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L&C INSIDER; Parents Edition

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Welcome to L&C Insider: Parents Edition

I am delighted to send you the first edition of our newsletter for parents and families of Lewis & Clark students. This newsletter will be distributed electronically once a month and is intended to provide timely and helpful information to L&C parents and families. Please let me know if you would like me to address a particular subject in a future issue.

Stephen LeBoutillier [photo]  
Stephen LeBoutillier ’00
Senior Associate Director
Alumni and Parent Programs
Commencement [photo]

College of Arts and Sciences Commencement Weekend May 4-6, 2012

All the waiting has paid off and it’s almost time to watch your student walk across the stage and be handed that hard-earned diploma. They’re ready for graduation, are you? Learn all you need about commencement weekend activities and events, rain plans, lodging, and more on the commencement website.
Photo by Kris Krüg
Photo by Kris Krüg

Alumna Presents Keynote at SXSW Interactive

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Amber Case ’08 presented the keynote speech “Ambient Location and the Future of the Interface” on March 11 at the 2012 South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference. Case was named by Fast Company magazine as one of the most influential women in tech in 2010. Listen to her insights on cyborg anthropology and what really makes us human.
Focus on Science [video]

Focus on Science

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At Lewis & Clark, our award-winning professors are constantly exploring new ways to team with students on collaborative research projects, whether it’s through international spider-collecting trips or the publication of research articles in scientific journals. Meet some of our science faculty and learn how their partnerships with students are inspiring tomorrow’s innovations.

Deadlines for Students

Summer School 2012: Summer Registration now open. Session I courses are May 14 to June 22nd and Session II courses are June 25 to August 3rd. Payment is due before the first day of class. On-line registration ends on May 16th.

Fall 2012 Registration: By April 12, all continuing students should be registered for fall classes.

Exams: The last day of classes is April 26. Two reading days will follow, and then final exams will take place from April 30 to May 3.

Closing the Halls: Residence Halls close for nongraduating students on Friday, May 4, at 3 p.m. Graduates must leave campus housing by 10 a.m. on Monday, May 7.

Student Athletes Arrive on Campus: Volleyball, Soccer and Cross Country Athletes back to campus on August 17th, Football on August 18th.

Halls Open: Continuing Student Housing opens 9 a.m Sunday, September 2nd.

First Day of Class: Tuesday, September 4th (day after labor day).
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