Parents Edition, November 2018
 

Black and Orange Parties

Worldwide Black and Orange Parties are just around the corner! On Thursday, November 8, alumni, parents, and friends will be hosting happy hours in nearly 30 cities around the world. We hope you will join us to celebrate the L&C community near you, welcome new grads to your city, and network with local Pioneers. Find your party.
 
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Ray Warren Symposium Tackles Race and Medicine

The 15th annual Ray Warren Symposium on Race and Ethnic Studies, which is organized entirely by students, will be held from November 7–9. This year’s theme is Bitter Pills: Race, Health, and Medicine, and will include keynote presentations, panels, an art show, and the Race Monologues. More details and a full schedule.
 
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Student Photo Honored by The Washington Post

Out of more than 1,000 entries, Ella Bock BA ’19 won third place in The Washington Post’s Annual Travel Photo Contest. Bock took her award-winning photo while feeding birds on the Ganges River during her semester studying abroad on L&C’s India program. Read more.
 
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Winterim Priority Application Deadline: November 9

Encourage your student to apply by November 9 for Winterim, an immersive entrepreneurial experience offered by the Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership. From January 13–18, 2019, 30 students from all majors will learn from 40 inspiring mentors and work together in teams to create, research, develop, and pitch ideas. No prior entrepreneurship experience or coursework required. Learn more about Winterim and apply.
 
Amber Case ’08 [photo]

Student Curators Look Back at 500 Years of Religious History

A new exhibit in Watzek Library, curated by Mae Johnson BA ’19, Sydney Owada BA ’19, and Emily Price BA ’18, features centuries-old religious texts in order to shed light on how annotation and translation affect society’s view of Christianity. Putting together the exhibit involved members of the religious studies, English, and history departments, and Owada says that it “demonstrates the value of interdisciplinary study—which is linked to the identity of Lewis & Clark as a liberal arts college.” Read more.
 
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Homecoming and Family Weekend Recap

Alumni and families traveled from near and far to celebrate Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018. During this busy, wonderful weekend we celebrated the inauguration of President Wim Wiewel, cheered on Pioneer football, enjoyed clam chowder at the tailgate, learned from faculty at Pioneer Colleges, and welcomed six new members to the Board of Alumni.
 

Important Information

November 22–25Thanksgiving Break
December 12: Last Day of Classes
December 13–14: Reading Days
December 15–19: Final Examinations
March 2: International Fair
March 23– 31:
Spring Break
May 11: Commencement
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You are invited to join the "Lewis & Clark College parents and families" Facebook page. The page was created by a Pio Parent so parents and families would have a safe place to come together to share news, information, and support. 
 
 
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