has earned a Webby Award for News and Politics based on public vote. The podcast, hosted by the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, dissects the politically charged legal issues facing the nation each week.
  • Cole Harris BA ’20 undertaking research in Zanzibar.
    Cole Harris BA ’20 is Lewis & Clark’s most recent alum to receive a Fulbright award following his undergraduate degree. Next year, Harris will travel to Kampala, Uganda, to conduct original research on the effects of Pentecostalism on community development.
  • Director of Physical Education and Athletics Mark Pietrok
    Mark Pietrok has been named director of Physical Education and Athletics at Lewis & Clark.
  • A national leader in test-optional admissions, Lewis & Clark has updated its long-standing policy. Starting with the fall 2021 incoming class, applicants who prefer not to submit standardized test scores will no longer be required to submit a portfolio of academic work in their place.

  • Luca Sax (he/him)
    The recipient of the Troy Adam Ridenour Memorial Award for 2020 is Luca Sax.
  • The workes of Beniamin Ionsonappeared in the fall of 1616 in a large, imposing folio volume. Running nearly 575 leaves, Ben Jonson’s Workesis a testament to his skills, popularity, but most primarily his determination to have his writings published together in a single volume, demonstrating his flexibility and progression as an English writer. At Lewis & Clark we use our copy of the folio - one of only two held at a liberal arts - to teach lessons about print culture in the sixteenth century.

  • ALL IN Campus Democratic Challenge
    President Wiewel committed L&C to the ALL IN Campus Challenge. Do you know your registration status?
  • Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences have approved the creation of a new health studies minor. Drawing upon Lewis & Clark’s strong culture of interdisciplinary learning and current course offerings, the new minor recognizes the growing interest students have in public health and the value of a liberal arts approach to solving the world’s current and future public health challenges.
  • Mary Talamantez and Raine McDonagh
    Lewis & Clark’s Raine McDonagh (’20) and Mary Talamantez (’20) were named the top two individual speakers in the nation at the 2020 National Parliamentary Debate Association’s Championship Tournament.
  • Professor Magali Rabasa speaking at the Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies in 2017.

    Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Magalí Rabasa has received the Arnold L. and Lois S. Graves Award. The grant will allow Rabasa to pursue research on feminist economies of knowledge in the Americas over a two-year period. This summer, she will travel to New York to conduct research in the Interference Archive, a space that catalogues the cultural production of social movements.

  • Image of students holding orange buckets with the words, “thank you”.
    With the strong support of the Pioneer community, we exceeded our goals and raised more than $225,000 - and that’s before the $100,000 match!
  • The Research Corporation for Science Advancement presents STAR Award to Professor of Chemistry Julio de Paula.
  • In new rankings released by the Peace Corps, Lewis & Clark is in the top 10 on the list of volunteer-producing colleges and universities. With 12 alumni currently serving around the world, Lewis & Clark ranks seventh among small schools in the past year.
  • Watzek Library’s Special Collections and Archives has recently added another rare book, an Italian book of hours, to its growing collection of archival materials. The book, valued at more than $45,000, was acquired thanks to a highly competitive grant from the B.H. Breslauer Foundation. Starting next spring, students will have the opportunity to examine the text in depth in Professor Karen Gross’s manuscript analysis course.
  • Gender-Based Violence Prevention Coordinator Ariella Frishberg
    The following Q&A with Ariella highlights the significance of her role and offers upcoming opportunities for community involvement.
  • The Winterim 2020 cohort

    From January 12 to 17, 33 Lewis & Clark students from around the United States and across the globe immersed themselves in the study of entrepreneurship and leadership. A perennial favorite offering 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. 

  • Greater Portland Hillel staff receive the Susan Rudd Cohen Outstanding Campus Award in Atlanta.

    Recently, Hillel International presented awards to individuals and campuses for creating innovative experiences and meaningful connections for students to develop stronger ties to their Jewish identities. The Greater Portland Hillel—which serves Lewis & Clark College, Portland State University, and Reed College—received Hillel International’s highest honor, the Phillip H. and Susan Rudd Cohen Outstanding Campus Award.

  • In an effort to improve 9-1-1 dispatcher emergency response time, the Portland City Council will divide Southwest Portland in two on May 1, creating a sixth sextant called South Portland. Area street addresses will change as a result.
  • In February 2018, Lewis & Clark’s trustees voted unanimously to divest from fossil fuel holdings in the endowment. Following the first year of our divestment process, we reduced the exposure to publicly traded fossil fuel companies by over 50 percent. Read the full progress report to learn more.
  • Lewis & Clark researchers bring ancient artisans to life through archaeology and chemistry.
  • Biology major Brendan Creemer BA ’21 worked this summer as a research intern at Oregon Health & Science University. There, he helped research the problem of immune rejection caused by stem cell transplantation. The research could lead to a treatment for Usher Syndrome.  

  • A new merit scholarship being offered aims to encourage Oregon high school students to study entrepreneurship as part of their liberal arts experience. Scholarships will be available to selected students who apply to begin school in the fall of 2020.
  • The policy allows students, employees, and alumni to identify themselves within the Lewis & Clark community using a chosen name that differs from their official/legal name.