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Seven at Lewis & Clark Honored with Fulbright Awards

April 15, 2014 Three Lewis Clark seniors and four alumnae will spend the next year overseas after receiving prestigious awards from the Fulbright Program. Established in 1946, the Fulbright Program fosters mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchanges. Lewis Clark is one of the top producers of Fulbright award winners in the country, demonstrating a […]

Originally posted: April 18, 2014 »

St. John's Junior Named Truman Scholar

Originally posted: April 18, 2014 »

Claremont McKenna Students Put Their Micro-lending Skills to the Real-world Test by Helping Struggling Area Businesses

It’s not often that student groups come to the aid of business interests. Usually, it’s the other way around. But sometimes turnabout is fair play, especially when everyone benefits. That’s the situation with a student organization that lends funds to struggling businesses in the Claremont-Pomona area. The In-Lend Fund, started in October 2012, is a […]

Originally posted: April 14, 2014 »

Amherst College Launches Sports Analytics Initiative, Seeking to Leverage Success of its “Moneyball” Alumni

Contact: Peter Rooney SPORTS ANALYTICS CONFERENCE AMHERST, Mass. – In the basement of Amherst College’s Alumni Gymnasium, men’s soccer coach Justin Serpone is on a mission to introduce students to the analytical side of college athletics, and continue building a pipeline from Amherst College to the business side of sports. “There’s been a lot of […]

Originally posted: April 14, 2014 »

Lewis & Clark Students Math Students Shine in International Competitions

April 09, 2014 Each year, Lewis Clark participates in two highly competitive international mathematical competitions—the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition and the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) Mathematical Contest in Modeling. The six-hour Putnam competition consists of 12 mathematics problems worth 10 points each and is widely considered to be the world’s toughest […]

Originally posted: April 14, 2014 »

U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey Inspires Lafayette Students

“In a time of erosion of civil discourse, poetry is a sacred language that enables us to still connect,” said Trethewey. Photos, story capture visit.

Originally posted: April 13, 2014 »

Professor awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

April 10, 2014 Mary Szybist, associate professor of English, is the recipient of a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship in the category of creative arts. Szybist’s fellowship will be devoted to work on her next volume of poetry, a follow-up to her award-winning collection Incarnadine. In November, Szybist received the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry, exactly […]

Originally posted: April 13, 2014 »

Adams Tapped by President Obama

Today, the White House announced President Barack Obama’s intention to nominate Colby President William D. Adams to become Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The nomination is subject to Senate confirmation. Though the precise timing of the appointment depends on the successful completion of the confirmation process, President Adams will remain in his […]

Originally posted: April 13, 2014 »