News and Events
- NEWSMamelang Memela, ’20, describes how her ENVS coursework prepared her for working with the Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup.The 24th annual ENVX Symposium–titled “A Post-Truth Environment?”–will take place October 19–21. The symposium will offer a combination of in-person, online, and livestreamed events. All are free and open to the public.ENVS alumna Emma Hay, ’20, refocuses her career goals after graduating during the pandemic.
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Apply your knowledge, gain valuable skills and experience, connect with impactful employers, and receive faculty support through a four credit class and internship experience.ENVS alumna Katy Yeh, ’14, shares her thoughts on creating a career in nonprofit ecological stewardship.The Environmental Studies Program would like to invite all members of the L&C community–students (current and future, faculty, staff, an alumni–to join in a summer reading group on conservation.
Georgia Reid, SOAN/ENVS Major, BA ’20, was awarded one of three 2020 Oregon Heritage Fellowships, via the State Department of Parks & Recreation, to present and extend her Fall 2019 SOAN thesis research on the environmental history and contemporary interest in flax-to-linen production in Oregon.Katherine Jernigan, BA ’15, works with school children in Chicago and found a way to combine her loves of the outdoors and cooking.Robin Zeller ’15 describes how ENVS lead to a degree in medical anthropology.Liz Fehrenbach ’05 describes how her work in ENVS turned her on to a nursing degree.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.Julia Huggins BA ’13 has been awarded the Vanier Scholarship to continue her PhD in biogeochemistry at the University of British Columbia, where she is the chief scientist of the oceanography research program. The scholarship will fund her research on oxygen loss in the oceans and the environmental impact of marine microorganisms.ENVS alumna, Charlotte Copp ’18, explores the field of GIS. She is currently a GIS intern for the City of Lake Oswego.When Lewis & Clark undergrads choose to pay the voluntary student “green fee,” the money goes into a fund that allows the college to buy renewable energy certificates and promote sustainability. The Renewable Energy Fee Fund Committee, comprised of students, is responsible for choosing the energy certificates, and awarding grants for student projects, internships, and research.