L&C INSIDER; Parents Edition


Lewis & Clark Ranked in Top 5 Greenest Schools by Sierra Club

For the third year in a row, Sierra magazine has named Lewis & Clark one of its top “Cool Schools” for sustainability. This year the college moved up to No. 5 on the Sierra Club list of America’s greenest colleges and universities. Read more.

Where Are They Now?

Life leads in many directions when our graduates leave Palatine Hill. For a big-picture view of the paths taken by our alumni, check out our new Life After Lewis & Clark website, which includes stories and survey results from recent graduates.

Career Development Resources

With the start of a new academic year, the Career Development Center is ready to help students discover their goals, connect to opportunities in the community, and prepare for successful lives beyond college. Encourage your student to start using our resources today, including job/internship databases, networking events, and individual advising appointments. Learn about what we offer.
Kellar Autumn

Professor’s Work With Geckos Highlighted

Popular Mechanics and National Geographic recently turned to Professor of Biology Kellar Autumn to describe how geckos stick to walls and ceilings, and to explain what that understanding means for the future of manufacturing. Autumn’s 20 years of research into adhesive nanostructures has produced seven patents and has led to the world’s first adhesive nanostructure inspired by setae. Read the articles.

Events Keep You Connected

Connect with fellow parents and meet alumni by attending one of our fall events. Black and Orange Parties are coming to over 40 locations around the world. See where they are and register. Or come to campus for Family Weekend, October 31 to November 2. View the schedule of events

Important Dates:

September 12 Last day to add/drop classes
September 13 Athletics Reception at Claremont
September 20 Pre-game reception at Whittier
October 1 Black & Orange Parties
October 9-12 Fall Break (no classes)
October 31 Family Weekend begins
November 3-13 Registration for Spring semester
November 27-30 Thanksgiving Break
December 10 Last day of classes
December 13-17 Final exams
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