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Catherine Gunther Kodat Named College Dean 

President Barry Glassner announced that Catherine Gunther Kodat will become the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Kodat will join the college in July. “I’m extremely excited to be joining a college with such longstanding commitments to international education, social justice, and environmental stewardship,” she says. Read more.
 
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Pioneering Progress: A Celebration of Sustainability 

This Earth Day, April 22, learn why Lewis & Clark is at the forefront of pioneering nationwide sustainability efforts. Join a celebration including special guests Oregon Governor Kate Brown J.D. ’85 and Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, with a video tribute by Congressman Earl Blumenauer B.A. ’70, J.D. ’76. Then enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres, and drinks. Advance registration is required here.
 
Family

Deadline to Apply for Summer Internship Grants

Internships offer students the chance to learn and discover their areas of interest while gaining practical experience in the real working world. They can also help students decide if a particular field is the right fit. The Career Development Center offers a range of grants to support students pursuing summer internships. The deadline to apply is April 10, so explore the opportunities available.
 
Family

Student Receives Prestigious Graduate Scholarship

Alexander Kraemer ’15, a History major and English minor, was recently awarded a Davies-Jackson Scholarship to study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge. The Davies-Jackson Scholarship is awarded annually to students with exceptional academic records who are also the first in their families to graduate college. Read more about Alexander.
 
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SAAB Supports L&C Student Research

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Students supporting students. That’s what Lewis & Clark’s Student Academic Affairs Board (SAAB) is all about. Consisting of one student representative from every academic department, SAAB supports student academic initiatives. Since 1982, SAAB has awarded more than $1 million to help fund over 1,000 student proposals. Learn more in this video.
 

Important Dates:

April 7-16 Registration for fall semester
April 9 Lewis & Clark event in Denver
April 30 Last day of classes
May 1-2 Reading days
May 4-7 Final exams
May 8 Halls close for non-graduates at 3 p.m.
May 8 Class of 2015 Commencement Banquet
May 9 College of Arts & Sciences Commencement
May 10 Halls close for graduates at 3 p.m.  
 
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