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Around Campus: Students Return to New Residence Hall

Students returning to campus will be greeted by its newest addition, the Edna L. Holmes residence hall, located at the southern end of the undergraduate campus. The new hall accommodates nearly 170 people and integrates a variety of sustainable features. See photos and read more about the new building.

Taj Mahal [photo]

President Glassner Explores Reintegration After Overseas Study in Op-ed

Nearly two-thirds of Lewis & Clark’s undergraduates participate in our overseas programs. But what happens when these students return to campus? President Barry Glassner explores this topic in a recent editorial for the Huffington Post.
Pio Express [photo]

On-Campus Car Program Offers Cost-Effective Convenience

If your student needs the mobility a car can provide, but wants to avoid the hassles and costs associated with one, consider the U Car Share program. This program, with several cars available on campus for short-term rentals, provides the convenience of car ownership without the associated complications. Learn more here.
Philosphy Talk

NPR Program Featuring L&C Professor to Air in August

Philosophy Talk, a National Public Radio talk show, recently recorded an episode on the L&C campus about the nature of wilderness with guest panelist Associate Professor of Philosophy Jay Odenbaugh. Hear from Odenbaugh, students, and others when the program airs, the week of August 26. Read more.
Monica Miller [photo]

Professor Studies Religion and Spirituality Among Portland’s Youth

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From coffee shops to tattoo parlors, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Monica Miller has spent months visiting gathering places in Portland to ask young people how they view religion and spirituality. Recently, her efforts have earned media attention. Read more about her findings here.

Important Dates:

Student Athletes Arrive on Campus: Volleyball, soccer and cross country athletes return to campus on August 17, football on August 18.

Parents Preview: (New parents only) Move in your student, familiarize yourself with the academic program and many student services, and meet staff, faculty, and other incoming parents. August 29-30

Fall Semester: Continuing student housing opens 9 a.m., Sunday, September 2. First day of class is Tuesday, September 4 (the day after Labor Day). Last day to drop classes is September 9. Fall break is October 6 to 9.

Worldwide Black & Orange Parties: Gather with alumni and parents from your neighborhood on Tuesday, October 2.

Homecoming & Family Weekend: Make plans to join in the celebration October 26-28, 2012. Meet faculty, take a class at Pioneer College, cheer on the Pios at the Homecoming game, and spend time with your student.

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