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Family Weekend is nearly here!  

Family Weekend, October 16-18, is nearly here! Challenge your intellect with a faculty-led class at Pioneer College, cheer on the football team, and check out the new Career Center. Be sure to register for Family Weekend now.
 
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Assistant Professor of Physics Shannon O’Leary Lands Major NSF Research Grant 

The National Science Foundation has awarded Lewis & Clark $195,008 in support of Assistant Professor of Physics Shannon O’Leary’s project, “RUI: Coherence-Derived Light Fluctuations for Atomic Magnetometry.” Learn more here.
 
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Lewis & Clark Recognized for Commitment to a Healthy Student Body

Lewis & Clark is committed to providing an environment where every member of our community has the resources to be happy, healthy, and successful. Lewis & Clark earned distinction for these efforts, and was named as one of only 25 schools on The Greatist’s 2015 list of healthiest colleges and universities in America.
 
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Special Collections Exhibit: The Great War 100 Years Later: The College, the Country, and the World

The Great War 100 Years Later is a centenary commemoration of the First World War focusing on it's impact at Lewis & Clark College. The exhibition will be on display from August 2015 through July 2016 in the Aubrey R. Watzek Library Atrium. Read more about the collection here.
 
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Lewis & Clark Workshop Teaches Entrepreneurship 

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An entrepreneurial mindset is an advantage for all college graduates in our fast-changing world. Whether you want to start a new organization or work for an existing one, you can benefit from the skills of entrepreneurs: creativity, developing and pitching ideas, taking advantage of opportunities, and making things happen.  Winterim, a five day course held the week immediately prior to the start of the spring semester, introduces students to principles and practices of the entrepreneurial mind and skills.
If you think your student would be interested in applying to this weeklong workshop, being offered January 11-15, 2016, please visit this website to learn more and watch the video of students discussing their experience. Space is limited to 30 students and will fill quickly before the October 16th deadline.  
 

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October 16-18 Family Weekend
November 26-29 Thanksgiving Break
December 17 Vacation Begins
January 19 First day of classes, Spring Semester 
March 21-27 Spring Break
May 6 Commencement Banquet
May 7 Commencement  
 
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