Alumni Edition, February 2019

Sail to the Gulf Islands and Victoria, B.C., With Pioneer Travel

In July, L&C alumni, parents, friends, family, and students will sail on a schooner to the San Juan and Gulf Islands and then on to Victoria, British Columbia! Led by Stephen Dow Beckham, professor emeritus of history, this trip is part of the college’s Pioneer Travel Program, which offers opportunities for lifelong learning. Learn more about the trip and register.
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Book of Hours

In 2014, the Watzek Library Special Collections acquired a 15th-century illuminated book of manuscripts, which has proven to be the perfect object for interdisciplinary study. Students in both Chemistry 365 and English 281 have been working together to answer questions about the book’s origins and past. Read more about this fascinating project.
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Call for Alumni Honors Nominations

Every year, the Board of Alumni honors peers who have achieved distinction in their chosen field, have shown exceptional leadership qualities, or have demonstrated outstanding volunteer service in their communities and to the college. If that sounds like someone you know, please take a moment to fill out this nomination form. Read about previous awardees
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Assistant Professor Reiko Hillyer Awarded Interdisciplinary Grant

Assistant Professor of History Reiko Hillyer has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Whiting Foundation to support her interdisciplinary project, “Theatre From the Inside-Out: Illuminating Mass Incarceration.” The grant will enrich Hillyer’s course Crime and Punishment in U.S. History, where she brings 16 Lewis & Clark students together with incarcerated students at the Columbia River Correctional Institution (CRCI). Hillyer is collaborating on the project with Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Lingafelter, who will lead several sessions culminating in a staged performance at CRCI. Read more
Focus on Science [video]

Winterim 2019 Recap

For five days over winter break, 30 Lewis & Clark students joined faculty and mentors to learn about entrepreneurship from the ground up, connecting their liberal arts learning with tools for identifying problems and developing solutions. The Winterim program is organized by the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership. Read more about the students’ experience

Campus Happenings—Alumni Welcome!

February 10: Anti-Valentine's Concert

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