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October 2013 Masthead

Venture Competition Winners

Grand Prize Awarded to Entrepreneurs for New Venture Competition

A trio of recent grads took home $20,000 to kick-start their homegrown venture in Lewis & Clark’s inaugural venture competition. Zachary Tobias B.A. ’12, Ryan Bubriski B.A. ’12, and Will Fortini B.A. ’12 founded The Portland Mushroom Company after they started growing oyster mushrooms in their house. Learn more.
Black and Orange Party 2012

Black and Orange Parties - Don't Miss Yours!

There’s still time to sign up for a Black and Orange party in one of the 66 locations around the world. Join fellow alumni, parents, and friends on November 6 to celebrate your shared ties. First drink is on us! See a list of cities and sign up here.
Alumni of Color Reception

Portland Alumni of Color Meet, Mentor Students

Through a series of social events, Portland-area alumni of color are serving as mentors to current students. “L&C alumni of color volunteers get genuine affection, curiosity, gratitude from the students….they effortlessly inspire you to just give away your talent and time and help them succeed.  It’s a true win-win,” said volunteer Carla Cavenago Salazar '89. Learn more and sign up to be a volunteer in the Portland area.
New Microscope

Grant Provides New Tool for Science Students

With a grant from the National Science Foundation, L&C has acquired a powerful microscope that will enable joint biology, chemistry, and physics projects. “Science faculty are already designing specific new components for teaching labs that will use the new microscope,” said Assistant Professor of Biology Tamily Weissman-Unni. New York alumni can see Weissman-Unni and President Barry Glassner at the Alexandria Center on November 14.
Jewish Life

L&C Recognized for Jewish Student Life

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Although Lewis & Clark has no religious affiliation, many active religious and spiritual student groups thrive on campus. The college is recognized as one of 20 campuses of excellence for Jewish life in this year’s Insider’s Guide to College Life published by the Union for Reform Judaism. Learn more.
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