Overseas and Off-Campus Programs

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Recent Alumna Joins The New York Times

Emma Grillo BA ’17 has gone from features editor at the student-run Pioneer Log to a staffer in the The New York Times newsroom, harnessing skills from her time in the classroom and on off-campus student programs. Her freelance work covering tech, arts, and culture regularly appears in national publications.

Senior Completes Competitive Ambassador Fellowship

Ellie Miller BA ’20 was chosen as one of only six undergraduate students in the nation to participate in the Council of American Ambassadors (CAA) Fellowship program in Washington, D.C. A French and psychology double major with a focus in Arabic, Miller stood out in a field packed with international affairs and political science majors. 

Don’t Fear the Pholcid

After years of specimen collecting, venom milking, and proteomic sequencing, arachnologist and Lewis & Clark Professor of Biology Greta Binford and her team have published evidence to put to rest a longstanding urban legend: the venom of the daddy long-legs spider won’t hurt you. Their research appears in the new issue of Frontiers in Evolution and Ecology.

Mastering One Year of Arabic in Eight Weeks

Grace Starling BA ’20 is spending the summer in Oman intensively studying Arabic through the Critical Language Scholarship Program. The highly immersive eight-week program is equivalent to one year of college language studies. 

Be a Friend... a Community Friend!

Our Community Friends Program matches international students with local resident volunteers to help them feel welcome and at home during their time at Lewis & Clark College.

Graduating Senior Earns Fulbright Scholarship to Argentina

Lewis & Clark has been a top 10 producer of Fulbright scholars in recent years. Peter Bradley BA ’19 has received an English Teaching Fellowship to Argentina and adds to the long list of Lewis & Clark recipients aiming to improve intercultural relations.

Lewis & Clark Among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Schools

For the seventh time in the last 10 years, the Peace Corps this week named Lewis & Clark to the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. Nine Lewis & Clark alumni currently volunteer worldwide. Since the Peace Corps’ founding in 1961, nearly 400 Lewis & Clark alumni have served overseas.

Three Seniors Honored With Fulbright Awards

Bradley Davis BA ’18, Caia Jaisle BA ’18, and Kelley Koeppen BA ’18 have been chosen to participate in the Fulbright program, a highly competitive award which fosters international scholarship and understanding through travel and research.

Alumnus Finding Innovative Ways to Change Lives in Nepal

Matthew Nelson BA ’08 has turned a passion for language and literature into a career as an English language fellow with the U.S. Department of State in Nepal. Going beyond the traditional framework of language instruction abroad, Nelson incorporates filmmaking, digital storytelling, and coding into his teaching.

Check out the new Overseas & Off-Campus Programs video!

Check out the new Overseas & Off-Campus Programs promo video, created by Liza Tugangui ’18.

Middle East Studies Symposium Explores a Complex and Dynamic Region

The fourth annual student-run symposium, History and Movement: Transition in the Middle East, explores the development of modern and historical discourse through the lens of transition. Students will discuss gender, religion, politics, and the implications of continuity and change in the region over time. The symposium takes place Monday, February 19 through Wednesday, February 21.

U.S. News Recognizes Lewis & Clark as Tops in Overseas Study and Undergraduate Teaching

The new 2018 U.S News & World Report Best Colleges rankings identify Lewis & Clark’s Overseas and Off-Campus Programs as among the best in the nation. The peer rankings also feature Lewis & Clark on the “Best Undergraduate Teaching” list, a select group of 30 liberal arts colleges where the faculty has an unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.

5th Annual International Photo Exhibit

Please take a moment to swing by the Watzek Library Atrium to view the winning photos of the LC Overseas and Off-Campus Programs 5th Annual International Photo Contest!