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L&C INSIDER; Parents Edition


President Glassner, Thought Leader

Since his arrival at Lewis & Clark, President Barry Glassner has been strengthening local ties and building new connections around the globe. He is a national thought leader on issues in higher education. Read a selection of President Glassner’s commentary over the past few years.


Homecoming and Family Weekend Registration is Open!  

Mark your calendars! Homecoming and Family Weekend will kick off Friday, October 28, and run through the weekend. We have a great lineup of activities for the whole family. We hope you will join us! More information and registration details can be found here. 
Black and Orange Party 2012

Black and Orange Parties 

Black and Orange Parties are just around the corner! On Wednesday, October 5, alumni, parents, and friends will be hosting happy hours in 60 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 the party closest to you.  

L&C Secures $705,000 Mellon Grant to Support Faculty Excellence in Teaching

Excellence in teaching is the hallmark of a Lewis & Clark education. With help from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, our faculty will be able to further refine and strengthen their pedagogical practices in the years to come. Read more about this prestigious award.

Health Insurance Waiver Deadline Coming Up September 12 

Each fall, all undergraduate students—except those engaged in an overseas or domestic off-campus program—are automatically enrolled in student health insurance. Students who wish to decline enrollment in the student health insurance program and avoid the $2,402 annual charge must complete the online waiver by September 12.

Student-Faculty Summer Science Collaboration 

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While summer can be easygoing on Palatine Hill, it also provides students the opportunity to be immersed in full-time research through the John S. Rogers Science Research Program. Available exclusively to Lewis & Clark students, this program supports student-faculty collaborative research in biology, chemistry, mathematical sciences, geological science, physics, and psychology. Read about the 2016 projects

Important Dates

September 9: Last day to register for fall semester
September 12: Health insurance waiver deadline
October 6-9: Fall break
November 24-27: Thanksgiving break
December 15: Winter break begins
January 17: First day of classes, spring semester
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