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Alumni Edition, April 2018

Alumni Weekend 2018—The Grand Celebration! 

Join hundreds of alumni this June to celebrate reunions, receptions, and 150 years of Lewis & Clark! Enjoy Palatine Hill in all its summer glory, stay in campus housing, and relive your L&C experience with your best Pio friends. Join us for the champagne brunch, salmon bake and barbecue, and plenty more. Register before April 16 for a 25 percent discount off event prices! More information and registration.
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Commencement [photo]

56th International Affairs Symposium 

The oldest student-run symposium in the United States, Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium is one of the most prestigious events within Oregon’s academic and civic communities. This year’s symposium is titled The Scramble for Sovereignty: Modern Challenges to an Age-Old Construct, and runs from April 9–11, 2018. Full schedule and details.
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Students Create Nonprofit to Provide Undergarments for Homeless Women

Recent alumna Paige Sanders BA ’17 and sociology and anthropology major Ashley Garber BA ’18 have created the Portland Panty Project, a nonprofit that provides undergarments to homeless women. Read more.
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Alumna Cassie Franklin Takes the Reins of Everett, Washington

On January 1, Cassie Franklin BA ’93 was sworn in as mayor of Everett, Washington—a city of 108,000 residents about 25 minutes north of Seattle—making history as the first female mayor to be elected in the city’s 124-year history. Read more about Franklin’s extensive career in public service.
Focus on Science [video]

Lewis & Clark Named a Top Producer of Peace Corps Volunteers

Continuing a longstanding tradition as a top provider of volunteers, the Peace Corps recently announced that Lewis & Clark ranked 16th among small schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, up 9 spots from 2016. The legacy of collaboration and learning highlights the commitment of Lewis & Clark graduates to serving communities around the world. Read more.

Campus Happenings—Alumni Welcome!

April 6 & 8: Dance Y 2018
April 7: Luau 2018
April 24: Jazz Night*
*This event will be live streamed.
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