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    June 12
    Student-athlete Katie Kowal BA ’17, winner of Lewis & Clark’s highest academic honor—the Rena Ratte Award—earned degrees in both physics and political science. As the Boulder, Colorado, native heads off to begin a two-year fellowship at the Science and Technology Policy Institute, Katie shares some of her favorite and formative Lewis & Clark memories.
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    May 31
    Nearly 50 years ago, Lewis & Clark students embarked on a groundbreaking overseas study program to Iran. Last fall, they made a return visit. The Chronicle brings us the eye-opening story.
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    April 21
    A team of three Lewis & Clark students has been awarded a grant from 100 Projects for Peace, an organization committed to supporting student initiatives for conflict resolution. The students will implement a two-month vocational training program in Uganda this summer for the rehabilitation of former child soldiers and young adults affected by war.
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    February 21
    For the fifth year in a row, Lewis & Clark has been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country, according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. With ten Fulbright scholars in 2016–17, Lewis & Clark is in the top ten liberal arts colleges in the nation, and the only one in Oregon.
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    November 10
    Large Reckonings in Big and Little Theatres in New York City
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    May 31
    Classics and German studies double major Geneva Karr ’17  had “the complete Lewis & Clark experience,” from overseas studies to archeology to athletics. She now heads to the University of Oregon on a full ride, a slew of impressive accomplishments already behind her.
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    November 30
    Tom Walsh ’17 spent last spring studying law in Turkey through one of the law school’s exchange programs
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    November 22
    Portland Center Stage just concluded its run of an original production, The Oregon Trail, a comedic mashup of pop culture and American history. The staging shone a spotlight not just on the popular 80s computer game and the historic route west, but also on one of Lewis & Clark’s own, Alex Leigh Ramirez BA ’10.
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    October 1
    Supports North American and British students on a summer STEM internship in Germany.
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    October 1
    Places and helps to support someone for a year of service in Asia.
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    October 1
    Funding for a student-designed research or service project abroad.
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    September 22
    Supports undergraduate study abroad in Asia
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    September 22
    Supports graduate study in Australia
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    September 18
    The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. It is worth $50,000 per year for three years and is available to both Canadian and international PhD students studying at Canadian universities.
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    September 18
    Funded by the National Security Education Program (NSEP), Boren awards come in two forms: fellowships and scholarships. Boren fellowships provide up to $30,000 to US graduate students, while scholarships provide up to $20,000 to US undergraduate students. Both support students who wish to study regions and languages critical to US interests.
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    September 18
    The US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in order to offer intensive summer programs in critical languages.These summer programs last seven to ten weeks and are fully funded by the CLS program.
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    September 18
    Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
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    September 18
    The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000. This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide.
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    September 18
    The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows Program trains emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide. It is a unique two-year program that combines field and policy work.
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    September 18
    Established by the British Government in appreciation for US assistance under the Marshall Plan, the Marshall Scholarship supports outstanding students for two years of study at any institution in the United Kingdom.
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    September 18
    The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell’s pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service
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    September 16
    For the fourth time in five years, academic leaders from around the nation have identified our Overseas and Off-Campus Programs as among the best in the nation. Lewis & Clark, where more than 60 percent of students study abroad, is the only school in the Pacific Northwest to make the list this year.
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    April 6
    The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has awarded Religious Studies Professor Robert Kugler a grant for his project, “Discovering Legal Pluralism: Toward a New Understanding of the Jews of Hellenistic Egypt.” Competition for an ACLS fellowship is intense: just six percent of this year’s nearly 1,100 applications received funding.
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    March 8
    Lewis & Clark has again been named one of the top producers of Fulbright Award winners in the country. Additionally, the Peace Corps recently named Lewis & Clark one of the top 25 small undergraduate colleges.
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    January 19
    When Sam Reiter B.A. ’15 appears on stage later this month in her original one-woman show, Baba Yaga, it’ll be the culmination of years of hard work, research, and growth. It will also be the start of a new artistic sojourn.
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    October 26
    The Board of Trustees held its first meeting of the academic year on Friday, October 16.
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    September 15
    Eizabeth Crespo ’16 spent the summer working in Quito for YASunidos
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    September 9
    From strengthening her foreign-language and professional skills, to practicing the Afro-Brazilian martial art of capoeira, Daniela Jimenez (B.A. ’14) is eager to serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Brazil in 2016.
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    September 3
    This past June, a group of German and American students put on the first Alternative Career Night, aimed at helping fellow students navigate the often-daunting path of choosing a suitable career. Organizers expected turnout for the Thursday night event at the University of Munich to be moderate—college students in Germany, much like those in the United States, enjoy spending their free time outside of the lecture hall. The event’s success, however, went above and beyond expectations.
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    August 3
    Two students spend the summer at the Human Rights Law Network.
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