Parents Edition, February 2020

Overseas Study Program Application Deadline

February 10 is the fast-approaching deadline for spring 2021 overseas and off-campus programs. Your student could study regional biology throughout Australia, practice their Japanese in Osaka, or stroll the streets of Siena, Italy. Application requirements and program details.
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Winterim Recap

For five days over winter break, 33 Lewis & Clark students joined faculty and mentors to learn about entrepreneurship from the ground up, connecting their liberal arts learning with tools for identifying problems and developing solutions. The Winterim program is organized by the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership. Read more.
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Pioneer Travel Partner Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

This May, Pioneer travelers will delve deep into Israel and the West Bank with Rob Kugler, Paul S. Wright Professor of Christian Studies, leading the way. Our Israel and West Bank travel partner, Medji Tours, was recently featured in Smithsonian Magazine for its unique dual narrative approach. Spots are still available for this trip, plus the schooner race in the Canadian Gulf Islands and our adventure to Iceland. More expeditions are in the works for Morocco, Chile, India, Japan, Russia, the Galápagos Islands, and Antarctica. We hope you’ll travel with us soon!
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Professor Studies Ethical Consumerism in the Portland Cannabis Market

Over the past two decades, the political consumerism movement has grown as people hope to achieve large-scale change through collective action. Political consumerism is the belief that what you buy and consume is an ethical and political statement. Associate Professor of International Affairs Elizabeth Bennett’s research examines how environmental and social responsibility can be achieved in the political consumerism movement, specifically in the Portland cannabis market. Learn more about this student-supported research.
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Winter Art Show Examines Making a Better Painting

This spring, Lewis & Clark’s Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery is hosting an exciting regional exhibit, Making a Better Painting. The collaborative exhibit, which is free and open to the public, features 18 artists from across the Pacific Northwest. It seeks to spark conversations about painting from a practitioner’s point of view and includes an interactive symposium in early March. Learn more about the exhibit and symposium.
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Day of Giving

Is your love for L&C overflowing? Share it on the fifth annual Day of Giving! On Wednesday, March 4, put your gift in one—or more—of five buckets. When all five are filled to the brim, an extra $100,000 match will be unlocked! 

Important Dates

March 4: Lewis & Clark Day of Giving
March 21-March 29Spring Break

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