L&C INSIDER; Parents Edition


Alumni Start-Up Featured on CNN

CNN’s African Start-Up recently visited the new brick and mortar location of House of Tayo, an accessories brand founded by Matthew Rugamba B.A. ’13 and developed through Lewis & Clark’s Center for Entrepreneurship. Watch the interview and learn about the center’s opportunities for students here.

Students Teach and Build Peace in Myanmar

For five weeks this summer, four students taught English to orphaned children in Myanmar through a self-designed project funded by 100 Projects for Peace. The team worked with community leaders and local educators to overcome religious and ethnic tensions in their classroom. Read more about their efforts and the next Projects for Peace deadlines.

Discovering Fuji

This summer, Associate Professor of History Andrew Bernstein and Associate Professor of Geological Science Elizabeth Safran led a special program to Japan to study Mount Fuji. Thirteen students spent seven weeks learning how the iconic mountain is an actor in, and a product of, both the physical world and the human imagination. View photos and read more.
Anna Gonzalez

Dean of Students Earns National Award

Dean of Students Anna Gonzalez was recently recognized as an outstanding member of the student affairs and higher education community by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Foundation, which named her as one of 12 recipients of the 2015 Pillars of the Profession award. Read more.

Upcoming Career Development Opportunities

This January 12-16, the Career Development Center will offer two hands-on programs, Get That Job! and Destination: Portland, that offer students tips on navigating a successful job/internship search and give them the opportunity to visit local employers. The registration deadline is December 5 and space is limited, so encourage your student to register today! Read more.

Faculty Profile: John Krussel

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Professor of Mathematics John Krussel talks about why he enjoys teaching discrete mathematics and the community in the math department at Lewis & Clark. Watch the video.

Important Dates:

November 3-13 Registration for Spring semester
November 9 "Spring Awakening" Performance
November 27-30 Thanksgiving Break
December 6 President’s Holiday Reception
December 10 Last day of classes
December 13-17 Final exams
December 18 Winter Break begins
January 20 First day of classes
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