The Bark: News and Events for Students


Ravine Trails Should Not Be Used After Dark; Don’t Disturb our Neighbors

Access to trails that cross the Lewis & Clark campus and cut through the ravine could be at risk if neighbors’ privacy and property are not respected.

Celebrating Dean Emeritus Mark Duntley

Rev. Dr. Mark Duntley retired as the Dean of Spiritual Life after nearly 32 years of service to Lewis & Clark. Please join us in celebrating Mark’s contributions to Lewis & Clark. There are two ways to honor his many years of service.

Registration Open for Intent to Apply Program: Medical School

Registration is now open for Intent to Apply: Medical School

This annual program is offered by the Center for Community and Global Health. It is open to Lewis & Clark juniors and seniors  and alumni who will be applying to medical school this academic year (by June 2022).

Participants will meet monthly from September through April. By the end of the program, participants will have completed their application materials including the personal statement, description of work experiences, and a mock interview, and be ready to complete their medical school applications.

Registration closes this Friday, September 24th at 5pm. Find more information and registration details at the link below. 

Lead the Change Open Sessions

Calling all undergraduate students! Sign up for a session of Lead the Change today!

Submit to The Literary Review!

Submissions for the 49th Edition of The Literary Review are open!

Computer Science Students Tackle Real-World Problems

In Professor Peter Drake’s software development course, computer science students apply the skills they have learned to real-life problems, such as earthquake preparedness and biology research.

Friday, September 17th is Constitution Day!

Celebrate the ratification of the U.S. Constitution!


September 27

Dickens Reading Group

Join students and faculty on Monday evenings on Zoom at 7 PM to discuss Charles Dickens’s Great Expectations. It is not too late to join! The group has already completed Chapters 1-5 and will read through Chapter 10 for September 13th.
September 27

Bruce Suttmeier Office Hours

Is there something related to academics that you want to discuss with the (other) Dean?
September 28

Spiritual Que(e)ry

We create intentional and affirming space for LGBTQIAA + students to explore their queer identities as well as their spiritual journeys, whether religious, spiritual, atheist, or anywhere in between.
September 28

Flu Shot Clinic

September 28

Art for Social Change Weekly Meeting (Open to L&C Community)

The Art for Social Change committee meets weekly to discuss ways and means of creating and supporting anti-racist and social justice events on our campus and beyond using art for healing.
September 28

Meet Your Major - Rhetoric and Media Studies

All prospective RHMS majors are invited to come meet the faculty and learn how to get involved with the RHMS department! Food will be provided.
September 29

LiveWhale Office Hours

Meeting ID: 965 8651 7108
Pass: 247846
September 29

Financial Series: Managing Student Loans & Banking

Join us to explore more about how Returned Peace Corps Volunteers have managed their students loans and banks while serving.
September 29

Virtual Career Trek: Pacific Office Automation

What to expect on a career trek? Each virtual trek will include a company overview, panel with employees from various departments, discussion about any internships or entry-level job opportunities, plus plenty of time for Q&A.
September 30

Philosophy Club Weekly Coffee Hour

Thursday September 23, 2021 is Philosophy Club’s first coffee hour of the year, where students and faculty can have low-stakes discussions of the topics and ideas that interest them.

Tips for Students

L&C Career Center


Starting your job search? Visit the Career Center in Templeton.

A 2018 photo of the Japan Club smiling and sitting at an outdoor table during Pio Fair.


Looking to start a new organization? Connect with Student Engagement.

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Need help writing a paper? Sign up for an appointment with the Writing Center.

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Feeling sick? To schedule an appointment with Health Service, call 503-768-7165.

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Need help with WebAdvisor? Reach out to the Registrar.

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Interested in a SAAB grant? Learn more about deadlines and application instructions.